This summer will be the 25th anniversary of the Barcelona Olympics from 1992. The games of 1992 are considered as a turning point of Barcelona's global image. Through these games Barcelona won popularity in all over the world and the urban transformation, the installations of the sport facilities and cultural sights of the city were on spot this time. This anniversary will remember the calues linkes to these games: peace, respect and solidarity worldwide. On July 25 the olimpic torch will be carried through !Barcelona again. Do not miss this special event!
Would you like to see a great movie under the stars? On the top of Montjuic you will have the chance to! This beautiful open-air cinema is set up next to the Montjuic castle and has a huge screen where you can see a huge variety of classic Hollywood movies! Each screening begins at 10pm but before that there are local bands playing live. The tickets start from 6 euros and if you would like a picnic basket you can also even purchase this. This is a great way to get to know Barcelona in a different way! Do not miss this!
Would you like to participate at a workshop in a beautiful location? Then the Fairmont Hotel is the right choice! On several dates in july there will be workshops where you can get creative with paella, sangria or even meat dishes! It will be hold on the garden terasse or in the wine lounge. The workshops are also going with the seasons, so you will experience the best of the Mediterranean Cuisine. If you would like to taste something nice, this might be a great option!
Would you like to enjoy a summer festival? Then the Cruilla Festival which will be from July 7 until July 9 might be the perfect choice for you. There will be artists such as Jamiroquai, Pet Shop Boys or Two Door Cinema Club rocking the stage. But not only that. There will be many vintage markets, food trucks and even workshops. This year there will be a live graffitti show, a tea tasting and even yoga classes! If you would like to enjoy some music and have a good time then do not miss this great event!
Have you ever wanted to see a movie right at the beach? Then this might be the perfect summer event! From June 29th until August 3rd there will be selected six independant movies from all over the world which have been shown at festivals around Europe and have been well received by their audiences. There will be a big screen just right at the beach and viewers can vote for the seventh movie they would like to see. All movies will have either English or Castilian subtitles. The evening will begin with live music when the sun goes down. So take your beach towel and your friends and enjoy this special summer night!
This Friday, June 23, will be the shortest night of 2017 and that means it is "Sant Joans eve". It is a spectacular evening and one of the most popular festivites in Catalonia. In the whole city of Barcelona there will be fireworks, music and dancing and also there wilil be many parties on the beach. Another special thing is that there will be the "Canigo Flame", which is a flame that comes from the Pyrenees mountains and will eventually wander through the city, where people can collect a poart of the flame to enlighten their bonfires. On the beaches there will be also many bonfires and some will even stay up until the sunrise! This is definitely an magical night here in Barcelona and something you should not miss!
Would you like to taste something new? Then you should definitely visit the "Born Street Food" which will be from June 16th until June 18th. There will be many food stands, where you can taste and discover many types of food such as mexican tacos, asian rice dishes and even french cheese. Sip on some wine, champagne or beer and enjoy this nice summer event in one of the most beautiful areas of Barcelona, el Born. There will also be some DJ's providing music to make you evening perfect.
There is always something interesting going on in Barcelona and this also seems for this week. From June 6th to June 14th there is the annual Barcelona Design Week, which you should not miss. The theme of this year is "Transforming Society" and the focus is on designs, which are changing the world. There will also be some workshops about the real value of design, storytelling about sustainability and branded content. It is a meeting point for companies, entrepreneurs and professionals and everyone who is interested in creativity!