Services. Over 100,000 people are expected to take part in this 1 November tradition.
It is on All Saints' Day that we hold castanyades, eat panellets and go off to the cemetery to lay flowers on our ancestors' graves. Few know, however that this festival, which is held practically everywhere in the world, has Celtic origins.
Culture.Master craftsmen were involved in building them, putting all their creativity at their service.
Popular culture. The Castellers de Barcelona organise visits to rehearsals at their centre to teach the castellera tradition to foreigners.
The ‘Gaudeix la Festa’ programme starts its new season this week with a monographic feature on the Mercè festival. This new season of ‘Gaudeix la Festa’ takes a detailed look at the festival scene of the city of Barcelona.
A workshop promoted by the Historic Archive of Poblenou's Centre of Festive Imagery aims to relate the neighbourhood's past to its festive imagery, by means of two guided visits, which will take place on consecutive Saturdays, on 18 and 25 October.
The second Sunday of October is Mare de Déu del Remei Day, and throughout the previous week, the district of Les Corts is celebrating its festival. Events will start on 4 October until 12 October, the day of the patron saint.
‘Maintaining, innovating and reclaiming’ is the slogan adopted by the organisers of Hostafrancs' festa major or big annual festival, which takes place from 3 to 12 October, in homage of the Guardian Angel.
From 3 to 12 October, the old town of Sarrià is celebrating its festival. The popular culture events will start on Friday with the Toc d’Inici de Sarrià, a small street parade representing popular culture of the district.