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Illuminations decorate the old squares and patios of Poblenou during the Festes de Llum Barcelona, using new technology to create awesome effects with artistic installations, projections and creative lighting. The twenty international participants include architects, designers and artists who explore new technologies of illumination through projects that range from large-scale projections, interactive installations and dynamic lighting in the urban spaces of Barcelona's Poblenou neighbourhood. There is also a section curated by local students from architecture, design and art schools who will be presenting their own projects.Find out more »
Barcelona carnival 2019 welcomes a week of street parties and concerts, on a smaller scale to the nearby town of Sitges. The majestic Carnival King kicks off the festivities accompanied by his carriage and accomplices, the Seven Ambassadors of Fun. He ascends a stage, proclaims his reign and the mayhem begins.Find out more »
Brexit deadline day will provide no shortage of material for razor-sharp Scottish comedian John Scott at the next Guiriness Comedy shows in Barcelona and Sitges. Armed to the teeth with searing wit and killer punchlines, John’s anarchic, no- bullshit pursuit of the truth through comedy is the perfect tonic for modern times.
Catch the Friday 29th March show at Shamrock Barcelona or head down to Wylie Brewery Sitges for Saturday 30th March. On both nights, doors @ 20.30h and showtime @ 21.30h. Get your earlybird discount tickets while you can!
Guiriness Comedy is proud to offer expats, travellers and international locals the best imported comedians, from the UK, Ireland and further afield! This is always an hour show by a professional comedian, there are no warm-up acts.Find out more »
Sacred dance & life practices to awaken feminine wisdom
When Spring comes, it is time for the life which has rested dormant in the bosom of the earth during winter, to slowly re-emerge. In harmony with this natural cycle, it is the right moment for us to let our inner world re-awaken & bloom. It is time to vision clearly our intentions toward creation & manifestation.
Fusing contemporary body science, movement energetics, breath work, seed mantras, circle practices for women, ritual, and mystical eastern dance techniques drawn across time and worlds, this healing experience opens the heart, releases the pelvis, strengthens the core, roots the feet and moves the soul. We dance the trance of release, letting go of what we don’t want to hold in the body; we build inner softness & strength; we listen to our inner voice; we take a journey to release all tension & to connect with inner power. Through the therapeutic practices of this work, we have the opportunity to listen inside slowly & deeply, we have the opportunity to open a golden door within to regenerate our internal feminine forces.
In this workshop we are going to explore the delicate balance between emptiness and fullness, nothingness & our highest potential; we reveal hidden layers of our dormant wisdom, awakening the wise woman - the creator of our deepest dreams, and the highest version of who we envision ourselves to be. We receive keys for integrating ourselves as mystical beings in everyday mundane reality - from the outside, we appear the same as always, but reconnecting to our divine source through these unique practices, we receive a map toward deeper freedom & ecstasy.
Through our collective empowerment as women, we support the healing of our selves & mother earth; we send a gentle, powerful whisper to the world which ripples out the possibility for a new earth consciousness amongst humanity.
• Earth practices (slow movements with a focus on deep inner listening & release)
• Movement medicine & energetics, physical training & breath re-patterning
• Contemporary body science & sacred physical geometry
• Sacred feminine teachings & evolutionary circle practices
• Ritual & mystical eastern dance drawn across time & worlds
HOLISTIC DANCE LANGUAGE PRACTICES:
• Regenerate feminine life force & vital energy
• Release unhealthy physical patterns & tension
• Cultivate a deep sense of humbleness, gratitude, and surrender
• Reconnect us to our divine source and the wisdom carried within
• Open the doors of spiritual ecstasy & intuitive power
HOW TO BOOK:
Places are limited. Please remind that dates to confirm your place. This is a non-residential workshop.
Friday 26 April 18.00 - 21.00
Saturday 27 April 10.00 - 18.00
Sunday 28 April 10.00 - 16.00
On Friday we have an introduction evening that can be followed separately from the workshop. If you are in the workshop this evening is not an extra cost. To join ONLY this evening is 35€.
The whole weekend will be 290€ early bird until Feb 15, after this the cost is 335€.
