Director: Noelia Mohedano
Producer: David Medrano
"Authentic Raval" is an initiative in which the social and cultural entities of the neighborhood offer a collection of tourist experiences with social value intended for the visiting public with the purpose of guarantee a positive impact on the territory.Participants in these experiences will experience up close the cultural diversity, local art, gastronomy and activities that have already taken root in the territory. This is not a theme park fiction, but truth, authenticity, and a strong will to experience the neighborhood so that, for a few moments, the people who visit feel part of it.Discover the real Raval: its people and organizations offer you local culture and art!"RUMB A LA RUMBA" Carabutsí AssociationVisit to the Gypsy EcoMuseu, tour guide along "Carrer de la Cera" and vermouth or soft drink to the rhythm of la Rumba Catalana!Social value: Support the Carabutsí Association, which energizes, spreads and preserves the culture of the gypsy community, with almost 600 years of history in Raval. "DEL XINO AL RAVAL" Interaction Association Historical, urban planning and anthropological tour guide through the streets of Raval to get to know our neighborhood from head to toe!Social Value: Support the Interaction Association, which works in and from interculturality to achieve social cohesion and equal opportunities."LIVE THE EXCITEMENT CLOSELY. EXPERIENCE CULTURE FROM ITS ORIGIN" - Sala Fènix - Theater of proximityA performance in which you will experience the emotion like you have never done before in a theater. And at the after-function you can meet the actors and artists of this small local and enjoy the art exhibition gallery.Social Value: Sala Fènix performs small-format theater by local artists with themes of social criticism, anti-racism, historical memory, feminism and identity. It regularly holds the "Teenfridays" session, free for the young people from the Raval."WHAT IS NOT EXPLAINED ABOUT RAVAL" - El Periódico del RavalA colloquial talk about the Raval on topics of sociology, migration, urban planning and history, with the director of El Periódico El Raval.Social Value: Support the financing of this neighborhood newspaper, its incredible work of communication and link with the social reality and, at the same time, improve the public image of the neighborhood, unfairly stigmatized.
The purpose of "Autèntic Raval" is to support the work of the neighborhood's social and cultural entities so that, thanks to tourism, they can increase their positive impact on the community and the territory, contributing to their economic sustainability and job security. .It also aspires to reverse the negative stigma with which the Raval is sometimes unfairly described."Authentic Raval" proposes getting to know the colors and shapes of the neighborhood, its people, its day-to-day life, its stories and its diversity. An everyday but extraordinary journey, with stops in emblematic places that work sustainably and generate a strong positive social impact in the neighborhood.Participants in these experiences will experience up close the cultural diversity, local art, gastronomy and activities that have already taken root in the territory. This is not a theme park fiction, but truth, authenticity, and a strong will to experience the neighborhood so that, for a few moments, the people who visit it feel part of it.