A once in a lifetime opportunity to access historical and cultural venues of a city with one of the richest monumental and cultural heritage in the world, Barcelona.
The social program is fast progressing. A number of exclusive venues will host the main congress social events including:
Sunday, 1st October: Welcome Reception: at Fira.
After the opening ceremony a welcome reception will follow, it will include a traditional Human Tower Exhbition (Castellers). A castell is a human tower built traditionally in festivals at many locations within Catalonia. On November 16, 2010, castells were declared by UNESCO to be amongst the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
Monday, 2nd October: Sagrada Família Visit.
The Sagrada Família is Antoni Gaudí's best-known work and has become an undisputed symbol of Barcelona. This unique modern temple has been under construction since 1882, and is expected to be completed by 2026.
(Please note that some restrictions applied to this visit, World Heritage Site)
Wednesday, 4th October Gala Dinner
Congress Gala will be held at the Barcelona Maritime Museum (Atarazanas Reales). The building is of Gothic style, its construction was carried out in a first stage between 1283 / 1328 and the second between 1328 / 1390. Subsequent reforms and extensions have been made, basically keeping the original structure.