Picasso, Miró and attracting foreign visitors

The year 2023 is dedicated to Picasso-Miró, since it shall mark the 50th and 40th anniversaries of their deaths, respectively. Among other...

Barcelona, city of crime. Why are we so fascinated by true crime?

True crime fever has caught on in Catalonia in recent years through such unorthodox products as Carles Porta’s Crims programme, Clàudia Pujol’s books and the...

“My generation broke with tradition so that dance would cease to be so elitist”

Àngels Margarit

Àngels Margarit (Terrassa, 1960) is an internationally renowned dancer, choreographer and instructor who has lent her artistic experience to the direction of the...

Noia llegint a Wattpad
Wattpad: Another way to read

The Wattpad phenomenon has revolutionised the publishing world. Young women writers are making it big on this platform, first online and then in bookshops. Their...

“Sometimes I think the best work is handwritten”

Enric Casasses

Poetry permeates Enric Casasses’ entire oeuvre. Having passed the age of seventy and with a succession of books and prizes, the poet talks about his published work...

Retrat d'Antoni Vila Casas © Flaminia Pelazzi
“The spirit of patronage has been very much lost, and that saddens me”

Antoni Vila Casas

Antoni Vila Casas (Barcelona, 1930) has long donated part of his fortune to philanthropic projects. The foundation he set up has two directions: in the social...

Recorregut amb pilotes gegants creat per l’artista Albert Gusi en col·laboració amb el Centre Cívic de Navas i l’Associació de Memòria Històrica del barri. © Albert Gusi
Redesigning the city’s cultural fabric

In 2021, Barcelona City Council adopted a Cultural Rights Plan designed to strengthen social cohesion through the recognition of the right to cultural...

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