Barcelona Easter: Processions, Palm Blessing and the Sweet Mona

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 …

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The Volta de Catalunya 2017: Stages and Disruptions to bus services

The Volta de Catalunya 2017: Stages and Disruptions to bus services

Just five days ago it took place in Calella (a seaside town on the Costa del Maresme, 58 km northeast of Barcelona) the kick-start of 97th edition of Volta de Catalunya –Tour de Catalunya 2017- the oldest cycling race in Spain (1911) and the fourth worldwide behind such events as the Tour de France (1903), Tour …

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Zurich Marathon in Barcelona 2017

Zurich Marathon in Barcelona 2017

Although difficult to believe, the Barcelona Marathon Zurich is a very comfortable event (in terms of organization and conditioning of the city). Among all those who have already signed up or have planned to do it next year, many are repeaters but others have the first appointment with the Zurich Marathon in Barcelona in two …

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Barcelona Carnival 2017

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 …

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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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New Year’s Eve in Barcelona 2016/2017

New Year’s Eve in Barcelona 2016/2017

It has been 3 years already since the first official Barcelona New Year Chimes celebration. To the elite of multitudinous enclaves of this yearly celebration like the Times Square in New York, the Brandenburg Gate in Germany, Big Ben in London or the Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro among others, since the Christmas of …

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