Category Archives: Christmas and new year Barcelona

Chinese New Year Lantern Festival

ShareBarcelona is a cosmopolitan, international city with many ethnic communities. In the last decade the Chinese population has increased dramatically, bringing many new restaurants, festivals, shops and welcome new faces to a city that has always thrived on immigration. The … Continue reading

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Eva Fernandez and The Original Jazz Orchestra

ShareFor a big band version of classic carols, checkout the Jamboree Jazz club on the 28th of December where singer and saxophonist Eva Fernandez will be joined by The Original Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of David Pastor. Eva Fernández … Continue reading

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Aracaladanza – Pequeños Paraisos

ShareIf you are looking for ways to entertain your small ones this Christmas in Barcelona, contemporary children’s dance company Aracaladanza, is performing “Pequeños Paraisos”, a spectacular children’s performance. Pequeños Paraísos is based on Bosch’s painting The Garden of Earthly Delights, … Continue reading

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Boulevard Sou d’Art at the Casa Batllo

ShareHigh end fashion, design and gastronomy come together at Boulevard Sou d’Art in the Casa Batllo on Passeig de Gracia in Barcelona. This Christmas the iconic art nouveau building by Antoni Gaudí will open its doors once again, to celebrate … Continue reading

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Pastorets at the Liceu

ShareThis Christmas the Liceu in Barcelona will hold a performance of a traditional Catalan “Pastorets” on the 20th and 21st of December. The performance coincides with the 15th anniversary of the reopening of the theatre after the fire in 1994. … Continue reading

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Festival de la Infancia 2014

ShareBarcelona’s children’s festival El Festival de la Infancia takes place between December the 27th and January the 4th, a time of year when some parents may welcome some activities for over-excited children on their school holidays. The stated aims of … Continue reading

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The Fira de Santa Llúcia has opened

ShareThe ancient Fira de Santa Llúcia de Barcelona opens today in Barcelona. This Christmas market takes place in front of Barcelona’s Cathedral La Se and is a Christmas tradition dating back several centuries. The festival features many stallholders selling small … Continue reading

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Ice Rink 2014

ShareAs we have mentioned previously in our blog, sunny Barcelona is gearing up for the festive season, thought the weather outside is far from Christmassy at the moment! Yesterday the Barcelona Trade Foundation opened the ice rink in Plaza Catalunya. … Continue reading

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The Christmas lights are on!

ShareIt is time to get festive with Barcelona’s Christmas lights now on! Each year the city surpasses itself in creating a more dazzling display than in the previous year. This year no less than 85 kilometers of christmas lights will … Continue reading

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Explore La Marina and eat tapas!

ShareA bargain tapas offer. Every Friday starting at seven in the evening until eleven at night 19 establishments in the neighbourhood of La Marina will offer a top quality tapa and a drink for only 1.95 euros! Given the time … Continue reading

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