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…

Stroll with a Hat

Inspired by the annual Easter Parade in New York, the Stroll with a Hat aims to regain the popularity this accessory used to have. Anyone wanting to take part just needs to come along with a hat on, whatever its shape and style, and be ready to walk along Rambla Catalunya. This year, given the…

World Press Photo

World Press Photo 17 has been brought forward and sees the city become one of the first in the world to display the winning photos from this highly prestigious photojournalism award. The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) will be one of the first venues to present the images and results of the Digital…

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…

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…