Rosa de Sant Jordi

Saint George is not only the patron saint of England but of Catalonia too. For that reason, April 23 is a day of big celebration. Although it is not a holiday day, people live it as if it was. On the day of St. George there is the tradition of giving women a rose as… Read More


Christmas lights in Barcelona

Christmas will come a little bit earlier this year to Barcelona. The traditional illumination of Christmas, known as “Les llums de Nadal” has been planned one week in advance to make it coincide with The Shopping Night of Barcelona. The Christmas lights will be switched on by the Mayor of Barcelona, some big Christmas trees… Read More


Paral·lel Avenue, 1894-1939

  Staging a production as abundant as surprising, this exhibition explains why a new entertainment area emerged in the city, leading the weight of the theatrical performances in Barcelona over 40 years. El Paral·lel emerges from the project to extend the city designed by Ildefons Cerdà. Once opened in 1894, this avenue was a leisure… Read More