Grec has become one of the cultural festivals of reference in Barcelona. Specializing in music, dance and theater, fulfills Grec 33 successful editions. This year the main point is the renewal and extension of the cartel, with up to 66 shows. From June 20 to August 2 Grec bring together the best artists from both outside as inside the country. a ste owes its name to the top shows were held at the Teatre Grec (Greek Theatre) from Montjuic. Today, in addition to the Teatre Grec, held in other venues such as the Center of Contemporary Culture (CCCB), the Teatre Lliure, Teatre Ovidi the Monitor, the Mercat de les Flors or the Plaza del Rey, among many others. Italy will be the guest of this year, becoming its most important foothold thanks to Romeo Castellucci trilogy on The Divine Comedy.
Moreover, as happened in the beginning, dance and theater become more important than music. The book The Garden of the stars will be in charge of opening the festival. This year there will be a strong commitment to co-productions, among which are: Oedipus, a trilogy or Don Carlos. While the show highlights will be the War of the Sons of Light Against the Sons of Darkness, a collaboration with the Festival of Avignon and Athens. On the other hand, as far as dance is concerned, there will be choreographed as Entity, Random Dance Company under the direction of renowned choreographer Wayne McGregor English, H3, Rua da Group, or Eonnagata, from the hand of the dancer Sylvie Guillem , the theater director Robert Lepage and the choreographer Russell Maliphant When it comes to music, we must not fail to mention the Cuban pianist Roberto Fonseca, Italian singer-songwriter Vinicio Capossela, composer and singer Sofia Rei Koutsovitis Argentina or Mala Rodriguez & Refree and Algerian singer Khaled with his music rai. pederte yVas to something like? Take this year's Grec have lowered their prices due to the crisis and runs to the county to city for your entries. Rent and enjoy the best cultural festival in Catalonia.