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Sant Medir Festival

Sant Medir is one of the most deeply-rooted festivals in the old town of Gràcia, this year it takes place on Thursday 3rd March. It is best known as ‘the sweetest festival’ for the tons of sweets and toffees thrown to the public from the horses, floats and lorries in the procession. The festival groups […]

LLUM BCN: Barcelona’s brightest festival

For the fifth year running, and coinciding with Sant Eulàlia, the Llum BCN festival will transform the city centre using the language of light. Llum Bcn festival will be held in the next few days from the 11th to the 14th during which the Santa Eulalia Festival will flood Barcelona with light. Organized by the […]

Santa Eulalia Festival

The city’s co-patron saint, Santa Eulàlia, lives her finest days with the Festa Major d’Hivern, or winter festival, from 11 to 14 February. Tradition and popular culture feature heavily in the celebrations and children and youths have a prominent role to play. The opening ceremony is on Thursday at 8 pm. Entitled “Dansem amb la […]

Baroque Festival at Barceloneta

From 3 to 6 February the Barceloneta neighbourhood is remembering historic moments from when it was founded in the mid-18th century, organising a series of activities to add value to its cultural heritage. This is the fifth edition of a festival which gains more significance every year in the neighbourhood’s festive agenda. Workshops, talks, tours, […]

Sant Antoni is celebrating its festival

From 15 to 24 January, the Sant Antoni neighbourhood will be celebrating its festa major, filling its streets with activities ranging from talks and book presentations to sports activities and workshops and games for children. On the last day the festa major the Diables de Sant Antoni organise a correfoc, in which the fire-totting devils […]

Public festivals in the neighborhood of Sant Andreu

The neighborhood of Sant Andreu is one of the city’s most vibrant areas towards the end of the year, when this district celebrates its local festival. From November 27 through December 8, Sant Andreu, a small village outside Barcelona up until 1897, will be absolutely bursting with all kinds of celebrations and merriment emblematic of […]

All set for the XXI Barcelona Manga Fair!

The XXI Barcelona Manga Fair, that’ll take place between October 29 and Novembre 1, 2015, in Fira Barcelona Montjuïc, continues to expand its extension and increase the number of activities it offers. This edition of the show organized by FICOMIC will take up Pavilion 1, both floors of Pavilion 2, Pavilion 4 and Univers Square. Its […]

48h Open House Barcelona

The 6th edition of the 48h Open House Barcelona takes place on 24 and 25 October and again sees over 150 buildings around the city’s districts open their doors, with 1,200 volunteers involved. Thanks to the success of previous years, the 48h Open House Barcelona has become a must for architecture lovers and a unique […]

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The Sants festival

Sants is decking itself out once again for its annual festival, the festa major, which takes place this August. Local residents celebrate their traditional festival together, with street parties, workshops and lots of kids’ activities. The streets will be decorated, as they are every year, for the traditional decoration competition, with a prize for the […]

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The world’s biggest gay festival is celebrated in Barcelona!!

This summer sees Barcelona playing host once again to the Circuit Festival, offering twelve days and numerous activities featuring international artists for the gay and lesbian community. Over 70,000 people from all over the world participate in this festival, which is established as a worldwide benchmark. The programme’s many activities notably include concerts, DJ sessions, […]