Cruïlla Festival Barcelona 2015

Cruïlla Festival Barcelona 2015

The CRUILLA Barcelona 2015 Festival has already confirmed dates!This year the festival will take place on 10, 11 and 12 July in the city of Barcelona.It will be held once again in the Parc del Forum.The festival is going to bring to the Catalan capital the best national and international bands of independent music. There you can enjoy different styles of music like Ska, Pop, Hip-Hop, indie, folk, reggae, American…

Sónar Barcelona 2015

Sónar Barcelona 2015

The 22nd edition of the Sónar festival Barcelona already have confirmed dates.Sónar is the International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art which takes place in Barcelona for three days every June. It is a festival with unique format and content. It’s first class reputation as a leading reference for international festivals is by virtue of a carefully balanced cultural offering, combining a playful nature, the avant-garde, and experimentation…

Barcelona Carnival 2015

Barcelona Carnival 2015

In Spain, the Carnival is held every year in February.This year it will start in Thursday February 12. This festival has its origins in ancient feasts in honor of the winter, celebrating both Romans and Greeks.There are several explanations for the etymological meaning of the word carnival, from the end of eating meat, to the festivities in honor of Indo-European gods. The carnival has become a festival full of color…

Primavera Sound festival 2015 in Barcelona

Primavera Sound festival 2015 in Barcelona

Primavera Sound is an annual music festival which takes place in Barcelona, Spain in late May and, in some years, early June. This year will be the 15th anniversary of Barcelona’s Primavera Sound Festival, which will take place from 25 May till 31 May. The festival is noted for its eclectic lineup, focus on independent music, and as a showcase for newly established international and domestic acts. The range of musical genres…

Pixar, 25 years of animation – Art Exhibition Barcelona

Pixar, 25 years of animation – Art Exhibition Barcelona

A quarter century ago only a few experts had heard of computer animation. And today Pixar is a symbol of talent and innovation in animation.In the early days of computer animation, people used to ask if the computer made the film. Fortunately, Pixar has come a long way since then; it’s been deeply gratifying to have their medium recognized for the art form that it is.Many people don’t realize that…

Semana Santa 2015 – Easter celebrations in Barcelona

Semana Santa 2015 – Easter celebrations in Barcelona

The Spanish Easter celebrations go on for a lot longer than they do in most of the world. The Spanish Easter celebrations, Semana Santa in Spanish or Holy Week in English, last for over a week. The Easter week starts on Palm Sunday called “Diumenge de Rams” in Catalan” and “Domingo de Ramos” in Spanish. Palm Sunday is the Sunday before Easter week.In 2014 Easter starts on Palm Sunday on…

Tip of the day: Good wines and tapas in Barcelona

Tip of the day: Good wines and tapas in Barcelona

Restaurant La Bodegueta Provença The Reboll family are the owners of La Bodegueta on Rambla Catalunya which was founded in 1942.Now they are also running La Bodegueta Provença.It a charming contemporary version of the traditional wine house. Neighbor, young brother and a modern version of La Bodegueta , La Bodegueta Provença offers a more elaborate menu with excellent tapas and small plates that are served with the best wines. The restaurant…

080 Barcelona Fashion 15th Edition

080 Barcelona Fashion 15th Edition

From February 2nd to 5tf,2015, the Maritime Museum-Drassanes complex will be the scene for the latest edition of 080 Barcelona Fashion. Over the course of 4 days more than thirty fashion brands and designers will showcase their proposals for the coming fall/winter 2015-2016 season. 080 Barcelona Fashion wants to turn Barcelona into a benchmark for creativity, innovation and both design generation and projection in the fashion industry, in the broadest…

Design Hub Barcelona – Design Museum of Barcelona

Design Hub Barcelona – Design Museum of Barcelona

Barcelona is a city historically linked to the design world, with some old institutions such as the Forment de les Arts Decoratives. That is why the city of Barcelona was raised to create a single center, an integral space to allow the public to understand design in a broader consideration.  It was decided to build a single space in which to locate all collections and endowments existing in Barcelona related to the…

Top 5 Bakeries in Barcelona

Top 5 Bakeries in Barcelona

Pastries, biscuits, chocolate in all shapes for all occasions…The city’s bakeries have a thousand ways to seduce us into temptation. Spain has not traditionally been known as a country of great bread, although there were some exceptional old bakeries scattered around here and there. But after long decades of eating poor-quality breads, typically white or light bread with excessive additives, Spaniards are finally developing their taste. More and more, people…

