Authors and journalists of ARA newspaper read poems from the collection ‘Els millors poetes catalans del segle XX’, which will be available from September the 23th.

Two volumes by J.V. Foix will be published. The first one will includeSol, i de dol, Les irreals omegues and Onze Nadals i un cap d’any and will appear on December the 2nd; the second one, which will include Diari 1918, L’estrella d’En Perris, Darrer comunicat and Tocant a mà, will appear on December the 9th.

És quan dormo que hi veig clar read by Ignasi Aragay.

On Sunday 16th Setember the Fundació J. V. Foix will be at the ILC stand (number 17) in the Catedral square of Barcelona.

You can come and buy books, ask questions… We are counting on the presence of Enrique Badosa, one of J. V. Foix’s translators.
At 13 h Gertrudis band will sing some Foix’s poems wihich they have set to music and are part of a show called “Gertrudis sings Foix”.

Web de la Setmana del Llibre en Català
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Date: 16th September 2012
Place Catedral Square of Barcelona
Stand number 17. From 10 h to 13 h

At 13 h “Gertrudis canta Foix” show at Plaça de la Paraula

The 11th September and J. V. Foix

On September 11th this year, in order to celebrate the National Day of Catalonia and the 25th anniversary of J.V. Foix’s death, the actress Carme Sansa recited “Tots hi serem al Port amb la Desconeguda” (“We Shall All Be at the Harbour with the Unknown Woman”), the poem that Foix dedicated to the Catalan poet Gabriel Ferrater soon after the latter’s death. Carme Sansa’s performance was a contribution to an event that took place at the Parc de la Ciutadella and was conducted by Mònica Terribas.

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<The September issue of Serra d’Or devotes an article to J. V. Foix amb motiu del 25è aniversari de la seva mort. L’article, escrit per Xavier Lloveras, es titula “J. V. Foix: el poderós sentit del vers”.

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On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of J. V. Foix‘s death, the Gertrudis band dedicates this show to the poet. The show began to be designed in 2009 and was presented for the first time in the Litterarum festival at Móra d’Ebre.

Gertrudis is one of the most popular bands of the new fusion of rumba-flamenca with reggae, cumbia and the East rithms. It adds up to a 10-year history, 5 records and more than 600 concerts.

Date: 29th of August at 22.30 h
Site: Ramon Muntaner Cloister. Pça de l’Institut, s/n. 17600 Figueres

Festival Acústica

“M’assegurava que eren dos-cents els joves…”

“Són les ales d’un corb…”

Pepa, la lletera

From the 24th to the 27th August an “In Foix’s shade” exhibition, an artist’s book proposal that includes a number of techniques and was first presented at the Ateneu Barcelonès on June 25th, will be installed in this Garrotxa village.

The artists are Marina Berdalet, Montse Ginesta, Eva Figueras, Marta Balaguer, Marian López and Manuela Candini.

Site: Can Vilà c/ Can Caló, 17 Mieres
Dates: from the 24th to the 27th of August 2012


J. V. Foix in

El periodista de Catalunya Ràdio i escriptor Jordi Cevera publica al web un comentari sobre els llibres amb CD que contenen la veu del poeta i que la Fundació J. V. Foix edita cada Nadal. Així mateix, constata la feina de la Fundació pel que fa a l’obra foixiana, de la qual destaca la complexitat i grandesa.

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A partir del 30 de junio, el Ayuntamiento del Port de la Selva seguirá ofreciendo la ruta literaria J. V. Foix durante todo el verano, los lunes a las 19.30.

Accessibility: dificultades en los puntos 2 (Biblioteca municipal), 5 (Iglesia) y 9 (casa de J. V. Foix).

Público: Adulto

Weekly regularity: Every Monday at 19.30 h

Three-page leaflet

The CCCB makes its contribution to the 25th anniversary of Foix‘s death. The event, conducted by David Castillo and presented by Jaume Vallcorba, will combine the recitation of Foix’s texts by young poets with some of the more consolidated present catalan poets reciting their own works.

Day: 19th July
Hour: 07.00 pm
Place: CCCB Theatre. Montalegre, 5 08001 Barcelona

Price per session: 3 € / Reduced: 2,5 € Free entrance: Friends of the CCCB, unemployed, teachers and young people under 16.

Advanced sale of tickets at the CCCB ticket office and through Telentrada (902 101 212 and

More information See video 1 See video 2

On Monday June the 25th at 19.30 five artists will present their works inspired in J. V. Foix. The proposal includes a number of techniques. The artists are Marina Berdalet, Montse Ginesta, Eva Figueras, Marta Balaguer, Marian López and Manuela Candini.

Site: Aula dels Escriptors. Ateneu Barcelonès. 5th floor. Canuda, 7 Barcelone
Date: June 25th at 19.30 h

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