A poster for the 2017 Poblenou neighbourhood festival

It's time for the annual festival in Poblenou

There'll be an intensive schedule of activities for people of all ages from 8 to 17 September.

Do you like dancing, going to concerts or sitting down to an open-air feast with the locals? Or perhaps you'd prefer to take part in an omelette making competition. Or maybe you have kids and you'd like to take them to see a parade or to participate in a workshop. the annual festival in Poblenou, which is scheduled to take place from 8 to 17 September, is a great excuse for taking to the streets to enjoy some of the many activities scheduled.

As far as culture is concerned, there are plenty of event on offer. One of the first to start, concretely on 7 September, is a photo exhibition to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Coral del Joncar. at Casal del Barri del Poblenou. There will also be plenty of live music, including gigs by Timon Republik, La Selva Band, Perbeersions, Zona Nort, Poison Heart, Feta, Casadimansa, Mala Vida, A Contra Blues and Soul & Sunrise. Lovers of the traditional havaneres songs will also have the chance to listen to their favourites while one of the most traditional activities of the festival, the recitation of ironic verse, is scheduled to take place on the evening of 9 September. Another classic festival feature is an exhibition of collections of cava bottle tops, which will be celebrating its 16th edition on the morning of 9 September. The same day sees the screening of a documentary titled Correscales, un trajecte de dignitat i lluita, followed by a talk. Another documentary that will be screened during the festival is Nothing to Hide, which tackles the issue of private data and can be seen on 13 September. The official opening speech of the neighbourhood festival is set to be read by the Agrupació Excursionista Icària in Rambla del Poblenou on the evening of 9 September. Other activities included in the festival are dances, comic shows and a graffitti walking route.

For additional information, check out the following link.

Publication date: Tuesday, 05 September 2017
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