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New Year’s Eve party in Barcelona 2016

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Our city might not be as big as London, New York or Paris, nor our fireworks as spectacular as Singapore, Beijing or Tokyo, nor will they break any Guinness records like Dubai's, nor are we the first one to celebrate ...

The pyromusical of La Mercè 2016

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[tentblogger-youtube akB-GJemO-s] La Mercè is Barcelona's biggest festival, celebrated to honour the city's patroness saint, Mercè: concerts, traditions and family activities that you won't want to miss. It's celeb...

El Tast de Joan Noi: sea-to-table dining

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Located in Gràcia, a bohemian neighbourhood in the north part of the city, El Tast de Joan Noi is not your typical restaurant... in fact it isn't a restaurant as we know it. In Barcelona, food markets are longtime ...

Flower Festival in Girona

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Temps de Flors (Flower Festival) in Girona For 10 days in May, the city of Girona's historical buildings, courtyards and gardens are adorned with floral arrangements and art installations with a programme of cultur...

A beautiful time lapse of the mountain of Montserrat

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Montserrat (Catalan for "serrated mountain", like the common handsaw) is the name of a peculiar and very beautiful mountain range near Barcelona were the famous monastery and art museums are located and which is one o...

Castle of Púbol, The House of Gala Dalí

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The castle at Púbol ("poo-bohl")  was the home to surrealist painter Salvador Dalí and his wife Gala (but not at the same time). Gala is buried at the castle. In 1968, Dalí bought Gala her own separate castle in Púbol...

Natural Park of the mountain of Montserrat

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Montserrat is a mountain near Barcelona where a Benedictine abbey, Santa Maria de Montserrat, which host the Virgin Montserrat sanctuary and which is identified by some with the location of the Holy Grail in Arthurian...

La Diada, 11 sept 2014: Catalan National Day

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Sept. 11th marks a far older tragedy for Catalans -- the day in 1714, amid the War of Spanish Succession, when Catalan forces holding out in Barcelona succumbed to the Franco-Spanish (Castilian) forces of the Bourbon ...

Catalonia: The future is another country

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Matthew Tree conference celebrated in 2010, intended to explain Catalonia to a group of American students: how he discovered Catalonia and the experiences he had while living with Catalans. He also reviews the main fa...

Barcelona GO!

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Barcelona, in a privileged position at the shores of the Mediterranean, it is the capital of Catalonia, a small nation over 1000 years old which is now part of Spain. Two languages are spoken in Barcelona: Catalan, th...