International Comic Fair

The Barcelona International Comic Fair presents its most ambitious edition to date. This year there is a special focus in aviation comics with the exhibition ‘Comics in flight’, as well as an anthological display dedicated to Will Eisner, the creator of the graphic novel, 2017 marking the hundredth anniversary of his birth. The International Comic … Continue reading International Comic Fair

Visits to the Casa Batlló

The visit to the Casa Batlló includes the main floor (the former residence of the Batlló family), the attic, the terrace and its mythical chimneys and the fabulous stairwell (once the communal stairwell). The visit concludes with the splendid foyer and main staircase. Visitors can tour the building accompanied by an audio-guide which, thanks to … Continue reading Visits to the Casa Batlló

‘Picasso. Portraits’

The Museu Picasso presents the exhibition ‘Picasso. Portraits’, coordinated by Barcelona’s Museu Picasso and London’s National Portrait Gallery, and showing the importance of the portrait in the work of the artist. The human figure was Pablo Picasso’s prime subject and portraits always occupied an important place in his art. The exhibition brings together 81 pieces … Continue reading ‘Picasso. Portraits’

Symphonic Bach at L’Auditori

Bach composed for small orchestral formations but his music captivated masters of the symphonic language such as Elgar, Schönberg, Respighi and Holst, who adapted the compositions by the German genius so they could be performed by large symphony orchestras. The conductor Cristian Măcelaru, in collaboration with the ESMUC, offers a concert at L’Auditori which includes … Continue reading Symphonic Bach at L’Auditori

‘Frederic Amat. Zoetrope’

Frederic Amat is one of the leading figures in the contemporary Catalan art scene. His open understanding of art has led him to include various languages in his work: painting, sketching, sculpture, installations, book illustrations, audio-visuals, theatrical scenography and interventions in architectural spaces. The exhibition title, ‘Zoetrope’, refers to the strobe-like machine made from a … Continue reading ‘Frederic Amat. Zoetrope’

26 th of March 2017 – Daylight Saving Time

When local standard time is about to reach Sunday, 26 th march de 2017, 2:00:00 clocks are turned forward 1 hour to Sunday, 26 th march de 2017, 3:00:00 local daylight time instead Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later on 26 de mar de 2017 than the day before. There will be more light … Continue reading 26 th of March 2017 – Daylight Saving Time

Festivities for Sant Josep Oriol

Preparations are under way around the Santa Maria del Pi church to celebrate Sant Josep Oriol. The main acts start on Saturday, 18 March, with the traditional proclamation speech and the dance by the four original Pi giants. In the afternoon there will be a human towers gathering and in the evening the traditional Sant … Continue reading Festivities for Sant Josep Oriol