1Round Remaining 26 days
Received
€ 3.624
Minimum
€ 16.000
Optimum
€ 66.150
50 Backers

Contributing € 8

Thank you!

Shoutout on our website www.saxerxa.org and on our social media profiles for being able to save Sa Xerxa.

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> 02 Backers

Contributing € 15

Shoutout and colouring book

Shoutout on our website www.saxerxa.org and on our social media profiles for being able to save Sa Xerxa, and a colouring book for you to fill at home with your favourite colours!

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> 01 Backers

Contributing € 15

Tote bag

Tote bag featuring an illustration by cartoonist Maribel Castells, author of the FIET 2022 poster.

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> 09 Backers

Contributing € 20

T-shirt

Short-sleeve t-shirt with sizes available for children and for adults featuring an illustration by cartoonist Maribel Castells, author of the FIET 2022 poster.

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> 04 Backers

Contributing € 30

Tote bag and t-shirt

Tote bag and short-sleeve t-shirt, both featuring an illustration by cartoonist Maribel Castells, author of the FIET 2022 poster.

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> 07 Backers

Contributing € 35

Tickets from 1 show in #FIET22

Two tickets for one show featured in the FIET 2022 programme.

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> 02 Backers

Contributing € 45

Tickets for #FIET22 + colouring book

Two tickets for one show featured in the FIET 2022 programme, and a colouring book for you to fill at home with your favourite colours!

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> 02 Backers

Contributing € 50

Tote bag + tickets for #FIET22

Tote bag featuring an an illustration by cartoonist Maribel Castells, author of the FIET 2022 poster, and two tickets for one show featured in the FIET 2022 programme.

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> 03 Backers

Contributing € 50

Tote bag + tickets for Millor Festival 2023

Tote bag featuring an illustration by cartoonist Maribel Castells, author of the FIET 2022 poster, and two tickets for one show featured in the Millor Festival 2023 programme.

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> 00 Backers

Contributing € 50

Tote bag + tickets for Barruguet Festival 2023

Tote bag featuring an illustration by cartoonist Maribel Castells, author of the FIET 2022 poster, and two tickets for one show featured in the Barruguet Festival 2023 programme.

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> 01 Backers

Contributing € 50

Tote bag + tickets for Children's Theatre Festival in Maó 2023

Tote bag featuring an illustration by cartoonist Maribel Castells, author of the FIET 2022 poster, and two tickets for one show featured in the Children's Theatre Festival in Maó 2023 programme.

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> 00 Backers

Contributing € 50

Tote bag + book Guillem d'Efak Award

Tote bag featuring an an illustration by cartoonist Maribel Castells, author of the FIET 2022 poster, and a book distinguished with the Guillem d'Efak Award throughout the years.

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> 00 Backers

Contributing € 65

Tote bag + professional activities

Tote bag featuring an illustration by cartoonist Maribel Castells, author of the FIET 2022 poster, and registration for the FIET 2022 professional activities, including breakfast (Thursday and Friday).

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> 00 Backers

Contributing € 70

Four tickets #FIET22

Four tickets for one show featured in the FIET 2022 programme.

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> 01 Backers

Contributing € 85

Tote bag + day premium pass

Tote bag featuring an illustration by cartoonist Maribel Castells, author of the FIET 2022 poster, and premium pass for one day of FIET 2022 (1 ticket for all the shows featured in the selected day).

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> 00 Backers

Contributing € 90

Tote bag + t-shirt + meal in Vilafranca

Tote bag and short-sleeve t-shirt, both featuring an illustration by cartoonist Maribel Castells, author of the FIET 2022 poster, and a lunch/dinner for two in Vilafranca.

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> 01 Backers

Contributing € 100

Tote bag + display area

Tote bag featuring an illustration by cartoonist Maribel Castells, author of the FIET 2022 poster, and a slot in the display area for your company/show in the professional area at FIET 2022.

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> 02 Backers

Contributing € 110

Tote bags + t-shirts + meal in Vilafranca

Two tote bags and two short-sleeve t-shirts, all featuring an illustration by cartoonist Maribel Castells, author of the FIET 2022 poster, and a lunch/dinner for two in Vilafranca.

Please bear in mind you can write off up to 80% of your donation! Click here to calculate the amount of your deduction.

