16/10/2017 - 14:21h

Less bureaucracy in social services

Social services. The new Social and Economic Benefit Office will act as a one-stop shop for simplifying social services management, procedures and support.

10/10/2017 - 16:35h

More opportunities for trans women

Trans women. ‘Carolines’ is a pioneering programme providing the tools to empower transsexuals who earn their living as sex workers.

10/10/2017 - 17:41h

Christmas lights to be switched on in La Rambla

Commerce. As a way of paying homage to the victims of 17 August and recognising the response from local residents and shops, the act to switch on this year’s Christmas lights will be held in the iconic avenue.

11/10/2017 - 20:15h

Homage to commerce in La Rambla

No tinc por. An act was held in recognition of courage and generosity shown by commercial establishments and workers on the afternoon of 17 August.

09/10/2017 - 20:42h

“Let’s leave the trenches. It’s time for dialogue and to imagine new paths”

City Council. An institutional statement by the Mayor called for dialogue between the Catalan and Spanish governments.

Panoramic view of Barcelona

Neighbourhood Plan

Programme aimed at reducing inequalities between Barcelona neighbourhoods, backing access to income, services, urban quality and welfare.

A group of youngsters play basketball in a park

Living with diversity

Barcelona is a melting pot of people with a variety of sexual and gender orientations, cultures, languages and traditions. Find out about how to live here with inclusion, diversity and interculturality.

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Municipal sports centres

Make the most of the city’s municipal sports centres. There are 129 throughout the city, with a wide range of offers and prices.

People repairing bicycles in a workshop.

Pam a Pam

Find out about all the responsible consumerism and Solidarity Economy options in your area, with the “Pam a Pam” collaborative map, a SETEM and Solidarity Economy Network initiative. 

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Barcelona Districte Cultural

Enjoy local culture. Check out the range of offers on music, theatre, dance, circus and performing-art shows playing at your neighbourhood’s cultural facilities.

Don't spread rumours

The BCN Anti-Rumour Network offers you tools to combat hate speech on social networks and proposes the hashtag #NoComparteixoRumors to repudiate negative messages.

Groups of young people talking in the courtyard of a building.

"Young and looking for a flat?"

If you are young and looking for a flat, check out this series of activities on renting, alternative accommodation and much more.

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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.

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Renovation grants

Have a look at the grants for renovating flats and buildings, in order to make them more energy-efficient, liveable and accessible.

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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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+Sustainable Barcelona Map

Check out the initiatives under way in Barcelona to make the city more sustainable. Want to help?

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Studying

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

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School Playgrounds open

A total of 70 school playgrounds all over the city are opening for public use where children, young people and their families will be safe. See the opening times!

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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.

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Festa Majors

Find out about the wide range of festa majors on big annual festivals taking place in Barcelona’s districts and neighbourhoods and take advantage of the good weather for enjoying them.  

People buying and selling in a farmers' market.

Social and solidarity economy

Find out about and take part in organisations and initiatives that are helping to create a social and solidarity economy in Barcelona. Keep up to date with what's going on!

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Waste management

All you need to know about managing waste and helping to make the city more sustainable.

Cibernàrium online courses

The Cibernàrium offers over ninety online activities, helping you gain ICT skills at your own pace. Check out the courses available.

Anniversary of the LGTBI movement

Discover the testimonies and activities commemorating the 40th anniversary of the first demonstrations for rights for LGTBI people in Barcelona.

The Magic Fountain light show

Enjoy the Magic Fountain

Enjoy the sound and light display at the Magic Fountain in Montjuïc. Find out about display times, the range of sequences and much more.

Discover Barcelona

Step into the city’s districts and neighbourhoods, and enjoy its attractions: urban areas, cultural and architectural heritage, nature areas, leisure, study centres or museums.

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1992 BCN Olympic Games Anniversary

Check out the range of activities on offer for commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Barcelona Olympic and Paralympic Games.