Easter week in Barcelona

Easter week in Barcelona

Easter week in Spain is called “Semana Santa” which means "Holly Week" and is normally around March or April, every year is in different dates but around the same period of time. Easter week in Barcelona starts on Palm Sunday, we Catalans call it Diumenge de Rams or you will see it as well as Domingo de Ramos in Spanish. Palm Sunday is the Sunday before easter week and there are parades and processions, it is the day Christians celebrate when Jesus was reborn and he was welcomed by people with palms and  If you are into processions although in Palm Sunday there are, most easter parades are on Good Friday, Divendres Sant in Catalan or Viernes Santo in Spanish. In 2016 Palm Sunday was 20th March, Good Friday is on 25th March and Easter Sunday is on 27th March and of course, the festivity t…

Mobile World Congress Barcelona

Mobile World Congress Barcelona

The GSMA Mobile World Congress conference is held in Barcelona every year and from 2011 the city was announced to be the GSMA Mobile World capital and will host the event until 2023.It is the largest exhibition for the mobile industry and also a conference where the main mobile operators are represented as well as device manufacturers, technology providers and vendors across the world.The GSMA Mobile World Congress takes place in February but in occasion it occurs in the first week of March and it is located in La Fira Gran Via venue in Barcelona. The attendance is around 90k in each edition and you can see the big impact this has in the city to welcome entrepreneurs and businessmen from all over the world.The announced dates for Mobile World Congress 2016 are February 22 - February 25, 2…

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