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Picasso and Dali

ShareThe Picasso Museum in Barcelona is mounting an exciting new exhibition that combines the work of the artists Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí for the first time. Dalí was Catalan, and Picasso spent his formative years in Barcelona. Barcelona´s Deputy … Continue reading

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Pedestrian Sundays

ShareBarcelona pedestrian Sundays are a fun new weekend event organised by the Ajuntament de Barcelona (council). Staring at the end of the month, on March the 29th, the event is to run on six consecutive Sundays up until April the … Continue reading

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Horse riding for kids in Barcelona

ShareThe Barcelona L’Oreneta Pony Park in the north of Sarria aims to reach out to more students than ever this year. The Pony Park, which runs the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona, will bring the world of horses more … Continue reading

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The Tapies foundation

ShareAntoni Tàpies is one of Barcelona’s most celebrated artists. Tápies arrived on the International and Catalan art scenes in the 1950s, after some time living and working in Paris. Influenced by the abstract impressionism of the time, Tàpies incorporated waste … Continue reading

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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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