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Aphrodite: Her Les folies Tour brings Kylie to Barcelona!

Aphrodite: Her Les folies Tour brings Kylie to Barcelona!

The Australian pop and dance star will be arriving in Barcelona in March 2011. We suggest that you avoid the usual concern of overbooking by getting your ticket for what promises to be an exciting show. As of the 14th of September tickets to see Kylie live in concert will be on sale! more ...

Visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Barcelona in 2010

Visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Barcelona in 2010

As you probably already know, Pope Benedict XVI will be paying an official visit to Barcelona on the 7th of November where he will be celebrating mass in the Sagrada Familia Cathedral. The Pope will be blessing the Cathedral and the altar. Once the Sagrada Familia, the Cathedral that Antoni Gaudí designed, has been blessed, the Cathedral will be designated a basilica for its monumental and artistic features by the Pope himself. more ...

Mercé Street Art Festival (MAC) in Barcelona. Enjoy Mercé Festival 2010

Mercé Street Art Festival (MAC) in Barcelona. Enjoy Mercé Festival 2010

Between the 23rd and the 26th of September the Festival of Mercé (MAC) will be taking place and thanks to this event, locals and visitors alike will be able to enjoy more than 300 free activities that are taking place in diverse locations of the town. This year, the Mercé Street Art festival will be taking place for the first time, and different activities will be carried out in three different places in the city; in Park Cuitadella, Montjuïc and in the Dog Track. On top of all this, BAM is holding one of the largest festivals that has been celebrated in Barcelona to now. more ...

Barcelona Blues Festival 2010

Barcelona Blues Festival 2010

As has been the case for the past 8 years, the Blues Festival is being celebrated this September in Barcelona. It is a free initiative that aims to bring the public closer to this style of music with performances taking place in different locations in Barcelona. more ...

La Mercé Festival 2010: música i BAM independent music festival in Barcelona

La Mercé Festival 2010: música i BAM independent music festival in Barcelona

Like every year the Festival of Mercé is being celebrated around the 24th of September, the Patron Saint day of Barcelona, la Virgen de la Mercé (the Virgin of Mercy). This year between the 23rd and the 25th of September, together with traditional activities that are going to take place in this exciting city to commemorate its patron saint such as the Barcelona Street Art Festival, The festival of Tradition (human towers, giants and the Bestial Festival), the Airshow (with jet planes, hot air balloons, microlight aircraft…..), and the Fireshow (with pyrotechnics and fire runs), the Barcelona Acció Musical (BAM – music festival) is being celebrated. more ...

Opening of the Poliorama Theatre this 2010 with a performance from Maria Pagés

Opening of the Poliorama Theatre this 2010 with a performance from Maria Pagés

The Teatro Poliorama (Poliorama Theatre) located in Barcelona is kicking off the 2010 – 2011 season with a dancing performance from the Sevillian dancer-choreographer Maria Pagés. Maria will be performing on stage from the 31st of August until the 19th of September and is part of the Dansalona initiative aiming to promote passion for dancing in this exciting city. more ...

More concerts in Barcelona with the Festigabal 2010

More concerts in Barcelona with the Festigabal 2010

The Festa de Gràcia (the popular party of the Gracia District) has already kicked off and along the week visitors will be delighted with the many colours that fill the streets and the cultural and gastronomic activities that abound in every corner of the neighbourhood. more ...

BAM 2010 new line-up confirmations

BAM 2010 new line-up confirmations

As we were announcing you, next September it will be celebrated the expected festival of La Mercè, in honour of the patron saint of Barcelona. On this occasion, every year top national and international bands take the stage and offer excellent performances in venues scattered all over the city. more ...

10th Anniversary of Razzmatazz in Barcelona

10th Anniversary of Razzmatazz in Barcelona

Those of you that couldn’t go to the Sonar 2010 celebrated in Barcelona and still wants to see the last performance by the New York group LCD Soundsystem in the catalan capital, are in luck as they have announced that they will be playing in Barcelona for the 10th anniversary of Razzmatazz. However, it is not the only performance lined up in long awaited anniversary celebration, because the concerts that will be taking place throughout the autumn and winter months will be the best, and practically a perfect conclusion to the year on the Barcelona music scene. more ...

More concerts in Barcelona with La Mercè 2010 and the BAM

More concerts in Barcelona with La Mercè 2010 and the BAM

Like every year, the Festival of La Mercè is held around September 24, the day of Barcelona's patron saint, the Virgen de la Mercè. This year between the 23th and 25th of September many traditional events are to be carried out. They will take place throughout the city to commemorate their patron, such as the Barcelona Arts de Carrer, the Festa de la Tradiciò (with castellers, figures with huge heads, giants and beasts), the Festa al Cel (meeting of reactors, balloons, ultralight ...) or the Festa del Foc (with pyrotechnics and correfocs) and the Barcelona Acciò Musical (BAM). more ...

Festa Major de Sants 2010

Festa Major de Sants 2010

During summer time, leisure activities abound everywhere what make it easy for us to spend our free time at the street, in bars, pubs or restaurants. This rule complies as well in Barcelona, since the hot months are full with popular events, as well as cultural and sporting activities. Summer is used by Barcelona districts to celebrate their popular festivals; consequently, nearly every week there is a small or large popular event that invites you to go and get to know a new district. In August it is celebrated the Festa Major de Gràcia, the most prominent and important popular festival in Barcelona. However, at the end of August the district of Sants celebrates its own popular party. This Festa Major de Sants is not so well known but over the years its ranking has been increasing and now has nothing to envy to the Gràcia popular party. more ...

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