17/04/2019 - 11:02h

Sant Jordi in Barcelona

Culture. Come along to the open day at the City Hall, give blood, follow the opening speech by Mia Couto and enjoy the celebrations in the neighbourhoods.

17/04/2019 - 11:17h

More officially protected ground floor premises for local commerce in Ciutat Vella

Commerce. Eight premises to promote an economic model which strengthens the neighbourhoods of El Raval and Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i la Ribera.

16/04/2019 - 16:31h

For Sant Jordi, from blood flows…life

Sant Jordi. The city’s library network and the Blood Bank are organising a solidarity campaign for people to give blood again this year.

15/04/2019 - 15:43h

Memorial in remembrance of road traffic victims

Mobility. The memorial has been installed in a garden area next to Passeig Marítim de Nova Icària.

16/04/2019 - 16:51h

Mia Couto to give the Sant Jordi Opening Speech on Reading 2019

Sant Jordi. The sixteenth edition of this pro-literature speech will be given by the author from Mozambique.

Beaches and bathing

Enjoy the city's beaches and urban bathing spots. Check out the available services, weather forecasts and a whole lot more.

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Caring City

Barcelona backs the democratisation and social recognition of care work and haçs opened Barcelona Cuida, a centre promoting networking and exchanges between people involved in care in the city. Find out more!

Students playing with a skeleton in a classroom.

Studying

 Check out the schools, what they offer and the educational services available in Barcelona.

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Cultural calendar

You can find full information on the main events planned for Barcelona’s cultural calendar.

Discover Barcelona

Step into the city’s districts and neighbourhoods, and enjoy its attractions: urban areas, cultural and architectural heritage, nature areas, leisure, study centres or museums.

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Sexual and gender diversity

Find out all about the services and resources aimed at the LGBTI community (lesbians, gays, transsexuals, bisexuals and intersexuals), as well as the initiatives launched to promote respect for sexual and gender diversity and fighting LGTBI-phobia.

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Enjoy the parks

The city’s parks and gardens transform it into a living, breathing space. You’ll find them all here. Explore and enjoy them!

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Children's activities

In Barcelona, you’ll find a wide range of entertainment and leisure activities for little ones. Don’t miss out!

The Magic Fountain light show

Enjoy the Magic Fountain

Enjoy the sound and light display at the Magic Fountain in Montjuïc. Find out about display times, the range of sequences and much more.

A group of women attending a Pilates class

Choose your course

Check out the new range of courses and workshops on offer at civic centres, libraries and other centres in the city. You can pick and mix!

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Waste management

All you need to know about managing waste and helping to make the city more sustainable.

A group of girls sitting in the entrance to a metro station

‘Guide on the use of non-sexist language’

Published by Barcelona City Council, this guide is a decalogue for improving the visibility of women in everyday communication and breaking down stereotypes which foster inequalities between people.

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T'estiu molt

The registration period for summer activities organised by Campus Olímpia and aimed at children and young people up to the age of 17 opens on 27 April.

Energy-advice points Open video Energy rights

Energy rights

Energy-advice points offer help to prevent supply cuts from unpaid bills as well as advice on how to reduce energy expenses.

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Working in Barcelona

Discover the tools being offered by the city for promoting employment, business care and entrepreneurship.Working in Barcelona.

Children in a classroom

Enrolments for the 2019-2020 school year

Find out about school pre-enrolments and enrolments for the coming school year.
 

People buying and selling in a farmers' market.

Social and solidarity economy

Find out about and take part in organisations and initiatives that are helping to create a social and solidarity economy in Barcelona. Keep up to date with what's going on!

A woman watering plants on a flat’s terrace Open video Be a part of the Climate Plan

Be a part of the Climate Plan

Find out everything you can do to combat climate change. 

Open video New Bicing

New Bicing

The Bicing service is being transformed with extra features. Check out all the changes being made over the coming months for introducing this new service.

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Barcelona Districte Cultural

Enjoy local culture. Check out the range of offers on music, theatre, dance, circus and performing-art shows playing at your neighbourhood’s cultural facilities.

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Office for Non-Discrimination (OND)

A human-rights defence service you can turn to if you are experiencing or have experienced any form of discrimination or hate crime, especially on the grounds of origins, cultural or religious affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Mobility and transport

Find out what services are available to help you get around the city and discover how mobility is changing in Barcelona and becoming healthier, safer, more sustainable and better-connected. 

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Neighbourhood Plan

Programme aimed at reducing inequalities between Barcelona neighbourhoods, backing access to income, services, urban quality and welfare.

Barcelona LGBTI Centre’s façade

Barcelona LGBTI Centre

This is a pioneering municipal service run by the Catalan LGBTI Organisations Platform, offering an extensive range of information, guidance, direct-assistance and awareness-raising services.

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Support for women entrepreneurs

The School of Women Entrepreneurs is now called Lidera and is expanding its range of support programmes, activities and networking on offer.

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Sports calendar

Check out the key dates on the city's sports calendar and the spaces and options for getting into shape.

Two young women buy vegetables outside a shop.

Women and Feminisms

Find out about women’s support services and the resources available to combat discrimination and sexist violence and promote gender equality.

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InnoBA

InnoBA is a Barcelona Activa facility offering activities, specialist services, research, training, opportunities for experimentation and project incubation, all within the sphere of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) and socioeconomic innovation.

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Festa Majors

Find out about the wide range of festa majors on big annual festivals taking place in Barcelona’s districts and neighbourhoods and take advantage of the good weather for enjoying them.  

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Districts and neighbourhoods

Embrace the essence of each Barcelona districts and step into the different city neighbourhoods.

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Municipal sports centres

Make the most of the city’s municipal sports centres. There are 117 throughout the city, with a wide range of offers and prices.

School of Second Opportunities

New education centre to help young people between 16 and 25 neither working nor studying to get back into education and training to improve their job prospects.

Barcelona’s popular culture

Giants, human castles (castellers), craft markets, fairs... Check out the calendar of the most deeply rooted popular and traditional acts, learn about the manifestations of popular culture and search the entities involved.