La Mercè Barcelona Festival La Mercè 2013 in Barcelona starts today!!! The La Mercè festival in Barcelona is the biggest and best annual festival in Barcelona. It is a cultural extravaganza, a celebration of Barcelona and everything Catalonia. It’s the end of September and that means, La Mercè! Every year at the end of September the…Details
The Best Free Concert in Barcelona – On the Street, Right in Front of Your Hostel!!! A free concert on the street right in front of your hostel with ‘Miles Kane’ as headlining act – only in Barcelona and only at Sant Jordi Hostel Sagrada Familia. The 2013 BAM (Barcelona Accio Musical) organized, Estrella Damm…Details
September 11th is National Catalonia Day Every year on the 11th of September the entire region of Catalonia celebrates their national holiday. It is often referred to as Independence Day but the actual origin of the holiday has nothing to do with the independence of Catalonia – Catalonia is still governed by Spain. It is…Details
The Barcelona 2013 FINA World Championships started last Friday (July 19th) and will be on until August 4th. Are you a fan of water-sports – swimming, water polo, diving and the like? Ever wanted to watch a synchronized swimming competition live? Ever wanted to go to the Olympics but couldn’t afford the tickets, accommodation prices and…Details
The 2013 edition of the Barcelona, Cruilla Music Festival is this weekend and it is going to be off the hook!!! The Cruilla music festival is an annual 2-day music festival that is the highlight of the Barcelona Summer Festival calendar. With 4 stages and headlining acts like SNOOP DOG, WYCLEF JEAN, MORCHEEBA, RUFUS WAINWRIGHT, James…Details
The 2013 edition of the Sonar Barcelona Music Festival is the 20th edition of the famous event and will be one of the best yet! With a ridiculously good line-up, 3 full days packed with some of the most innovative and current media arts and music and events designed to showcase the best in the…Details
Los Vivancos – Aeternum, the Extreme Flamenco Fusion show is on in Barcelona through June 23rd. If you feel like you’ve already seen it all in Barcelona and you’re looking for something to do other than the normal tourist thing – site seeing, pub-crawls and the like – you might be interested in taking in…Details
Traditionally, in the Catalunya region of Spain, Sant Jordi’s day is celebrated by an exchange of gifts between sweethearts, friends and colleagues.
Men give roses to women and women give books to their special men.
Happy Sant Jordi’s Day to everyone ; )
La Cursa El Corte Ingles, Barcelona is one of the largest and most popular 10k runs in Europe. This year’s run is scheduled for Sunday the 7th of April, 2013 at 9:30 am. La Cursa El Corta Ingles is Barcelona’s most popular run, with almost 60,000 participants in 2012. It attracts people from all walks…Details
The 2013 Sonar will be the 20th installment of the Barcelona International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art. It is scheduled to take place in Barcelona on the 13th, 14th and 15th of June, 2013. As always, the line-up is amazing and the event is packed with unique and inspiring shows, exhibitions and seminars.
It is hard to describe just how amazing and special the Sonar event really is. Sonar is much more than just a music festival, it is the ultimate opportunity to encounter, interact with and appreciate the most current movements in the modern media arts and music.
In case you haven’t heard of it before, I’ll provide a brief explanation. Sonar is a full 3-day music and media arts festival dedicated to the advancement of music and new media art. Sonar is a celebration of modern music and a platform for the presentation of a contemporary mix of entertainment and artistry – the new, unique and experimental. It is a venue that provides for interaction, blending and the combination of new trends in various music genres and media art.Details