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Awesome images of Gaudí in video
The program “30 minutes” presents for the first time ever, a film by Antoni Gaudí made a year before his death. So far only had to record a few pictures of the architect, but had never seen the image of Gaudí moving.
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The program is in catalan with subtitles in catalan also (sorry, but not in english)
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The lounge will feature Katsuhiro Harada of (Tekken) and Hajime Tabata (Final Fantasy)
The world of video games will have a new capital for four days: Barcelona Games World. The new event in the game industry organized by the Spanish Association of Video Games (AEVI) and Fira de Barcelona will be held from 6 to 9 October at the fairgrounds of Montjuïc and will bring together leading companies in the sector to show the latest fans even before its release. In addition, the event will host a space for professionals to become a platform of boosting domestic industry.
The main fair game industry in Spain has the presence of brands such as Activision, Badland Games, Bandai Namco Entertainment, Electronic Arts, GAME, Koch Media, Microsoft Xbox, Nintendo, Sony Interactive Entertainment Spain, 2K, wargaming and Warner who will present their latest developments before the commercial launch so that visitors can enjoy the games before its release in more than 1,000 terminals available.
Among the 70 titles presented by the brands include Mafia III, NBA 2K17, 2K17 WWE and Bioshock: The Collection (2K); Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered, Destiny: The Lords of Iron and Skylanders Imaginators (Activision); Farming Simulator 17, WRC 6 and Voice – Quiero tu voz (Badland Games); Dragon Ball XenoVerse 2 Little Nightmares and Tekken 7 (Namco Bandai Entertainment); Battlefield 1 Titanfall EA Sports FIFA17 and 2 (Electronic Arts); Biohazard and Resident Evil 7 Final Fantasy XV (Koch Media); Mario Party: Star Rush, Paper Mario: Color Splash or Nintendo Mini Classic Console: Nintendo Entertainment System (Nintendo); GT Sport, Horizon Zero Dawn and The Last Guardian or VR PlayStation (Sony PlayStation) device.
In the opinion of Alberto González Lorca, president of AEVI, “Barcelona World Games opens a new era for the domestic industry. The lounge is committed to be a big party for fans where they can try out games that have not yet reached the stores but also and very special way to become a platform to boost the industry and promotes the internationalization of games developed in Spain ” .
Josep Antoni Llopart, director of BGW, said that “the program of activities that the fair will be the best event for professionals and players. The event will be the best showcase of new products, will host professional competitions eGames, will have a retro space and a professional with conferences and meetings between publishers, developers and investors who will make a reference BGW “.
Harada, Tabata and Martinet in Barcelona
The lounge will also feature the presence of three internationally renowned personalities in the world of video games: Katsuhiro Harada, Hajime Tabata and Charles Martinet. Harada is responsible for the Tekken saga of video games, one major struggle for more than 20 years. Hajime Tabata, director of Final Fantasy XV will hold a conference on the development of this game on the main stage of the fair, on Thursday, October 6 at 17 am, open to the public. Charles Martinet is an actor of American dubbing known for providing the voice of Mario, the star of the franchise Nintendo. Also voices Luigi, Baby Mario, Baby Luigi, Wario, Waluigi and Toadsworth.
BGW has designed a program for professionals, called Games Pro, which aims to boost the development and internationalization of the Spanish gaming industry. First a series of conferences that address issues such as the financing of indies (independent developers), the mobile as a platform for gaming, the role of virtual reality video games, monetization or the ratio of new video games and health will be held . Among the featured speakers include Jason della Rocca, currently responsible for Execution Labs and myth of the gaming industry, and companies like Ubisoft, Social Point or Geomotions Games.
On the other hand, the first Co-Op Business Zone, a space for business meetings between twenty publishers, investors and about 60 developers will be held. This area is exclusive access and can participate in it all exhibitors studies as well as those developers interested in presenting their projects to potential investors. Meetings between developers, investors and publishers be held on 6 and 7 and have a face to face format 30 minutes which aims to promote the indie sectors and startup of the domestic industry.
