‘Life in a medieval monastery’

In the community archive there is a document detailing everything at the monastery nearly 600 years ago. What objects were there? What were they for? Who did they belong to? Where were they kept? This tour around the Monastery of Pedralbes offers the answers to these questions and a chance to discover that in the…

Popular ‘falles’ in Barcelona

The Poblenou neighbourhood is the scene for the Barcelona’s popular falles, an event emulating the famous tradition in Valencia and organised by the Espai País Valencià. As on previous occasions, the full cycle of the tradition can be seen in a single day: the crida (wake-up call), the plantà (positioning and display) and the cremà…

Special Offer: Paseo de Gracia Terrace Apartment

Our beautiful Paseo de Gracia D apartment is available at a special offer for the next days. Don´t miss it! This interior apartment is in the heart of Barcelona offering lots of light, a lovely terrace and quietness. Take a look at all the amenities in our web: http://www.kuberaapartments.com/rentals/apartment-barcelona-paseo-de-gracia-d-170539.html You can contact us, or book directly on…

The Maria Canals competition puts grand pianos in the street

The Maria Canals International Music Competition puts grand pianos in various public places, available for anyone who wants to play them. This year there will be pianos in places such as Passeig de Gràcia, Pl. Catalunya, Pedralbes Centre and the metro system. The event also includes occasional performances by music students, locals, amateurs, competition participants…

All of Beethoven’s symphonies

The Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, directed by Gustavo Dudamel, is embarking on a memorable musical event: the performance of all of Beethoven’s symphonies. These singular compositions meant a musical revolution at the time they were created and performing them all in their entirety calls for the effort and talent of very fine musicians. On Sunday,…

Sting in concert

Sting comes to Barcelona to present his latest solo disc 57th & 9th, an album which sees the English musician return to the rock genre. On this occasion, Sting will be accompanied on stage by his regular guitarist, Dominic Miller, the drummer Josh Freese and the guitarist Rufus Miller. The support act will be the…

Raval popular culture festival

Santa Madrona, along with the Mare de Déu de La Mercè and Santa Eulàlia, is the co-patron of the city of Barcelona. As a way of promoting her image and links with the neighbourhood of El Raval, a series of activities are organised around her saint’s day on 15 March. One of them is the…

Run the 39th Barcelona Marathon

The interesting urban route, offering a chance to take in the main tourist attractions in the city, and Barcelona’s mild climate make this marathon one of the most attractive in Europe. Apart from the main event, the city will also be organising a weekend of sport and athletics with activities for all sectors of the…

Weekend: Sweets, high excitement and solidarity!

This weekend gets off to a sweet start. The Vila de Gràcia neighbourhood celebrates Sant Medir tomorrow, “the sweetest festival of the year”, in an unparalleled event where over 45 tonnes of sweets are shared out. The fun continues on Saturday when the new season at the Tibidabo Amusement Park opens, with new attractions, shows…