> 03 Backers

Contributing € 130

Tote bag + exclusive print

Tote bag featuring an illustration by cartoonist Maribel Castells, author of the FIET 2022 poster and an exclusive print, signed and numbered.

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> 01 Backers

Contributing € 130

Tote bag + t-shirt + 2 day premium passes

Tote bag and short-sleeve t-shirt, both featuring an illustration by cartoonist Maribel Castells, author of the FIET 2022 poster, and two premium passes for one day of FIET 2022 (2 tickets for all the shows featured in the selected day).

Please bear in mind you can write off up to 80% of your donation! Click here to calculate the amount of your deduction.

> 01 Backers

Contributing € 150

Tote bag + print + tickets

Tote bag featuring an illustration by cartoonist Maribel Castells, author of the FIET 2022 poster, an exclusive print, signed and numbered, and two tickets for one show featured in the FIET 2022 programme.

Please bear in mind you can write off up to 80% of your donation! Click here to calculate the amount of your deduction.

> 03 Backers

Contributing € 250

Ad on our website

Advertising space on the FIET 2022 website since its launch date.

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> 01 Backers

Contributing € 350

Ad on our printed programme

Advertising space on FIET 2022's printed programme.

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> 02 Backers

Contributing € 2.000

Give your name to Ca Ses Monges

We rebrand Ca Ses Monges, one of FIET's venues, with your company's name for the 2022 and 2023 editions.

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> 00 Backers

Contributing € 3.500

Give your name to Es Cremat

We rebrand Es Cremat, one of FIET's venues, with your company's name for the 2022 and 2023 editions.

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> 00 Backers

Contributing € 5.000

Give your name to the Vilafranca Theatre

We rebrand the Vilafranca Theatre, one of FIET's venues, with your company's name for the 2022 and 2023 editions.

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> 00 Backers

Contributing € 7.000

Give your name to Poli 1

We rebrand Poli 1, one of FIET's venues, with your company's name for the 2022 and 2023 editions.

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> 00 Backers

Contributing € 7.000

Give your name to Poli 2

We rebrand Poli 2, one of FIET's venues, with your company's name for the 2022 and 2023 editions.

Please bear in mind you can write off up to 80% of your donation! Click here to calculate the amount of your deduction.

> 00 Backers

Contributing € 7.000

Give your name to Poli 3

We rebrand Poli 3, one of FIET's venues, with your company's name for the 2022 and 2023 editions.

Please bear in mind you can write off up to 80% of your donation! Click here to calculate the amount of your deduction.

> 00 Backers

About this project

We want to keep on bringing theatre to children and to towns
Needs Task Minimum Optimum
Hiring of local companies (downsized FIET)
Payment of fees for local performing arts companies, for a downsized version of FIET 2022
€ 7.000
Hiring of Spanish companies (downsized FIET)
Payment of fees for Spanish performing arts companies, for a downsized version of FIET 2022
€ 3.000
Goteo expenses
Carrying out the campaign, design and graphic material expenses, percentage for Goteo, reward shipping, etc.
€ 4.000
Hiring of local companies
Payment of fees for local performing arts companies for FIET 2022
€ 5.000
Hiring of Spanish companies
Payment of fees for Spanish performing arts companies for FIET 2022
€ 3.000
Travel expenses
Travel expenses for companies not residing in Mallorca in order to take part in FIET 2022
€ 2.000
Publicity
Purchase of ads and hiring of a communication team for FIET 2022
€ 1.500
Translations
Translation into Spanish and English of all the communication materials for FIET 2022
€ 650
Other services
Hiring of IT services, transfers, catering, etc.
€ 4.000
Photography and video
Hiring of a photography and video team to document the whole FIET 2022
€ 4.000
Needs Material Minimum Optimum
Technical material for companies (downsized FIET)
Renting of sound and lighting material for local and Spanish companies for a downsized FIET 2022
€ 4.000
Technical material for companies
Renting of sound and lighting material for local and Spanish companies in FIET 2022
€ 3.000
Manufacturing of rewards
Manufacturing of the rewards for the Goteo campaign
€ 4.500
Needs Infrastructure Minimum Optimum
Technicians for companies (downsized FIET)
Hiring of sound and lighting technicians for local and Spanish companies for a downsized FIET
€ 2.000
Technicians for companies
Hiring of sound and lighting technicians for local and Spanish companies in FIET 2022
€ 2.500
Accommodation
Accommodation for companies not residing in Mallorca in order to take place in FIET 2022
€ 1.000
Hiring of personnel
Hiring of personnel for FIET 2022
€ 15.000
Total € 16.000 € 66.150
Necessary
Supplemental

