The 30th birthday of the character Super Mario Bros, an icon for many generations, focus the exhibition ‘1985-2015’ | The show reached 130,000 visitors last year, and this year expects to surpass the figure
The twenty Manga de Barcelona, organized Ficomic in the Fira Barcelona from October 29th to November 1st, will be the largest in its history, with 60,000 square meters, and more activities and exhibitors, for which expects to receive some 130,000 visitors.
As he explained at a press conference the director of the show, Pilar Gutierrez, this year there will be 10,000 square meters more than last year with the addition of Palau 4 besides 1 and 2 and the Univers- square, where they will be placed on all, “leisure activities” as screenings, workshops, ‘cosplays’ -dress up of fictional characters and exhibitions.
The show reached 130,000 visitors last year, and this year hopes to overcome-and figure has more than half the tickets sold, with fertilizers and tickets sold out Saturday and Sunday virtually sold-although “lack see how work on Thursday and Friday, “said Gutierrez. With 865,000 euro budget to 5% more-and-a 173-a 15% more-exhibitors, this show continues to grow year after year, to what Gutierrez said that “perhaps not yet peaked” and that his task is to listen to the needs of the visitors.
As explained by the coordinator of exhibitions, Oriol Estrada, the exhibition program includes Manga “manga under construction ‘, an exhibition on the presence of Japanese architecture in the manga and especially of “Gaudí’s relationship with Japan” which will have a specific section on modernism and Japanese architects buildings in Barcelona.
The 30th birthday of the character Super Mario Bros – “represents an icon for many generations,” according to Nintendo product manager Yolanda Cabo– focus the exhibition ‘1985-2015’, with illustrations of his career, and the organization hopes it has many fans dressed in red and dressed in his visor.
The exhibition section will also host ‘Kosen: after oriental dream’ dedicated to manga made by Spanish Aurora Garcia and Diana Fernández; ‘Shisiki’ original autographed drawings by great mangakas made on rice paper; ‘Dragons Paper: east-west’, with the vision of this mythological figure; ‘Star Wars Japan’, with illustrations by Tsuneo Sanda, and ‘nuclear Manga’, a reflection on the sleeve of the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima, among other exhibits.
Consul General of Japan, Hiroyuki makiuchi has held that the Ministry of Agriculture in your country has been involved in this year’s show, so you can taste authentic sushi and celebrate the tea ceremony, and also “the queen of cava Japanese “Miss Sake, the city will attend a tasting of sake to complement the exhibition dedicated to this traditional drink.
President Ficomic and Publishers Guild of Catalonia, Patrici Tixis, celebrated growth show, and noted that the manga is “the gateway to reading” of many people, in a country where rates Reading is very low.
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