Grec 2017

July sees El Grec fill Barcelona with theatre, music, dance and circus. The festival is over forty years old and has become the main cultural attraction in the city in the summer. The numerous spaces which make up the festival circuit have been grouped together under the names of Grec Montjuïc and Grec Ciutat. They…

15th San Miguel Mas i Mas Festival

The festival, conceived to offer a top class musical programme in August, is now 15 years old. To mark the occasion, this year’s event includes over two hundred performances ranging from jazz to classical music, blues, soul, song, flamenco and electronic music, as well as theatre and dance. The Palau de la Música Catalana, the…

Nou Barris holds its local festival

Thanks to the collaboration of residents’ associations, local organisations and retailers, Nou Barris is holding its festa major from 9 to 14 May, with a variety of activities for young and old alike. You’ll find processions, gatherings of giants, trade fairs, human towers, havanera singing, fire runs, concerts, dances, communal meals, theatre, competitions, a healthy…

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…