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What to do for Halloween in Barcelona in 2016

What to do for Halloween in Barcelona in 2016

The night of magical spirits is getting closer… yes, it’s almost Halloween! Although here in Barcelona it’s traditional to roast chestnuts and sweet potatoes at this time of year, costumes, pumpkins and other Halloween traditions are now part of the celebrations too. more ...

St John's Eve, celebrate the night of fire in Barcelona

St John's Eve, celebrate the night of fire in Barcelona

San Juan, taking place during the shortest night of the year, is surrounded by legends, magic traditions and ancestral celebrations based around the summer solstice. It is also one of the largest festivals in Catalonia, thus on the 23rd and 24th of June, prepare yourself for a huge party, firecrackers and bonfires, because with all the movement in the city, you’re going to find it very difficult to sleep. more ...

Books and Roses to celebrate St Jordi 2014 in Barcelona

Books and Roses to celebrate St Jordi 2014 in Barcelona

During St Jordi in Barcelona, books and roses take to the streets and the city gets dressed for the occasion, La Rambla, Passeig de Gracia, Plaza Catalunya, Plaza St. Jaume and many other emblematic streets in Barcelona fill with Catalan flags, stalls selling books and roses and people soaking up the atmosphere of this very special day. more ...

Mobile World Congress 2014 in Numbers [Infographic]

Mobile World Congress 2014 in Numbers [Infographic]

The Mobile world Congress has become the most important mobile technology congress in the world and the economic impact on the city of Barcelona is approximately 365 million euros. With this infographic you’ll see the numbers for this edition of the MWC 2014. more ...

Sonar 2013

Sonar 2013

Twenty years ago three friends decided to organise an electronic and experimental music festival, today this festival has become the premier electronic music event in the world, attracting the biggest names in the electronic and experimental music scene over 90,000 electronic music lovers .Sonar 2013 will be the 13, 14 and 15 of June. more ...

Copa del Rey Semi-Final 2013:Barça-Real Madrid- The Decider

Copa del Rey Semi-Final 2013:Barça-Real Madrid- The Decider

Neither Messi or Ronaldo were match deciders in the first leg of the Copa del Rey 2013 semi final, that honour belonged to young French defender Raphael Varane. A late inclusion into the Real Madrid squad to cover the absence of Pepe and Ramos in defence, he capped an impressive performance leaping between Puyol and Fabregas to head the ball into the back of the net equalising Fabregas’s opener. Barcelona will go into the decider with an away goal; Madrid will feel that they too can sneak in an away goal in the return leg of the Copa del Rey 2013 to played in Camp Nou on Wednesday 27th of February. Which of these teams will make it into the final? more ...

X Games Barcelona 2013

X Games Barcelona 2013

The X games are back in Barcelona on May 16-10 2013. Don’t know what the X games are? Well I’ll give you a quick rundown, it is a bunch of young men and women who have ditched football, basketball and whatever other traditional sport you can think in favour of skateboards, BMX bikes, motorbikes and rally cars. And what they can do on these things is truly amazing! more ...

Primavera Sound Barcelona 2013 Lineup Announced

Primavera Sound Barcelona 2013 Lineup Announced

The organisers of the popular independent music festival, at a special gala event in Sala Apolo, announced the lineup for this year’s Primavera Sound 2013. Now that we have seen the lineup we can honestly say it is one of the best in the Festival´s history even surpassing last year’s Primavera Sound. more ...

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