Program

Aureli Capmany exhibition. Dance and the Esbart Català de Dansaires

10:00-13:00/16:00-19:00 h

An Esbart Català de Dansaires production.

Exhibition ‘Of serene dragons and monstrous "cucafera" dragons. 25 years since the Serene Dragon of Barcelona was recovered’

10:00-13:00/16:00-19:00 h

A production brought to you by the Giant carrier, Gralla player and Beasts Association of la Barceloneta

Exhibition ‘The Mulassa of Barcelona, 450 years’

10:00-13:00/16:00-19:00 h

A production brought to you by the ‘Friends of the Pi Small Giants Association’

Off to the festival! Giants' Exhibition

10:00-20:00 h


Throughout La Mercè, the Giants of the City change their homes and leave the Palau de la Virreina to settle,...

Bell ringing for the annual festival

17:00 h

The Friends of the Pi Belfry Association bring back traditional manual bell ringing. And they bring it to the Mercè...

BAM - Cultura Viva, within "BAM - Barcelona Acció Musical"

18:00 h


If you're fans of the Barcelona Acció Musical festival, you'll want to learn more about the Espai Cultura Viva...

La Mercè opening speech

18:30 h

Leticia Dolera, proclaimer of the feast

An actress from Barcelona is this year’s Proclaimer...

Opening parade

18:45 h


Route: Interior of the Virreina, La Rambla, Ferran, Plaça Sant Miquel.
Return (9.00pm): Ferran, La...

Sona9 Concert with ‘Cabot’, ‘L'Home Invent’ and ‘Pubilles Ninja’, as part of ‘BAM - Barcelona Musical Action’

18:45 h

Cabot (Balearic Islands; pop-rock)
Lyrics and message from a band from Marratxí in the Balearic Islands who...

Bread with chocolate

19:00 h


In collaboration with the Baker’s Guild of Catalonia.

Inaugural sardana dancing

19:00 h


With the music for this traditional ring dance performed by the sardana orchestra Cobla Sant Jordi - City of...

Off to the festival! Giants' Exhibition

10:00-20:00 h


Throughout La Mercè, the Giants of the City change their homes and leave the Palau de la Virreina to settle,...

Inauguration: Centenary of the New Giants of the Casa de Caritat and Giants of the Corpus de Barcelona

19:45 h


This year, the inauguration celebrates the 25th anniversary, but it is also added to the commemoration of the...

Food trucks: ‘Stay for lunch in the park’, as part of the ‘MAC Festival’

20:30 h


It’s lunchtime, but if you go home, you might feel too lazy afterwards to come back. The best thing to do is...

Presenters: Paloma Jiménez and Anna Bertran, as part of the ‘MAC Festival’

20:30 h


Paloma Jiménez (Granada, Barcelona, Madrid)
This actress born in Granada has lived between Barcelona and...

“InSomnio” from the company "Teatro do Mar", part of the "MAC Festival”

20:30 h

Passeig Til·lers - Prim Zone

Teatro do Mar (Portugal): InSomnio

Physical theatre,...

RAC 105 concert featuring "Nil Moliner", "Animal", "Ramon Mirabet" and "Buhos", as part of "The Festa Major of radio stations"

20:30 h


RAC 105 Concert.

8.30pm - Nil Moliner (Catalonia; pop). He proved a triumph on digital platforms,...

‘Amadeus: ‘New Horizons’ from ‘Eyesberg Studio’, as part of the ‘MAC Festival’

21:00 h

Museums Zone - Geology
 

Eyesberg Studio (Barcelona): Amadeus: New...

‘Multilayer’ from ‘Nuevojocs’, as part of the ‘MAC Festival’

21:00 h

Waterfall and Lake Zone - Waterfall side

Nuevojocs (Barcelona): Multilayer

An...

"Balago: El demà" concert, part of "BAM - Barcelona Acció Musical"

21:00 h

Balago (Barcelona; experimental electronica): El Demà

[The Tomorrow] It's hard to think of a...

‘The lake of light’ with ‘MID’, as part of the ‘MAC Festival’

21:00 h

Cascada and Llac Zone - Lake

MID (Catalonia): The lake of light

This installation uses...

"Barcelona Municipal Band" concert, part of “Mercè Music"

21:00 h

Barcelona Municipal Band: A Sea of Music (Barcelona)

The Mediterranean is the cradle of rhythms and...

‘Singer bust’ from Jordi Teixidó, as part of the ‘MAC Festival’

21:00 h

Cascada and Llac Zone- Marià Aguiló

Jordi Teixidó (Barcelona): The singer bust

It was...

‘Espills’ with ‘Playmodes’, as part of the ‘MAC Festival’

21:00 h

Cascada and Llac Zone - Bandstand

Playmodes (Catalonia): Espills

A Catalan studio,...

