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Festa Major de Gràcia 2016

ShareLocated 20 minutes on foot north west of the city centre of Barcelona, Gràcia, once a quiet village outside the city, retains a distinct and independent feel, and is now one of its most bohemian districts, much loved by those … Continue reading

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Festa Major de Sants 2016

ShareWith the Grácia Festa Major recently finished, it’s time for Sants to throw their own neighbourhood bean feast, a close runner-up for the liveliest such party in the city. While it’s not quite as impressive as Gracia’s 7 day event, … Continue reading

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Sardines & Rumba

ShareOne of the joys of summer is outdoor living and outdoor dining in particular. Few things can better a good meal accompanied by some good music out in the open to while away the long summer days and nights. And … Continue reading

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Silke Rooftop

ShareThe Hotel Silken Diagonal is an upmarket hotel on the Avinguda Diagonal that from time to time hosts select house music parties on its roof, especially during Sonar Festival. The rooftop is a magnificent party venue with views across the … Continue reading

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Vivian Maier

ShareThe Fundació Foto Colectania hosts ‘Vivian Maier. In Her Own Hands ‘ an exhibition of photos taken by Vivian Maier, an amateur French-American photographer who was discovered by chance a couple of years before her death in 2009 and in … Continue reading

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Summer Acoustic

ShareThe Summer Acoustic festival will be holding a range of delightful free acoustic concerts, every day, at locations across the city. The festival’s aim, apart from to entertain, is to create a platform for local artists to perform in front … Continue reading

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Barcelona Yoga Conference

ShareBarcelona is a city much in love with Yoga, with a host of small independent studios right across the city, where teachers from Catalunya, Spain, and all over the world impair their knowledge. This July Barcelona will hold the sixth … Continue reading

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BBF – Barcelona Beach Festival

ShareThe combination of a beach, sunshine and house music may have originated in Ibiza, but can work just as well in Barcelona, where all of the necessary ingredients are found in plenty at The Barcelona Beach Festival. Headlining the proceedings … Continue reading

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Raval Festa Major

ShareBarcelona’s Raval is one of its most vibrant, colourful districts. Home to people from all over the world, this part of the old town possesses a distinct energy, one that is multicultural, young and decidedly bohemian. This Thursday the Raval … Continue reading

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Infinite Sequence

ShareInfinite Sequence is an exhibition at the Joan Miro Foundation on Montjuic dedicated to the work of conceptual artist Ignasi Aballí. Following his being awarded the Joan Miró Prize last year, a selection of Aballí’s pieces are on display until … Continue reading

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