Occitanie: call for proposals for the co-development of Total Festum 2023

Occitanie: call for proposals for the co-development of Total Festum 2023

Every year the calandretas of Montpellier meet at the Occitan carnival. (© Metropolitan)

In occasion 18E year of the Total Festum festival which will be held in June 2023, region of Occitania guest municipalities, municipalities, cultural associations, public bodies and citizens offer their projects for the development of this event. This call for proposals aims to support events, initiatives and actions aimed at promotion, dissemination and transmission of Catalan and Occitan languages ​​and cultures throughout the region.

“The Total Festum festival is a cultural event that is firmly rooted in our territory and brings our regional languages ​​and cultures to life. This festival is a friendly event in which we undertake to involve citizens and associations. It is thanks to their commitment that every release is successful. Catalan and Occitan are the basis of our regional identity, our cultural heritage. It is important to protect and sustain them. The region has always responded to their defense,” explains president Carole Delgaová.


The projects selected for the 2023 edition of Total Festum will aim to create actions to raise awareness, spread and promote the Occitan and Catalan languages ​​and cultures through various cultural contents (live musical or theatrical performances, dance, cinema, audiovisual, multimedia, reading, poetry , oral literature, conferences, discovering local heritage) during summer solstice holidays and traditions.

Finally, projects must support the implementation of participatory work and cooperation between the project leader and the community that organizes the event or other local actors (cultural or sports associations, associative radio stations, shops and businesses, etc.). The proposed events must also be aimed at the general public: children, adults, tourists, residents of the region, schoolchildren, etc.

Applications can be submitted until November 13 at the following address: [email protected]. More information at laregion.fr.

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