General information

FIET, the Theatre Festival for Children and Young Adults of the Balearic Islands, reaches in 2022 its twentieth edition, a real milestone! FIET is a celebration of culture which transforms the town of Vilafranca de Bonany, in Mallorca (Spain), in a window to theatre for children and young adults, created both in the Balearic Islands and overseas.

How do we make this happen? For four days in October, specifically in its third week, Vilafranca becomes the European focal point for children and family theatre; the whole town is powered by theatre, the companies share time (and home!) with voluntary families who host them, there are all kinds of activities both for general audience and for professionals... performing arts become the thread that pulls together Vilafranca's life for a long weekend.

But who is behind this festival? Sa Xerxa, a non-profit association also created twenty years ago and which is the driving force behind FIET and a string of projects for children and young adults all around the Balearic Islands: the Millor! Festival in Cala Millor (Mallorca), the Barruguet Festival in Santa Eulària des Riu (Ibiza), the Festival of shows for children in Formentera, the Children's Theatre Festival in Maó and the Street Arts Festival in Cala Rajada (Mallorca).

Sa Xerxa strives to achieve two fundamental goals: on the one hand, promoting that quality shows can be seen in every town in the Balearic Islands and, on the other hand, firmly contributing to strengthening the cultural industry in our community.

Now that we are celebrating our 20th anniversary, we find ourselves in a delicate financial situation which threatens the continuation of both FIET and Sa Xerxa's global project. That's why we would like to ask you to help us make our festival's twentieth edition come true and that we can keep carrying out our project of turning culture into one of the driving forces in our region.

Description of the project. Main features, strengths and differentials.

From the get-go, the members of the association set our main goal: being the network (Sa Xerxa) for theatre for children and young audiences. And throughout these years we have enjoyed a beautiful journey, during which we have filled our nets with experiences, joy and acquaintances that have inspired and helped grow both FIET and Sa Xerxa's global programme.

If we look back, we see all that we've accomplished and we are eager to fight in order to run away from the financial instability which has plagued us for years. FIET is a benchmark for performing arts for children and young adults both in Spain and in Europe, at the forefront of offering quality shows for the youngest. Around this little big festival we have built a network of initiatives and projects which intend to bring theatre closer to towns all over the Balearic Islands:

  • the festivals: Millor! (Cala Millor), Barruguet (Santa Eulària des Riu), the Festival of Children's Shows in Formentera, the Festival for Children's Theatre in Maó and the Street Arts Festival in Cala Rajada
  • TAP - Teatre als Pobles (theatre in towns), programming shows for children in different towns all over the Balearic Islands
  • Cultura contra la LGTBI-fòbia (Culture against LGTBI-phobia), programming shows and workshops on sexual diversity for high school students
  • Guillem d’Efak Award, for the creation of theatre texts for children and young adults
  • BÒTIL (Balears Ofereix Teatre i Literatura) (the Balearic Islands Offer Theatre and Literature), a competition intended to promote the creation of small-format shows based on Catalan literature, especially by authors from the Balearic Islands

We would love that this twentieth anniversary becomes a turning point for FIET and, by extension, for Sa Xerxa. We'd like to celebrate the journey we've made and set sail towards the future, in order to keep on developing our projects and also devise new ones in order to always bring first-class culture to a unique audience: children.

Thoughout the years, FIET has become one of the most appreciated events, both for professionals and for family audiences. Each edition it welcomes around 19,000 theatre-goers and is one of the professional festivals for children and young audiences with the best rating in Spain.

That's why we are so excited to celebrate FIET 2022 with all our hearts; it's too much a symbolic milestone to let it go. Sa Xerxa is committed to dedicate all the eagerness, hard work and momentum required, but we need support to make it a reality and be able to assemble the whole puzzle:

  • hiring professional companies, both local and Spanish, to share their shows with the audience,
  • renting material and hiring technicians to help these shows happen,
  • assembling a powerful organising team to make all elements fit,
  • managing communication, logistics, attention to professionals and all other aspects linked to a festival's everyday life,
  • and, most of all, offer the audience a wonderful FIET they can enjoy 100%!

