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Starting signal for Capmany Year

Capmany Year. The opening ceremony of Aureli and Maria Aurèlia Capmany Year will take place on Monday 26 February at 7 pm in the Sala Oriol Bohigas at the Ateneu Barcelonès.

La Bordeta too is celebrating Sant Medir

Sant Medir 2018. Sant Medir has already been celebrated in several of the city’s neighbourhoods, including Sarrià, Sant Gervasi and Gràcia, and it’s now time for the La Bordeta procession. The festival will start on Sunday, 11 March,...

The Adifolk Aplec Internacional 2018, from Manresa to Washington

The Aplec will be extra special this year, commencing in Manresa, the capital of Catalan culture in May, and rounding off in Washington in July, where Catalan popular culture will feature as a guest of honour at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

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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in 1993 and contains the city's festival imagery, historical figures like the Gegants del Pi and others recreated from historical documents.

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