SANT MEDIR: BARCELONA’S SAINT OF SWEETS

Every March, Barcelonians celebrate Sant Medir by holding parades through the streets and throwing candy to the children. But who is Sant Medir and why is he celebrated? In the […]

PHOTOS: FESTES DE SANTA EULÀLIA 2019

Check out our photos from the Santa Eulàlia Festival! Click on the thumbnails to enlarge the images.     Photos by ISABEL TROYA Check out @carrersbcn‘s photos on Instagram!

LLUM BCN 2019: POBLENOU

Barcelona’s Light Festival returns for its 8th edition this Friday, February 15. The festival transforms the city —in this case, the Poblenou neighborhood— into a huge, open-air exhibition for artists, designers and […]

UN AMOUR IMPOSSIBLE

Starting tonight, the play adaptation of Christine Angot’s novel Un Amour Impossible, winner of the 2015 Prix Décembre French literary award, visits the Teatre Lliure de Montjuïc. The play tells the story […]

BCNEGRA 2019

Starting today, January 24th, and continuing through to February 3th, the Barcelona Negra Festival (BCNEGRA) returns for its 14th edition. Barcelona will be the scene of round tables and conversations […]

L’ARBRE DELS NASSOS / THE TREE OF NOSES

As we mentioned in our story, “L’Home dels Nassos,” the origin of the “Man of Noses” comes from L’Arbre dels Nassos (“Tree of Noses”). The legend of the tree is […]

L’HOME DELS NASSOS

There’s a man of Catalan myth and legend that has children around Catalonia eager to spot him on New Year’s Eve. The story, as parents tell it, is that this […]

EL CAGANER

One of the most frequent questions in my house back home was, “Did you have a good poop today?” (Sorry for putting that out there, guys.) This aspect of my […]

El TIÓ DE NADAL / CAGA TIÓ

Christmas time is here, which means, for people living in Barcelona, it’s time to bring out the Catalan Christmas traditions. If you happen to visit the Mercat de Santa Llúcia, […]

EL PALAU DE LA VIRREINA

The Palau de la Virreina, situated on the Rambla near the Boqueria Market, houses the Centro de la Imagen (Center of the Image), which exhibits photo and audiovisual projects. If […]

FONT DE CANALETES

One of the first places people usually visit when they come to Barcelona are Las Ramblas. Consequently, many will notice the famous Canaletes fountain, which was installed in 1888, situated […]