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!
Want to get creative? Then the Pop up Paint Night on May 29 might be just the right thing for you. With no previous experience you can learn at the Arte Bar how to paint a beautiful sunflower scene, enjoy some nice music and eat delicious vegeterian snacks such as the homemade focaccia. The evening costs about 30 euros and includes food and painting material and will take place at the Espai Egg.
From May 25 until June 30 the worldwide exhibition "David Bowie Is" is coming to Barcelona! It will honor Bowie's creative processes as a cultural icon and musical innovator and focus on his constant changing style and demonstrate how much as an influencer he actually was. Various collabortations in art, design and music will also be shown. The exhibition will even have hand written letter, the famous costumes, videos and personal instruments. It will be taking place at the "Museu del Disseny". Barcelona is the only place in Spain where the exhibition will be hold, so make sure you won't miss it!
From May 18 until May 27 Barcelona offers us something very special: The Loop Festival. It is a moving image festival where a tribute is paid to the pioneers of video art. Therefore there are many exhibitions, installations and even performances around the city. This year it will be the 17th edition and the theme will be sixties, seventies and eighties. On May 26 there will even be artists and critics who will give us an insight look of the visual art. If you are interested in video art you definitely should not miss this!
From May 4 to May 7 Barcelona will have another special event: Bio Cultura 2017. It will be the 24th edition and the cause is to promote responsible consumption where a huge variety of exhibitors will showcase their wares. It will take place at Palau Sant Jordi and ecological products, organic food and even workshops will be hold. Tickets start from 6 euros. If you are interested in the future of the environment this is a great event!
On April 23 the Catalans celebrate a very special day. It's the day of their patron, Saint Jordi. It's not only a cultural festivity but also a romantic one. Books and flowers all everywhere to be seen and the main thing is that couples should exchange these. Books for men, flowers for women. You will see many people looking around for something special to make their beloved ones happy! So if you are interested in the Catalan version of Valentines Day, this might be a lovely alternative!
On the upcoming week there will be an event that definitely shouldn't be missed: the Barcelona Beer Festival! It will be taking place from Friday to Sunday, where the beer culture will be showcased and qualities of artisan craft beer are going to be introduced to the public. It will be at La Farga de Hospitalet and with the purchased Festival glass you will be able to choose from a large variety of beers! There will be a long bar with over 100 beer taps where you can taste about 450 different beers from all over the world. But not only will there be beer - a careful selection of street food will also be provided, so you won't get hungry. Regular tickets cost 7 euro and they include the glass, a booklet and two tokens. With these you can buy try out your first beer. Do not miss it - this is the perfect event if you want to try something new!
This February the World’s largest mobile event is taking place in front of our very eyes: The Mobile World Congress (MWC). It is a combination between an exhibition, where big name brands unveil their newest smartphones and and a conference, in which companies show off innovation in multiple areas. The event will take place at the Fira Gran Via and is for everyone who wants to know how technology can benefit their industry. So if your mobile phone need an upgrade – pay attention to this outstanding event!