ESports will also be players of Barcelona World Games. The event will host major video game competitions as the PlayStation League GAME E-sports, the League of Professional Video (LVP), Nintendo, Microsoft and OG Series. Some tournaments will be professional in nature while others are open to visitors and is held mostly in the three arenas located in Halls 1 and 2 of Montjuïc of Fira de Barcelona. Among the games competitions are the subject of Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Counter Strike: Global Ofensive, Hearthstone, League of Legends, Pokemon, FIFA 16 and 17, PES 2016, Uncharted 4 and Super Smash Bros. Splatoon
Official League Playstation held the finals of the Season 6 (FIFA 16, PES 2016, Street Fighter V, Call Of Duty: Black Ops III, Rocket League and Uncharted 4) and open to the public of FIFA 17 tournaments, PES 2017, NBA 2K17 and Street Fighter V, the latter giving points for the prestigious Pro Tour Capcom. Video Professional League (LVP) organized in Barcelona qualified for the Challenger Series of League of Legends in which six Spanish teams compete with top-ranked of the first round of Division of Honor. Nintendo brings to Barcelona competitions with two of his most famous sagas as protagonists: Splatoon and Pokémon. Finally, GAME E-sports celebrates the semifinals and finals of professional tournaments Counter Strike: Global Offensive and Call of Duty: Black Ops III GGCUP as two open tournaments public Clash Royale (for smartphones) and EA Sports FIFA 17.
Retro Barcelona and activities
The fourth edition of Retrobarcelona, the youtubers, cosplay and music are also part of the program of classroom activities. In its more than 6,000 m2 of exhibition Retrobarcelona allow us to travel back in time to the 80s and will bring together more than 50 classic arcade games and consoles Atari, Spectrum or Commodore giving the public an opportunity to play again with these machines. In addition also it held the First League Flippers and Pinballs city.
Another strong dishes BGW will be an unprecedented battle among some of the most famous youtubers of Spain and his followers. Entitled Battlefield 1 Youtubers vs Fans, Electronic Arts will organize this exhibition in which a team of 32 stars of the caliber of Willyrex, Staxx, Alexby11 or TheGrefg compete against some of their fans.
Cosplay parades, an activity that continues to gain weight in the gaming industry, and space Games Party located in the Plaça de l’Univers, where visitors to the show can enjoy the best urban food, relaxing corners and musical performances by the hand of the Top 40, will complete the range of classroom activities.
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The US multinational software Autodesk has introduced its new European sales office in Barcelona
Technology continues to promote Barcelona and Catalonia. The US multinational Autodesk, a world leader in 3D software, presented on Wednesday its European sales office in Barcelona, a kind of ‘hub’ or sales center that will employ up to 100 people until the mid-year come.
In a meeting with journalists, the vice president of global sales operations and Autodesk, Julie Sockley, and vice president of EMEA sales for the company, Roland Zelles, they have justified the choice of Barcelona as its attractive city, infrastructure and It is offering the ability to recruit talented staff. They have also influenced added that it is a “non-saturated” market of international companies, which believe that will change in the coming years because it believes many multinationals opt for the Catalan city.
By placing this sales offices in Barcelona, the multinational believes he can make the Catalan capital, which is already leader in mobile technologies, “the new European capital of 3D technologies,” said Autodesk.
Autodesk, which develops software used routinely designers, architects or engineers, and has contracted for this project about 50 people and expects to make another hundred contracts until the middle of next year, although it has not provided investment figures provided to this whole project. Zelles noted that the company is looking for qualified professionals with mastery of some of the languages of the countries to which they will serve, and that “no matter” of that country come from workers.
The Barcelona office will serve “to all countries of the euro zone as well as Switzerland, Norway and Iceland,” he explained Zelles, so Autodesk looking for a personal profile with extensive sales experience and language skills.
