An exciting new literary event will take place this week called the Gran Slam de Escritura and this will mark the final of a series of live writing improvisations that have been taking place across Barcelona. The 10 finalists will battle each other in three consecutive rounds with a series of nine different creative challenges, and whilst they create their literary masterpieces, the words appear on a screen for the audience to read. The event will be in Spanish however the improvisations will also be accompanied by music and art pieces to create an ambience of innovation and creativity. The contestants will be scored by a group of talented judges from the literary world, including writer Care Santos and playwright Sergi Belbel. The event will take place on September 16th at the Antiga Fàbrica Estrella Damm. The previous seven rounds have received fantastic reviews and the finale promises to be an exciting literary spectacle.
The competition starts at 7pm and tickets cost €10. More information here.