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Monet virtual exhibition Barcelona

Monet, la experiencia inmersiva: a virtual exhibition of his life and art

After a fascinating multi-sensory Meet Vincent van Gogh Experience visitors and locals will be able to discover the artwork of another world-famous painter. The IDEAL – Centre d’Arts Digitals de Barcelona located in the neighbourhood of Poblenou has prepared a total immersion into Claude Monet’s life and art. Rightly entitled Monet, la experiencia inmersiva (or the immersive experience), a virtual…

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Authentic Catalan food specialities you must try

When visiting Barcelona, it is essential that you try some of the local delicacies here. Many people simply think that Barcelona just has the traditional Spanish cuisine…tapas, sangria, churros. However, this is not the case, Catalonia have their own cuisine. Don’t let this put you off if you’re searching for typical Spanish food, people in Catalonia still love Gazpacho and…

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Gaudi’s work brought back to life in Barcelona

Demolished more than 70 years ago, a fountain designed by the world-renowned architect Antoni Gaudí (father of the Sagrada Familia) has been recreated. You can find it in the Museu Agbar de les Aigües (Water Museum) located in Cornellà de Llobregat outside Barcelona. Gaudi’s fountain reconstruction Barcelona   #Gaudí va dissenyar aquesta font ornamental el 1883, com a element principal del…

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Kosmopolis literature festival in Barcelona

Kosmopolis – literature festival in Barcelona

Fellow readers, literature lovers and soon visitors of Barcelona, take a break and read this article especially made for you. Kosmopolis literature festival in Barcelona Although the Catalan capital is not mainly famous for that, it has a long tradition of literature. The city has been mentioned in several novels and hosts various literary events every year. Public of every…

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Catalan traditions for All Saints Day in Barcelona

Catalan traditions for All Saints Day in Barcelona

Catalan traditions for All Saints Day in Barcelona For a proper authentic Catalan experience during the long weekend of November 1st, forget about Halloween. The Catalan traditions for All Saints Day in Barcelona differ from the Celtic customs and neither pumpkin nor fancy dress is involved. However, get ready to put on some more kilos which will be very welcome…

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Autumn - Winter 2018 exhibitions in Barcelona you should not miss

Autumn – Winter 2018 exhibitions in Barcelona you should not miss

When you have a look at the window you notice a change outside. The leaves turn brown and orange. Days are shorter. People’s outfits have gone from little material to covering almost every bit of skin. Autumn has definitely settled down leaving some summer nostalgia in everybody’s mind and tranquillity in the streets of Barcelona. The most interesting activities are…

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Festa Major de Gracia in Barcelona

Festa Major de Gràcia in Barcelona

If you are visiting Barcelona between the 15th and 21st of August, allocate some time to attend Festa Major de Gracia in Barcelona.     It is considered to be the most festive and original district festival of the city. Stroll around the streets of the neighbourhood to understand what we’re talking about Gràcia is located 20 minutes away from…

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Grec festival Barcelona

Grec Festival in Barcelona: a tribute to performing art

Grec festival Barcelona During the summer, Barcelona is the city that never rests. Its numerous popular parties and festival will keep you entertained for the whole period. One of the most foretold summer festivals is the month-long Grec Festival Barcelona. From 25 June to 31 July 2019  this major event in the Catalan capital presents quality theatre, dance, music and circus…

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Light Festival Llum BCN in Barcelona

Light Festival Llum BCN in Barcelona

With the light festival Llum BCN in Barcelona, enter psychedelic luminous universes worthy of some of the best Daft Punk’s concerts or Tron film with magic light shows. Take your family, friends and partners and be ready to travel to the most futuristic technology environment of the year.   LlumBCN 2018 from Barcelona Cultura on Vimeo.   Poblenou, an open-air…

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