Automobile Barcelona

The new fair includes two main events: the Connected Hub and the Automobile Motorshow. The Connected Hub, aimed at industry professionals and the media, is the European platform for the connected automobile sector. Technological innovations will be presented and the focus will be on the connectivity and digitalisation of vehicles, some of them from the…

Nou Barris holds its local festival

Thanks to the collaboration of residents’ associations, local organisations and retailers, Nou Barris is holding its festa major from 9 to 14 May, with a variety of activities for young and old alike. You’ll find processions, gatherings of giants, trade fairs, human towers, havanera singing, fire runs, concerts, dances, communal meals, theatre, competitions, a healthy…

Tapa Tour

The challenge for this initiative is to open up hotel restaurants and to promote hotels as gastronomic venues. Around thirty hotels, with four or five stars each, will be participating around all the city’s districts. Over the course of ten days, the public will be able to try different tapas, accompanied by wines and cavas,…

International New Roses Contest

This event takes place every year and coincides with the when roses first bloom. The contest features a prestigious international jury and showcases the finest new creations by rose cultivators from all over the world. All the varieties in the contest have been created by rose growers who have crossed existing varieties. The flowers are…

Museum Night

This initiative by the Council of Europe involves thousands of museums across Europe and this year reaches its thirteenth edition. The activity forms part of International Museum Week and consists of open days at museums. Participating museums will be organising various activities such as concerts, poetry recitals, dance displays, workshops and guided tours, enabling the…

‘David Bowie is’

The Museu del Disseny de Barcelona presents this touring exhibition by the Victoria and Albert Museum, which has been the most visited exhibition in the London-based museum’s 164 year history. This international retrospective on the pop icon offers a thorough exploration of how Bowie’s music and radical individualism has inspired other artists and turned him…

Barcelona Science Festival

Over the course of two weeks, various locations around the city will be offering a string of activities aimed at all sectors of the public and forming the backbone of the new Barcelona Science Festival. The festival gets under way from 15 to 17 May at seven city bars as part of the Pint of…

Architecture Week

Architecture Week 2017 is on from 20 to 26 May and sees the city become the epicentre for a wide array of activities related to the world of architecture, enabling the public to experience it in a comfortable, informative and attractive way. Films using Barcelona’s architecture as a backdrop will be screened, there will also…

‘Atrapa la Tapa’

‘Atrapa la Tapa’ starts on 11 May and runs until the end of November, with tapas from 40 bars and restaurants in the district of Sant Andreu and including a tapa based on oriental cuisine for the first time. Every Thursday, as from 7 pm, participating bars and restaurants will be offering a special tapa…