All you need to know this weekend!

The Magic Fountain in Montjuïc regains its magic this weekend following annual maintenance work which has kept it out of action for a month and a half. The return of the sequences of water, light and music offered by the Magic Fountain coincide with a new section on the City Council website dedicated to this…

What I wish I’d known before moving to Barcelona

Before relocating to a new city, sometimes we let our imaginations get the best of us. But you can reel in those dramatic misconceptions and rest assured that moving to Barcelona does not mean you’ll get pickpocketed the moment you step onto the street, nor that you’ll be bombarded by ardent Catalans spouting on and…

Ideas for a rainy day

Don’t let a bit of the wet stuff keep you from getting out and enjoying Barcelona. We’ve come up with some ways you can still get the most out of the city without fighting with your umbrella. Warm up in cafés, duck in to a bar for a cocktail, visit a gallery, and dance to…

A night at the opera

The Liceu has burnt down twice in its history, most recently in 1994. The resulting renovation has dramatically increased technical capacities and increased the technical zone to 70 percent, with 30 percent of the space left for the audience. At the same time, it tries, but fails, to be reminiscent of the original house. The…

Barcelona Guitar Trio and Dance

Immerse yourself in Spanish culture with an evening of smooth flamenco guitar music and fiery dancing at the Palau de la Música. Renowned guitarists Manuel González, Xavier Coll and Luis Robisco, and celebrated composers, including Falla and Paco de Lucía, come together with the dancing duo Jose M. Álvarez and Carolina Morgado for an enchanting performance. Tickets…

Rambla dels Caputxins

Meeting point: to be confirmed Barcelona Singular offers different tours around the city and on this occasion the itinerary is the Rambla dels Caputxins. Along the route participants will be able to visit places which are not usually open to the general public and the activity also includes a small tasting. This is a different…

Kazushi Ono

The Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya (OBC) performs Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73 by Brahms, conducted by Kazushi Ono. The concert also includes Mozart’s Concerto for flute and harp and La flor más grande del mundo, the work which is being performed by fourteen Spanish orchestras this year as…

Mobile Week Barcelona

Mobile Week Barcelona has been conceived as a meeting point between the world of entrepreneurialism and digital industry and the world of thinking and creative industries. To this end a series of cultural, scientific and creative activities have been programmed, all free and open to the public, at 60 different facilities in the city. Activities…

‘Les 1001 nits del Guitar BCN’

‘Les 1001 nits del Guitar BCN’ is a display along one of the Barcelona metro network’s most-trodden passageways, between L3 and L5 at the Diagonal stop, and is on until the end of March. The exhibition is a tribute to the thousand plus concerts programmed by the festival, with a selection of large photos by…

Music for hope

Ars Tunae, Ballet de Lucía and Gwen Perry will be performing at L’Auditori at this solidarity concert to raise funds for projects run by the Fundació Pare Manel and the Barcelona PID Foundation. The event aims to highlight the work done by the two charities and everyone who makes it possible for underprivileged children or…