‘Mother nature’ from ‘Onionlab, as part of the ‘MAC Festival’

21:00 h

Cascada and Llac Zone - Fountain

Onionlab (Catalonia): Mother nature

Water, vegetation...

‘Sfera’ from ‘XAA Arquitecture & MID’, as part of ‘MAC Festival’

21:00 h

Cascada and Llac Zone - Little island

XAA Arquitectura & MID (Catalonia): Sfera

...

Projection on the façade of the City Hall: ‘Ode from the sky’ and ‘Fire and light at la Mercè’

21:15 h

Slidemedia + Eyesberg (Barcelona)
Projections at the City Hall: Ode from the sky

At night, la Mercè...

"Maisha” concert, part of "BAM - Barcelona Acció Musical"

21:45 h

Maisha (UK; Afro jazz)

When Jake Long, the drummer and bandleader of this London sextet, was looking for...

"Candeleros" concert, within "BAM - Barcelona Acció Musical"

22:00 h


Madrid (Latin / Tropical / Caribbean).

This quintet from Madrid wants to bring the public together...

‘Life’ from Javier Aranda, as part of the ‘MAC Festival’

22:00 h

Passeig Til·lers - Stage

Javier Aranda (Aragon): Life

A basket and two hands. This...

"Nakany Kanté: Naka” concert, part of "Mercè Music; African Night"

22:00 h

Nakany Kanté (Siguiri/Barcelona; Afro pop): Naka

She was born in Siguiri, an area in Guinea...

International Pyrotechnic Festival, part of "The festival of light and fire"

22:00 h

 

Grupo Luso Pirotecnia (Lisbon)
A great pyrotechnic group based in Lisbon but with a presence in half...

Parade of Dragons and Fire Beasts

22:00 h


Route: Plaça Comercial, Comerç, Princesa, Rec, passeig del Born, Montcada, Sombrerers, plaça Santa Maria del...

"Cuca Roseta: Luz" concert, part of "Mercè Music; Fado Night"

22:30 h

Cuca Roseta (Lisbon; fado): Luz

Maria Isabel Rebelo de Couto Cruz Roseta, better known...

"Nadah El Shazly” concert, part of "BAM - Barcelona Acció Musical"

22:30 h

Nadah El Shazly (Egypt)

Title Ahwar (2017), Nadah El Shazly's debut album, means 'marsh', but...

"Kokoroko" concert, at "BAM - Barcelona Acció Musical"

23:15 h

Kokoroko (UK; Afrobeat)

Scions of Afrobeat and funk, they grew up with the music that got their parents...

"Baobab Orchestra: Tribute to Ndiouga Dieng” concert, part of "Mercè Music; African Night"

23:45 h

Baobab Orchestra (Dakar; Afro-Cuban music): Tribute to Ndiouga Dieng

This is one of the world's...

"Tiger Menja Zebra: Anarquia i mal de cap" concert, within "BAM - Barcelona Acció Musical"

00:00 h


Tiger Menja Zebra (Barcelona, Granollers / Rock electronic industrial).

They're not here to make...

"Camané” concert, part of "Mercè Music; Fado Night"

00:15 h

Camané (Lisbon; fado)

Fado sometimes seems to be a sound designed to be performed by women, given the...

"Meute: Techno Marching Band” concert, part of "BAM - Barcelona Acció Musical"

00:45 h

Meute (Germany; acoustic techno): Techno Marching Band

Imagine a New Orleans second line playing...

"Cadena 100" concert with "Lakaste", "Amaia Montero" and "Manu Guix", in "La Festa Major de les emissores de ràdio"

01:00 h


CADENA 100.

21.00 - Lakaste (Catalunya; pop, rock) L'Empordà singer-songwriter Núria Castelló has...

"BATUK" concert, within "BAM - Barcelona Acció Musical”

01:00 h


Batuk (South Africa / afro-house, kwaito, rap, soul, zouk).

If you also think that house music can...

“Seun Kuti & Egypt 80” concert, part of "Mercè Music; African Night"

01:30 h

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 (Nigeria; Afrobeat)

The son of a legend in African music, the young Seun Kuti...

"Erotic Market" concert, within "BAM - Barcelona Acció Musical”

23:30 h


Erotic Market (France / Alternative R'n'B).

"Erotic Market" was born at the beginning of the decade...

‘Now women’ with ‘Hanna Moisala / Yur Dance / Aina Lanas / Ella Poema’, as part of the ‘MAC Festival’

23:30 h

Passeig Til·lers - Stage

Hanna Moisala / Yur Dance / Aina Lanas / Ella Poema (from different...

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