With your support we can stay afloat this 2022 and keep on dreaming that we will be here for, at least 20 more years!

We want to keep on going. We'll only be able to make it with your support.
We want to continue developing this beautiful cultural project. SAVE FIET, SAVE SA XERXA!

Tax incentives for donations

Please remember that donations can write up from 35 to 80% of your donation's full amount, depending on your status as an individual or legal entity. You can calculate your tax savings by clicking https://en.goteo.org/calculadora-fiscal.

Also, at https://vimeo.com/246988506 you'll find information on how to download the tax certificate for your donation.

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Why this is important

At Sa Xerxa, we've been cultivating for 20 years the desire to enjoy culture. 20 anys bringing theatre closer to children, bringing theatre closer to the towns in the Balearic Islands. 20 years of hard work, of activism to achieve culture for all, and also of financial difficulties to secure the project's stability.

Sa Xerxa receives funding from several local institutions in order to carry out FIET and its other projects, but the truth is since 2012 we have found ourselves with several setbacks which have stood in our way: precisely in 2012, when we were about to consolidate our project, the payment of several already-approved grants was called off; between 2018 and 2021 the amounts received from different administrations were lower; moreover, in recent years increased limitations on what kinds of projects are eligible for funding have been put in place, and we have therefore had to cancel the Guillem d'Efak Award.

Nevertheless, we want to be optimistic for the future and that's why we are starting this campaign; in the team behind FIET and Sa Xerxa there is no room for defeat or failure. We'd like to reach out to all the people who love culture, who believe that it must play a central role in our society, and that children and young adults must have projects designed specifically for them; they are our society's future and we therefore think that they need to be educated with values such as tolerance, effort, equality and social inclusion, because we strongly believe that culture is a right that every one must have access to, regardless of their financial status or their place of residence.

Carrying out this year's FIET is an exercise of self-affirmation and vindication: we want to keep on bringing theatre closer to children and to towns and from there continue with our activities for essential collectives: children, young adults, families, creators, schools, grandparents... and also have an impact on the most excluded collectives. Because each and every one of them, with their different capabilities, have the right to access culture, with all the personal and social benefits this entails.

The journey hasn't been easy, but we want to keep on going.
Will you help us keep on offering theatre for all?
SAVE FIET, SAVE SA XERXA!

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Team and experience

Our association was created in 2003 with the goal of bringing together people with sensitivity for culture's social value.

FIET's nuclear team, and by extension Sa Xerxa's, are Àngela Jaume, Aina Quintana, Jordi Rosselló and Jaume Gomila. Jordi and Jaume are at the helm of this project from the start, Àngela joined it over twelve years ago and Aina first started as a volunteer, then worked for FIET during the festival and now plays a fundamental role in Sa Xerxa's operations. Jaume is FIET's executive director, Angela is its artistic director together with Jaume and also coordinates all the teams, Jordi coordinates local teams and Aina is FIET's head producer. They all have their own skills –Jaume is a doctor, Jordi is a cultural manager, Aina is an economist and Angela has a huge background thanks to having worked in the tourism sector and in places so different from home as the Falkland Islands– and from this mixing we get the drive to carry on the endless amount of projects Sa Xerxa implements all over the Balearic Islands.

We also would like to mention key people for FIET and Sa Xerxa such as Margalida Gual and Margalida Tous as well as Lida Quetglas and Joan Jaume Sansó, mainstays in the office during two crucial periods for FIET; Joan Borràs, technical coordinator from the get-go, together with his team; Xisco Villegas, FIET and Sa Xerxa's webmaster; Sole Gallardo, in charge of FIET's professional activities since 2015; Margalida Bonnín, Sebastià Sansó and Joan Sitges, who contributed to Sa Xerxa's national and international promotion, and an endless list of volunteers who are the push that year after year helps us get to every corner in Vilafranca to offer the world's best festival.

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Social commitment

Sustainable Development Goals

  • Good Health and Well-Being

    Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development.

  • Quality Education

    Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development.

  • Partnerships for the Goals

    Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development