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Chinese New Year

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The Chinese New Year celebration in Barcelona is not only a harmonious blend of Catalan and Chinese traditions, but also a conveniently condensed representation of what might occur in China over 15 days into one single afternoon near Arc de Triomf. Read more

Culture

Treat yourself to a trip outside the city and venture to these regional town holiday markets to find gifts for everyone on your list. Read more

Best of Barcelona

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Illustration by Tara Shain.

Barcelona takes on a new life towards the end of the month, when its streets and plazas are awash with festivities in celebration of the city’s patron saint. Read more

Things To Do

This year, the Festa Major de Gràcia celebrates its 200th anniversary. Read more

FEATURES

Primavera Sound’s evolution in 16 years from small indie festival to major music event has been spectacular. Read more

FEATURES

Batch 2: More reviews of the winningest films from the Sitges Film Fest. Read more

A BITTER LIFE THROUGH CINEMA

Batch 1: An extensive look at the featured films of the Sitges Film Festival. Read more

A BITTER LIFE THROUGH CINEMA

The winner of Gràcia’s best decorated street has been announced. And it's not what we expected. Read more

In the City

Eimear Corrigan previews this three-day electronic and advanced music festival. Read more

Eimear Corrigan reviews the inaugural gig of the Primavera Sound festival, held at BARTS on Tuesday evening. Read more

Catalunya’s annual romantic tradition returns, with rose sales expected to be higher than ever. Read more

In the City

This month-long event has carved out a niche for itself in Barcelona’s jam-packed festival calendar. Read more

In the City

We've chosen five ways to spice up your February 14th for a night you won't forget. Read more

Things To Do

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Photo by Sonia Lucas

The Festes de Gràcia once again brings colour, joy and revelry to the streets this month. Tori Sparks gets behind the scenes at the city’s favourite neighbourhood festival. Read more

WHAT'S ON

Enjoy music, art and architecture as night falls at some of Barcelona’s most renowned museums and monuments. Read more

Art

Escape the city and discover a multitude of festivals outside of Barcelona. Read more

Music

Win FREE tickets to the first edition of the Hard Rock Rising Festival with our competition! Read more

WHAT'S ON

Summer is heating up and so is the music scene in Barcelona. This year's festival season kicks off with two of Europe's favourite music festivals: the Festival Jardins del Palau Reial de Pedralbes and Sónar. Do you have your tickets yet? Read more

WHAT'S ON

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Photo by Carol Moran

Hot on the heels of Sant Jordi, this month’s flower-based festivities are focused on the city of Girona. Read more

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