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Alice in Wonderland

ShareIn celebration of the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s classic Victorian tale, Alice In Wonderland takes to the stage at the Teatre Gaudí from May 12th-29th, but with a twist in a modern musical adaptation that is at once faithful … Continue reading

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The Classics at MEAM

ShareThe Museu Europeu d’Art Modern (or European Museum of Modern Art in English) is one of Barcelona’s finest art museums. Housed in the hip Born district, you can see some fine examples of 20th and 21st Century art there. This … Continue reading

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Sant Jordi 2016

ShareThe 23rd of April is the Festa de Sant Jordi, when Catalunya celebrates the day of its patron saint, Saint George, and when traditionally men would give their partner a rose (with a sprig of wheat, a symbol of fertility), … Continue reading

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Barcelona Beer Garden 2016

ShareWith Sant Jordi on Saturday this weekend promises to be an exciting one in Barcelona. As if roses, books and free entertainment were not enough, the grounds of the Poble Espanyol are being transformed into a traditional German biergarten for … Continue reading

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Italian Festival of Barcelona

ShareItalians make up Barcelona’s largest EU foreign community. With their shared love of food, culture, fashion, art, design and literature, Catalunya and Italy are two cultures with a great deal in common. Barcelona is a city that historically has always … Continue reading

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Voces, Suite Flamenca by Sara Baras

ShareSara Baras is one of flamenco’s leading lights. Born in Cadiz in Anadaluzia, she rose to fame in the 1990s and has won a number of awards including the Madroño Flamenco of Montellano (Seville) in 1993 and the prize for … Continue reading

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Hotel Tapa Tour

ShareThis spring several exciting gastronomic events are happening in Barcelona. We recently reviewed Espectapes at el Principal de L’Eixample. Following suit next month is Hotel Tapa Tour, some of the city’s best hotels will be opening their restaurant doors from … Continue reading

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Catalan Traditions explained, Part 2

ShareTió de Nadal The Tió de Nadal seems to bemuse foreigners as well as a good few Catalans. Starting on the feast day of the Immaculate Conception (Dec ember the 8th), a wood log called the Tió de Nadal is … Continue reading

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Let’s Festival 2016

ShareLet’s Festival takes place in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat in the south of the city, between the centre and the airport. In 2016 the Let’s Festival returns for its 11th edition with a fantastic line-up including some of this year’s freshest … Continue reading

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Music at the Pedrera

ShareThe Casa Mila, popularly known as La Pedrera (the quarry) is one of the jewels of Barcelona. It was the last civil building by Gaudi, and was considered to be controversial because of its undulating stone facade and twisting wrought … Continue reading

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