The V. Jornadas de arpa, organized by AEDA, took place at the end of June in the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música in Madrid. Sylvain Blassel conducted a masterclass and gave a solo recital. Other performers included Adriano Sagineto and Rosa Diaz Cotán, and Enrique Rueda held a lecture on the Debussy Trio.
The 25th Curs d’estiu d’arpa, organized by the Catalan Harp Association, took place in June in Valencia. Teachers were Anna Maria Martínez (Valencia Conservatory), M. Lluïsa Ibañez, Marta Jarne, Teresa Espuny, Arnau Roura, Melani Molina, and Carme Ubach. This event took place with the collaboration of the Conservatorio Profesional de Música de Valencia, euromúsica Fersan and Salvi Harps.