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Gay Pride 2016 in Barcelona

The Gay pride in Barcelona in 2016 starts on 8th July and finishes on 10th July. The pride starts with a parade on Saturday afternoon from 17:00h, in Avinguda Paral·lel and Passeig Colom and the Pride Village at Moll de la Fusta.Barcelona's Gay Pride is one of the main gay pride festivals in Europe that attracts more than 150k people a year.  Apart from the…

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Liceu, enjoy Opera in Barcelona

The Liceu in Barcelona is the Opera house  in the city, it is also called the Gran Teatre del Liceu and it is located in La Rambla in Barcelona. It has been opened for some centuries now, it was inaugurated on 4th April 1897.In 1837 the Philodramatic Lyceum of Montesión was founded in Barcelona and this is when all started, their objective was to promote mu…

BAM (Barcelona Acció Musical)
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BAM (Barcelona Acció Musical)

Barcelona Acció Musical (BAM) is a music festival that is celebrated at the same time as La Mercè, gathers different artists from all over the world. The BAM was born in 1993, and since then year after year have offered 60 concerts in each edition with an audience of 168k people.BAM is mainly about dance, electronic, rock or pop music in Catalonia an…

Barcelona International Jazz Festival
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Barcelona International Jazz Festival

Barcelona international jazz festival organized by Voll-Damm for more than 40 years the city has hosted this annual festival. The festival takes place in different venues across the city and you can buy individual tickets for each event or bonos that include different ones, but there is no full entrance that covers the whole event.It is very interesting tha…

Grec Festival
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Grec Festival

Grec Festival in Barcelona is an international festival of theatre, dance, music and circus. The festival has been around for more than 40 years in Barcelona, it is one of the main cultural attractions in Barcelona in summer and a must in the European calendar for scenic arts.The Festival is called "El Grec" because of its main location which is an open air…

Sonar electronic music festival in Barcelona
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Sonar electronic music festival in Barcelona

Sónar is a three-day electronic music festival held in Barcelona since 1994, it is known to be an advanced music and multimedia art festival and it is divided in Sónar by Day and Sónar by Night. As other pioneer festivals in Barcelona such as the Primavera Sound, the Sónar has a similar story, it started with an audience of 6k and nowadays we are talking ab…

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Primavera sound

Primavera Sound is a famous music festival that takes places in Barcelona since 2001. Primavera comes every year at the end of May and the main objective is to present the last groupd and trends in music genres such as pop, rock and electronics. The agenda for Primavera Sound has not only famous international groups but also new born groups and new talents …

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La Mercé festival: Barcelona's patron and party

La Mercè is a unique festival in Barcelona is what we call the Festa Major, every city and town has a festivity week and in Barcelona is thanks to the Virgin Mercy in September every year, the week of 24th September. It is a good opportunity to get to know catalan traditions such as castellers and gegants, see fireworks and enjoy a different Barcelona for a…

Street food festivals in Catalonia
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Street food festivals in Catalonia

Street food is ready to eat food sold in the street or a public place, normally from a food booth, food truck or food card. Street food festivals have become very common in Catalonia, they are in every cool event. According to the Food and Agriculture organization 2.5 billion people eat food street every day, in Catalonia I think they were born to stay. The…

Gràcia Festival in Barcelona in August
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Gràcia Festival in Barcelona in August

In August every year, the streets of Gràcia neighborhood transforms into fantasy streets decorated for Gràcia Festival in Barcelona. In 2015 the festival is held from 15 to 21st August, the festival combined music concerts, activities for kids, chocolatadas – drink chocolate in popular gatherings in the afternoon-, learn how to dance, theatre, magic and m…

Music and art festivals in Catalonia: spring and summer
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Music and art festivals in Catalonia: spring and summer

Summer and spring, this time of the year is when we want to be outdoors and enjoy the landscape, I already gave you some options to enjoy summer in Barcelona but there are so many more activities to do in Catalonia. Catalonia is much more than Barcelona, and you are lucky because it is full of art and culture all year around but in summer some of th…

Most festival: wine in Penedes along with cinema
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Most festival: wine in Penedes along with cinema

Most festival a great initiative in Penedès, a very well known area with a long winemaking tradition in Catalonia. This annual festival combines wine and cinema, it showcases the best international films/documentaries linked to viniculture wine or cava. Penedès region is known by his wine traiditon and also by the quality of wine and tourism related act…

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Interesting events in Catalunya for bloggers in spring

Spring has sprung with interesting travel events in Barcelona and Catalunya. As you know I love Barcelona and tourism in the city is one of the main activities, this is no secret. This year I have scheduled this travel events in my calendar to assist and check out the events. See how packed I have my agenda in the next two months: SITC (Saló del Turisme d…