Great New Year’s Concert

The Great New Year’s Concert by the Strauss Festival Orchestra has been seen by five million spectators around the world. The concert has been performed at venues all over Europe, from the Musikverein in Vienna to the Berliner Philarmonie, the Musikhalle Hamburg and the Auditorium Parco della Musica, in Rome. The programme takes its inspiration…

‘Nit de Llufes’ fire run in Barceloneta

On 28 December (All Fools’ Day here), the Diables de la Barceloneta group will be filling the neighbourhood with gunpowder and fire. The ‘Nit de Llufes’ fire run reaches its eleventh edition this year. The fire run follows the seafront in the neighbourhood before ending up in Plaça del Poeta Boscà with a fire display….

First swim of the year

The Club Natació Atlètic-Barceloneta is organising the 22nd edition of the ‘First swim of the year’, an activity for hardy souls brave enough to start 2019 by taking a dip at the beach. A solidarity registration cost of three euros was introduced last year. In addition, for everybody signing up to take part, the Club…

‘Toruk (The First Flight)’ by the Cirque du Soleil

The film Avatar, by James Cameron, is the inspiration for this show by the Cirque du Soleil. Visual effects, puppets, cutting-edge scenography and a cinema-style soundtrack transport the spectator to the amazing world of Pandora. The show combines James Cameron’s imagination with the artistic vision of the Cirque du Soleil, thanks to the directors and multimedia…

Three Kings Parade

Their Majesties will be accompanied by their entourage of fantastic creatures and royal pages, ready to collect the last letters with children’s wishes before the magic night. The royal party will be arriving at the Moll de la Fusta wharf on board the schooner Santa Eulàlia at 4 pm. After being welcomed by the Mayor…

Santa Llúcia Fair

The Sant Llúcia Fair, held in the heart of Ciutat Vella, reaches its 232nd edition this year. The fair opens on 30 November and finishes on 23 December, with its usual series of activities for people of all ages. The fair brings together nearly 300 stalls with traditional Christmas products, including nativity scenes and figures, trees,…

Let’s celebrate New Year’s Eve! Let’s make it a great Christmas.

The French company Groupe F, one of the most outstanding international creators of public shows and displays, have been tasked with designing our own particular passage from one year to the next. The group is taking its inspiration from the traditional twelve grapes and using the number as a key part of the multimedia show,…

Christmas reaches Tibidabo

Tibidabo is gearing up for Christmas with new shows and activities as from 24 November! Up until 5 January, when the park is open, don’t miss: New end-of-day show: Un Nadal de pel·lícula New show at the Marionetàrium: Marionetàrium de Nadal New 4D film at the Dididado: El Petit Príncep 22 and 23 December: #SuperAvis weekend 28 December:…

Christmas All Those Food Market

The Christmas edition of the All Those Food Market opens up the gardens at the Museu Marítim to outstanding culinary projects in the city, including the first street outing by Carles Abellán and his popular restaurant Tapas 24. You’ll also find regulars Rafa Peña (Gresca), Kenji Ueno (Aiueno) and the Peruvian street cooking project Warike….