Architecture Week

In the centenary year of the Bauhaus school of design and architecture, this year’s Architecture Week places its emphasis on the legacy of different architecture movements from the start of the 20th century. The programme includes a representation of the Triadisches Ballett (Triadic Ballet), created by the painter and sculptor Oskar Schlemmer in the context…

Feria de Abril in the Parc del Fòrum

The marquees at Catalonia’s version of the Feria de Abril return to the Parc del Fòrum again this year. The fair officially gets under way with the lighting up of the opening gate on Friday 26 April and will be on until 5 May. This is the fourteenth year running the fair has been held…

Visit the Temple and the Crypt of the Sagrada Família!

Throughout the year, the Sagrada Família offers you the chance to visit its interior and see its crypt. Eight of the temple’s towers have so far been built, 4 on each facade, and you can visit them too, weather conditions permitting. The Sagrada Família is Gaudí’s best-known work worldwide, a Barcelona icon and the city…

Millenium Festival

Once again this year the Millenium Festival fills Barcelona with evening concerts by renowned national and international artists. The festival kicks off with José González and rounds off with a concert by Salvador Sobral. Artists performing over the coming months include Jarabe de Palo, UB40, Morgan, Adamo, Rosana, Miguel Ríos, Paco Ibáñez, Deacon Blue and…

View Barcelona from a height of 60 metres

There is a lot more to the Christopher Columbus Monument than might appear at first sight. Because, 60 metres up, there is a vantage point that offers you a panoramic view of the city. You can see from Montjuïc to the Gothic Quarter, the Fòrum, the Medieval Royal Shipyards and even the Collserola hills. It’s…

Marnaton

Barcelona’s open-water swimming event is the first round of the 8th Marnaton eDreams Cup. The competition consists of three individual events of 6.5 km, 4 km and 2 km, setting off from the Fòrum, Mar Bella and Somorrostro beaches respectively and finishing at the Sant Sebastià beach. A non-scoring 4x500m relay race will also be…

‘Meet Vincent Van Gogh Experience’

Barcelona is the first city in Europe to present the ‘Meet Vincent Van Gogh Experience’, an interactive exhibition created by experts from the Van Gogh Museum to promote the life and works of the artist. The exhibition offers a chance to enjoy multi-sensorial scenes, decorations recreating the work of the painter and intriguing narrations, as…

‘Max Beckmann’

This monographic exhibition explores the work of the German artist, built on a realism packed with symbolic resonances, a powerful account of the turbulent society of his day. Conceived in collaboration with the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, the exhibition offers a themed tour of the work of Max Beckmann (Leipzig, 1884 – New York, 1950), divided…

Rufus Wainwright

The North American singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright is regarded as one of the finest vocalists and composers of his generation. At the age of 14 he was nominated as Canada’s best young music talent and later he received the Juno award for the best alternative album. With eight studio albums, three DVDs and three live albums…

67th Conde de Godó tennis tournament

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2019 – 67th Comte de Godó Trophy once again brings some of the world’s top players to the courts at the Reial Club de Tennis Barcelona. First held in 1953, this tournament is one of the most important sports events organised in Barcelona. This edition features some of the top…