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Fighting food loss and food waste

LLUC CRUSELLAS
THE WORLD’S TOP CHOCOLATIER

“It’s time we went further with pastry-making”

At just 26, Lluc Crusellas, from Santa Eulàlia de Riuprimer (Osona), has won the title of the world’s best chocolatier after defeating seventeen international competitors

MIQUEL RUTLLANT
PRESIDENT OF THE AUDIOVISUAL CLUSTER OF CATALONIA

“Now is a great time for the audiovisual sector”

Miquel Rutllant (Barcelona, 1968) chairs the Audiovisual Cluster of Catalonia, an organisation that represents a sector that employs some 31,000 people and that has a turnover of 6.7 billion euros. How...

Cooking against barbarity

The culinary and gastronomic phenomenon that Catalonia is experiencing at the moment is also reflected in bookshops; here is a selection of the cookery books published recently

17 centuries at the bottom of the sea

A fourth-century Roman ship found 50 metres from Ses Fontanelles beach in Palma is so well preserved that it will be extracted whole in a complex engineering operation

Ten challenges of the climate emergency

The warming of the planet due to human activity is the main challenge we face as a species. It is no longer a question of the future, but of the present, making adaptation essential

Martin Kirby
HEADING FOR THE HILLS
Martin Kirby

MIRAGES

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

TWO

Neil Stokes
THE LAST WORD
Neil Stokes

CROSSING CULTURES

Barney Griffiths
THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE
Barney Griffiths

RIGHTS OR RESPONSIBILITY?

Martin Kirby
HEADING FOR THE HILLS
Martin Kirby

BREAKING THE SPELL

Barney Griffiths
THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE
Barney Griffiths

YOU WANT SOME?

“I am Che Guevara and I have failed”

Messi crowned

There is no future

CHRISTMESSI

Ingrid Teixidor
Celler Oliveda

Ingrid Teixidor

Joan Mateu
Painter

Making the ordinary extraordinary

Basketmaker
Tortellà (Garrotxa)

Dani Iglesias

Actors, co-founders of escapade theatre
(Barcelona)

Sue Flack & Caspar

SOME SUGGESTIONS:

Mireia Vilanova. marcela topor. mtopor@cataloniatoday.cat
is a Barcelona-born, LA-based producer working in film, TV and digital media. She has led numerous projects in the US and Europe that have screened at top-tier festivals such as Tribeca, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Outfest and Palms Springs ShortFest, among others. She is currently in pre-production on her debut feature, I Live Here Now, directed by Julie Pacino

City of opportunity

JOSEP PRAT.
Journalist and author who has worked with newspapers like La Vanguardia and the South China Morning Post. With his wife he is the owner of the PIZZA HERE chain of pizzerias in Vietnam

Landscape and culture

Christian Rodrigo
Actor, producer, director and acting coach from Barcelona

Hard work equals success

GABY SUSANNA
DIRECTOR OF THE PLATFORM APROFITEM ELS ALIMENTS (PAA)

“To move forward, we all have to be part of the solution”

17 centuries at the bottom of the sea

Ten challenges of the climate emergency

The art of combating Russian isolation

LLUC CRUSELLAS
THE WORLD’S TOP CHOCOLATIER

“It’s time we went further with pastry-making”

MIQUEL RUTLLANT
PRESIDENT OF THE AUDIOVISUAL CLUSTER OF CATALONIA

“Now is a great time for the audiovisual sector”

Lluís Benejam
Collector

“I have the history of cinema in print”

Adrià Gual
LEADER OF THE EXCITEMENTS

“Even Beethoven spoke about playing with attitude, it’s not just a Stooges thing”

Cooking against barbarity

No medication

Dolors Udina
LITERARY TRANSLATOR

“Reading Virginia Woolf makes you feel smart”

Remembering Paula Rego

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through... DO Terra Alta

APART in English returns with the Roca brothers at the helm

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through... Priorat

the mushroom hunter. josep maria salvatella

Autumn time is mushroom time

Digital classrooms

Blockchain, far beyond bitcoin

The never-ending search for digital talent

Mar Gutiérrez-Colón
PHD in English Philology (URV) and head of the team developing the new Art of Reading application

Learning English through fun

Pla de la Seu, Tarragona, July 2022
Photo: Xavi Vicente

The sky is the limit

Barcelona, January 2021
Photo: Juanma Ramos

Return of the Kings

The best coming art

Blanes, 2019
Photo: oriol duran

Make way for the Carnival King!