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It is created a commission to organize the Centennial of Joan Miro's arrival in Mont-Roig, for 2011

Mont-Roig. Costa Dorada. In 1911 the Catalan painter Joan Miro universal first arrived in Mont-Roig del Camp, with 18 years to heal after a long illness. Since then, and for 65 years, the artist spent long periods in the town where he began to paint and that inspired much of his work to the point that the artist claimed that "all My work is conceived in Mont-Roig. A century after that arrival, and given its importance, the City of Mont-Roig del Camp wants to lead the popular celebration of the Centenary Miro, next year 2011. Therefore, in the last full municipal and unanimously creates Miro Centennial Commission, which belong to people who have stood by their appreciation to the municipality, the local culture and the role of universal genius. Notwithstanding that can incorporate new members at the request of the commission itself, in part Luis Alvarez, Miquel Anguera, Marcel Aragonés, Manuel Basquens, Maria Asuncion Pellicer, Maria del Carmen Perales, Pedro Muñoz, Juan Ramon Reverté Vilardebó and Rosa, as well as the Mayor, Fran Morancho, the Councillor of Culture, Rosa Tejero, coordinator of Culture, Joan Lopez. Elena Juncosa, management consultant and cultural projects will be in coordination. Participation from the residents of Mont-Roig del Camp The goal of the Centennial Commission is Miro involve people in the organization of the event, even closer ties between Miro and the neighborhood of Mont-Roig del Camp, positioning the town in the triangle Miró Mallorca Barcelona-Mont-Roig del Camp and promoting local culture and tourism. In addition, they seek the involvement of organizations, companies and institutions that contributed to the Centennial. Members of the Centennial Commission have been working longer, making proposals and alternatives that student will be evaluated in the coming weeks to present a complete program of events and celebrations of the Centenary Miró 2011. Mont-Roig del Camp had honored before the figure of Miro and his links with the population. Thus, in 1979, with the advent of democracy in the town, Joan Miró was already declared illustré son of Mont-Roig del Camp, a very emotional day. And in 1993, was celebrated the centenary of his birth.  

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