Interview

Finding the best narrative

Where are you originally from?Originally from Holland, where I lived for almost 50 years.How did Catalonia become your home?I wanted to emigrate from Holland, like a lot of Dutchmen! And I decided after...

Ramon Rovira

'Trump has not been punished for his lies'

After six years as TV3's correspondent in Washington, Ramon Rovira has written Gracias, Estados Unidos in which he expresses his admiration and gratitude to the world power

antonio chavarrías
Film director

The Catalan who murdered Trotsky

El elegido (The Chosen) is a new spy thriller based on the true story of Catalan Communist Ramon Mercader who was recruited by the Soviets to kill Leon Trotsky in Mexico in 1940

CATALAN CHIC

Talent, creativity, art and courage

The marketing and runway coordinator of the Costa Brava Fashion Weekend, Clara Esteve, talks to Catalonia Today about the event's success and its future

The art of sugarcrafting

You are originally from Sao Paulo, right? Can you tell us a little bit about the city?Sao Paulo is the biggest city in Brazil, we have 25 million people, so it's a huge city.When did you live in Sao Paulo...

Fulfilling a growing need

Fred, you are here to talk about a major project: you are opening a new fulfillment centre in Cornellà de Llobregat, near Barcelona.Yes, we are really pleased to have the opportunity to really move into...

Leaving his mark

When did you start doing tattoos?I started in 1989, 27 years ago, and at that time it was not normal to have tattoos in Spain.I can't imagine there were many tattoo artists in Spain at the time.No. My...

Anita Zengeza with Barney Griffiths on El Punt Avui TV. Arxiu

On a musical journey

You were born in Botswana but you grew up in Zimbabwe.Yes, my father was working in Botswana and I lived there until I was five, then we moved to Zimbabwe. It was a great place to grow up in: a lot of...

James Ross during the interview on El Punt Avui TV. Arxiu

More than playing the notes

I know you're starting your new job in 2017, but you're already in Barcelona preparing the ground a little bit.Yes, exactly. I'm here to meet with the people from the orchestra and figure out the direction...

Anna Casassas is the latest winner of the Trajectòria award.  ANDREU PUIG

The struggle for visibility

Recent winner of the Trajèctoria prize, Casassas argues for greater recognition of the role of translators in publishing