Drap-Art

Art, design, sustainability, reflection, the environment and the search for joint solutions for the most pressing social problems come together at the 23rd edition of the Drap-Art, the International Sustainable Art Festival of Catalonia. This collective exhibition features artwork designed to denounce the current rampant consumerism or to highlight the enormous quantity of waste we…

The Nose Race

Before the New Year’s Eve chimes, there’s a chance to take part in the last sports event of 2019. The traditional Nose Race bids farewell to a year full of sport in Barcelona and takes place on Tuesday 31 December, at 5.30 pm. The start/finish line is in C/ Selva de Mar, where a really…

Giant Tió pooping log at the Santa Llúcia Fair

The giant Tió pooping log is back again for Christmas at the Santa Llucía Fair in Av. Catedral. He’s so full of food he’s going to be pooping presents for all the children in Barcelona! This is a free activity. The log will be open from 30 November to 18 December, except on the morning…

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is held on 1 December to remember the global epidemic caused by HIV and work towards prevention in the public sphere, providing people with proper information. Barcelona is joining in again by lighting up the façade of the City Hall (29 November in the afternoon) and the Catalan government headquarters (30 November…

96th Jean Bouin Fun Run

The Jean Bouin is an athletics classic for amateurs and professionals alike and was one of the first city runs in Europe. Over half a million runners have taken part since 1920, in an event which has hardly suffered any interruptions in history. This international event has fifteen runs for school children, professionals and federated…

Sant Llúcia Fair 2019

Held in front of the cathedral every year since 1786, the Santa Llúcia Fair is one of the most popular in the city. It offers craft items and other elements which are typical for the Christmas period, filling Pla de la Seu and Av. Catedral with over two hundred stalls every year and offering a…

Cómo Como Festival

Initially scheduled for Saturday 26 October. The Cómo Como Festival is a meeting place for artisans, producers, manufacturers and distributors in the organic food sector. This edition of the festival also includes the new Como Talks section for nutritionists and health professionals from all over the country to share their knowledge with the public. The…

‘Osamu Tezuka, the God of Manga’

‘Osamu Tezuka, the God of Manga’ offers nearly 200 original works by the Japanese artist Osamu Tezuka, known as the God of Manga due to his contribution to Japanese cartoon strips. Tezuka is an essential creator for understanding the evolution of Japanese comics after World War II, and also one of the most important authors…

Bryan Adams

Songs such as Heaven, Kids Wanna Rock, Please Forgive Me and Everything I Do (I Do It for You) all form part of a career spanning over four decades of hits and a brand which perfectly defines the Bryan Adams style of rock-and-roll. The Canadian artist returns to Barcelona with his new ‘Shine a Light…