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Attendees of the 2015 Cruïlla Festival in Barcelona's Parc del Fòrum (by P. Cortina)

13 July 2015 09:34 PM

Cruïlla music festival as a 'crossroads' where different music styles and crowds meet

For the last few weeks, the word 'Cruïlla' has been monopolising conversations with my friends. This started to happen since we decided to go to Cruïlla Festival 2015, a relatively young Barcelona music festival taking place from the...

Air-raid shelter number 4 in Tortosa (by Ajuntament de Tortosa)

09 July 2015 10:29 PM

'Hemingway Route Tour' to open in Tortosa

A new tourist route tour dedicated to American writer and Nobel Prize winner Ernst Hemingway will be launched on 24 July in Tortosa, a southern Catalan city located in the Ebre Delta. The opening will take place during the 20th edition of the...
The last edition of the Cruïlla Festival (by ACN)

08 July 2015 08:03 PM

Cruïlla Festival to feature diverse programme with focus on Catalan artists

The eighth edition of Festival Cruïlla Barcelona will run Friday through Sunday at Parc del Fòrum in Barcelona. The spectacle features an eclectic lineup of 45 artists, 18 of which hail from Spain. In addition to the three nights of music, there...
Juli Soler (left) next to Ferran Adrià (right) (by T. Tàpia)

06 July 2015 10:46 PM

El Bulli director Juli Soler dies at 66

Partner and director of El Bulli restaurant for over 30 years, Juli Soler, died Monday morning, Ferran Adrià confirmed with ACN. He was 66. Soler suffered from a neurodegenerative disease for over two years that forced him to abandon the...
The concert by Oques Grasses in Barcelona (by ACN)

01 July 2015 09:20 PM

Festival Grec starts in Barcelona with two free concerts by local artists and the city's Municipal Band

Barcelona's summer Festival Grec is the city’s main yearly event for stage arts, taking place from the 1st to the 31st of July. On Tuesday, its unofficial opening took place with two free outdoor concerts by local artists, while on Wednesday the...
The Catalan Showcase at the GDIF, in London (by ACN)

29 June 2015 09:47 PM

FiraTàrrega and Catalan performing arts back to

FiraTàrrega, an international event for the performing arts held in Lleida, and the Catalan performing arts scene in general are considered "very inspiring" by British art professionals. On Sunday, they were both back at the Greenwich and...
The installation 'Air, Water, Void', by Jaume Plensa (by ACN)

27 June 2015 11:49 AM

Plensa exhibition in Ceret contemplates relationship between body, soul and language

The Barcelona sculptor Jaume Plensa, one of the most internationally renowned Catalan artists, will have an exhibition from 27 June until 15 November at the Ceret Modern Art Museum in Northern Catalonia. The display, 'The Silence of Thought' ('El...
The director of the Institut Ramon Llull, Alex Susanna, and the Catalan Minister for Culture, Ferran Mascarell (by ACN)

25 June 2015 09:03 PM

Institut Ramon Llull optimistic about future collaboration with Balearic Islands and Valencia

The Institut Ramon Llull (IRL) is a public body in charge of promoting Catalan culture and language abroad. On Thursday, "it expressed optimism for the first time" about a collaboration with the new Governments of Valencia and the Balearic...
The first day of 2015 Sónar music festival in Barcelona (by P. Cortina)

18 June 2015 09:43 PM

Sónar kicks off, blends artistry, technology and business in festival's 22nd year

The 22nd edition of Sónar, the largest electronic music festival in Europe, roared out of the gate Thursday in Barcelona. Considered the "most ambitious" iteration of the festival in Sónar's history, this year's...

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