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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 ...

Halloween 2012 in Barcelona

Halloween 2012 in Barcelona

As in many other large cities, in Barcelona local traditions interweave with spiders, bats, costumes and typical Halloween skulls. Here are some of the places you can celebrate Halloween 2012 in Barcelona. more ...

La Mercè 2012

La Mercè 2012

From the 21st to the 24th of September 2012, there is no excuse for staying in: everyone in Barcelona has a date with the city. So put on your best clothes and most up-for-it attitude, and get ready to be lead astray by the concerts, explosions, traditions and large quantities of inhibited crazy fun that you’ll find in the festival of La Mercè 2012 in Barcelona. more ...

Sant Joan in Barcelona 2012

Sant Joan in Barcelona 2012

“Sant Joan” (in Catalan) is also known as “San Juan” or, incorrectly, as “San Joan”. This refers to the summer solstice on the 23rd of June. Those from more wintry climes may be surprised to discover that, in hotter countries such as Spain and Portugal, this overtakes New Year’s Eve in the competition for biggest party of the year. more ...

Runner vs zombies in Barcelona

Runner vs zombies in Barcelona

Do you dream about zombie apocolypses? Congratulations! Barcelona is being infested by the zombie hordes… and there’s only two possible options: run or join them! more ...

4th Mediterranean Currach Regatta

4th Mediterranean Currach Regatta

St. Patrick’s Day is approaching… and if you love Celtic culture, you will find plenty of good places in Barcelona to celebrate this special day. One of the most interesting and original proposals is the currach regatta to be held on Sunday the 18th of March. more ...

A sneak preview of the Primavera Sound 2012 and Sónar 2012 line up

A sneak preview of the Primavera Sound 2012 and Sónar 2012 line up

Just as we’re starting to fantasise about the warm and sunny days in May, the most famous festivals in Barcelona have already started talking dates and line ups for this year’s editions. We are of course referring to the San Miguel Primavera Sound Festival and Sónar Festival, the two musical events that have converted the Catalan capital into one of the hubs on the international music scene. Here, you will find out what the dates are and who will be participating in the 2012 editions of these anxiously awaited summer events in Barcelona. more ...

BCNOW! Barcelona Opportunity Week 2012

BCNOW! Barcelona Opportunity Week 2012

From the 27th of January to the 5th of February, you can enjoy Barcelona for half the price thanks to Barcelona Opportunity Week during which you can take advantage of all kinds of special offers and discounts and enjoy the city to the max at authentically scandalous prices. more ...

Barcelona Jazz Festival 2011

Barcelona Jazz Festival 2011

Up until the 1st of November 2011, you will be able to enjoy the 43rd edition of the Voll-Damm International Jazz Festival in Barcelona. It is one of the most popular jazz and blues festivals held in Spain and, of course, it is an unmissable event for all lovers of good music. more ...

Festival Asia in the Casa Asia, Barcelona

Festival Asia in the Casa Asia, Barcelona

Returning to Barcelona is the Festival Asia as part of the Festés de Mercè celebrations taking place this autumn. Thus, from the 16th to the 25th of September tourists and locals alike will be treated to a rich programme of Asian inspired events and high quality stage shows involving the Asian communities in Spain once again converting Barcelona into the best stage for demonstrating the wealth and diversity of Asian culture. more ...

Music in the Parks classical and jazz music festival in Barcelona this summer

Music in the Parks classical and jazz music festival in Barcelona this summer

The “Música als Parcs” or “Music in the Parks” classical and jazz music festival will be taking place in our beloved Barcelona over the June, July and August summer months. The dates are yet to be confirmed however, this exciting event will feature a combination of musicians, students and professionals, all interpreters of classical music and jazz performing for the entertainment of visitors and locals alike in the Catalan capital. more ...

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