The BCN Sports FilmFestival has already begun. Maite Fandos, the president of “Fundació Barcelona Olímpica” has been the responsible to present the international sport film and television festival in Barcelona

The opening ceremony was attended by characters from the sport sector, politics and cinema. They could enjoy a short preview of the schedule. This schedule will be in the two official venues -Museu Olímpic i de l’Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch and Sala Àmbit Cultural of El Corte Inglés – Portal de l'Angel -, until Saturday. 72 audiovisual related to sport. All the sessions have free access.

The inauguration ceremony has had great moments. The most emotional has been the recognition of the sporting career of two catalan athletes: the water polo player Jordi Sans – double Olympic medal and five times Olympic  – and the swimmer Hortensia Graupera – one of the greatest pioneers and promoters in swimming. Also the act to tribute Alvaro Bultó, which will take place tomorrow, Thursday 8th  of May, at 19.00 pm in the Olympic Museum Auditorium. Hristo Stoichkiv will be  the responsible to present the session “Sooner Football” on Friday the 9th at 20.00pm

Miguel Centeno, the marketing manager of the daily Sport, gave the award to the winners of the third edition Carlos Batlló and Victor Sala of SpotSport – 1.000€ endowment -. This edition has been attended mostly 16 spots created by young creative talents.

The Festival wants to thank all the sponsors, media partners, and collaborators for this successful fifth edition.

Remember that this Saturday 10th of May at 19.00 pm during the closing ceremony we will know the winner of the City of Barcelona Amphora for the best film

We look forward!!