This weekend will be energetic to say the least with La Merce just only around the corner, but it is not only La Merce that is happening during this weekend other events will also take place such as the Asia Festival. The festival will take place during the same time as La Merce, from 20.9 – 24.9/2013.
The Asia Festival is a festival that is organised by Casa Asia, which goal is to get the knowledge of Asian culture stronger in Catalonia and Spain. They want to show and share the Asian and Pacific culture with the people living in Spain. Read more about Casa Asia at their website.
The Festival is an annual event and this is the twelfth installation of the Asia Festival. The festival is for everybody and is free except for the ending ceremony where it cost 4 euros. The festival will have various performances that have different kinds of origins in Asia. From musicians to acrobatics to magician. Check out the performances at the Asia Festival website.
The festival will take place on several places throughout Barcelona. You can find the performances at Espai Francesca Bonniemaison, Ateneu Barcelonès, Montjuïc Castla, CaixaForum and at the Outdoor stage on Passeig de Sant Joan. Here you can find the directions.