Monthly Archives: June 2011

The new roof terrace to enjoy in Barcelona this summer

ShareThe roof terrace is an especially Barcelones phenomena, the best terraces being only known to those from the city. Some are very small, some cover an entire roof, and many offer a superb viewpoint over the city, the harbour, and … Continue reading

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Summer of Cinema in Barcelona

ShareCinema fans in Barcelona are in for a treat this summer when Spain’s Verdi cinemas will be showing a season of classics, digitally remastered materpieces from the likes of Francis Ford Coppola, Sergio Leone, Charles Chaplin, Ernst Lubitch, Roman Polanski … Continue reading

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Dancing eggs in Barcelona – L’Ou com balla

ShareL’ou com balla (the dancing egg) is a Barcelones tradition performed on the eve of Corpus Christi, a Catholic celebration held sixty days after Easter Sunday whose origins lie in a 13th century miracle. From here it is not clear … Continue reading

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An end to bullfighting in Barcelona

Share In July 2010 Catalonia’s parliament voted to ban bullfighting from 2012 onwards. This 2011 season, which runs until September, is the last time you will be able to watch a bullfight in Barcelona in the cities bullring, the ‘Monumental’. … Continue reading

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A Taste of Spain in London’s Regent Street

ShareLondon. A Taste of Spain arrives in London’s regent street for the sixth year running. On the back of Barcelona’s Uefa victory over Manchester United it should interest a number of tourists in visiting Spain and especially Barcelona. For the … Continue reading

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Barcelona V Manchester United breaks TV viewing records

ShareThe Uefa Champions League final on Saturday 28th of May 2011 broke all records for the most-watched sporting event on TV and even eclipsed viewing figures of the US Super Bowl. A staggering 109 million viewers tuned in for the … Continue reading

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