Festival Grec 2017
Throughout the month of July the main Barcelona festival is held, linked to music, dance, theater and circus. A festival that, with more than 40 years has become a cultural reference in Catalonia and the rest of Europe. Do not miss the Grec Festival in Barcelona!
A reference festival of Catalan culture
The Grec is the main reference of the culture of the theater, the music, the circus and the dance in Barcelona, it is a festival that although promoted by the City council of the Condal City counts also with the collaboration and participation of several promoters and Private entrepreneurs, who contribute to maintain the quality of this festival that year after year marks the summer of Barcelona.
Its main stage is the Teatre Grec de Montjuïc, an open-air theater in the style of the old Greek theaters, built by the architects Ramón Reventós and Nicolau Maria Rubió i Tudurí. It was inaugurated in 1929 for the International Exhibition of Barcelona; Today hosts the inaugural sessions during the festival that bears his name.
El Grec is Barcelona
Activities related to the festival will take place in different venues, theaters and spaces of the city, including Teatre Grec, the Joan Miró Foundation, the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya and the Harlem Jazz Club, among others.
From our design hotel in Barcelona we invite you to enjoy the greatest celebration of art and culture of our city.
Among the musical artists, the audience will be able to enjoy the performances of Mayte Martín, Alfonso Aroca, the Barcelona Municipal Band, Susana Baca, Joana Serrat, Maria Gadú, the Colombian band Aterciopelados.
On the occasion of the exhibition David Bowie is, currently being held in the Museum of the Disseny of Barcelona, the Symphonic Orchestra of Barcelona and Nacional de Catalunya will perform in L’Auditori an instrumental version of Blackstar, the last album published by the artist.
Performing arts lovers, such as the theater and circus can attend the theatrical performance Bodas de sangre at the Teatre Biblioteca de Catalunya and also enjoy the acrobatic group from Tanger called Halka.
Enjoy the Grec and make your experience in Barcelona an Omm experience!