The sportive animation sessions at the Museu Olimpic i de l'Esport have been the great attraction of the morning of BCN Sports Film Festival. The evening began in the multipurpose room with One to One - space devoted to sports audiovisual professionals -. Meanwhile, in the halls the Museu Olímpic i de l’Esport has been projected various sports sessions related to adrenaline, values, solidarity, sports stars and adventure that have made Montjuïc breathe the essence of sport.
Joan Manuel Surroca, journalist by profession and vocation, has published his book "A Blogger's Olympic Diary", in which he sets out thoughts, ideas, stories and anecdotes from the city's sporting life
The Joan Antoni Samaranch Olympic and Sport Museum was the venue for the 2012 Sport and Environment conferences, on the theme of "sustainability and economics in the administration of major sporting events"
The initiative has not only received support from sportspeople. The journalists Paloma del Río, Director of Sports Programmes at TVE and Arcadi Alibés, sports journalist at TV3, also chose to take part and lend their vocal support to the team project. Francesc Mateu, Managing Director of Intermon, thanked them for their cooperation in a project in which we all have a stake.
Maite Fandos, Deputy Mayor for Quality of Life, Equality and Sport at Barcelona City Council, had the task of hosting the event, accompanied by Lamine Diack, President of the IAAF. The ceremony was also attended by such sporting dignitaries as José María Odriozola, President of the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation, and Joan Villuendas, President of the Catalan Athletics Federation. Other notable guests included Fermíb Cacho, Valentín Massana and Javier Moracho.
Javier Mérida, Director of CADENA SER Catalonia and Jaume Serra, Director of Content also for Catalonia, were given the task of overseeing the presentation at the Barcelona Olympic and Sport Museum, accompanied by all the broadcaster's sports journalists
The International Meeting of World Olympic Museums is organized annually by the Olympic Museum of Lausanne, in an effort to generate synergies among the various Olympic Museums throughout the world that are members of the Olympic Museum Network, under the sponsorship of the IOC.
Xavier Trias, the mayor of Barcelona, and Gervasio Deferr were in charge of lighting the commemorative cauldron for the 20th anniversary of Barcelona ‘92, under the watchful eye of Ivan Tibau, Secretary General for Sport; David Moner, president of the UFEC (Union of Catalan Sports Federations); Maite Fandos, president of the Barcelona Olympic Foundation and countless other luminaries from the worlds of politics, sport, business and culture who were keen not to miss this moment of nostalgia for Barcelona ‘92.