(Español) Fiestas de Fin de Año en Barcelona

19 December, 2011 0 comments

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Raval’s Festival of Culture

11 November, 2011 0 comments

The Raval’s Festival will take over the streets until the 13th of November in this fantastic area full of cultura and colour with an incredible amount of opportunities of enjoyment for everybody.

The diversity in el Raval is also one of the great attractions of the area. El Raval is a melting pot of different cultures come from all over the world which has given it its own personality and a unique culture. During the whole time the festival is on, going around the Raval you will see theatre, music, cinema and exhibitions.

The street will the stage where culture happens during this festival. There will be street markets, gastronomical workshops, “danzadores de paloteado” or “traditional dancers with sticks”, Bollywood dances, magic or even capoeira dancers from Brazil.

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Chestnut festival in the Poble Español

29 October, 2011 0 comments

The area of Poble Español, Spanish People, located in the mountain of Montjuic, has become this days the best place to celebrate the glory of chestnuts. In this fantastic area the whole family will be able to enjoy an intensive activity day, especially for children as they will be able to participate many different activities. Among the different surprises that they will discover here, the most important are the lady who will give chestnuts and other goodies o all of those who come over here. This “Castañera” or chestnut lady will be accompanied by “cabezudos”, people dressed up and wearing massive masks, hence the name “cabezudo” or “big head”. Together they will make sure visitors have fun all day with music and showmanship. Read full entry

The Festivities of “la Merce”

23 September, 2011 0 comments

People have taken to the party in Barcelona, from now until Sunday 25th of September the city is celebrating the festivities of la Mercè.

This event attracts every year many locals and tourists who take part in all the different activities. After the opening of the festivities with the presentation at the council of Barcelona, the party starts. The concerts of the BAM’s cycle will take place all over the city: in the Plaza del Rei, Plaza Reial and Plaza Cataluña among others. There will also be different events for children like games and activities also other gastronomical events.

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