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Barcelona Tattoo Expo 2016

ShareThis year the Barcelona Tattoo Expo returns with more activities and renowned global tattoo artists in one place than ever before, with no less than 300 tattoo professionals under one roof gathered to run workshops and conduct individual tattoo appointments, … Continue reading

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La Merce 2016

ShareOne of the most important days of the year in Barcelona is la Mercè, a festival that honours the Virgin of Grace (Mare de Déu de la Mercè), co-patron saint of Barcelona along with Saint Eulàlia. Celebrated since the Middle … Continue reading

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La Traviata at the Palau de la Musica

ShareGiuseppe Verdi’s drama La Traviata is one of the most widely performed opera works ever written. La Traviata in three acts set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave andis based on Alexandre Dumas’ semi-biographical novel ‘The Lady of … Continue reading

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The Skate Love Festival

ShareThe Skate Love Festival is Barcelona’s weekend long ‘music festival on wheels’, where roller skate lovers from all across the globe can connect, celebrate and perfect their art form. Proceedings open on Friday evening with an informal meet and greet … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick: Ceramics Applied to Architecture

ShareBrick by Brick: Ceramics Applied to Architecture is an exhibition at the Museu del Disseny devoted to the use, function, symbolism and the aesthetics of the use of ceramics in architecture. The collection of works dating from ancient times, particularly … Continue reading

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Hotels amb DO 2016

ShareThe Barcelona Hotel Association are collaborating with The Catalan Institute of Vineyards and Wine (ICANVI) in 52 wine tasting sessions across 28 of the city’s most prestigious luxury hotels. From the 12th of September to the 18th of September and … Continue reading

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Catalan Book Week

ShareAs any visitor to Barcelona will quickly discover, Catalunya has its own language, Catalan with a long and proud history. Indeed, the oldest known surviving book in the Iberian peninsula is in Catalan, a medieval recipe book. Catalunya is also … Continue reading

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La Festa Catalana (Catalan Festival)

ShareLa Festa Catalana (The Catalan Festival) is a weekly exhibition of Catalan traditions and festivities such as the ‘sardana’ folk dance, ‘castells’ human towers, ‘gegants’ huge puppets, and many more. La Festa Catalana (Catalan Festival) celebrates Catalan traditions and festivities … Continue reading

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Mecal 2016

ShareMecal is a festival of international short and animation films that takes place every year in Barcelona, this year being the 9th edition. With more than 5500 short films submitted and 350 works screened in the last edition, Mecal has … Continue reading

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Caixaforum Noches de Verano

ShareEvery summer the Caixaforum offers its ´Noches de Verano´, an exciting programme of events in the museum´s main hall. With an exciting and full schedule, this year, as every year, you can enjoy interesting live music for free, in a … Continue reading

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