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Sant Antoni Abat, president of the ‘Setmana dels Barbuts’

Mid-January brings some of the coldest days of the year, a period which has been popularly dubbed as the ‘Setmana dels Barbuts’ [week of the bearded ones]. The days of 15, 16 an 17 January have come to be termed thus as the iconography representing...

Porca de Sant Antoni

Here's What's New for the 2020 Sant Antoni Festa Major

Annual festival. From 18 to 26 January, the neighbourhood of Sant Antoni celebrates the first of the city's annual festivals. This year, the daughter of La Porca, who turns 25 years old, will be presented!

The Three Kings arrive in Barcelona

As they do every year, the Three Kings of the Orient will arrive in Barcelona on the afternoon of 5 January, accompanied by the traditional cortege of magic creatures.

What are the holidays in 2020?

When is Holy Week this year? What holidays will there be? Let's take a look at the holiday calendar for 2020.