Moloka´i SUP Center

Moloka´i SUP Center

Moloka´i is a sup center located in Barceloneta. Barcelona is one of the best places to practice SUP  as the Mediterranean provides excellent weather and sea conditions. If you choose to use Molokai´s services you will receive a personal and safety learning accompanied with much fun. Moreover,you will be in the hands of teachers with several years experience and internationally recognized qualifications.They guarantee that you will stand up from day…

Christmas in Barcelona

Christmas in Barcelona

Like in most of the cities in the world, during Christmas time, Barcelona specially dresses and lights to celebrate one of the most traditional and magical celebrations of the year. You will find decorated Christmas trees and Santa in Red coats everywhere, but there are some special Christmas traditions and activities that you’ll only experience in Barcelona. Christmas in Barcelona is unexpectedly fun! The weather is cold, but not freezing.…

Mr Brainwash for the first time in Spain

Mr Brainwash for the first time in Spain

One of the today´s most well known street artists is in the city this month! Mr Brainwash is a name used b Paris-born, Los Angeles-based self-proclaimed filmmaker and street artist Thierry Guetta. Since his inception in Los Angeles in 2006 until today,Guetta has exhibited in cities like Miami,New York,Toronto,Los Angeles, London and Cape Town. Today he is a worldwide reference in urban art. Through the 2000s he was an amateur…

Tip of the day: Surf House Barcelona

Tip of the day: Surf House Barcelona

Surf House Barcelona has become the new trendy spot in La Barceloneta. After one year surfing in San Diego,the young surfer Alex Knoepfel brings a piece of California taste and lifestyle to Barceloneta. With a 100% surfer spirit(although everyone is welcome),Surf House Barcelona offers something different to what exists. The menu is casual but top quality!They are serving healthy breakfasts,fresh juices and cocktails, delicious salads,soups and sandwiches.We recommend you to…

World Press Photo 2014 Barcelona

World Press Photo 2014 Barcelona

World Press Photo Barcelona is one of the best photography shows in the world.For the tenth year,the international traveling exhibition World Press Photo comes back to the Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona .It is located very close to the Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)and is holding this awaited exhibition for a month.The World Press Photo 2014 can be seen until Monday December 8.It is a splendid opportunity to…

Tip of the day: Federal Cafe Barcelona. Australian brunch in town

Tip of the day: Federal Cafe Barcelona. Australian brunch in town

Federal Café is one of the most famous cafes in Barcelona where you can enjoy a delicious meal in a great atmosphere.It is a café-restaurant located in the Raval district of Barcelona. This hipster spot was founded by two Australians,Tommy and Christopher.They named the cafe after a small and quiet village in the southwestern Australia. The Federal Café is famous for its breakfast and brunch offers. They serve brunch seven…

Celebrate the New Year’s Eve in Barcelona

Celebrate the New Year’s Eve in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most lively and festive cities of Europe, and this is also valid for New Year’s Eve.The Catalan capital enjoys a fantastic series of celebrations and the events to welcome 2015 will be no exception! The night typically begins with a long dinner shared with family or friends and all celebrations in the city center start around 11pm.They prefer to have traditional dishes as their meals…

Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona

Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona

It is expected that in the year 2050, the 75% of the world’s population will live in cities. How will we manage it? Are cities prepared to such a radical change? Come to Smart City Expo and see the newest advances in the smart cities development! The Smart City Expo World Congress will hold its fourth edition in Barcelona Fira Exhibition Centre between 18 and 20 November.It is the meeting…

The Magic Mountain – Tibidabo Barcelona

The Magic Mountain – Tibidabo Barcelona

                            Tibidabo is a mountain overlooking Barcelona. At 512 meters it is the tallest mountain in the Serra de Collserola. Rising sharply to the north-west, it affords spectacular views over the city and the surrounding coastline.If you want to reach it you can get a train from the centre of Barcelona to Av.Tibidabo station and from there…

Convergence 2014 Europe in Barcelona

Convergence 2014 Europe in Barcelona

There are only a few days left before the Convergence 2014 Europe opens its gates in Barcelona.The event will take place from the 4th till the 6th of November and we invite you to join it! The Convergence is a place where opportunity and innovation meet! The Microsoft business community is going to share some of their breakthrough innovations.You will have the chance to learn more about the Microsoft newest…

Halloween in Barcelona! A weekend to remember!

