Barcelona soon will delight all sports fans with new entertainment which will be the first in Europe. Barcelona Olympic ring on the mountain of Montjuic become a theme park dedicated to the sport. The park will occupy a total area of 95,000 square meters, will receive the name «Open Camp» and its official opening is scheduled for the summer of 2015.
Existing sports facilities and equipment on the mountain of Montjuïc, which are currently the Olympic ring, from next year will be fully integrated into the new unprecedented theme park called «Open Camp Europe» and focused on sports entertainment and sports and recreational activities.
«Open Camp Europe», which will open in summer 2015, will occupy a total area of 95,000 square meters and will be equipped for 16 million potential visitors of Montjuic.
According to official estimates in the first year of the new sports park, which will be open 230 days a year, the number of visitors will be from 1.6 to 1.9 million visitors (7,000 people per day) with a single entry price of 28 euros, but with special discounts for the people of Barcelona.
Opening theme park involves the creation of 240 new jobs, and the initial cost of private investment was of 20.5 million euros and positive economic impact for the city is estimated at more than 53 million euros per year. Such data are the key points for private enterprise to participate in the grand project, in which a total of 26 companies will participate.
Olympic stadium 'Lluis Companys', the National Institute of fisic training Catalonia (INEFC), the Olympic Museum of Sports and the telephone tower – will be one of the many sites within the theme park 'Open Camp' and ready for future special events. Later, they can join the concert palace Palau Sant Jordi. Thus, providing temporary use of objects that will be part of the sports park, will give a significant economic impulse for the various public and private owners of these spaces.
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