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F1 Grand Prix

Spanish F1 Grand Prix

The Barcelona grand prix is the fifth race of the Formula One season, and the crowds gather eagerly to watch the thrills, spills and speed that accompany a spectacle of this nature. Formula One is the king of motor sports and attracts the...  see full details



Primavera Sound Festival

Primavera Sound Festival

Primavera is one of Spain's biggest music festivals and sees some of the world's principal pop and rock stars grace the summer stages for a fiesta of fun and music in the glorious sunshine. The festival now attracts more than 100,000 people. The...  see full details



Fireworks

St Johns Eve (Sant Joan)

Midsummer in Barcelona is celebrated with a big bang as fireworks colour the sky in a festive prelude to the national holiday of the Feast of John the Baptist. Ancient traditions observed the summer solstice as the most important event of the solar year...  see full details



Carnival

Barcelona Carnival

Lent is traditionally a time of fasting and denial, and Carnival is the period before Lent dedicated to the celebration of pleasures, extravagance and indulgence, with an abundance of feasting and dancing. Street parades, float processions, and parties fill many streets and plazas in...  see full details



Virgin of Mercy

Festival of La Merce

The Festival of La Mercè is dedicated to the patron saint of Barcelona, the Virgin of Mercy, and involves a fabulous assortment of popular Catalan traditions and mythology. The festival takes place every year on 24 September, but it has become a multi-day event,...  see full details


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