The legend of Sant Jordi/St George is a story with close to 2,000 years of history behind it and which was significantly distorted over time. It starts with the persecution of Christians during the Roman empire and it involves the Crusaders, one of...
Human-tower calendar. Fancy seeing human towers in Barcelona this weekend? This time all Barcelona's human-tower groups will be performing outside the city. In any case, we offer you a list of all the events they will be taking part...
The Aplec de Santa Madrona is a popular procession of pilgrims from the Santa Madrona parish church in the Poble-sec neighbourhood to the hermitage named after the saint in Montjuïc. This year’s celebration is on Sunday, 7 May.
Per Sant Jordi, Nou Barris's popular culture takes to the streets for Sant Jordi (St George's Day) with the “Aplecat”
This year's event will last for two days, from Friday 21 April to Saturday 22 April, and feature a whole host of activities run by the neighbourhood's various popular-culture and traditional associations.
Human-tower calendar. Fancy seeing human towers in Barcelona this weekend? Here is a list of all the displays that are on in the city.
Bestiary. This year many of the pieces from the bestiary of the city’s “Seguici Popular” turn 25 years old. Bou de Barcelona is one of them. Do you want to find out more?
Sant Jordi. Sant Jordi arrives brimming with activities based around literature, strengthening Barcelona’s position as a frontrunner in publishing and reading.
‘Barcelones’, Vázquez Montalbán’s critical historical account of the city, to be available in bookshops for Sant Jordi
Culture and free time. Reedition of Manuel Vázquez Montalbán’s ‘Barcelones’ for Sant Jordi.
The range of monas on offer in Catalonia is much more varied than it appears at first sight, and goes beyond the more commercial trends. Would you like to know more about this custom, whose origins and meaning are uncertain?