Human Towers (castellers) in Barcelona

The city of Barcelona is proud of its Catalan culture and traditions.  This summer it wants to share them with those living here and those just visiting. Until recently it was only possible to enjoy this kind of event on specific dates, such as popular festivals like Festa de la Mercè (Festival of Our Lady… Read More


La Pedrera - Urban Sketchers

The Urban Sketchers is a non profit organization of artists that get together to draw scenes of their city. This is their manifesto: 1. We draw on location, indoors or out, capturing what we see from direct observation. 2. Our drawings tell the story of our surroundings, the places we live and where we travel. 3.… Read More


The oldest fair devoted to Nativity scenes and Christmas traditions will celebrate this month its 225th edition (1786-2012). As every year, the Fira de Santa Llúcia will take place in front of and around the Gothic Cathedral in Barcelona and will be opened from November 25 till December 23. The programme this year includes a… Read More