From May 16 to May 27, the small town of Folgueroles will held the Verdaguer 2014 Literary Fortnight, most known as "Festa Verdaguer", group of activities that commemorate the birth of the poet Verdaguer (1845 -1902) that was formed in the Seminari Vic. This celebration, which has been celebrated during sixty years, organizes different activities about this leading figure.
Thus, for example, traditional events will be celebrated like “Folgueroles Ballet” or a floral competition and some other family activities related to the natural surroundings of Guilleries-Savassona , like walks or the "Arbre de Maig”, the opening event. The culture has also an important role in the program: exhibitions, poet books launchings, conferences, concerts, poetry readings, visits to the Museum - House Verdaguer, ... The fortnight also includes parallel activities like a market of antique poetry books , which attracts a large number of collectors, the Peasant Market and other events organized together with associations and institutions from Osona, as the “Patronat d’Estudis Osonecs” or the Music School of Vic, among others.
To know more detailed program of events and activities of the Verdaguer 2014 Literary Fortnight, visit the website of the “Fundació Verdaguer”.
Dates: May 16 to May 27 2014
More information: http://www.verdaguer.cat/