Cavall Fort

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Cavall Fort
Director Mercè Canela
Categories Teen's magazine
Frequency Biweekly
Year founded 1961
Country Catalonia
Language Catalan
Website www.cavallfort.cat

Cavall Fort is a magazine for children and teenagers published in Catalan every two weeks. It was established in 1961[1][2] to foster reading among youths between 9 and 15 years old, following the example of the popular magazine En Patufet, which was discontinued at the end of the 1930s.[1] French style comics (such as those from Hergé) were introduced into the Catalan culture by Cavall Fort.

Awards[edit]

In 1987 the Catalan Government awarded Cavall Fort with the Creu de Sant Jordi and in 2011 with the Premi Nacional de Cultura (National Culture Award).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rhiannon McGlade (15 February 2016). Catalan Cartoons: A Cultural and Political History. University of Wales Press. p. 179. ISBN 978-1-78316-806-4. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "'Cavall Fort' celebra els 50 anys". Ara (in Catalan). 1 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Cavall Fort rep el Premi Nacional de Cultura". Nacio digital (in Catalan). 21 February 2011. 

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