New festival was held in 2014 in Barcelona with great panache. Pyrotechnics, the figure of “human of millennium” and a grand fireworks display on the main city square watched live over 70,000 spectators.
Created and developed by Fura dels Baus show with music, fountains and pyrotechnics , as well as the main elements – “living tower ” the “castellers” and huge figure of “Human of millennium”, a metal giant 17 meters high and weighing 4,000 kg. After the huge success of the festival, Barcelona City Hall has already announced that the show will be continued and will be an official ceremony celebrating the New Year in the coming years.
Grand spectacle designed also for international audience for projecting of the Catalan capital for the whole world.
According to official data, the City Hall of Barcelona, the show was held without incident and unexpected events, and the number of viewers reached 70,000 spectators. Holiday gathered on the Plaza of Spain everyone interested, also the tourists and the residents. Police also noted that the behavior of the audience was civilized and respectful.
Holiday has not passed without the characteristic elements of the Catalan culture, the so-called “live towers” consisting of the people. This time they were distributed over the entire height of the “iron human” suspended at a height of 15 meters. The performance began at 23.30 hours 31 December 2013 and the culmination was at midnight, when all the Spaniards began the tradition to eat the 12 grapes, which symbolize luck and success in the New Year.
Multicolored fireworks also become one of the main elements of the show.
Barcelona City Hall also stressed and thanked the positive cooperation and delivery of necessary equipment during the performance, which was a great farewell to the 2013 and the great entrance in the 2014 in Barcelona.
International holiday effect also was a pleasant bonus.
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