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GREC FESTIVAL 2017

July 3, 2017

grec 2017The Grec festival is Barcelona’s largest annual summer dance, theatre and music festival with a huge program of over 130 wonderful theatre, dance, circus and music performances in many venues in the city. The Grec festival name is inspired by the Teatre Grec in Barcelona (Greek theatre) which is the main stage of the festival. Teatre Grec is an open air theatre on Montjuïc hill built for the 1929 Universal Exhibition.

As part of its 41st anniversary celebration, the Barcelona Grec Festival takes place from June 14th to July 31st with a program full of theatre, dance, music and circus acts. It also includes an extensive program of activities aimed at both professionals and the general public.

With the aim of bringing culture to as many people as possible. There are performances by large national and international acts both mainstream and experimental. It’s for all ages, including children with a section called Mini Grec.

In this edition, you can enjoy these spectacles in the Greek theatre and other locations around Barcelona:

  • Dance: The dance performances will take place in July in famous venues around the city, like Sala Apolo and Teatre Grec.
  • Theatre: 30 performances organized over July in many theatres around the city, including Antic Teatre. There are also shows scheduled outside the typical scenario, such as the Archaeology Museum of Catalonia.
  • Music: The concerts will also take place in July at the Jamboree, Sala Apolo and Harlem Jazz Club, among other venues.
  • Circus: Six shows organized at the Mercat de les Flors, Archaeology Museum of Catalonia, Teatre Lliure and Teatre Grec.
  • Mini Grec: Many activities and shows for children.
  • More Grec: Other cultural activities, for example at the libraries of Barcelona.

You can already buy tickets on the websites of the specific venues where the concerts will be held. Check out the page of the festival where you will find everything, and from there you can also access the concert you like.

More Info: http://lameva.barcelona.cat/grec/en

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