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Museum of World Cultures in Barcelona

ShareThe Museum of World Cultures is a fascinating and unique ethnological collection of artistic and cultural artefacts from Asia, Africa, America and Oceania. The collection is made up of nearly 529 pieces from the private Folch collection and is on … Continue reading

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Pixar 25 years of animation at the CaixaForum

ShareA wonderful exhibition has arrived at the CaixaForum, in the shape of ‘’. Pixar were the first studio to produce films entirely from CGI, beginning with Toy Story in 1995. Since then Pixar has earned 15 Academy Awards, seven Golden … Continue reading

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Awwwards Conference & Prize Giving

ShareBarcelona is one of the most important centres in Spain for technology and hi-tech business start ups. On the 24th and 25th of February, over 600 experts from tech giants such as Google, Microsoft and Spotify will meet at “Awwwards … Continue reading

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Barcelona boutique design stores – 5 of the best

ShareBarcelona is synonymous with creativity and design. This is something that visitors will quickly come to realise as they stroll its ancient narrow streets, from the architecture, the way people dress, the small boutique stores, laid back cafes, not to … Continue reading

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Norma at the Liceu

ShareBellini’s Norma is on the stage in Barcelona at the Liceu on Tuesday the 17th of Feb. Norma is an opera in two acts based on Norma, ossia L’infanticidio (Norma, or The Infanticide) by Alexandre Soumet was first produced at … Continue reading

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Carnival 2015

ShareCarnival is here once again! Barcelona celebrates carnival party from the 12th to the 18th of February, with dancing, music, costume parties, traditions and general merrymaking. THURSDAY FEBRUARY 12 Traditionally the festival begins with ‘Fat Thursday’ when local high calorie … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year Lantern Festival

ShareBarcelona is a cosmopolitan, international city with many ethnic communities. In the last decade the Chinese population has increased dramatically, bringing many new restaurants, festivals, shops and welcome new faces to a city that has always thrived on immigration. The … Continue reading

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Correfocs

ShareA Catalan correfoc is a stunning visual extravaganza. The name translates as “fire run” so as the name suggests, health and safety are not on the menu, medieval style pyrotechnics are. Basically a street level, hand-held firework display, the correfoc … Continue reading

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Festa Major de Sant Antoni 2015

ShareIf you are coming to Barcelona experiencing a case of the January blues, be prepared to shake them off at the Festa Major de Sant Antoni. Sant Antoni is a cosmopolitan neighbourhood nestled between the raval on the edge of … Continue reading

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New Flagship Stores in Barcelona

ShareAs you may well notice when you visit Barcelona, it is fast becoming a city of “flagship stores” for large brands and for fashion chains. Brands are attracted by the many tourists who the visit the city, as well as … Continue reading

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