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MIRA Festival 2015

ShareThe MIRA festival is a unique festival of audiovisual experimentation, a unique sensory experience to be enjoyed through two weekends (from October the 30th to November the 7th) of exhibitions, installations, concerts, conferences, workshops and many other things that defy … Continue reading

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48H Open House Barcelona 2015

Share48H Open House Barcelona offers a rare chance to see inside some of the city’s most inspiring buildings that otherwise remain closed to the general public. The Open House initiative was begun in London in 1992, and was brought to … Continue reading

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Hidden Art Nouveau treasures in Barcelona

ShareBarcelona is synonymous with art nouveau and Gaudi. The Sagrada Familia is no less than Spain’s most visited monument, which along with the Casa Battlo and the Pedrera make up Barcelona’s holy trinity of Gaudi art nouveau monuments. These are … Continue reading

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Festival de Creació Contemporània Escena Poblenou

ShareThe Festival de Creació Contemporània Escena Poblenou is an exciting event that builds bridges between art, activism and society; at the same time acting as a place for performing arts professionals to meet, network and collaborate. The Festival uses unconventional … Continue reading

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Miguel Poveda

ShareBarcelona is not the first Spanish city you would instantly associate with Flamenco, but is the birth place of flamenco artist Miguel Poveda. Poveda, like many flamenco artists, started his flamenco career at a young age; at the age of … Continue reading

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Barcelona Gallery Weekend

ShareBarcelona Gallery Weekend is an exciting new event for art lovers and a great introduction to the Barcelona art world. This weekend some 40 venues across the city, including 21 art galleries and several museums, will showcase work from an … Continue reading

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Picasso and the Reventós

ShareA new exhibition celebrating Picasso’s close friendship with the local Reventós family gives some fascinating insights into Picasso’s personal life and his persona. The Reventós family were a bourgeois Catalan family from Barcelona, the same city where Picasso grew up. … Continue reading

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Okoberfest Barcelona 2015

ShareOktoberfest is not from Catalunya. But the Catalans do love a good glass of beer and an excuse for merriment and a party. So if you are in town at the start of October, drop in on the Barcelona edition … Continue reading

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Casa Batlló Sound and Light Show

ShareLa Mercè has been celebrated in Barcelona since 1687, in honour of the Virgin of Grace (Mare de Déu de la Mercè) . The Casa Batlló was built in 1877 by Antoni Gaudi, and is one of his most emblematic … Continue reading

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47th Voll Dam Jazz Festival

ShareBarcelona is a city that loves Jazz. The Barcelona International Jazz Festival is fast approaching its 50th edition in the city, this year being the 47th. The upcoming festival boasts a prestigious array of Jazz luminaries, as it does every … Continue reading

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