Sala Montjuïc 2016

The XIV edition of Sala Montjuïc is here, from July 1st to August 5th 2016: 16 nights of movies and live music in the unique setting of the Santa Eulàlia moat at Montjuïc Castle.

Pride Barcelona 2016

The 9th edition of Pride Barcelona takes place from June 28th to July 9th and gives voice to the TRANS* collective, which is the main topic of the event. This year’s festival also features a new location and longer route.

L’Ou com Balla 2016

The Ou com Balla (dancing egg) tradition dates back to the 17th century, originating in the Barcelona Cathedral. The tradition takes place on the day of the Feast of Corpus Christi, 60 days after Easter. In addition to the cloister of the Barcelona Cathedral the tradition is celebrated in a number of other locations in … Read more

La Diada de Sant Jordi

La Diada de Sant Jordi (Sant Jordi’s Day) takes place each year on April 23rd. Sant Jordi is the Catalan name of Saint George, the patron saint of Catalonia and also England, Greece, Romania and Georgia. The tradition of giving roses on Sant Jordi day dates back to the 15th century. The 23rd of April … Read more

La Mercè

La Mercè is the annual festival of the city of Barcelona, an official holiday since 1871. The tradition of building human towers, called ‘castells’ originated in Valls, near the city of Tarragona, towards the end of the 18th century.   La Cavalcada de Gegants de la Mercè – the ‘Parade of Giants’ is one of the … Read more