August 15, 2011

Fortuna Announces Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results Conference Call

VANCOUVER, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (TSX: FVI / Lima Stock Exchange: FVI) is pleased to announce that a conference call to discuss the Company's
second quarter 2011 financial results will be held today at 9:00 a.m.
(PST) / 11:00 a.m. (Lima time) / 12:00 p.m. (EST).  Hosting the call
will be Jorge Alberto Ganoza, President and CEO and Luis Dario 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 dialing just prior to the starting time.

Conference call details

Date: Monday, August 15, 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 for playback):

   Account #: 286

   Conference ID #: 377314

Playback of the webcast will be available until November 16, 2011. 
Playback of the conference call will be available until 11:59 p.m.
(EST) on August 29, 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 mine
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

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