Interview

Llibert Ferri
Journalist

“It’s Putin’s revenge”

In this interview, Russia expert Llibert Ferri discusses the open conflict between Russia and Ukraine, providing the historical insight of a journalist who experienced crucial times in the former Soviet Union first-hand

Roser Martí-Cid

“People say they know what it means to eat well, but they don’t”

Catalonia is unique in officially introducing the figure of the registered nutritionist dietitian into the primary care system

Genís Matabosch
DIRECTOR OF THE FESTIVAL L’ELEFANT D’OR

“Challenge is the engine of the circus”

Genís Matabosch says everything is ready to celebrate the 10th edition of the Festival l’Elefant d’Or in Girona from February 17-22

MIREIA BARBA
PRESIDENT OF THE ESPIGOLADORS FOUNDATION

Fighting food waste

Food waste affects all links in the food chain, which is why Mireia Barba, President of the Espigoladors Foundation, urges consumers to be part of the solution

MARIONA ESQUERDA
“Science is as vital to people as culture”

“Science is as vital to people as culture”

Mariona Esquerda Ciutat is a physicist (she holds a Master’s in Reservoir Geology and Geophysics, UB and UOC, 2014), a lecturer (holding a Master’s in teacher training, with a specialisation in natural...

NÚRIA SEMPERE
DIRECTOR OF THE ADVANCED SCHOOL OF MUSIC OF CATALONIA

“There’s always a great effort behind all musical success stories”

On the 20th anniversary of the Advanced School of Music of Catalonia, we interview its Director, Núria Sempere, who has been in charge since the end of 2018

Marta Ribera
ACTOR, SINGER AND DANCER

“Banderas is humble and very hardworking”

Marta Ribera (Girona, 1971) has been performing on stage for almost three decades and is a popular name in the field of musicals. Antonio Banderas asked her to join him in Company, a work by Stephen Sondheim...

Sílvia Ferrando
NEW DIRECTOR OF THE INSTITUTE OF THEATRE

“The institute is a meeting place”

A new era dawns for Barcelona’s Institute of Theatre: Sílvia Ferrando becomes the institution’s new director following the resignation of former head Magda Puyo after the emergence of abuse allegations against some teachers

Judith Colell
NEW DIRECTOR OF THE CATALAN FILM ACADEMY

“TV3 has to be the hub of our productions again”

Amid times of austerity in the culture sector, the Catalan Film Academy has voted in a new management team headed by film director Judith Colell, who aims to bring a new approach to strengthen the local filmmaking industry

Vicenç Fajardo
President of La cuina de l'Empordanet

“We have a loyal clientele, and that’s our Michelin star”

Vicenç Fajardo is the president of La Cuina de l’Empordanet gastronomic collective, which brings together a group of 17 cuisine and catering professionals in Baix Empordà. They recently published a...