Please send an e-mail to book your place.
If you need further information call me or send a message.
I'm happy to meet you and very grateful for this magical encounter.Find out more »
Barcelona returns as one of the first cities to host World Press Photo, an exhibition showcasing winning photographs from photojournalism awards and global contests in digital storytelling.
This year, the theme of World Press Photo was Stories that Matter. The exhibition highlights the reality of the world we live in, that which is often hidden by the mass media, and shows what it is really like to live in different countries around the world. The photos attempt to portray the real life situation of what is happening around the world.
If last year's exhibition highlighted what it was like to live in Venezuela, this year's theme has been borders, one of those the Mexican border. Barcelona wants to offer visitors an experience that goes beyond just looking at photos, and the educative area of the Photographic Social Vision Foundation offers a varied programme of supplementary activities and guided tours.
There have been 140 winning photos selected from a total of 78,801 photos: entries from 4,738 photographers and international photographers.
The exhibition of winning photos will be set up in the CCB from the 27th of April to the 26th of May. Prices from €5.Find out more »
Barcelona's Moritz factory opens its doors for all lovers of beer. In this factory situated in the centre of the city, fresh unpasteurised beer is produced 365 days a year.
Moritz invites you to visit their factory and taste 5 of their best beers. In this guided tour you can delve deep underground to the basement of the factory and visit their microbrewery, find out how a typical day in the factory is spent, and learn how beer is made. After the visit, you can taste 5 of the best Mortiz beers.
The duration of this tour is 1hr 30 minutes and the days that it runs are:
Saturdays: 12:00 and 18:30
Sundays: 11:00 and 13:00
During all its 365 days of the year, Barcelona offers tourists and locals an impressive variety of Flamenco shows. This year, it's the 26th edition of Ciutat Flamenco, an event that doesn't just showcase some of the most well-known Flamenco singers in the world, but also promotes new projects related to the world of Flamenco that have just been launched. Ciutat Flamenco has put on performances on some of the city's biggest stages like Luz de Gas, L’Auditori de Barcelona, Sala Barts, and Taller de Músics 24.
On top of this, Ciutat Flamenco also offers an interesting and unique opportunity: the chance to take part in a Flamenco Masterclass that is taught during the festival.
This event will take place in various spots around Barcelona, for more information about timetables and locations, visit the official Ciutat Flamenco website.Find out more »
More than 80 museums and cultural centres are open in Barcelona on the evening of the 18st from 19:00-1:00, with free entry. A corncupia of cultural delights awaits, such as live music, theatre and dance performances, poetry, workshops, guided tours, gastronomy, storytelling and other interactive themed shows. You can't miss this special event!Find out more »
Peralada isn’t just an idyllic town in the Costa Brava where many go to get away from the hustle and bustle of larger cities, but in the summer it is also home to one of the most important culture and music festivals in the whole of Catalonia. From the 6th of July to the 15th of August, the town celebrates the festival Castell Peralada, an event where complete cultural enrichment takes centre stage.
The festival has been known to put on all kinds of shows, but this edition will focus on classical music and opera. During the month of July and the first 15 days of August, you can enjoy breath-taking performances from critically acclaimed national and international artists devoted to all types of performing arts: theatre, dance, music, etc… The most spectacular shows will be courtesy of the St. Petersburg Ballet Mariïnski troupe (one of the best dance companies in the world), the Montserrat Caballé tribute act, the Pink Martini group, Cirque Éloize (one of the most famous circus acts in the world), and above all, international superstar Jessie J, who will perform at the festival on the 12th of August. With no doubt, it would be an amazing experience that you can enjoy with your whole family.
After the incredible success the festival has had year after year, in 2019 the event will also be held in the cities of Girona and Figueres, giving visitors the chance to enjoy a great variety of spectacular concerts and theatre performances.
Don’t forget to check out the festival programme online, so that you don’t miss out on any of the superb performances. You can also buy tickets to the festival for each individual act, prices varying according to who is performing.
Discover this breath-taking spot of the Costa Brava and enjoy the Festival Castell Peralada this summer!Find out more »