Primavera Sound Festival Barcelona Concerts Dead can dance, Nick Cave and the black seeds, Blur, Phoenix, the Jesus and Mary chain, My bloody Valentine ... So GREAT ! Rodriguez is coming in Barcelona Primavera sound festival on Saturday May 25th, the incredible history from this singer (71 years old ) which we discovered in the … [Read more...]
In Barcelona there are all kinds of events going on throughout the year. In January you have the Three Kings Day with spectacular firework displays, February is the Feast of Santa Eulàlia with giants parading through the streets, and in March it’s a huge carnival all over the city.
April has two main festivals, the Feast of Sant Jordi and the Feast of Virgin of Montserrat where you can experience sardana dancing. During May it’s Corpus Christi and Dia de Sant Ponc herb fair whilst in June there’s more fireworks and feasting at the Feast of Sant Joan and some great music and theatre at the Grec Festival and Sonar. With budget apartments Barcelona offering such a good deal you can always stay for longer than intended!
In July you get to see fashion shows, the Assumption Festa Major with celebrations and parties in the streets of Gracia in August and September has La Diada, the Catalan national day. October to November is the Festival de Tardor with theatre, music, dance, cabaret and exhibitions and Festival Internacional de Jazz de Barcelona, and finally in December are the Christmas Fairs.
Circuit de Catalunya enjoys a privileged location, at only 32 km from Barcelona. (and 18 km from the Costa de Barcelona). The Circuit is located between two major communication roads. May 10 - 11- 12 2013 How to get to the circuit from Barcelona centre : -Access by bus from Barcelona BUS Sagalés : 45 minutes. Shop : Passeig Sant … [Read more...]
Enjoy this weeks´ most unique lifestyle experience on the Passeig de Gracia: Barcelona´s 3rd edition of the Shopping Night! Shops will open there doors till 1am on Thursday the 22nd of November. You can advantage a 20% off from 8pm till 1am at Sisley, H&M, Blanco, Lacoste and 10% off the winter collection of Replay. This last one, the … [Read more...]
The Casa Batllo, Antoni Gaudí's masterpiece, celebrates 10 years of cultural visits and wants to share it with the entire city of Barcelona with a vibrant, exciting visual spectacle, which will reveal all symbologies and interpretations that inspired this great architect in creating the so wonderful facade. When: Today Saturday the 20th of … [Read more...]
If you are in Barcelona this week don´t miss the most popular Festival off the Gracia area: La Fiesta Mayor De Gracia. The neighbors of Gracia have worked very hard to decorate 18 streets of this area with really beautiful self made decoration. There are different themes like the world of the bees & the flowers, Sun & Moon decorated … [Read more...]
This Saturday the 14th of July the most well known museums of the Montjuic hill open their doors for the night of the Montjuic (Montjuïc de nit). Their expositions can be visited FOR FREE between 8pm and 1am and are accompanied with live music. Free entrance for the MNAC, The Caixa Forum, Fundació … [Read more...]
Tonight the Grec Festival of Barcelona 2012 will have it´s kick off with two free concerts at the Arc de Triomf! From 9pm you can show your rumba movements dancing on the fusion rhythms of Canteca de Macao and the Catalan rumba and rock band La Troba Kung-Fú. In between enjoy a mix of magic and poetry with the show … [Read more...]
On the 29th of June the 10th Edition of the open air film festival at the Montjuic castle starts. On Friday, Monday and Wednesday evening till the 8th of August you can enjoy Barcelona´s nice summer evenings together with your friends in the open air. More than one month of the best movies of all times at Sala Montjuic. The movies are in … [Read more...]
From the 5th till the 9th of June 2012 the second edition of the week of the terraces of hotels in Barcelona will take place. 52 Hotels in the city centre offer free activities on their terraces. Music performances, painting exhibitions, film screenings, fashion showrooms, swimming , bombon tasting, magic…All very interesting activities in … [Read more...]
More than 250 groups will be acting from today until Sunday at the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona. As 34% of the visitors are coming from foreign countries like England, Italy and France - a great party atmosphere in the whole city is guaranteed for the whole weekend. To get into the festival vibe, just check out this short, … [Read more...]
Caixa Forum Social and cultural centre Monday to Friday: 10.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays: to 10.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. Av. de Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8 08038 Barcelona Tel. +34 93 476 86 00. Fax. +34 93 476 86 35 Metro Plaza Espanya The CaixaForum Social and Cultural Centre is … [Read more...]
Children will love the Les Festes de Santa Eulàlia 2012, which is held annually in Barcelona and is regarded as one of the biggest festival for the little ones. It takes place between the 11th and 12th of February and during the festival, many attractions in Barcelona are open to the public such as the Cathedral and more than 30 museums as well as … [Read more...]
In Spain and Catalonia the biggest Christmas celebration is not the 25th of December (as in many other countries) but on the 5th of Jenuary, when the three kings of the Orient - Balthasar, Gaspar & Melchior - arrive at the crib of the baby Jesus. This is celebrated with a big and very impressive parade that takes place on the evening before … [Read more...]
Are you a fashion victim? Once again, Barcelona is "the place"! The city is famous for its multitude of fashion shops to suit all budgets and tastes. They range from the classic brands of the international scene to others more originals, since several emerging , cutting-edge designers from around the world have chosen the Catalan capital to live … [Read more...]
Barcelona is a very popular destination all year long, and each season has its special attraction. Also well known for its night life and endless options of bars, restaurants, clubs and more, Barcelona is a favorite for New Years Evening. Wether you want to enjoy a great dinner, go out clubbing or celebrate in the streets, Barcelona has something … [Read more...]
Shakira´s new video clip "Loca" has been recorded in Barcelona, you can see a lot of the city of Barcelona in this latest clip. Youtube Shakira video LOCA Making of of this video in Barcelona on August 19th 2010 Shakira's manager got in touch with us to rent a beach apartment, but unfortunately we didn´t have any apartment available for … [Read more...]
Iñarrittu and Bardem who won the price of best actor in Cannes 2010 After the success of Woody Allen's movie " Vicky, Christina, Barcelona", many movie makers plan on recording a movie in Barcelona. Iñarrittu, the famous mexican movie maker of " Babel" has done it already. The film stars Javier Bardem as a man involved in the illegal … [Read more...]
Every year in september Barcelona becomes a city of traditional spectacles side by side with the most contemporary artistic shows like theatre and independent musician. La Fiesta de la Merce is the cities most important festival of the year. The distant origin of the festival today: in the 17th century the city asked the Virgin of Mercy, la Mercé, … [Read more...]
La Pedrera or Casa Mila carrer Provença, 261 - 265. 08008, Barcelona. Website La Pedrera 5 November to 28 February. Monday to Sunday: from 9.00 to 18.30 (last admission: 18.00) Closed: 25 December, and 7 to January 13, 2013. 1 January: special opening hours from 11.00 to 18.30. 1 March to 4 November. Monday to Sunday: from 9.00 … [Read more...]
August 15 to 21st 2010 The Neighborhood Festival of Gracia, celebrated during the last half of August, is an incredibly well-organized and artsy local fiesta. Gràcia's residents spend months planning parades, concerts, floats, arts & crafts activities and more. During the day, events are held in the area's brightly decorated streets and … [Read more...]