Result of your search for "Christmas"
This is the eight year that this wonderful production designed by Àngel Llácer and Manu Guix is being staged. The incredible story created by Antoine Saint-Exupéry has been turned into a spectacular stage production with screenings for every scene, 360º surround sound and songs that will touch the heartstrings of the whole family. This heart-warming story of the little boy who travels from the asteroid B612 to the earth and a series of characters each more captivating than the last will thrill your children this Christmas. The show is performed in Catalan.
The Christmas season in Barcelona is special for many reasons. Firstly there are the traditional elements, like the Christmas markets, particularly the Santa Llúcia one by the cathedral, which has been held since 1786 and is where local families go to buy figures for their cribs. Talking of which, pessebres (which is what cribs are called in Catalan) can be seen in places around the city including Plaça Sant Jaume, Frederic Marès Museum and the Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Pedralbes. And pessebres vivents ('living nativity scenes') feature real people (and animals) acting out the Christmas story – if the chance comes up to see one, for example at Poble Espanyol, don't miss it.
On a more modern note, Barcelona is conscious of the need to be environmentally aware at this time of year, and Plaça Catalunya hosts a fair promoting responsible consumption, as well as fun and games for all ages. As the glittering lights brighten the streets at night, why not feast on some roasted chestnuts from one of the stalls around town before enjoying a concert of Christmas music?
Date not yet confirmed.La Fira de Santa Llúcia is a street market which has been held since at least 1786 in front of the Cathedral around Christmas time. You will find Christmas trees on sale there, as well as baubles, wreaths and mistletoe. However, the main attraction of this fair are the pieces used to set up the nativity scene: figurines, moss, the manger, fountains and the ineffable "caganer" that surprises us every year with new incarnations. During the Fair, there will be lots of activities and shows related to Christmas to enjoy, a tió gigante (giant man), dances and musical performances.
The Amics de la Unió Children's Choir together with the Symphonic Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu, the soprano Ana San Martín and the Tenor Albert Mora will convey to us all the depth of Charles Dickens's famous tale "A Christmas Carol". The ghost of Christmas past, present and future visits Scrooge and forces him to reconsider the type of life he is leading. This is a very special concert with the music composed by Albert Guinovart and the "Arte con Arena" poems by Borja González.
Within the "Symphonic Concerts at the Palau" Series planned by the Palau de la Música Catalana, the "Festival of Waltzes and Dances" by the Vallès Symphonic Orchestra really stands out. This prestigious orchestra will perform pieces by Strauss, Liszt, Dvorák and Offenbach. A concert that will evoke the waltzes and dances that were the soundtrack to the 19th century.
The areas of the Pre-Pyrenees and the Pyrenees hold a festival of fire in summer which has been declared as intangible UNESCO cultural Heritage. It involves local people descending with large burning torches (fallas) from the top of the mountain to the village at nightfall. A tradition with rural origins, this ritual is associated with the purification of the fields and woods in order to protect them from evil spirits. This festival has become a magic and light-filled event with mystical connotations featuring a primal light procession. The handmade torches are prepared by people in the village and some can weigh as much as 20 kilograms. Two towns in the area also celebrate this festival on Christmas Eve: Bagà and Sant Julià de Cerdanyola, and on this occasion the tradition is called "Fia-Faia".
Inspired by the traditional concert held in Vienna on 1 January every year, this New Year's Day Grand Concert in which the Strauss Festival Orchestra will perform Strauss's best waltzes, polkas and marches returns to the Gran Teatre del Liceu. Napoleon, Flower Festival, Klipp Klapp, The Emperor Waltz and Champagne. The most famous waltz of all will also be in the repertoire: The Beautiful Blue Danube. So too will the Radetzky march which usually draws the evening to a close to the thunderous applause of the public. An unmissable event thanks to the extraordinary festive atmosphere that envelops it and its popularity with the public. Don't miss out on a ticket!
The great celebration of the choirs that, between them, have forged the soul of the Palau de la Música Catalana is among the longest standing concerts in Europe which continues to thrive in all its glory. The Orfeó Català, the Escola Coral de l'Orfeó Català choir and the Palau's Chamber Choir light up the Modernist concert hall with traditional songs, popular carols and joyous melodies with a mixture of Catalan and international pieces, new arrangements and previously unpublished works. Although this year it will be a little different due to the current health situation, the Saint Stephen's Day concert is, without doubt, one of the most important and keenly anticipated events for the Palau as an institution and for the cultural landscape in general.
In the midst of an impassioned debate on sustainability and unchecked consumerism, one of the causes of unprecedented climate change, DrapArt is an attempt to make us view recycling not merely as a critical tool but also from a positive angle linked to art.
Created to focus on art that uses recycled materials and objects, this festival continues to strike a chord over 25 years after its first edition, promoting emerging artists, designers, craftspeople and other creatives from around the world who reuse and recycle their raw materials.
The impressive Catalan modernisme site of Sant Pau, designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner, will be bedecked in illuminations this Christmas. And this is to include a spectacular play of lights, illuminated greenery and creative light figures. This "Christmas Garden" of light has already been a great hit in cities like Berlin, Stuttgart, Dresden and Münster, and it is now coming to Barcelona. From 22 November to 9 January, from 6 pm onwards, visitors will be able to stroll along a 1.5 km circular route through a romantic landscape. Without a doubt, a beautiful way to escape from the hustle and bustle.
You may be also interested
from 14,67 €
- Skip the line!
from 75,00 €
from 45,00 € from 66,00 €
- Skip the line!
from 35,00 €
- Skip the line!
from 12,00 €
from 27,00 €
- Skip the line!
from 24,00 €
- Skip the line!
from 13,00 €