23/05/2016 - 10:56h

Refugees feature at DocsBarcelona

Documentaries. From 23 to 29 May, DocsBarcelona will be screening 46 films from 28 countries, including five focusing on refugee stories.

22/05/2016 - 13:54h

The city’s Thai community celebrates Songkran

Interculturality. The festival welcomes the New Year and is a chance to become familiar with Thai traditions in Barcelona.

grec 2016

20/05/2016 - 17:28h

Forty years of El Grec and it’s bigger than ever!

Performing arts. The festival includes 141 acts and kicks off with an anniversary event open to everyone.

20/05/2016 - 18:01h

Barcelona Zoo marks Biological Diversity Day

Environment. The event marks the start of the ‘Let it Grow’ campaign to raise public awareness and protect autochthonous plant and animal species.

19/05/2016 - 13:33h

The neighbourhood plan will start in the Besòs area with the aim of reducing inequality

Municipal. The aim is to take action in over fifteen neighbourhoods over the course of this term of office. City Council is to allocate 150 million euros to roll out the plan.

Beach Centre

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

Free concerts

The Primavera Sound festival is coming to the city's neighbourhoods, offering free concerts at civic centres and youth clubs.

Revamp your wardrobe

An exchange network promoted by entities, associations and municipal facilities to encourage responsible consumption and waste prevention.

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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.

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!

Students playing with a skeleton in a classroom.


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

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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.

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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.

Pianos are coming to parks

Every Sunday in April and May will have a travelling piano put up in a park in one of Barcelona’s ten districts, as part of the Maria Canals Music Competition.

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.

Panoramic view of Barcelona

A commitment to climate

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

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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.

Living together

Look up a series of advice and recommendations for boosting harmony in Barcelona. Because it's the people who make the city a better place and we're counting on you.


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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