23/05/2018 - 17:01h

Mercat de Sant Antoni is open!

Markets. Nine years on, the market’s stalls have moved back home.

22/05/2018 - 18:43h

Record growth in public housing

Housing. A record number of 4,500 publicly owned homes are under construction, 80% of which will be offered with affordable rents.

Mercat de Sant Antoni

24/05/2018 - 12:14h

Weekend: A new market for the community in Sant Antoni, local celebrations in La Prosperitat and a family Sunday in the park

Free time. Blunderbuss firers, giants, all sorts of displays, popular culture and workshops for young and old alike.

24/05/2018 - 18:11h

More room and more services at the beach this summer

Environment and sustainability. Everything is ready for the start of the bathing season, which starts on 26 May and ends on 16 September.

24/05/2018 - 17:41h

Municipal subsidies for the switch from unemployed to self-employed

Employment. Another edition of the subsidy campaign is launched, offering up to 4,000 euros for the first year of activity.

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Neighbourhood Plan

Programme aimed at reducing inequalities between Barcelona neighbourhoods, backing access to income, services, urban quality and welfare.

Free concerts

May sees the return of the Primavera als Barris cycle, with eleven free concerts in the city’s cultural facilities.

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Working in Barcelona

Discover the tools being offered by the city for promoting employment, business care and entrepreneurship.Working in Barcelona.

Discover Barcelona

Step into the city’s districts and neighbourhoods, and enjoy its attractions: urban areas, cultural and architectural heritage, nature areas, leisure, study centres or museums.

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Enjoy the parks

The city’s parks and gardens transform it into a living, breathing space. You’ll find them all here. Explore and enjoy them!

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Living with diversity

Barcelona is a melting pot of people with a variety of sexual and gender orientations, cultures, languages and traditions. Find out about how to live here with inclusion, diversity and interculturality.

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Barcelona Districte Cultural

Enjoy local culture. Check out the range of offers on music, theatre, dance, circus and performing-art shows playing at your neighbourhood’s cultural facilities.

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Enrolments for the 2018-2019 school year

Find out about school pre-enrolments and enrolments for the coming school year.


Revamp your wardrobe

The initiative is back from 30 April to 1 June, promoted by municipal organisations and teams to foster responsible consumption and waste-prevention clothes exchanges.

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Regaining Les Rambles

The ‘Les Rambles’ cooperative process is a proposal to revitalise and regain Les Rambles as an avenue for strolling along and a place for public life.

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Waste management

All you need to know about managing waste and helping to make the city more sustainable.

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Cultural calendar

You can find full information on the main events planned for Barcelona’s cultural calendar.

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 Check out the schools, what they offer and the educational services available in Barcelona.

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Office for Non-Discrimination (OND)

A human-rights defence service you can turn to if you are experiencing or have experienced any form of discrimination or hate crime, especially on the grounds of origins, cultural or religious affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Social and solidarity economy

Find out about and take part in organisations and initiatives that are helping to create a social and solidarity economy in Barcelona. Keep up to date with what's going on!

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Districts and neighbourhoods

Embrace the essence of each Barcelona districts and step into the different city neighbourhoods.

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School Playgrounds open

A total of 70 school playgrounds all over the city are opening for public use where children, young people and their families will be safe. See the opening times!

The Magic Fountain light show

Enjoy the Magic Fountain

Enjoy the sound and light display at the Magic Fountain in Montjuïc. Find out about display times, the range of sequences and much more.

View of Barcelona with a heavily polluted sky.

Low Emissions Zone

Find out the areas of Barcelona and the municipalities surrounding the ring roads where Barcelona City Council plans to gradually restrict the use of the most polluting vehicles, starting on 1 December 2017.

A woman watering plants on a flat’s terrace Open video Be a part of the Climate Plan

Be a part of the Climate Plan

Find out everything you can do to combat climate change. 

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Energy rights

Energy-advice points offer help to prevent supply cuts from unpaid bills as well as advice on how to reduce energy expenses.

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Public housing

All the information on public housing in Barcelona: rented and officially protected flats, grants, housing offices and lots more.

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Sports calendar

Check out the key dates on the city's sports calendar and the spaces and options for getting into shape.

A shopkeeper speaking to a woman by the door of a children’s clothes shop.

Financial aid for freelancers

Barcelona Activa is launching an aid programme for freelancers to cut their first-year expenses. Find out all about it!

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+Sustainable Barcelona Map

Check out the initiatives under way in Barcelona to make the city more sustainable. Want to help?

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A campaign supported by over a hundred organisations for fighting against stereotypes and rumours in Barcelona. Come and join it!