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Santa Eulàlia FestivalPopular festivals, Family activities
02/07/2020 - 02/12/2020

The origins of the Fiestas of Santa Eulàlia are rooted in the legend of Barcelona's second patron saint and are a focal point for the city's main winter celebrations.

The festivities take place between 7 and 12 February over a weekend full of activities rooted in popular culture and traditions, with a children's audience very much in mind: giants, the correfoc (groups of ‘demons’ letting off fireworks in the streets) and human tower builders. There are also folkloric dance groups, the ‘colles bastoneres’ who have invited dance troupes from all over to take part in the first ever Diada bastonera de Santa Eulàlia as a celebration of the art.

This year also marks the centenary celebrations of the New Giants of the House of Charity which coincide with the 160th anniversary of the Gegants Vells (Old Giants).

Wednesday 12th February, some museums and city venues offer free entrance.

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