Dau Barcelona Games Festival


Dau Barcelona is a festival of table games but attention is not a festival aimed at children, the Dau is a festival for all ages, with its own space for children's games. From the age of five, everyone will find a space in the Dau. The festival is celebrated on November 24 and 25 in the Fabra i Coats venue and in the Can Fabra square, but days before, presentation activities are organized in several civic centers and activities in schools and homes for the elderly (Escuelas al Dau and Dau Senior). The night before the start of the Gran Dau (which is what is called the main core of the festival) the Dau Barcelona 2018 Awards will be presented at the Sant Andreu Teatre to the best authors of games in the world. At the end of the awards ceremony, the popular game "Los hombres lobo de Vallnegra" will be performed, adapted to the theater.

Dau Barcelona is aimed at families and the community of experienced players, who offer a wide variety of games that are now within reach. The editors of board games and entities such as Ludo, the association of game creators of Spain, participate in the festival.

The festival is organized by the Institute of Culture of Barcelona, ​​curated by Oriol Comas and with the help of Pere Areste (historical Dau), Marc Figueras (Schools in the Dau and senior Dau), Pak Gallego (Dau pro), Víctor Baroja (Traditional Dau) and Vanessa Carballo (Dau in the neighborhoods).

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