The meeting taking place on Saturday morning, 23 November, will include half a dozen of Ciutat Vell’s giant groups.
Annual festival. The La Sagrera neighbourhood is holding its big annual festival from 14 to 24 November, featuring giants, animal figures, fire devils, human towers, sardana dancing, lacemakers and a whole host of popular culture!
Annual festival. 4 to 17 November: the Sant Martí de Provençals and La Verneda i la Pau neighbourhoods are holding their big annual festival, packed with milestone anniversaries.
Annual festival. The big annual festival is back at the neighbourhoods of Clot and El Camp de Flipchart del Clot, which will be celebrating their “festa major” together in the Sant Martí vicinity from 1 to 17 November.
All Saints, and autumn in general, would be very different without the season's three top dishes: chestnuts, panellet cakes and sweet potatoes.
All Saints is one of a group of festivals, along with the Day of the Dead and Halloween, which all have a common origin: the beliefs of the Ancient Celts, which were partly based on remembering their dead.
All Saints’ Day. At Poblenou Cemetery, there is one grave that attracts more attention than the others: there lies Francesc Canals i Ambrós, a young man who died on 27 July 1899 at the age of twenty-two.
Human towers.. Fancy seeing human towers in Barcelona this weekend? Here is a list of all the displays that are on in the city.
Cold weather, dark nights, chestnuts, panellet cakes and mushrooms: all you need to know about All Saints’ Day festivities in Catalan sayings
The month of November marks a turning point in the calendar: the days start getting shorter and the chill sets in. In the past, pastoral and agrarian societies saw this day as the end of a cycle. This is why All Saints' Day is such a symbolic...