XXIII Barcelona Manga Fair

General Information

FIRA BARCELONA MONTJUÏC

HALLS 1, 2, 2.1, 3.1, 4, 5 and Univers Square

From Wednesday, November 1st, till Sunday, November 5th, 2017


The 23rd edition of the Barcelona Manga Fair will be held from Wednesday, November 1st, till Sunday, November 5th, 2017, in the Fira Barcelona Montjuïc. The event will take up Hall 1, both floors of Hall 2, Hall 3.1, Hall 4, Hall 5 and Univers Square, where the great covered stage will be placed. This year’s the Barcelona Manga Fair will take up 75,000 square meters altogether.

The big covered stage –and also the food trucks– will be located in UNIVERS SQUARE. The stage will be the venue for the cosplay contests, the exhibitions of Asian dances, live music performances and many other activities.

HALL 1 will contain exhibitor booths, the cooking workshop, Japanese restaurants and the Tamashi Nations World Tour exhibition.

GROUND FLOOR OF HALL 2 will contain exhibitor booths, conference room 1, the Nintendo videogame area and several exhibitions.

UPPER FLOOR OF HALL 2 (called Hall 2.1) will host the space Spirit of Japan for activities related to Japanese culture and traditions. The area will contain the workshops about macrobiotics, Japonism, kimono, bonsai, tea room and meditation room, among other activities, as well as exhibitions and conference room 2.

HALL 3.1 will be devoted to relaxation and will act as an internal passage between Hall 2.1 and Hall 4.

HALL 4 will host the children’s area and some of the workshops, namely manga, anime, 3D printing, cosplay, videogames and youtubers, an also exhibitions and other activities.

The auditorium in HALL 5 will hold dance, cosplay and music performances and anime showings. The ground floor will host popularization activities, exhibitions and conference hall #3. Hall 5 can be accessed from Plaça Univers.

ACCESS TO THE SITE

Access to the site for visitors who have purchased tickets in advance, in the box office or possess an invitation will be carried out through the Reina Maria Cristina Avenue gates. This will also be the entry point on Friday, November 3, for cosplayers with online invitation issued after their online signup through FICOMIC’s website.

OPENING HOURS

Wednesday, November 1st: 9:00 to 20:00 hours.

Thursday, November 2nd: 9:00 to 20:00 hours.

Friday, November 3rd: 9:00 to 20:00 hours.

Saturday November 4th: 9:00 to 20:00 hours.

Sunday November 5th: 9:00 to 20:00 hours.

 

The opening hours for the XXIII Barcelona Manga Fair will be from 9:00 to 20:00 hours, each of the opening days. Available tickets will be on sale in the box office. In the event the tickets for any of the opening day of the Saló have been sold out after the advance sale, such information will be conveyed to the public through the FICOMIC website, social networks and the media.

TICKET SALE

Ticket sale booths located in Espanya Square will be open from 9:00 hours during the five days in which the XXIII Barcelona Manga Fair will be held. Said booths will sell the available tickets for the day. In the event the tickets for any of the opening days have been sold out through advance sale, such information will be conveyed to the public through the FICOMIC website, social networks and the media.

Access tickets will only be valid for the date printed on them. Five-day passes will be valid as access tickets for any of the opening days. School-group tickets will be valid only for Thursday, November 2nd, and Friday, November 3rd, and will only be available for purchasing at the ticket sale booths.

ADVANCE SALE WILL BEGIN ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21ST, AND WILL BE CARRIED OUT SOLELY THROUGH FICOMIC’S WEBSITE: www.ficomic.com. In the event the tickets for any of the opening day of the Saló have been sold out after the advance sale, such information will be conveyed to the public through the FICOMIC website, social networks and the media. This means that THE TICKET SALE BOOTHS WILL NOT BE SELLING TICKETS FOR THE DAYS THAT HAVE BEEN SOLD-OUT DURING THE ADVANCE SALE. The price of the advance ticket shall be increased by an operating fee.

PRICES

General access tickets: 10€

General access tickets will be available for purchasing in advance through the FICOMIC website: www.ficomic.com. They will also be available in the ticket sale booths (located in Espanya Square) if they have not been sold out through the advance sale process. Access tickets shall only be valid for the date printed on them. Advance sale will begin on Wednesday, June 21st.

 

Discount access tickets: 8€

Holders of Carnet Jove, Targeta Rosa and persons 65 years-old and over will have a special price of 8€ per ticket. Only holders of Carnet Jove will be able to buy the tickets in advance through the FICOMIC website: www.ficomic.com. Tickets will be available in the ticket sale booths (located in Espanya Square) if they have not been sold out through the advance sale process.

