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Local band 'The Destroyed Room' during their performance.

26 July 2010 05:44 PM

American pop punk band The Get Up Kids return to Barcelona after 10 years

The legendry pop punk band from Kansas City played at Badalona?s Sala Estraperlo on Friday night, next to Barcelona. ?Sorry it took us 10 years to come back to Barcelona. We hope it was worth the wait?, said the band?s lead singer, Matt Pryor.

24 July 2010 01:08 AM

Blanes Fireworks International Festival kicks off with Italian taste

The Italian pyrotechnic Santa Chiara has opened the 40th edition of the International Costa Brava Fireworks Festival that lasts 6 days. Thousands of people have watched the spectacle.
Sculptures in Barcelona's Montjuic cemetery, which is also a "European significant cemetery"

23 July 2010 12:58 AM

Arenys de Mar has asked that its cemetery be considered as a European centre of cultural interest

Located on the top of a hill facing the Mediterranean Sea, the cemetery has become an icon within Catalan culture thanks to the poet Salvador Espriu and his book ?Cementiri de Synera? (?Cemetery of Synera?).
Photo of Tàpies, Dalí and Picasso inaugurate the new season of Barcelona's CaixaForum

22 July 2010 01:26 AM

Tàpies, Dalí and Picasso inaugurate the new season of Barcelona's CaixaForum

The CaixaForum has released the details of its upcoming season, one that is surely not to be missed. This season brings in everything, from Spanish modern masterpieces, to Teotihuacan artefacts, to Soviet avant-garde architecture and more.
Catalan writer Josep Maria Benet i Jornet

21 July 2010 07:03 PM

'Catalan theatre is recognised and appreciated abroad', says playwright Josep Maria Benet i Jornet

The Catalan dramatist was in London for the UK première of 'Desire', directed by Julia Stubbs.
One of the performances at the 'Come & See' theatre exhibition.

20 July 2010 05:52 PM

The 3rd edition of 'Come & See' begins in Barcelona

'Come & See', or the International Stage Arts Market, is a showcase of Catalan theatre and dance for professionals of the international theatre scene. Some of the most internationally recognised Catalan performers participate.
The indie folk American star, Ben Harper at his concert in Barcelona

19 July 2010 02:03 AM

Ben Harper, The Wailers and Alpha Blondy head this year's Cruïlla Music Festival in Barcelona

During the first edition of the Cruïlla Festival celebrated at Barcelona?s Forum, 16,000 people gathered to listen to great figures of the international and national music scene, such as Ben Harper, Alpha Blondy and the legendary band The Wailers.
Singers from a Polish choir participating in Cantonigròs' International Music Festival

16 July 2010 05:52 PM

Dance and music from all over the world are shown at the Cantonigròs International Music Festival

42 choirs and dance companies from 24 different countries will participate in the 28th edition of this festival in Central Catalonia.
A piece of the Museum of Catalan Art Nouveau's collection

16 July 2010 12:38 AM

The Catalan Museum of Art Nouveau, a jewel to discover

Catalan Modernism (Art Nouveau) is famous for its architecture, with Antoni Gaudí?s work as its main exponent. However, other expressions of art should be recognised. The recently opened museum in Barcelona shows furniture, painting and sculpture.
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