To locate all officers, Autodesk has rented a floor of about 1,200 square meters located in the Sea B building, next to the Diagonal Mar, but does not rule out expanding space in the same building if you need it.
Zelles said that Autodesk, owner of the popular AutoCAD design software, is changing its business model to provide software services also from the cloud.
In addition to these 50 people already working in Barcelona and have been contracted for this ‘hub’ European sales, Autodesk has an office in Sant Just Desvern (Barcelona) with a score of people and Madrid with seven others.
Autodesk closed fiscal year 2014 with sales of over 2,500 million and more than 2.2 million users worldwide, and Europe accounts for 40% of these sales, he explained Zelles.
Sectors such as architecture, design, construction or the entertainment industry, from film to video games, use Autodesk software to design their ideas before taking them out.
Coldplay announces new concert in Barcelona to sell out in two hours
Coldplay has announced a new concert in Barcelona on 27 May, after exhausting in two hours the tickets for the concert is scheduled for May 26 at the Olympic Stadium in Barcelona.
As reported by the promoter Live Nation, tickets for this date are already available in the official outlets, and from tomorrow in Fnac, prices and locations vary between 60 and 95 euros.
They also noted that, coinciding with the sale of tickets of his world tour, Coldplay has released on its Facebook the video for Adventure Of A Lifetime, the ‘single’ to present the new album A head full of dreams, which goes on sale on December 4.
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The festival program more than 50 activities in different areas of Barcelona between 30 October and 7 November | The program is divided between the Arts Santa Monica, Fabra i Coats and Razzmatazz
The MIRA Live Visual Arts Festival offers a week of concerts, installations, lectures and workshops. In total, more than 50 proposals that combine visual arts and music, transforming these shows a unique immersive experience for the audience.
Between October 30 and November 7 are scheduled activities spread over three areas of the city: Fabra i Coats, Razzmatazz and Arts Santa Monica. In the latter area, on 30 and 31 October is the Open Acts, two free workshops in which they are carried out promotional activities and audiovisual sound and visual installations. In addition, from 2 to 4 November, held two workshops dedicated to audio and visual technology to create immersive video, Fulldome 360. As usual, the Fabra i Coats will host concerts, shows and audiovisual installations. And on November 7 evening will be an end to the festival at Razzmatazz.
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This video is about the first Barcelonians. The oldest residents settled in the current city for more than 7,500 years.
This video is in Catalan language (as old as spanish) with spanish subtitles. Do not miss.
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Enjoy the Sagrada Familia video.
Antonio Gaudí is the maximum exponent of the called Catalan architectural modernism. It is based on nature, the influence of the Gothic Revival in eastern trends and the use of geometric shapes such as paraboloid hyperboloid, the helicoid and the conoid. Another feature is that the sculpture is integrated into the architecture. His masterpiece, the Sagrada Família, was launched on 19 March 1882 by the architect Paula del Villar and directed by Gaudí, from late 1883 until 1926, the year of his death. The temple, which lasted more than 130 years, thanks to donations and tickets is financed though, as Gaudí said:
The work of the Sagrada Familia is slow, because my client is in no hurry. The temple will have 18 towers representing the 12 apostles, evangelists 4 towers and 2 bigger domes or towers: one dedicated to the Virgin and over, the highest with 170 meters, Jesus.
Three facades represent the human life of Jesus, from the day birth until death: Nativity facade, with 3 frames (Faith, Hope and Charity); Passion Facade, also with 3 frames (Faith, Hope and Charity) and the facade of the Gloria, which is the main and allowing the entrance to the nave.
The interior symbolizes the heavenly Jerusalem, the columns representing the apostles, the whole illuminated by hundreds of stained glass (windows). The Latin cross is the altar of the crypt and is surrounded by seven apse chapels. Before the altar a cruise of 3 ships, with the facades of the Birth and Passion is located.
Longitudinally central body of five ships with the Portal of Glory is located. The interior has the structure of a forest with tree columns to support the vaults. With 110 meters long and 80 wide, the capacity is 14,000.
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