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The MUHBA Museum in Poble Nou

ShareThe old Oliva Artés factory on Pere IV Street in Poble Nou has become a point of interest since its renovation into a new museum-cum-laboratory (MUHBA) with the aim of examining contemporary society as well as reflecting on the neighbourhood’s … Continue reading

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Turo de la Rovira – los bunkers

ShareTuró de la Rovira is the official name for ‘Los Bunkers’, as they are know by locals. Los Bunkers are a former anti aircraft battery built to defend Barcelona from fascist bombing raids during the Spanish Civil War. Perched high … Continue reading

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Barcelona Duo de Guitarra

ShareBarcelona Duo de Guitarra made their debut in Barcelona’s Palau de la Música in 2001 performing Concierto Madrigal de J. Rodrigo. The duo will return to their roots for 11 nights at the Esglèsia de Santa Ana, just a stone’s … Continue reading

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Nits d’estui 2015

ShareNits d’estiu, or Summer Nights, takes place at the Caixa Forum. Events are subsidised and therefore affordable, ranging in price from free to 6 euros. An original and eclectic array of shows and performances from all around the world are … Continue reading

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Casa Vicens de Gràcia

ShareThe painstaking restoration of Casa Vicens de Gràcia is under way. The first house Gaudi designed is being converted into a museum. Andorran banking corporation MoraBanc acquired the property in March 2014 with the intention of restoring it and opening … Continue reading

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Summer House Music in Barcelona

ShareThis August in Barcelona there is plenty happening for house music lovers. Down in Barceloneta until the 2nd of September, WEDJ’s festival brings top DJs to the dancefloors of Opium Mar beach club. On Thursday August the 12th Axwell will … Continue reading

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Vilabirra 2015

ShareBarcelona gets pretty hot at this time of year, as you probably have heard. So what better than a nice cold beer? Spain is famous for its love of a cerveza and we are happy to inform you that this … Continue reading

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IBStage Barcelona

ShareIBStage was begun in Italy seven years ago as a result of the idea of joining young students of classical dance with major ballet stars on the stage. IBStage is now a worldwide event. This year Barcelona again hosts this … Continue reading

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The Roca brothers will open an ice cream parlour in the Liceu

ShareThe Celler Can Roca in Girona is one of the world’s most famous restaurants. After the legendary EL Bulli closed its doors a few years ago, the Roca brothers slipped from second into first place in the San Pellegrino restaurant … Continue reading

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Xavier Coll

ShareListen to classical guitarist Xavier Coll play during the ‘Masters of Spanish Guitar’ series this August. The concert takes place in a landmark historical monument in Barcelona’s old town, Santa Maria del Pi, on Placa del Pi. Its distinctive octagonal … Continue reading

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