Brunch In the City

Brunch In the City is an open-air music event at different venues around Barcelona, with tables and shaded areas for people to rest between dances. The programme includes the following performances: 17 March, Parc del Fòrum: Marcel Dettmann, J-E-T-S (Jimmy Edgar × Machinedrum), Egyptian Lover. 31 March, Parc del Fòrum: John Talabot, Ben Ufo, Upsammy,…

‘Barcelona capital mediterrània’

‘Barcelona capital mediterrània’ looks at the role that Mediterranean commerce played in generating the resources and social diversification which enabled the municipality of Barcelona be conceived. This exhibition forms part of the MUHBA cycle devoted to the link between the sea and the history of Barcelona, which started in 2017 with ‘El port franc i…

Marnaton

Barcelona’s open-water swimming event is the first round of the 8th Marnaton eDreams Cup. The competition consists of three individual events of 6.5 km, 4 km and 2 km, setting off from the Fòrum, Mar Bella and Somorrostro beaches respectively and finishing at the Sant Sebastià beach. A non-scoring 4x500m relay race will also be…

‘Luxury. From Assyrians to Alexander the Great’

The ancient Assyrian, Babylonian, Phoenician and Persian empires shared with Alexander the Great the goal of extending their power beyond their own borders. Their territories were the scene of incessant struggles, but also intense commerce in raw materials, precious metals and manufactured items. Evidence remains of the exceptional quality and refinement of the luxuries acquired…

Sagrada Família neighbourhood festival

For two weeks the Sagrada Família neighbourhood is organising all sorts of activities to give the neighbourhood and its people extra vitality. Popular culture is very well-represented in the neighbourhood and has an important part to play, with a giants’ parade, an afternoon of fire, dance displays and a human towers gathering. The full programme…

Spring festivities in Barceloneta

Music, dance, theatre, workshops, stories, talks, poetry and many more activities are being organised in various places around the neighbourhood. Notable events among the series of festive activities take place during the week of Sant Jordi. There’s a manouche jazz, blues and soul concert by Acoustic Guiri on 23 April in front of the Biblioteca…

Poblenou Open Day

Poblenou Open Day 2019 offers eleven hours of free activities at creative places from the Poblenou Urban District community. Over eighty establishments are joining in with this edition, with an innovative programme which seeks to introduce people to the environment in which the community’s projects and ideas are developed. Exclusive experiences are also being organised…

City of Barcelona International Mountain Bike Trophy

This Saturday brings the 13th City of Barcelona International Mountain Bike Trophy, the sixth round of the Catalan International Cup 2019. The event consists of a circuit around Montjuïc which counts towards the UCI ranking and offers a chance to see some of the finest MTB riders in our country. The competition is one of…

World Press Photo 2019

The year’s best images, captured by photographers from around the world at any point on the planet, make up the display for the World Press Photo 2019 and are once again being exhibited at the CCCB. The 134 winning photos for this edition were chosen from 78,801 images entered for the competition, taken by 4,738…

International New Roses Competition

Coinciding with the time when roses are in blossom, Barcelona City Council is organising the 19th International New Roses Competition in the rose garden in the Parc de Cervantes. The competition is aimed at cultivators of new rose species, as well as city residents, with a programme of activities for all members of the public…