Events

Summer and its multitude of neighbourhood festivals are swiftly disappearing into the sunset. Fortunately, the end of summer brings Barcelona’s biggest yearly festival, La Mercè.

Every September 11 marks the National Day of Catalonia, a festival popularly known by the name of Diada.

The Festa Major de Gràcia simply celebrates the neighbourhood and everyone who lives there. The spirit of the festival is to get everyone together and rejoice in being a part of the community and its traditions. And it has to be said, they do it in style!

Go back another year more in Barcelona “Music als Parcs”, an event that offers 49 free concerts in the city parks.

Barcelona is a extremely sporty. There are many competitions and events are based here. And to continue this tradition, Barcelona will host the XV edition of the World Swimming Championships starting on July 19.

Barcelona remains one of Europe’s most active capital city for the musical offer: after receiving the Primavera Sound and Sonar, returns this July the appointment Cruïlla Barcelona Festive 2013.

The 20th anniversary of Sonar – from June 13 to 15 – will be a total celebration, which will get some of the most important artists of electronic music in Barcelona.

At the end of May, Barcelona hosts one of the top festivals in Europe – Primavera Sound 2013. Back for its twelfth year, the festival continues to focus on independent music and is already gearing up to put a spring in Barcelona’s step once again.

Of all the religious holidays, Easter is the most important. Barcelona is a modern and cosmopolitan city, which is why Easter is not feeling as much as in other Spanish cities like Seville. However, the Catholic traditions are an important part of festivals and local culture.

If you love good food and a lover of tasty cod this news is for you. From 1 to March 31 in Barcelona, you can follow the first edition of the “Ruta de Bacalao”.

In Barcelona arrive feast days dedicated to Santa Eulalia, holy martyr and co-patron of the city. The history of Santa Eulalia is very significant, an example of will and strong belief in their own ideas.

The Hispanic community is made up of all peoples and nations who share a language and Hispanic culture. Every October 12 is celebrated Columbus Day with the celebration of the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus. In Spain it is a national holiday called National Day of Spain.

Port Vell will host the next edition of the Barcelona International Boat Show, which this year will be from 26 to 30 September 2012. The new idea, developed by the organizers (Feria de Barcelona and the National Association of Boating Spain, Anen) intends to concentrate all the supply in one place to facilitate visits.

Following the success of July and August, with 10,000 visitors, “Piknic Electronik” again to close the 2012 season.

La Mercè is the most important festival in Barcelona since 1871, when the council drew up a program of special events to celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Mercy (Mare de Deu de la Merce Vendrell in Catalan), which takes place on September 24.

Next Tuesday, September 11th will be the National Day of Catalonia. This commemorates the fall of Barcelona in the hands of the Bourbon troops under the Duke of Berwick during the War of the Spanish Succession September 11 1714, after 14 months of siege.

Barcelona is a city to enjoy the outdoors. Throughout the spring and summer, the city has plans for cultural events. music and food. One of the most important events of each summer is the outdoor cinema in the Castle of Montjuic. From 29 June to 8 August you can enjoy a movie in original language: […]

The Festival Grec in Barcelona is an international festival of dance, music and theater. Throughout its history this festival, which this year reaches 36 editions, has become not only the main attraction of the summer in Barcelona, but also a reference to the European calendar of performing arts.

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What is the most important festival in Barcelona or Spain? Definitely a spanish will respond: St. Juan! This is the festival that begins the summer season, people gather in the streets and especially on the beach to dance, drink and have a barbecue. At least once in your life you have to experience this atmosphere, […]

Start Gratacós’ hat week, one of the oldest textile shops in Barcelona. We are already at the third round, and this year will run from May 3 to May 8, 2012. The windows of the store will be a tribute to the movie “The Artist”, the winner of Academy Awards last year. Inside you can […]

The Festival Internacional de Cinema d’Autor de Barcelona will screen an international panorama of the finest contemporary auteur cinema, combining the discovery of emerging new talents and cinematographies with internationally established directors and films that have traditionally received rough treatment from our country’s commercial distributors. Structured into different sections, the Festival will screen more than […]

In late May, Barcelona will host one of the best festivals in Europe – Primavera Sound 2012, for the 11th consecutive year. The festival continues to focus on independent music and is already preparing to be one of the best events of 2012 in Barcelona. With a long list of indie music talent, this outdoor […]

Sónar International Festival of electronic music and New Art Digital, that this year sees the 19th edition, has presented some of the artists who will perform at the 2012 edition. In total more than 40 names in addition to those presented (Lana King, The Roots, Hot Chip …). Among the great electronic scene have confirmed […]