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For All Saints' Day, chestnuts... and the cult of the dead

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.

Centre d'Imatgeria Festiva Sant Martí

A guided visit around the history of Poblenou's festive imagery

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.

FM Les Corts

Les Corts Festival

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.

Magrana Hostafrancs

Hostafrancs' big annual festival

‘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.

FM Sarria

Sarrià Festival

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.