International Exhibition of Barcelona 1929

Industry, art and sport

May 20, 1929 - January 15, 1930


* Official name: Exposición Internacional de Barcelona
* Category: Second category international exhibition
* Themes: Industry, art and sport
* Inaugurated on 19 May by King Alfonso XIII.
* Duration: 20 May 1929 - 15 January 1930 (249 days)
* Geographical location: Parc de Montjuich
* Area: 118 hectares
* Emblems: El Palacio Nacional, El Pueblo Español, A traditional Spanish village, German Pavilion (Mies van der Rohe)
* Organisation: Patronage - Alfonso XIII
* General Director: Marqués de Foronda
* Honorary Committee: Mayor of Barcelona
* General Commissioner of the King: Albert Henri Marie de Bourbon e de Castellvi
* Architects: Pedro Domenech (Chief Architect), Josep Puig y Cadafalch, Lluis Domenech y Montaner
* Participants: 14 European nations and international private exhibitors
* Exhibitors: 1,714
* Exhibits: 12.900
* Costs: 130.000.000 Pesetas
* Financing: City of Barcelona and State
* State subsidies: 10,000,000 pesetas
* Classification: 18 groups and 116 categories
* Divided into three thematic sections: Industry, Art in Spain, Sport
* Prizes: 1,175 prizes of which 655 are grand prizes