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Mecal 2016

ShareMecal is a festival of international short and animation films that takes place every year in Barcelona, this year being the 9th edition. With more than 5500 short films submitted and 350 works screened in the last edition, Mecal has … Continue reading

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Silke Rooftop

ShareThe Hotel Silken Diagonal is an upmarket hotel on the Avinguda Diagonal that from time to time hosts select house music parties on its roof, especially during Sonar Festival. The rooftop is a magnificent party venue with views across the … Continue reading

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Vivian Maier

ShareThe Fundació Foto Colectania hosts ‘Vivian Maier. In Her Own Hands ‘ an exhibition of photos taken by Vivian Maier, an amateur French-American photographer who was discovered by chance a couple of years before her death in 2009 and in … Continue reading

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Raval Festa Major

ShareBarcelona’s Raval is one of its most vibrant, colourful districts. Home to people from all over the world, this part of the old town possesses a distinct energy, one that is multicultural, young and decidedly bohemian. This Thursday the Raval … Continue reading

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The Thinking Machine, Ramon Llull and the ars combinatoria

ShareRamon Llull (1232-1315) was a Mallorcan philosopher, logician, writer and religious figure who published many texts that are still widely read to this day. Born to a wealthy Catalan family in Palma, he possessed a formidable intellect, working in Catalan, … Continue reading

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New openings June 2016

ShareIt seems that every week there are new and exciting bar and restaurant openings in Barcelona. So we decided to round up some of the best here in our blog. This week we bring you Le Petit Brot and Imprfecto. … Continue reading

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Pop Up Barbershop Barcelona

ShareItalian born chef Walter El Nagar found fame with the much lauded LA pop-up Barbershop Ristorante. This summer El Nagar moves his pop up magic across the Atlantic on a Mediterranean European tour that will take in Barcelona, Ibiza and … Continue reading

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Utopia Photo Market

ShareThe Utopia Photo Market is a pop up photo gallery and market that takes place at the Utopia 126 creative space from the 10th to the 12th of June. In the age of smart phones, Instagram and Snapchat, selfies and … Continue reading

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Catalan wine and cheese tasting in the Port Vell

ShareThe Catalan History Museum in Barceloneta is opening its doors to an enogastronomic (wine and cheese) festival which gives visitors the chance to sample some of Catalunya’s finest wines and cheeses. This gourmand’s delight takes place on Saturday the 28th … Continue reading

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White Summer Festival

ShareWhite Summer describes itself as a ‘field for colourful minds’. The uber-hip festival hails from Empordà in the northern part of Catalunya (a region encompassing the beautiful Costa Brava) and for the first time is setting up a city edition … Continue reading

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