Barcelona’s best paellas: the rice stuff

Finding a truly good paella in Barcelona can be complicated, especially these days when anyone with a handful of rice, a jar of broth, and a picture of the dish outside their tourist-trap establishment can claim to have the best paella in town. Don’t worry, you don’t have to go to Valencia to taste this…

Weekend: A date with the Romani people and children’s literature!

As a way of discovering the cultural wealth and diversity of the Romani people, various acts are planned in the city for International Roma Day and are open to the general public. In the heart of the Raval neighbourhood, children and youths who are keen readers will find nearly a hundred activities as a taster…

Sant Jordi

On 23 April thousands of people go for a stroll on one of the most intense, special and beautiful days of the year. Once again this year La Rambla is the epicentre for a festival which reaches every neighbourhood in the city. Sant Jordi is culture, flowers, love and citizen participation. In the same way,…

April Fair at the Fòrum

The marquees for April Fair of Catalonia’s return to the Parc del Fòrum this year. The lighting up of the gateway to the enclosure officially inaugurates the event and will take place on Friday, 28 April. The enclosure is open until 7 May. This is the twelfth time in a row the fair has been…

Top class tennis is back

  The 65th Comte de Godó Trophy presents a world class tennis line-up, headed by Rafael Nadal, Kei Nishikori, Dominic Thiem, David Goffin, Tomáš Berdych, Roberto Bautista, Pablo Carreño, Albert Ramos and David Ferrer. This year, the tournament could also be a historic occasion for Rafael Nadal, who has the chance to achieve a feat…

‘Shen Yun’

China was once known as the ‘Divine Land’. Thousands of years ago the Chinese believed that their culture was a sacred gift from above. Shen Yun offers a journey through the history of Chinese civilisation. Classical Chinese dance, ethnic and folkloric dance, authentic costumes and spectacular scenery help explain a series of stories, accompanied by…

Weekend: The city is infused with blue!

The second weekend of spring arrives full of colour. Blue prevails, the symbol for autism, providing the colour for the big solidarity festival to mark World Autism Awareness Day. The occasion focuses on a disorder still relatively unknown and associated to myths which hamper social inclusion for sufferers. Activities are also being organised to promote…