News from El Punt Avui

David Cassà

“Every month we bill a little less”

NO WORK FOR EVERYONE “I’ve driven around Barcelona for over four hours without anyone stopping me”

Elisabeth Reixach

“I believe that online education will be greatly strengthened from now on”

ONLINE EDUCATION “Students are very accustomed to using social media and searching online, and are very comfortable in front of a screen”

Sílvia Esteve

“We know this is not a normal school year”

ATTENDANCE IN PERSON “Pupils don’t want to stay at home, they need to come to school”

Ramon Valls
RHEUMATOLOGIST, REINFECTED BY COVID-19

“There are reinfected, and I’m a case in point”

STARTING OVER “I sent Whatsapp messages home telling them, as if it were some feat, that I’d been able to walk for a minute”

Jordi Juncà
CHEF & OWNER OF Ca l’Enric restaurant

“Our industry has felt helpless and criminalised”

NEW PROJECT “We’ve turned one of the wedding rooms into a new, more affordable restaurant with traditional home cooking”

Josep Barri
COBLA MUSICIAN & HAVANERES BAND MEMBER

“We’re the easy option when it comes to making cuts”

CANCELLATIONS “This year, with the two bands, we had hoped to do some 80 gigs and we didn’t even reach 25”

Carles Santacreu
CHIEF INSPECTOR OF THE LOCAL PINEDA POLICE

“Most people have accepted the rules”

THE HARDEST THING “The most difficult thing for people is to wear a mask and avoid groups and ’invisible terraces’”

Joan Negrié
ACTOR & MANAGER OF SALA TRONO IN TARRAGONA

“The culture sector has been left helpless”

CREATING ENTHUSIASM “I had a change of mindset, and thought we mustn’t let ourselves sink... we had to work on future projects”

Susana Cuquet
HAIR AND BEAUTY SALON OWNER

“Customers were really keen to change their hair styles”

RESPONSIBILITY “The night before re-opening the salon I didn’t sleep, thinking how it would go, what the customers would be like...”

Dani & Albert Fibla
hYdroalcohOlic GEL manufacturers

“We haven’t stopped working a single day”

PRODUCTION “We thought it would be a matter of weeks but the use of hydroalcoholic gel has become commonplace”