Frequently Asked Questions
Do not be left with any doubts about the purchase of tickets or the Festival.
Barcelona is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city by the sea, that stands out for being one of the innovation and creativity hubs of southern Europe and one of the main tourist destinations of the world, what makes the Festival an incentive for cultural and responsible tourism lovers. Barcelona is also a city open to bring to life different and disparate projects, promoted by its citizens. The Festival aims to be a place of connection, from which contribute to collective consciousness and genuine collaboration.
From management, marketing, communication, sales, production, legal and organization, to speakers, facilitators and instructors, we are all volunteer people and we contribute with genuine value to the festival without receiving any remuneration in return.
However, we have unavoidable expenses like the space rental, production, hospitality, among others.
In clear accounts you can check all the numbers of the 2022 edition.
We are organizing more than 100 activities, talks and experiences around the central topics (activism, art, science and technology, education, diversity, sustainability and business)
It will be trilingual: English, Spanish and Catalan. In the Auditorium there will be simultaneous translation, but not in the City of Consciousness, where the person in charge of each activity will speak in its own language.
The Festival is diverse and inclusive, and capable of connecting everyone, becoming a wonderful alloy of genders, ages, cultures, origins, beliefs and professions.
We understand that human consciousness expansion must be a transversal phenomenon and under any circumstances restricted to specific collectives.
Children under 16 will have free access to the event. Likewise, it will be necessary to get the free ticket and sign the pertinent authorization document.
There are only passes for 2 days.
According to the conditions of sale, it is not possible to make a refund or request ticket changes, except if the purchased ticket has a cancellation right. In this case, it will be possible to cancel with the right of refund up to 30 days before the event.
If the Festival is forced to be canceled for reasons beyond the organization control, attendees will be able to choose between refunding their ticket or keeping it to attend to the new date of the event.
Barcelona is a fully accessible city, so we recommend that you use public transport. You can use the metro (L4 Maresme Fòrum), Tram (T4 Fòrum or El Maresme) or bus (Lines 7, H16, V29, B23).
There will be a food and drink sales area with vegetarian and vegan options.
The entrance of food to the CCIB is totally prohibited by space policy and the organization of the festival respects this policy.
In general, the activities will be free access.
However, some of them will have limited capacity, and it will be necessary to make a pre-reservation. The opening of the pre-reservations will be notified by email to the people who have purchased their ticket.