Barcelona Burlesque Festival

El Molino is organising the only burlesque festival to be held in the Spanish state. International and local artists will fill the venue with fun, entertainment, music and laughter from 1 June to 2 July. Confirmed acts include Scarlett Martini, Chiqui Martí and Sil de Castro and the Team Molino company. http://agenda500.barcelona.cat/en/detall/barcelona-burlesque-festival_99400387645.html

Summer nights on the roof terrace at La Pedrera

The roof terrace at La Pedrera is offering live jazz concerts on Friday and Saturday nights from 9 June to 9 September. This is a chance to behold spectacular views of the city from this building, accompanied by quality music. This year’s programme brings together young talent from the local scene and leading figures from…

Festival Jardins de Pedralbes

Musicians and groups taking to the stage for this edition of the festival at the Jardins del Palau Reial de Pedralbes include Yan Tiersen, Sting, Rosana, Ludovico Einaudi, Rufus Wainwright, Noa y Pasión Vega, Manel and Tony Bennett. Family Music Day is on 11 June and includes a host of activities, workshops and concerts for…

Weekend: Books, roses and solidarity!

Sant Jordi is a love for literature, in the city. As ever, 23 April sees the city’s streets and squares fill with books and roses for one of the most special days of the year. This year over two hundred activities are being organised around the city’s neighbourhoods, with something for everyone. On Saturday, the…

Sant Jordi is Love

Sant Jordi is all about culture, flowers, love and public participation. And just as Barcelona is an open, inclusive and participatory city, so too is Sant Jordi. No other festival unites Barcelonians with their city as this saint’s day does. This sunday enjoy Barcelona with a good book and roses, poetry, activities and a lot…

‘Shen Yun’

China was once known as the ‘Divine Land’. Thousands of years ago the Chinese believed that their culture was a sacred gift from above. Shen Yun offers a journey through the history of Chinese civilisation. Classical Chinese dance, ethnic and folkloric dance, authentic costumes and spectacular scenery help explain a series of stories, accompanied by…