One of the most important dates on the calendar of castells, or human tower building, is La Mercè.
This year, on the afternoon of 24 September, the parade will pay tribute to the arts on the occasion of Picasso Year, which marks the 50th anniversary of Pablo Picasso’s death.
Cobla music groups, dance schools, casteller human-tower groups and giants will offer us thrilling experiences.
Here are all the popular cultural activities you can find at Gràcia's festa major (main annual festival)!
From the 15th to the 21st of August, you can visit 23 spaces decorated by party committees of neighbors.
Sant Roc. The festivities for Sant Roc are packed with unique elements which date back centuries and cannot be found anywhere else. Are you familiar with them?
Najat El Hachmi will be giving the Pregó de la Mercè, the opening speech for the 2023 La Mercè festivities
She has written books such as ‘El lunes nos querrán’, ‘Mare de llet i mel’ and 'The Last Patriarch'.