04 August 2010
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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 ...