31/05/2016 - 17:50h

Beaches accessible and all set for summer!

Beaches. High season gets under way at the city’s ten beaches on Wednesday, 1 June, and ends on11 September.

Xarxa d'Escoles i Instituts per la Igualtat i la No Discriminació, educació, diversitat, convivència, escoles, infants, mar bella, igualtat,

31/05/2016 - 18:57h

Over two thousand pupils work on respect for human and social diversity

Education. The children learn about the diversity of cultures, sexes, family models, ways of loving and physical and mental abilities.

31/05/2016 - 10:48h

The novel which put El Carmel on the map is half a century old

Literature. 'Últimas tardes con Teresa', by Juan Marsé, and its charismatic character, Pijoaparte, are 50 years old. The El Carmel library is marking the occasion with a variety of activities.

31/05/2016 - 09:29h

Design takes over the city

Art. A new edition of Barcelona Design Week is on in the city from 2 to 12 June.

30/05/2016 - 13:58h

A new public call for tenders to boost cohousing

Housing. City Council is to make six plots of land available to cooperatives to build 115 flats.

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Public housing

All the information on public housing in Barcelona: rented and officially protected flats, grants, housing offices and lots more.

Beach Centre

Gen up on the activities and free services offered by the Beach Centre, the Barcelona coastline information centre.

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 Check out the schools, what they offer and the educational services available in Barcelona.

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Working in Barcelona

Discover the tools being offered by the city for promoting employment, business care and entrepreneurship.Working in Barcelona.

Classical-music concert in a park

Music in the Parks

From Wednesday 8 June to 31 August, the city's green spaces will set the scene for free concerts making up the Music in the Parks season. 

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Financial aid for revamping

Check out the financial aid available for revamping flats and buildings to improve citizens' quality of life.

Enjoy the parks

The city’s parks and gardens transform it into a living, breathing space. You’ll find them all here. Explore and enjoy them!

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Air quality

Barcelona has a network of pollutant monitoring stations, which enable you to consult the air quality in your immediate surroundings, in real-time. Look them up on the air quality map.

Stairs inside the new Canòdrom facilities

Creative research park

Multi-purpose space for turning creative ideas in areas like digital culture into up-and-coming business projects, and for bringing together talent, entrepreneurship and funding sources.

Co-creation at Fab Ateneus

A co-creation network for putting collective intelligence at the service of the city and its neighbourhoods.

Hombre esperando el autobús en una parada mientras sostiene en la mano la Tarjeta Rosa

Pink Card

A higher minimum-income limit for free and discounted Pink Cards, now available to even more people.

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A commitment to climate

A roadmap signed between Barcelona City Council and 800 citizen associations to fight the effects of climate change.


Check out on Interculturality Action BCN website and discover the initiatives and resources that make Barcelona such a diverse city committed to coexistence.

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