Mecal Air is an open air festival of international short and animation films that takes place every year in Barcelona, this year being the 9th edition.

With more than 5500 short films submitted and 350 works screened in the last edition, Mecal has become one of the most important festivals of shorts and animation both in Europe and internationally, it represents a unique opportunity to see the best new short films made here in Spain as well as abroad.

So you head from 20:30 to 23:30 to the picnic zone at Poble Espanyol every Friday in June, July and August and the first two Fridays of September to enjoy the programme. This year’s themes include sex, horror, sci-fi, comedy and plenty more.

Tickets cost €3.50 showing de Mecal App at the ticket office and €6.50 without.

More information here. —