28/10/13 Manga saloon of Barcelona
Konichiwa! From Thursday 31st to Sunday 3rd of October, the city of Barcelona has a date with the Japanese culture. A new edition of Manga saloon, the number XIX to be exact, will take the convention building number 1 and 2 of Fira Barcelona Montjuïc.
This is the second year that the famous saloon will be located in these installations in Barcelona with a perfect combination of public transports.
The location guarantee the visitors more stands and activity areas because this year, there are about 35.000 square metres instead of the 17.000 from last year, a thing that saloon fans will be thankful for.
Also, the tickets sale will be placed in Reina Maria Cristina Avenue and Lleida Street to avoid unnecessarily bothering and to access faster into the building. This year, thank to the new installations, the saloon wants to make a new record, they want to get more visitors than last year, when 112.000 came.
The convention building number 1 will have the main scenario where contests about Anime Song, Cosplay and World Cosplay Summit will be done. Every year, Cosplay world has more fans and for this reason, during these days, we will see in Barcelona a lot of people disguised in their favourite Manga characters.
Furthermore, in this edition will be different concerts from people that will come from Japan and exhibitions of the most famous sports in Japan. On the other hand, convention building number 2 will host expositions, Manga workshops and Japanese traditional games. Activities like how to wear a kimono workshop, master class conferences, videogame area or Japanese cooking classes will complete the program.
From our Barcelona luxury hotel, Hotel Omm, we challenge you to get in this Manga saloon fantasy world that every year evolves getting more and more fans. Opening hours will be from 10am to 9pm and the general ticket will cost 7 euros.
And remember, if you go disguised with your favourite character costume, you’ll get in for free on the 1st of November. Sayonara!