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Reykjavik talent is guest of honour for La Mercè

The capital of Iceland is home to a strong cultural scene with budding young creators. Because of this, Reykjavik will be offering us an insight into its rich culture for our local festival.

La Mercè 2017 has an opening speaker and a poster!

Festa Major. The city’s local festival includes two new venues in Sant Martí and Nou Barris, has a poster designed by Javier Mariscal and opens with a speech by the philosopher Marina Garcés.

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Main events and activities in the city

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Three Kings Parade

On the evening of 5 January, Barcelona organises a big welcome for the Kings of the Orient, who set off on a big parade.
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Tres Tombs de Barcelona

The main event of the Festa dels Tres Tombs is a parade of animals in a cavalcade and pulling coaches around the city centre.

Tres Tombs Infernals

The Tres Tombs Infernals is a celebration held in Sant Andreu de Palomar that combines street theatre and a firework display with a correfoc.

Did you know...

The Seguici Popular de Barcelona is the embodiment of a research project on Barcelona's unusual, historic and unique references which have a symbolic function within the festival. It was set up in 1993 and contains the city's festival imagery, historical figures like the Gegants del Pi and others recreated from historical documents.


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