Halloween in Barcelona! A weekend to remember!

Like most things in Spain, what the nation borrows from overseas is usually adjusted and transformed into something of their own, not to mention each region puts its personal stamp on it. The same goes with Halloween, which is clearly not an American affair here. It does not have the pomp and hype as in the US, but rather a traditional feel which sets it apart .You are pretty much…

Unique panoramic views of Barcelona

Unique panoramic views of Barcelona

In the neighborhood of Carmel there are panoramic views unknown to many.One of the views that we are going to recommend you is the Bunkers del Camel viewpoint on the Turo de la Rovira (Rovira´s hill) .It is one of the most beautiful,spacious and charming areas of the city. The summit allows you to see a unique panoramic 360º views of Barcelona .However, the fantastic views are not the only…

The Mobile World Congress 2015 Barcelona

The Mobile World Congress 2015 Barcelona

Make your plans now to attend the biggest global event in mobile technology,whose latest edition left more than 37 million euros in the city of Barcelona!The Mobile World Congress will start on the 2nd of March and will continue until the 5th of March 2015, in the Mobile World Capital Barcelona!It is the world’s leading event of its type, bringing together the mobile telecommunication sector’s top companies and professionals.The GSMA…

Hostelco. Hosting innovation. Creating solutions

Hostelco. Hosting innovation. Creating solutions

Come to Hostelco and participate in the hospitality business event!Hostelco, the international hotel and catering equipment show, has now been given the dates for its next edition, which will take place from October 20th to 23rd in Fira de Barcelona’s Gran Via Exhibition Centre. After the recent success of the last show, and on the request of the sector’s professionals, Hostelco will be held over four working days for the…

The Big Draw: La festa del dibuix

The Big Draw: La festa del dibuix

The Big Draw is the biggest world drawing festival! It runs from 1 October to 3 November in twenty countries and 280,000 people expected to join in over 1000+ events. The Big Draw offers thousands of fun,enjoyable, and mainly free, drawing activities which connect people of all ages. These events are for those who love to draw, as well as for those who think they can’t! Organised by The Campaign…

Skybar Barcelona, do not miss the sunset!

Skybar Barcelona, do not miss the sunset!

Skybar Barcelona, one of the best views of Barcelona! The Skybar is located on the roof of Barcelona’s Grand Hotel Central on Via Laietana. You can enjoy the truly exceptional panoramic views over the old city and the Mediterranean,while you are listening to some great music,drinking nice cocktails or having a dinner.The bar will tempt you with the greatest international cocktails and coffees by the pool. You can order Barcelona´s…

Oktoberfest 2014 Barcelona. Starts today!

Oktoberfest 2014 Barcelona. Starts today!

Here it is the 3rd edition of this popular festival! Do not miss out! Free Access! The festival starts on the 3rd of October (today) and you can enjoy it until the 12th of October at Fira Barcelona Montjuïc (Universe Square), next to Plaza España! What is Oktoberfest Barcelona? Octoberfest is the most famous Beerfest, which is an important part of Bavarian culture. The Oktoberfest Barcelona is conceived as a…

Visit Park Güell, one of the major works of Gaudí in Barcelona.

Visit Park Güell, one of the major works of Gaudí in Barcelona.

Park Güell is an iconic space in the city of Barcelona, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and receiving large numbers of visitors each day. The original idea of Park Güell was to create a private residential garden city for wealthy Barcelona residents, who could live in Park Güell on the hill El Carmel far from the smoke and noise of Barcelona’s city centre and with lovely city views. However,the…

Do not miss Swab Barcelona!

Do not miss Swab Barcelona!

Swab Barcelona is already preparing its seventh edition to be held from 2 to 5 October 2014 in the Italian Pavillon of Fira Barcelona. It is the only Contemporary Art Fair which was found by an art collector!It offers a unique vision for the visitors.One of the main objectives of the fair is to break with the elitist and hermetic idea which surrounds the contemporary art scene.They want to make…

Zoo de Barcelona

Zoo de Barcelona

It is a great place to go for a day in Barcelona!It has something for everybody-with activities to keep children entertained as well as a nice environment for the grown ups to relax in. Zoo de Barcelona is a great entertainment for families and anyone who loves animals and nature.It is located right in the heart of the city of Barcelona in the Park of the Ciutadella. There are two…