Question: Who are you and what do you do?
Answer: Culturgal is by definition the Galician Cultural Industries Fair. An event managed by the main Professional associations and cultural enterprises. The Galician Association of Publishers (AGE), Galician Scenery which joins the main scenery companies, Galician Association for music companies (AGEM), audiovisual producers on AGAPI and internet and technology companies represented by EGANET.
Culturgal is a fair with more than 100 stalls that celebrates on 2021 its 14º edition with a media of 14.000 visitors each year. It offers the specialized and general public 5 spaces working simultaneously for 3 days. A total of 120 activities of all disciplines can be seen, as literary, theatrical and musical presentations, cinema, contemporary art, all of them during the last weekend of November and normally on the city of Pontevedra.
Q: A little review of your history and main works or activities during this time.
A: The association which promotes the fair drove this activity for 14 years and with 14 editions. The project found in Pontevedra a place to develop, becoming this week the cultural centre of Galicia. The mission of Culturgal: be a showcase for the cultural action for general and specialized public. Over time we realised of other wellness of the Fair, which deals with a more human aspect of our work and with being an annual date for people of culture to meet again, and more this 2021, in Pontevedra.
Q: Which are your future plans? Where do you want to go?
R: We are strongly committed to made the fair in person but we want also the incorporation of cultural TV to be considered with equal intensity, CULTURGAL TV on the weekend to connect with the public which cannot physically come to the Fair, the more distant population form the place of the event and population in the diaspora.
Q: Which is your web? Why did you choose the name? And, why do you prefer a .GAL domain?
A: Without being pretentious, in fact we were Cultur.gal before the existence of the domain on 2013. Our trademark registry is from May 2001 and this is what “Cultur.gal” really is.
Q: What do you think domain .gal offers you?
A: Full identification with Galician culture which is our leit-motiv and reason for existence.
Q: Is there any other thing you want to say?
A: Long life to PuntoGal, thanks for its general work and besides a special thank for their support and presence all these years on Culturgal.