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19 November 2010 11:06 PM

The archaeological treasures of Saudi Arabia, in Barcelona

The Catalan capital holds an exposition of more than 300 antiquity pieces from the Arabian civilisation. This is the first time that some of these treasures can be seen abroad, so the show is a great opportunity for archaeology lovers

18 November 2010 11:34 PM

Chucho Valdés takes the stage at the Palau de la Música

The Cuban pianist presented his new album ‘Chucho’s Steps’ at his performance during the Barcelona International Jazz Festival. He was accompanied by ‘The Afro-Cuban Messengers’.

17 November 2010 11:02 PM

Top Catalan rock band ‘Els Pets’ plays for the first time in Barcelona’s music temple

‘Els Pets’ played at the Palau de la Música, Barcelona’s symphonic auditorium on Tueday night. The audience was enthusiastic about the band’s performance. ‘Els Pets’ did not play their classics from the last 25 years, but rather...

16 November 2010 10:39 PM

Catalan human castles declared UNESCO element of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

The UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage declared the Catalan tradition of human castle building, or ‘castells’, as an element of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. This recognition was...

16 November 2010 11:12 AM

Catalan Castells may become an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Human towers are one of the most unique traditions in Catalonia. This week at the UNESCO meeting in Nairobi (Kenya), "castells" may join the prestigious list of world heritage cultural assets.
Jarvis Cocker at a concert in Saint Cloud, near Paris, in August 2007 (by Reuters / B. Tessier)

08 November 2010 10:32 PM

Pulp reunites for Primavera Sound

The famous English rock band Pulp is reuniting after a decade long hiatus to play Barcelona’s Primavera Sound.
Patricia Petibon is making her debut in Barcelona (by J. Pueyo)

03 November 2010 10:53 PM

‘Lulu’ opera premieres at Liceu Teatre

The opera directed by Michael Boder and Olivier Py opens today at Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu. It was composed by Alban Berg, although his death prevented him from finishing it; Pierre Boulez did so. Py described the opera as a “joyous...
Sonny Rollins (by M Amengual)

03 November 2010 12:17 AM

Sonny Rollins kicks off 42nd Barcelona Jazz Festival

The famous saxophonist Sony Rollins will kick off the 42nd edition of the Barcelona Jazz Festival tomorrow. The musician is perfoming at the Auditori de Barcelona as part of his 80th Birthday tour.

27 October 2010 10:44 PM

The art of jewellery on show at the MNAC

The exhibition ‘Artist’s Jewels’ brings together 350 pieces from renowned artists such as Pau Gargallo, Salvador Dalí and Alexander Calder. The exhibition show the jewels designed by great artists of the early 20th century. It can be seen...
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