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Catalonia and the Balearic Islands, centre stage at the Momix 2017 Children’s and Young People’s Theatre Festival

Performing.  Kingersheim,  17/01/2017

This year, the Momix 2017 Children’s and Young People’s Theatre Festival –which is being held for the 26th time from 26 January to 5 February in Kingersheim, in the north-east of France– presents Momix à la Catalane. Momix has included five Catalan shows in the programme, the first time a focus has been placed on the artistic creation of a particular region. This is a window conceived as an international showcase for Catalan and Balearic companies and to promote the internationalization of children’s and young people’s theatre. 

Momix à la Catalane also sets out to be a sample of the different sensibilities and imaginaries ranging from the sensorial awakening for children proposed by Ponten Pie with Loo to the reflection on civic commitment in FFF Roger Bernat’s Pendiente; from the Farrés Brothers’ invitation to a fantastic journey with Tripula to the mind-boggling discoveries of Escarlata Circus in Cor Roc, by way of the recreation of traditional tales by La Baldufa in Pinocchio.

The artistic programme is rounded off with a delegation of festivals that are reference points in the sector of children’s and young people’s theatre in Catalonia and the Balearic Islands. They will be presented before the international professionals attending Momix. Representatives of the festivals El més petit de tots, the Mostra d’Igualada, the Fira de Titelles de Lleida, the Balearic Islands Fira de Teatre Infantil i Juvenil, the Festival Internacional de Teatre de Teresetes from Palma de Mallorca and Mòn Llibre from Barcelona will be travelling to Kingersheim to present their project at Momix 2017. The aim is to create a more structured contact between the Catalan agents working in the sector and their international opposite numbers. The Balearic company Corcada Teatre will be with the delegation and will be presenting their project Matar el Monstre as one of the professional activities.

Illustrators’ exhibitions

As well as the performances of the five companies and the presentation of the festivals there will be an exhibition of the work of the illustrators Laia Bedós and Victor Escandell at the Bibliothèque Centrale in Mulhouse from 26 January to 4 March, as well as one of the work of Nívola Uyà, which can be seen during the days of the festival at the Passerelle de Rixheim.

These two exhibitions at Momix are a prelude to their participation in the Children’s and Young People’s Book Fair in Bologna, where Catalonia and the Balearic Islands will be guests of honour.

The Momix festival has become an important event on the children’s and young people’s theatre calendar in France. It is widely recognised by professionals and critics both for the diversity of the programme, which includes a large number of international companies, and the many French and international programmers it draws. Each year it brings together between 30 and 40 national and international companies who perform some 150 shows before about 20,000 people, counting intergenerational family audiences and school sessions.


The Institut Ramon Llull, a consortium made up of the governments of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands and Barcelona City Council, which is engaged in the international promotion of Catalan culture, and the Institut Català de les Empreses Culturals, a Catalan government organism that is responsible for the development of markets and the international promotion of Catalan cultural companies, are working together in this first half of 2017 on these major events aimed at audiences of children and young people from different disciplines: Momix and the Bologna Children’s and Young People’s Book Fair.


The ‘Momix à la catalane’ focus includes a programme with five companies and three illustrators’ exhibitions, and a presentation of six Catalan and Balearic festivals in France

Sponsors of IRL projects

The Institut Ramon Llull

is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia), Balearic Islands Government and the Barcelona City Council, and its mission is the promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad.

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