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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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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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Nits Gaudi 2015

ShareFollowing on from our post on Summer Nights at La Pedrera comes another exciting musical event hosted in a Gaudi masterpiece. This time the building in question is the Torre Bellesguard, which is located uptown in Sarria and only recently … Continue reading

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Piknic Electronik 2015

SharePiknic Electronik is a global event is making its mark on the electronic music scene globally with editions in Barcelona, Montréal, Melbourne, Dubai, Paris and Cannes. As the name suggests, Piknic Electronik combines a traditional afternoon picnic with the best … Continue reading

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080 Barcelona Fashion Week 2015

ShareThis June Barcelona’s largest fashion event will be taking place at the Estadí Olímpic. From June the 29th to July the 3rd, 080 Barcelona fashion week will bring together the best in Spanish and international design. The itinerary will include … 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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El Lissitzky at La Pedrera

ShareThis October the Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera will fearture an exhibition the work of one of the most influential and controversial experimental artists of the early 20th century, El Lissitzky, who worked with the Soviet and the European avant-garde in the … Continue reading

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Barcelona’s bid for UNESCO 2014 City of Literature

ShareLast week Jaume Ciurana, deputy mayor for culture for Barcelona, announced that Barcelona was making a bid for the 2014 City of Literature Title. Barcelona has long been a city associated with literature. Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Eduardo Mendoza Garriga, Juan … Continue reading

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5 very different but very nice bars in Barcelona

ShareBarcelona has one of the most happening bar scenes in the world. Each month a new joint opens up in the city. Design bars, traditional locals, beach bars, bars in the park, bars with terraces… you never need be far … 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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