Festivals and traditions in Barcelona

Some dates are extra special on a city’s calendar and must not be forgotten. The most important ones are described below. The evening of January fifth, the night before Epiphany, the entire city takes to the streets to watch the Procession of the Three Wise Men. Before the astonished look of the littlest ones, the Three Kings from the Orient are received with all the honors.
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Barcelona of Festivals

Barcelona’s summer festival, popularly know as Festival Grec, is the most significant cultural event held in the city on warm summer nights. From the end of June until the beginning of August, theater, dance and music flood the stages and take to the street to show off the latest trends in performing arts and contemporary music.

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Sonar Festival in Barcelona

Since 1993 this festival has been growing year by year until becoming an international recognized meeting event for music lovers of all Europe. In fact it attracts renown international artists, music industry professionals, publishing distributions and Electronic Music fans. Barcelona can’t be any better in order to guest such a terrific event! Each night there are parties flooding in the calles ( streets), pubs and crowded parks (Calle Botanica) of the Spanish city! Continue reading “Sonar Festival in Barcelona” »

La Mercé Festival in Barcelona

Towards the end of September Barcelona begins to limber up for the largest event on its festival calendar, La Mercé, a celebration of the city’s patron saint “Mare de Deu de la Mercé”. The festival heralds the end of summer and the onset of the autumn months. Continue reading “La Mercé Festival in Barcelona” »