Current art scene in Barcelona

Current art scene in Barcelona

Lovers of art in alls its forms, expressions and styles will never get bored in Barcelona, it’s practically impossible to do in the Catalan capital thanks to a series of artistic initiatives that makes Barcelona stand out on the national scene as nerve centre in the artistic field. There are quite a few exhibitions and activities, so we would like to guide you a little bit amongst the confusion of projects on offer and talk about 3 important exhibitions being held in Barcelona over the next few weeks. more ...

Friendly Rentals apartment of the week in Barcelona: Catalunya XII

Friendly Rentals apartment of the week in Barcelona: Catalunya XII

Winter has well and truly set in, the days are getting increasingly shorter, and the hours of daylight rapidly diminishing but everyone gets used to it, especially if you live in or are spending a few days in Barcelona. In Barcelona there are always plenty of exhibitions to go to, theatre productions, music and film festivals, or any of the large number bars of bars and restaurants in the city. more ...

Interview with Patricia Ciriani, organiser of the Lliliput Festival in Barcelona

Interview with Patricia Ciriani, organiser of the Lliliput Festival in Barcelona

As you probably already know, the Lliliput Festival was set up to bring people closer to art and revive the typical Barcelona kiosks located in the doorways of buildings. We have been fortunate enough to speak to the director and the only organiser of the Lliliput Festival, Patricia Ciriani. Now we would like to share with you what she had to say as there is nothing like the viewpoint of this French lady (with latin roots) living in Barcelona, to better get to know the intricacies of the cultural and artistic life in the Catalan capital. In this interview, she told us about what motivates her, her view of cultural life in Barcelona and the future of the festival that she organised herself, as well as that of Barcelona. Read carefully, because this is a master class on the artistic and cultural scene of our favourite city. more ...

Artistic and architectural detour around the Costa Brava

Artistic and architectural detour around the Costa Brava

The Costa Brava, that strip of Catalan coast abundant in beaches and warm waters can boast as having an enviable archaeological, artistic, and architectural heritage, with remains dating back more than 2,500 years. This historic wealth is all reflected in the different museums and exhibitions that bring all these pieces together in their attempt to broaden knowledge on this fascinating region. more ...

17th International Contemporary Dance Show in Seville

17th International Contemporary Dance Show in Seville

From the 29th of October to the 21st of November, the 17th International Contemporary Dance Show will be taking place in Seville. This event will comprise an entire month of dance and will be centring on the relationship between dance and technology. This thought provoking theme has been chosen to encourage people to consider the advantageous, enriching, and paradoxical link between the two so that a programme can be created including performances intertwined with technology, in addition to an extended programme, as well as videocreations, and educational activities completing the line up for this Show. more ...

L’Alternative Festival 2010: the most independent cinema in Barcelona

L’Alternative Festival 2010: the most independent cinema in Barcelona

Not all films are reduced to Hollywood cinema and cinema marketing chains, they are this and much more, the reason for which L’Alternative Festival is being celebrated again this year from the 12th to the 20th of November in Barcelona. This contest will allow participants to find out about film language, and screenings range from experimental to the most promising films in the future of cinema. more ...

Europes Contemporary Culture Festival in Barcelona

Europes Contemporary Culture Festival in Barcelona

For the first time, the Europes Contemporary Culture Festival comprising conferences, activities, workshops, exhibitions, film cycles, literature, theatre, opera, plastic and visual arts, performing arts, architecture, gastronomy, and design, will be taking place in Barcelona. This multidisciplinary festival was born with the aim of establishing itself in the Catalan capital and setting itself up as the nerve centre of the world of European and International culture over the autumn period. Between the 31st of October and the 14th of November, more than 250 cultural activities will be taking place in this fabulous festival in more than 200 different spaces comprising up to 60 art galleries, 36 of the city’s public libraries, photo galleries, and universities. The entire city will be involved in this mega project aiming to elevate Barcelona to position of European cultural epicentre. more ...

Vinyl exhibition in the Tardor de l`Art art show in Barcelona

Vinyl exhibition in the Tardor de l`Art art show in Barcelona

Up until the 30th of October you will be able to enjoy the second edition of the Tardor de l`Art art show in Barcelona. An initiative promoted by 73 Catalan galleries to bring together diverse exhibitions created by 73 different artists, all originating from very diverse artistic fields but all using vinyl records. Thus, vinyl records have been folded, cut, incorporated in a frame, piled together to form a sculpture, and fine tuned, amongst an endless number of different ways in accordance with the various interpretations of the 73 artists who were requested to use the records as the artistic material. more ...

34th edition of the Art and Antiques Fair in Barcelona

34th edition of the Art and Antiques Fair in Barcelona

Not every day do you get the opportunity to get a close look at and purchase (bank balance permitting) works of art and antiques of up to around 6,000 years old. This is something that you will be able to do in the 34th edition of the Art and Antiques Fair in Barcelona that will be exhibiting approximately 15.000 art treasures from Saturday the 16th until Sunday the 24th of October in the Montjuic de Fira enclosure in Barcelona. This festival is offering a piece of history, culture and art through impressive pieces from all ages and times, artistic trends, and in different price segments. more ...

Art on the streets of Barcelona: the Lliliput Festival and the Ulls Festival

Art on the streets of Barcelona: the Lliliput Festival and the Ulls Festival

The thriving artistic creativity in Barcelona seems to know no bounds, and not only because there are an abundance of galleries, exhibitions, theatre productions, and an endless number of creative events, but because this is literally the case this week. This week Barcelona is hosting two unusual events that will taking place on the streets and in the urban spaces of the city in an attempt to get the habitants of Barcelona closer to the diverse artistic fields, and even, in an attempt to bring back to life some ramshackled and abandoned places in their particular battle against the cold and enormous shopping centres. more ...

The most promising exhibitions this autumn in Barcelona

The most promising exhibitions this autumn in Barcelona

We always say the same thing, but it’s true that the arrival of autumn has seen the start of am array of important cultural activities in Barcelona, whether its theatre productions, film festivals, concerts or openings of exhibitions displaying the work of top graphic and photographic artists of the moment. As we like to spread the words about all kinds of art, we can’t help but tell you about what we consider the top 3 exhibitions that are worth a visit this autumn in this exciting city. more ...

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