Holders of Carnet Jove or Targeta Rosa will only be allowed to obtain one ticket per opening day of the Barcelona Manga Fair.

Advance sale will begin on Wednesday, June 21st. Access tickets will only be valid for the date printed on them. This kind of ticket cannot be combined with other discounts for the Barcelona Manga Fair.

 

Special promotion ticket for Thursday: 5€

Access ticket for Thursday, November 2nd, will have a special price of 5€. The ticket will be available for advance purchase through the FICOMIC website: www.ficomic.com. They will also be available in the ticket sale booths (located in Espanya Square) if tickets for Thursday November 2nd, have not been sold out through the advance sale process. These tickets will only be valid for the date printed on them, and cannot be combined with other discounts. Advance sale will begin on Wednesday, June 21st.

 

Ticket for school groups: 2€

The school must show in the ticket booth a letter which specifies the number of students and teachers in attendance. These kinds of tickets are only available in the ticket sale booths of the Barcelona Manga Fair. School group tickets will only be valid on Thursday 2nd or Friday 3rd of November. The price of the ticket per student will be 2€; teachers will be able to access for free with their group of students. These tickets cannot be combined with other discounts for the Barcelona Manga Fair.

 

Five-day pass: 35€

Five-day passes for the XXIII Barcelona Manga Fair will be available for purchasing in advance through the FICOMIC website: www.ficomic.com. They will also be available in the ticket sale booths (located in Espanya Square) if they have not been sold out through the advance sale process. Advance sale will begin on Wednesday, June 21st. These passes cannot be combined with other discounts.

 

Free access for 3-year-old and younger kids (born from October 31st, 2013)

The organizing committee will be able to make any and all changes deemed necessary on the scheduling and location of activities in the premises of the XXIII Barcelona Manga Fair.

ACCESS TO THE SALÓ IS FORBIDDEN FOR ANIMALS, BICYCLES, SKATEBOARDS, SCOOTERS, ROLLERS AND THE LIKE.

WARNING: According to Royal Decree 137/1993, regulating the access and use of weapons, it is strictly forbidden for visitors to carry firearms, cutting weapons and blunt objects, or replicas of such objects that could lead to confusion on their real nature. It is also forbidden the use of objects that could be hazardous for persons, such as fireworks or flammable materials. The only weapons permitted are the ones made of plastic, cardboard or other non-hazardous materials.

Fira Barcelona Montjuïc:

Halls 1, 2, 3.1, 4, 5 and Univers Square

Reina Maria Cristina Avenue
08004 Barcelona

metro

 Line 1 - Station "Espanya"
 Line 3 - Station "Espanya"

bus

TMB Bus Lines:
D20, H12, V7, 9, 13, 27, 37, 50, 65, 79, 91, 109, 150, 165

More info at (http://www.tmb.cat/ca/home)

ENTITAT METROPOLITANA DEL TRANSPORT

(A1) AirportTerminal 1- Pl. Catalunya
(A2) AirportTerminal 2 - Pl. Catalunya
From L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Gavà, Viladecans, Castelldefels:
Lines CJ, L70, L72, L80, L81, L86, L87, L94, L95

More info at (http://www.ambmobilitat.cat/ )

Lines S8, S33, R6, R5, S4 (station "Espanya")

More info at (http://www.fgc.cat/cat/index.asp )

The closest RENFE station is  Barcelona “Sants-Estació"

Parada AVE – Long distance trains
More info at (www.renfe.com )

Rodalies Lines (Suburban lines)

R1 Molins de Rei – Maçanet Massanes
R2 Castelldefels – Granollers Centre
R2 Nord Aeroport – Maçanet Massanes (per Granollers Centre)
R2 Sud St. Vicenç de Calders – Barcelona Estació de França (per Vilanova i la Geltrú)
R3 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat – Puigcerdà (per Vic)
R4 St. Vicenç de Calders – Manresa (per Vilafranca del Penedès)

Regional Lines:

R11 Barcelona Sants-Estació – Portbou (per Girona)
R12 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat – Lleida (per Manresa)
R13 Barcelona Estació de França – Lleida (per Valls)
R14 Barcelona Estació de França – Lleida (per Tarragona y Reus)
R15 Barcelona Estació de França – Riba-roja d’Ebre (per Tarragona y Reus)
R16 Barcelona Estació de França – Tortosa / Ulldecona (per Tarragona)

Contact
C/. Palau, 4 - 08002 Barcelona (Spain)
info@ficomic.com

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