Media and home presentations will adorn the week of St. George

Walk through the stalls of Sant Jordi with the announcer of the Spring Fair, Boris Ruiz. Photo: Grisphoto

Sant Jordi arrives in Martorell with literary proposals from authors from here and everywhere. The media Rafael Nadal, Màrius Serra and Blanca Busquets will pass by the Library to present the latest creations, and the authors will sign at the doors of the bookstores. The festival will be accompanied by the gala of the 47th Vila Prize, stories, poetry recitals, children’s workshops and a fair.

The patron saint of Catalonia will be celebrated from 19 April. In literary presentations, it returns to the Library this year, and the first will be that of Rafael Nadal (April 19, 6.30pm), and his When words are deleted. She will be followed the next day (6.30pm) by Blanca Busquets and Constellations, the secrets of a Catalan family threatened by ETA. On Thursday, at the same time, Màrius Serra presents Offside in Montserrata story of intrigue and board games.

Andreu González, Councilor for Culture of the City Council, highlights the roots of the festival and the literary activities he will leave in Martorell.

Andreu González, regidor de Cultura

On Friday, the eve of Saint George’s Day, the authors from Martorell will present the latest news in the Library -18.00h-: Clinamen (poetry) by Oriol Alonso; Tarot (cards) by Marta Álvarez; The letter i animals that are not scary (stories) by Verónica Aranda; Godmothers (story) by Clara-Tanit Arqué; reading after work (poesia) d’Isaac Feyner; I am 6 years old (conte) by Robert Garcia; Avelut (novel·la) d’Ana Masago; The secrets that the fog hides (stories) by Maria Rocaspana, i La Boqueria 1840-2020by Toni Vicent.

It will be the prelude to the gala of the 47th Vila Prize at the El Progrés theater (9 pm), presented by Mirna Vilacís.

Other activities

Schools will work the story with The Brutus Bear visits the Library and the Atelier of wordson Tuesday 19 and Thursday 21 April (from 4.15 pm to 6 pm).

Actor and rhapsodist Pere Arquillué, accompanied by music by Toni Ubach, will bring poetry to the auditorium -April 20, 8 pm- with the recital ‘Fil de la memòria’. The evening will review the poetic work of Gabriel Ferrater on eroticism and the passage of time.

Andreu González, regidor de Cultura

St. George’s Day

On April 23, the village bookstores and florists will take to the streets and local authors will sign, in shifts of one hour, outside. A “new” activity, as described by the Councilor for Culture.

Andreu González, regidor de Cultura

Marta Álvarez (10am), Ana Masago (11am), Toni Vicent (12.00pm) and Montserrat Barlam and Juan Miguel Torrero (6pm) will perform at the Alfambra bookshop. At the AlfilBe, Toni Vicent (10am); Marta Álvarez (11.00h); Ana Masago (12.00h) and Josep Maria Calaf (13.00h). In the Bernadàs, Juan Miguel Torrero (11.00h), Isaac Feyner (13.00h) and Robert Garcia (18.00h). Robert Garcia will sign at the El Petit de la Vila bookshop at 12.00, and Josep Maria Calaf and Montserrat Barlam (11.00), Isaac Feyner (12.00) and Verònica Aranda (17.00) will sign at the Miró bookshop. Here you will find all the book signing programming.

L’Enrajolada will host from 11.00 to 14.00h and from 17.00 to 20.00h workshops to make costume accessories, finger puppets and lettering; a picnic of riddles and games.

Stories will be read around bookstores: The Little World of the Little Prince (11.00, in front of the Bishop-be); Cletu, the clueless dragon (12.00, in front of the Unmelic); o The camel by Santi Rovira (12.30pm, between Alfambra Bookshop, Bernadàs Bookshop, Stel and Unmelic).

Andreu González, regidor de Cultura

From 10.00 to 20.00, a street fair will be set up between Plaça de l’Església, Carrer de Mossèn Josep Pi and L’Enrajolada, with the participation of the entities and schools of Martorell.

Programming of Sant Jordi 2022 in Martorell

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