Chinese New Year 2018

Along with other entities from the Eixample district and organisations such as the Fundació Institut Confuci de Barcelona and the Casa Àsia, the Chinese community has been organising this event for many years now, keeping alive their traditions and giving others a chance to join in with their New Year celebrations. There will be a … Continue reading Chinese New Year 2018

Mobile World Congress 2018

The Mobile World Congress 2018 (MWC) is back from 26 February to 1 March. The organisers are aiming to make this year’s event the best edition to date and beat last year’s record attendance figure of 108,000 visitors. The slogan this year is ‘Creating a better future’ and the majority of global mobile operators will … Continue reading Mobile World Congress 2018

4YFN at the Mobile World Congress

Four Years From Now (4YFN) is an event for emerging digital companies and is held at the GSMA Mobile World Congress. This year brings the fifth edition and the aim is for the exponential growth in the number of visitors and exhibitors to continue, the target being to exceed 20,000 participants this time around. This … Continue reading 4YFN at the Mobile World Congress

The everyday future, at Mobile Week Barcelona

A week before the Mobile World Congress starts, Mobile Week Barcelona turns the city into an open space for free activities where citizens take centre stage. From 15 to 24 February, art, science and technology will help us see how our life has changed thanks to advances in technology. The programme includes conferences and debates … Continue reading The everyday future, at Mobile Week Barcelona

Festivities for Santa Eulàlia 2018

Once again this year, pupils in their third, fourth and fifth years of primary school get festivities under way with the children’s proclamation. This educational activity familiarises them with political institutions and public participation in Barcelona. This year’s celebrations mark the centenary of the birth of Maria Aurèlia Capmany, one of the figures behind the recovery … Continue reading Festivities for Santa Eulàlia 2018

Celebrate Carnival in Barcelona

Cheeky King Carnestoltes will be arriving in the city on 8 February this year, on Fat Thursday. His arrival signals the start of a week of revelry, where transgression, role reversal and the exaltation of individual and collective freedom is the order of the day. Up until Ash Wednesday, the city’s districts will fill with … Continue reading Celebrate Carnival in Barcelona

Weekend: Sant Antoni local festival, Tres Tombs and the Tradicionàrius

The month of January is associated with the festivities for Sant Antoni Abat (17 January), opening the festive cycle in Barcelona. The neighbourhood of Sant Antoni will be holding its local festival from 12 to 21 January, kicking off the city’s annual calendar of celebrations. Sant Andreu will be celebrating with the traditional Tres Tombs … Continue reading Weekend: Sant Antoni local festival, Tres Tombs and the Tradicionàrius