Barcelona Modernista Fair and Street Trade Festival

Posted on 27 May 2010 in Barcelona, always!

Barcelona Modernista Fair

Barcelona Modernista Fair

Once again the neighbourhood spring festival in the “Dreta” or right side of Eixample will be offering visitors a journey to the end of the 19th and start of the 20th century, when Barcelona was at the height of its prosperity and Modernisme its avant-garde movement.

From 28 to 30 May, from Aragó street to Avinguda Diagonal, Girona street will be holding the sixth Modernista Fair, Modernista Market and Street Trade Festival.

Children’s games, shows, workshops, a large marquee containing vintage cars, exhibitions, a talk, silent movies, puppet shows and a mini-train, in a period atmosphere with lots of surprises, will be taking place over several days in this stretch of Ildefons Cerdà’s expansion district, the Eixample.

Street Trade Festival

Street Trade Festival

Then, throughout the weekend, you will be able to visit some eighty stands of every kind, ranging from craft products and food prepared according to natural processes, children’s workshops for handkerchief printing and preparing badges with Modernista motifs, demonstrations of old buildings and lots more, all designed to recreate a highly representative historical era in our country.

Last year, the Hotel Europark located Aragó street with Girona street (Gaudí Modernist route), and was visited by a group of friends of Terrassa by reason of the Barcelona Modernista Fair, dressed up for the occasion. This year, they will repeat!

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