March 28, 2011

Fortuna Announces 2010 Year End Financial Results Conference Call

VANCOUVER, March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (TSX: FVI / Lima Stock Exchange: FVI) is pleased to announce that a conference call to discuss the Company's
2010 year end financial results will be held on Monday, March 28, 2011
at 9:00 a.m. (PST) / 11:00 a.m. (Lima time) / 12:00 p.m. (EST). 
Hosting the call will be Jorge A. Ganoza, President, CEO and Director
and Luis D. Ganoza, Chief Financial Officer.

Shareholders, analysts, media and interested investors are invited to
listen to the live conference call by logging onto the webcast at or over the phone by dialling just prior to the starting time.

Conference call details:

    Date:Monday, March 28, 2011

    Time:  9:00 a.m. (PST) / 11:00 a.m. (Lima Time) / 12:00 p.m. (EST)

    Dial in number (Toll Free):  +1.877.407.8035

    Dial in number (International):  +1.201.689.8035

    Replay number (Toll Free):  +1.877.660.6853

    Replay number (International):+1.201.612.7415

    Replay Passcodes (both are required forplayback):

      Account #: 286

      Conference ID #: 369466

Playback of the webcast will be available until June 29, 2011.  Playback
of the conference call will be available until 11:59 p.m. (EST) on
April 11, 2011.  In addition, the call will be archived in the
Company's website.

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.

Fortuna is a growth oriented, silver and base metal producer focused on
mining opportunities in Latin America.  Our primary assets are the
Caylloma Silver Mine in southern Peru and the San Jose Silver-Gold
Project in Mexico.  The Company is selectively pursuing additional
acquisition opportunities.  For more information, please visit our
website at


Jorge Ganoza

President, CEO and Director

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.

Symbol: TSX: FVI / Lima Stock Exchange: FVI

SOURCE Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.