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Suite Festival 2016

Share As the Suite Festival returns to the Gran Teatre del Liceu for its second edition it looks set to become a name in Barcelona’s stellar musical line-up to rival Sonar and Primavera Sound. Musically the festival invites diverse artists … Continue reading

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Barcelona Half Marathon

ShareNot quite as famous as its older sibling, the Barcelona Marathon, the Half Marathon is none-the-less a significant event, and the route takes in much of Barcelona’s finest scenery. Beginning at Passeig de Pujades, the route continues through Paral•lel, Gran … Continue reading

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Nuria Graham

ShareCatalan singer Nuria Graham hails from Catalunya’s medieval town of Vic, and owes her surname, as well as her polyglot abilities, to Irish descendants. Having studied music from a young age, Graham excels at both guitar and piano playing. Her … Continue reading

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Nutcracker / Trencanous

ShareClassic 19th Century ballet The Nutcracker gets a modern reworking; jazz and classical dance are combined for a contemporary spin on this much-loved ballet, creating something for the whole family to enjoy. The Nutcracker was originally choreographed by Lev Ivanov … Continue reading

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Xavier Gosé at the MNAC

ShareAs part of a series by the MNAC dedicated to highlighting the work of the region’s most revered artists, an exciting new exhibition in Barcelona showcases the work of Xavier Gosé (1876-1915). One of the most influential Catalan artists of … Continue reading

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Madonna in Barcelona

ShareMadonna’s ‘Rebel Heart Tour’ will arrive in Barcelona this November for two nights only. Madonna will play at the beautiful art nouveau Palau Sant Jordi on the 25th and 26th of November. Building on the success of Rebel Heart (2014), … Continue reading

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Okoberfest Barcelona 2015

ShareOktoberfest is not from Catalunya. But the Catalans do love a good glass of beer and an excuse for merriment and a party. So if you are in town at the start of October, drop in on the Barcelona edition … Continue reading

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Casa Batlló Sound and Light Show

ShareLa Mercè has been celebrated in Barcelona since 1687, in honour of the Virgin of Grace (Mare de Déu de la Mercè) . The Casa Batlló was built in 1877 by Antoni Gaudi, and is one of his most emblematic … Continue reading

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47th Voll Dam Jazz Festival

ShareBarcelona is a city that loves Jazz. The Barcelona International Jazz Festival is fast approaching its 50th edition in the city, this year being the 47th. The upcoming festival boasts a prestigious array of Jazz luminaries, as it does every … Continue reading

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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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