22/8 The OBC, at La Mercè festival
The Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya (Barcelona and Catalonia National Symphony Orchestra – OBC) will participate in the Festival of Barcelona, La Mercè, with a concert where the most popular classical music repertoire will be played. The show will take place on September 22nd and 23rd at Avinguda de la Catedral, one of the most emblematic places in Barcelona’s Gothic Neighbourhood.
20/8 Tapas in Barceloneta
La Barceloneta offers the highest concentration of bars and restaurants throughout the city. This neighborhood has been living on the streets, the bars have been an extension of the living room.
18/8 Gaudí Nights at Torre Bellesguard
Torre Bellesguard is the scene of Gaudí Nights along this summer, an exclusive music event where the attendants will enjoy a panoramic guide visit, a glass of cava and the most delightful concerts of blues, jazz or classical guitar music.
15/8 Barça’s season debut at Camp Nou
Next Monday, August 18th, FC Barcelona will play its traditional friendly game before starting the official competition against Club León, the winner of Mexican Clausura League 2014 and Apertura League 2013. The game is known as Trofeu Joan Gamper (Joan Gamper Trophy) and will start at 8.30pm at Camp Nou. However, from 10am to 7pm, the Camp Nou forecourt will held a hive of activity, with concerts, a 2.0 area, face paintings and much more.
13/8 A taste of Spain, flamenco at the MEAM
The European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM) organizes for the summer a season of flamenco concerts, called ‘A taste of Spain’. The performance combines flamenco dance and music with the traditional Spanish savours (glass of wine, Manchego cheese and olives). The attendants will have the opportunity to experience the food and the sounds, while they can visit the permanent Art collection ‘Contemporary Art, 21th century’, which is exhibited at the museum.
11/8 The biggest street festival in Barcelona
Barcelona never stops its activity. One example of that is the neighborhood of Gràcia, at the top of Passeig de Gràcia, which is one of the emblematic festival in Barcelona. The biggest street festival in Barcelona is the Gràcia festival, called the ‘Festa Major de Gràcia’. From August 14th to 21st, streets and balconies of this singular district are decorated handmade by the residents. There are hundreds of activities, most of which are for local residents, but visitors are welcome to the concerts and parades.