Category: Culture

Celebrate Sant Joan 2017 in Barcelona

Celebrate Sant Joan 2017 in Barcelona

If you are in Barcelona this Friday 23 and Saturday 24 June, remember to bring the earplugs. And if not the fireworks and noisy firecrackers will remind you! Apart from this small inconvenient of easy remedy, it is good know that in Barcelona, each one lives the verbena of Sant Joan in its way. All …

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In a Glimpse: A Night Out in Barcelona and The Night of Museums 2017

In a Glimpse: A Night Out in Barcelona and The Night of Museums 2017

These nights of May in Barcelona are being delightful. However, when you are visiting us in the middle of November, even begining of December, Barcelona throw open its windows when the sun goes down, and it is not disappointing you either. Since we ever started this blog, two out of three posts are related to plans …

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Feria de abril de Catalunya is back

Feria de abril de Catalunya is back

Over the 60s and 70s it took place in Spain a major demographic shift. For workers in Andalusia, Catalonia became the land of opportunity. Even such was the number of immigrants installed that (exaggeration) Catalonia came to be considered “the ninth province” of Andalusia. It is for this reason that for 45 years it has been …

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Black Novel in Barcelona: BCNegra 2017

Black Novel in Barcelona: BCNegra 2017

Until February 4, BCNegra is being held in Barcelona. We quickly tell you what it is about, its intentionality and all those writers and collaborators who support another year (it’s been 12 years already) this week of intrigue, mystery and much more. It is the festival dedicated to the black novel, created in Barcelona in …

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Scaramouche The Musical

Scaramouche The Musical

Literally meaning “small and quick quarrel”, the Catalan Theatre company Dagoll Dagom fine-tunes the thrust in this new musical, a homage to the swashbuckling film with the French Revolution as a backdrop. Two swordsmen perform a millimeter choreography on stage. Swords caress, feet dance, arms defying gravity. The public does not lose detail, sitting on …

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The Largest Manga in its History

The Largest Manga in its History

Next weekend October 29, in the aftermath of Barcelona Oktoberfest, it will take place the XXII Barcelona Manga Fair. In Plaça Univers as well as in the same area known as the exhibition center of Montjuïc -one of the world’s most emblematic urban venues. From our Hotel Continental Barcelona and Continental Palacete it takes barely …

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NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: MUSEU NACIONAL D’ART DE CATALUNYA

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: MUSEU NACIONAL D’ART DE CATALUNYA

Last 21st May we went through a magic night in Barcelona with all its museums open as a courtesy of The Art Factories, launched by Barcelona City Council’s Culture Institute. Next Saturday, 16th July the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (National Art Museum of Catalonia) and from now on MNAC, will also celebrate open doors …

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Adele in BCN

Adele in BCN

Will you experience the exhilaration of Adele live? Within the extensive tour throughout Europe (Adele 25 Tour), which started in Belfast last February, Adele is now performing in Barcelona. The upcoming concert scheduled firstly for 24th May has featured another night (25th May) to present her new “25” album to all her fans in the city, …

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It Rains Plans and More

It Rains Plans and More

We could actually say that in Barcelona it rains down 4 days in April. However, in one of those what seemed to be a sunny morning becomes a grey and overcast sky. Suddenly, instead of 4 drops, we are facing a tremendous downpour. Do not despair. We know you have been planning your trip for …

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