International Water Polo Trophy Barcelona

The 16th City of Barcelona International Water Polo Trophy is being held at the Bernat Picornell swimming pool at 7 pm on Wednesday 28 June. This year’s tournament recreates the Olympic final of Barcelona ’92, with Spain taking on Italy. The same countries and the same venue to evoke memories of a final which went…

Barcelona Design Week

This meeting of companies, entrepreneurs and professionals from the world of design and innovation is one of the most important international events in this sector and an opportunity for the general public with an interest in creativity. The most notable activities at this year’s edition are once again those at the Disseny Hub Barcelona (DHUB),…

Sónar

The carefully planned line-up for this pioneering cultural event makes it a top class international festival. Once again this year, the Sónar combines artistic, recreational, avant-garde and experimental dimensions with the latest trends in electronic dance music. The trade fair venue in Montjuïc will be the scene for the concerts and showcases for Sónar by…

DocsBarcelona

DocsBarcelona, the International Documentary Film Festival, is on from 18 to 28 May. This year the festival reaches its 20th edition and will be offering 94 films from 30 countries, most of which will be shown for the first time during the festival. This year’s festival also reaches further afield in terms of territory. On…

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…