Posts Tagged ‘Barcelona’

Barcelona, like every year is preparing for one of the typical culinary traditions: calçotada. In the period from February to April, which represents the end of winter and the arrival of spring, the Catalans meet with friends to eat together the calçots.

In this short video made by Pumba Productions, you can appreciate the beauty of Barcelona from an aerial shot, by the use of a small plane.

Barcelona is a source of inspiration for all kinds of artists, even at night. And it is this time that he wanted to portray and show director Pau Garcia. It has done so through a video through timelapse technique.

Chocolate, donuts, crakanias, clouds of chocolate, macarons, cakes, churros, gourmet apples, chocolates of all types and pasta with an irresistible smell of chocolate! .

La Sagrada Família, the full name in Catalan “Expiatorio Sagrada Familia” (atonement of Sagrada Familia), is a Catholic basilica, still under construction, the masterpiece of architect Antoni Gaudi, leader of the Catalan Modernism.

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.

Barcelona is one of the most diverse holiday destinations you can choose, mountains on one side, sea on the other, and everything else imaginable in-between.

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.

Let’s face it, when you go on a city break, the sights you see by day are only one part of the whole experience. Enjoying the city when the sun goes down may well leave you with some of your best holiday memories.

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.

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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.

Leave your luggage in good hands with Locker Barcelona, in Plaça Catalunya. You can avoid carry your bags and enjoy the city waiting to go to your apartment or at the airport.

Tapas are dishes prepared to accompany a beer or glass of wine. You can taste the tapas any time of day, there is always a bar a restaurant serving tapas all day.

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”.

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.