Children Festival. Festival de la Infancia. Barcelona
From December 27th 2010 until January 4th 2011, Barcelona will witness the 48th year of the Festival de la Infancia.
This Christmas, get ready to enjoy the Children’s Festival to the max! An event packed with sporting activities, educational workshops, recreational activities and charitable initiatives.
The Festival this year is being held in the superb surroundings of the Montjuic Exhibition Centre in Barcelona. This is a festival that celebrates children by offering a dizzying array of different activities, all linked by their children-related themes and subjects, for you to participate in, peruse or partake of.
This unique event offers the opportunity to amuse all kids of all ages and backgrounds, at all levels of educational and social understanding. There are many interactive elements to the Festival, geared to generate creative and educational inspiration for parents and children alike. An air of fun and excitement usually pervades this Festival, with many free family entertainments, and colourful activities galore. These range from illustrators, and performers, to puppeteers and story tellers; the trade show is usually a mass of colour and energy that will enthral, influence and educate all comers.
A huge range of exhibitors are also on hand, offering products and services that are certain to appeal to all in your family – many have hands on displays and demonstrations that will make both your children and yourself want to get involved. Plenty also arrange competitions, prizes and games to inspiren creativity and interest and even special guest appearances to delight and engage your child.
Amongst the 75 exhibitors expected this year are those keen to show their new offerings in children's clothes and shoes, plenty of toys and gift stalls, as well as those promoting childrens books, stationery and educational aids.
There are also special sections catering to child nutrition, with vendors exhibiting children's food and beverages, baby food and feeding equipment, not to mention food supplements and nutritional guidance.
More energetic children are not neglected, with a burst of sporting activities happening across the site: from basketball, to taekwondo, cycling to motor-carting and inline skating. There will be exhibitors from a whole range of other children-related industries, including financial, sports, arts and crafts, whilst not forgetting those parents striving for a better life/work balance, with work from home opportunities being explored.
It is the most fun and entertaining day out you will have as a family, at the same time as educating and informing you with all the latest happenings for that most vital focus of your life – namely your child.