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What happens on Christmas day in Catalonia?

ShareFollowing on from our last post ion Christmas Eve in Catalonia, here we talk about the 25th. In Catalonia and the rest of Spain the 25th of December has not traditionally been the main celebration at Christmas. Instead the main … Continue reading

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What happens on Christmas Eve in Catalonia?

ShareIf you are in town for Christmas you may wonder what the locals are up to. The answer is eating and drinking! Christmas Eve is a very important part of the seasonal festivities, and is when Catalan people enjoy one … Continue reading

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New Years Eve party in Barcelona 2013

ShareBarcelona wants to become a city that is famous for its New Years Eve celebrations. This year Barcelona is planning an all out New Years Eve extravaganza in a bid to project the city’s image globally and put on the … Continue reading

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The Christmas lights in Barcelona are officially on!

ShareOn Friday the 22nd of November, Barcelona’s Mayor officially switched on the Christmas lights and entered into the festive season. True to Catalan form, things got going in style outside the Sagrada Familia with a gospel choir and Castellers with … Continue reading

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World Press Photo 13 Face Reality

ShareWorld Press Photo 13, in its ninth international edition, takes place at the CCB (Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona) from the 6th of November to the 18th of December 2013. This year’s event ‘Face Reality’ event is co-organized by … Continue reading

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The Tapas Route in Poble Sec

ShareWhere? Bars throughout Poble Sec When? Thursday from 5/9 to 26/12/2013, 19 -11pm (except Barramon to 10pm) . How much? €2 tapa or pintxo + beer or wine. Here is a great way to eat some tapas on the cheap! … Continue reading

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Ice Barcelona – Skating in Plaça Catalunya

ShareFor the third year running now, Barcelona is currently enjoying its very own ice skating rink in Plaça Catalunya. Bringing merriment, and a touch of northern winters to sunnier climes, the ice rink was officially opened on Thursday the 21st … Continue reading

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45 Voll-Damm Festival Internacional De Jazz De Barcelona

ShareThe Barcelona International Jazz Festival is currently under way and in full swing, this edition takes place from the 19th of October to the 1st of December. This is a landmark Jazz event, in a city known for its love … Continue reading

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Shopping Night Barcelona

ShareAll night bonanza “Shopping Night Barcelona” takes place on the 28th of November from 8pm to the following morning on Paseo de Gracia and the adjacent streets. So far 75 establishments have confirmed their participation, but it is predicted that … Continue reading

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Razzmatazz 13th Anniversary

ShareRazzmatazz is an iconic name in Barcelona’s nightlife and music scene. Established in 2000 in the former industrial district of Poblenou, in a warehouse style building, Razzmatazz has hosted some of the best musical acts from across the world such … Continue reading

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