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…

Love and Culture This Weekend for Sant Jordi!

So far in so short of the year, we have shown already much of the multifaceted art that owns our city. We have seen from a Barcelona with lights and color for Christmas, a technological and mobile with the MWC17, we have seen a sporty, and a marathon runners welcomer in the Zurich Marató of Barcelona.…

Barcelona Easter: Processions, Palm Blessing and the Sweet Mona

We have an overflowing calendar of activities in Barcelona as Semana Santa is around the corner. Next Sunday April 9 is Palm Sunday, Messianic entrance of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem in Christian religion. This arrives right after Carnival and Lent. Starting on Palm Sunday, the Semana Santa begins until Resurrection Sunday (April 16). FInd more details about…

Let the Spring Begin in Barcelona, a glimpse!

Let the Spring begin! Although officially, Spring has begun this Monday, we already noticed it from the weekend that we have taken advantage to go to the Barceloneta beach. Spring always comes with changes: in our hemisphere, it dawns earlier and we enjoy more hours of sun. There are also more changes in nature, starting…

Barcelona Carnival 2017

It is a long-awaited celebration among Catalans. So much so that we are not content with only one-day to show off our costumes, but we get the most out of our imagination for a whole week. This year’s most expected week for fun comes from Thursday 23 February to Wednesday 1 March. It is true…