|Tonight in Barcelona: The European Athletics opening ceremony.|
Are you staying tonight at our Youth Hostel in Barcelona? From here we recommend you a great event that is going to be held tonight in the city ... And it's free! Perfect for Barcelona Backpackers.
Tonight we'll have the chance of enjoying the opening ceremony of the European Athletics Championship Barcelona 2010. It's going to be an exceptional event for 90 minutes led by one of the founders of La Fura dels Baus, whose shows we've always admired in our Youth Hostel in Barcelona. The ceremony promises to be a great event, a special performance, attractive and innovative with water as the central axis, accompanied by music specially composed for the occasion, dance and acrobatics. There will also be held a big parade with all the athletes.
The event takes place on the Avenida Maria Cristina, next to Pça. Espanya, the Magic Fountain of Montjuic central axis. It stats at 10:00 pm. The ceremony can be followed by four giant screens installed along Avenida María Cristina, and when finished, will host a concert by the group La Troba Kung-Fu, in the Plaza de l'Univers ... And best of all, it is completely free, great for Barcelona Backpackers tonight staying at our youth hostel in Barcelona!
How to get there from our Youth Hostel in Barcelona?
Take the Metro the fastest option. The station is at 5 a minutes walking distance from our Youth Hostel in Barcelona.
Take the metro line L1-FONDO / HOSPITAL de BELLVITGE at the Clot Station and get off after 9 stops, at ESPANYA low. It will take 12 minutes to arrive.