July in Barcelona – Festival Edition

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Loyal readers probably already recognized that we are making an effort to inform you about the best events taking place in chosen European metropolises every month. Don’t worry, it will be continued – but with some changes for Barcelona: we decided to forget about our general aim of providing a nice and colorful mix of different types of events! Since there are so, so many amazing festivals taking place in July we´re happy to surprise you with a Festival Edition for the Catalan capital. Keep reading and get informed!

Grec Festival: This event is not only one, but THE ONE festival taking place in Barcelona each summer. Since 1976 The Grec Festival annually returns to the Catalan capital attracting visitors from all over Europe. Since the established happening is dedicated to performing arts, spectators can admire breathtaking shows of dancing, theatre, music, circus etc. and just get lost in the wonderfully inspiring world of culture. For a whole month, from July 1st to 31st, artists will populate Barcelona’s Greek Theatre – from which the festival has taken its name – daily to impress an interested audience with high-quality shows of all kinds. Don’t miss out on this traditional event and get tickets for you favorite performances today!

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Barcelona Beach Festival: This event is a newcomer on the city’s festival calendar, but will probably mark its territory right away in order to return. For its first edition the Barcelona Beach Festival is about to take place in the music loving Catalan metropolis to please electronic music fanciers. Be told: for its kick-off the BBF did not shrink from costs and efforts and convinces with a small but delightful line-up that is simply impressive. Among others huge stars like David Guetta and Avicii will heat up the crowd with their famous and pumping sounds. Feel warmly welcomed to take your spot in the crowd on July 26th at Platja de la Pau. Tickets are already on sale!

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RockFest BCN: Faint hearted people can probably just skip to the next paragraph: here comes something heavy! On July 4th and 5th the RockFest BCN will return to Barcelona. Be prepared to face two days of hardcore and loud rock and heavy metal music right in the city centre of the Catalan capital at Parc de Can Zam de Santa Coloma de Gramenet. This event is of a special value to fans of stronger sounds since it is known for providing all kinds of metal and rock genres and staring a lot of famous national and international artists. Compared to a lot of other festivals tickets are pretty affordable and come to a price of no more than 60€ for both days!

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European Balloon Festival:  Ultimately we would like to present you something different than music. The European Balloon Festival is really a lovely happening and a great event for the whole family. The biggest hot air balloon festival in Spain and one of the biggest ones in Europe as well takes place in Igualda, a small Catalan city around 60km away from Barcelona. Being established since 1997 this event attracts thousands of visitors each year to enjoy the magic atmosphere and the various programm. From July 9th to 13th people can watch competitions, shows, night glows and fireworks and experience the art of hot air balloon riding in a completely unique way.

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