Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain: ‘Grec Barcelona Festival’ [13th June - 1st August 2010]
The Grec Arts Festival in Barcelona opens on 20 and 21 June, with the show 'El jardí dels estels' (Garden of Stars), by the great Italian masters, Marcello Chiarenza and Alessandro Serena. Festival de Barcelona Grec, originally simply known as Grec, is one of Europe’s top cultural festivals, offering a blend of national and international productions. It was born in 1976 when a group of theatre professionals began demanding more playhouses and a higher profile for their profession. Over the years, Grec expanded into dance and music, hosting top names. The Grec Festival is a Barcelona's largest annual Dance, Theatre and Music Festival with a huge programme of wonderful events in many venues in the city. There is something for everyone!