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The entire programme for a La Mercè at its most traditional

The La Mercè festivities are a byword for the most outstanding popular cultural events held in the city during the year. And that's because during those dates every association, group and organisation in the sector plays an active role in this festa...


Human-Tower Day of 1714

The Jove de Barcelona human-tower group are organising a special performance in Born this Eleventh of September, to commemorate the Tricentenary of the Defeat of Barcelona. The Minyons de Terrassa and the Capgrossos de Mataró are the two guest human...

festa catalana Glòries

The Catalan festival moves to Plaça de les Glòries

The Catalan festival is moving east from its usual location on Avinguda de la Catedral to Plaça de les Glòries this month. On Saturday 6, 13, 20 and 27 September various groups from around Catalonia will be giving displays of giants, fireworks, human...

Cartell JIF 2014

International Conference on Catalan Folklore

TheAdifolk Association for Promoting Folklore has been organising the International Conference on Folklore every September for the last forty-two years, attended by dance groups from around the world. The year's conference takes place from 4 to 7...

Festa Major la Bordeta

La Bordeta's Big Annual Festival

The festa major or big annual festival of the La Bordeta neighbourhood, in the Sants-Montjuïc district, is actually a festa major confined to one street and three squares. The respective committees have organised a whole host of activities, on their...

The Sants Festival

The Sants festival is almost here. From 23 to 31 August the district will be full of activities with celebrations and traditions such as dance, fire, human towers,music and much more.

Gràcia's Festa major/Big Festival

Gràcia's Festa Major or Big Festival is about to start. From 15 to 21 August, the neighbourhood is decorated and hosts dozens of activities of all kinds and for all ages. A wide range of popular culture events have an important role to play in the...