As they do every year, the Three Kings of the Orient will arrive in Barcelona on the afternoon of 5 January, accompanied by the traditional cortege of magic creatures, pages and helpers of all kinds, plus loads of sweets for everyone waiting at some point along their route. The boldest will be able to deliver … Continue reading The Three Kings arrive in Barcelona
The refrain goes: ‘St Anthony with the little pig, his day always falls on the seventeenth’, referring to 17 January, the saint's day of St Anthony the Abbot. But here in Barcelona the festival is not just for a day: it’s a festive cycle that includes the whole month of January and a series of … Continue reading Sant Antoni, a festival experience in many different ways in Barcelona
The countdown to the end of the year, marked by clocks striking midnight, will turn into an impressive show along Av. Reina Maria Cristina, combining light, water, fireworks and music. Av. Reina Maria Cristina, with the Palau Nacional in the background, once again provides the perfect setting for Barcelona's New Year's Eve party. The combination … Continue reading Check out the last activities of the year on this website!
Avinguda Maria Cristina, Barcelona will be welcoming in 2018 this coming at 9.30 pm on Sunday, 31 December, with a fireworks, son-et-lumière and water show. This year’s icon for the New Year’s Eve celebrations will be the traditional twelve grapes which we eat, one for each of the chimes of the midnight bells. Created and directed by … Continue reading Bunches of grapes will be the star attractions for New Year’s Eve along Avinguda Maria Cristina
2017 is about to end. Notable offerings among the many recreational, cultural and sports activities being held over the Christmas festivities in the city, include two for children and another for everyone: The City of Dreams is a space where kids aged 4 to 12 can discover the world of professions and trades. The Kings … Continue reading Weekend: the City of Dreams, the Nose Race and the Kings of the Orient’s Factory
Plaça de Catalunya this year becomes the city of 800,000 ‘ingravidolles’, representing each of the households Barcelona currently has. This is a place where everyone’s imagination can soar as they share Christmas and cast out bad dreams. The ‘ingravidolles’ are a common thread in the various Christmas activities Barcelona is offering. They refer to the sensation of … Continue reading Enjoy Christmas in Plaça de Catalunya
Strauss’s The Blue Danube combines with Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake in this concert by the Barcelona Municipal Band. The band’s director, Salvador Brotons, has prepared a programme which also includes the most upbeat music from the operas of Rossini and Offenbach. A great chance to see out 2017 in the best way possible. For more information click here. http://agenda500.barcelona.cat/en/detall/new-yearrsquos-eve-concert-by-the-municipal-band_99400498194.html