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  • Gran Gala Flamenco

    Gran Gala Flamenco

    Gran Gala Flamenco, the Palau gives a run through different flamenco rhythms or "styles" (Fandango, Seguidilla, Alegría, Bulería, Tarantos, Guajira…) by flamenco artists who are breaking into the Spanish artistic scene.

    Thanks to this series of performances, enthusiasts of the flamenco, can enjoy evenings full of strength, music, spirit and dance in all its aspects.

  • Opera and Flamenco – A love story

    Opera and Flamenco – A love story

    In the cycle "Opera and Flamenco", we will be able to enjoy the performance "Historia de un amor", choreographed by the great Rafael Amargo. A couple of dancers unleash their flamenco passion to music by Verdi, Bizet, Falla or popular flamenco music, with the voices of flamenco singer Joaquin "El Duende", the soprano Alina Furman and the tenor Ezequiel Casamada.

  • Family Activities at Poble Espanyol

    Family Activities at Poble Espanyol

    A large area, totally free of traffic, with different places to explore, most of them in the open air. That's the Poble Espanyol de Barcelona, an iconic visitor attraction in the heart of Montjuïc. Every Sunday, there's a different activity: theatre, dance, music, magic, treasure hunts, etc. Throughout the year there are loads of activities to ensure you have a great day out with the family: Carnival, a Giants' Parade, a Puppet Festival, the Click and Go Fair, the Main Festival, the Medieval Fair, Christmas at the Poble, Halloween... and new additions, including a fantastic flower festival and Midsummer Eve party tailored to all the family. In short, a wide range of activities for all the family.

  • Sâlmon <Festival

    Sâlmon <Festival

    Lovers of the most daring, innovative, dynamic and even off-the-wall performing arts can't afford to miss this festival. The sixth edition of SÂLMON, headed by the Mercat dels Flors, Barcelona's leading dance venue, features a packed two-week programme showcasing a range of formats by both local and international creatives who work under the system of artistic residencies.

    It is very much an organic event, each year building on and evolving from the performances and creativity of previous festivals; it also adapts to what is happening in the world at large and the way that the use of public platforms, such as the stage, changes.

  • Flamenco at el Tablao de Carmen

    Flamenco at el Tablao de Carmen

    Ideal for an evening out with your family, partner or friends, the Tablao de Carmen is performing a pure, authentic flamenco show every evening, with a line-up of eight artists: four "bailaor" flamenco dancers", two guitarists and two "cantaor" flamenco singers.

    An iconic place of Barcelona, located in the Andalucian quarter of the Poble Espanyol in Montjuïc. Since it was opened in 1988, it is considered the mecca of Flamenco in Barcelona. It was created in tribute to the legendary "bailaora", Carmen Amaya, who was a close friend of the family who owned it.

    An intimate space, decorated in the style of an Andalucian corral, so you can mingle with artists and enjoy a drink around a table, with some tapas or a traditional supper during the show.

  • La Quinzena: Metropolitan Dance Festival

    La Quinzena: Metropolitan Dance Festival

    La Quinzena is a new dance festival which will display all styles and genres to a potential audience of 5 million people."La Quinzena" Festival will take place all over the metropolitan area of Barcelona, covering the municipalities of Barcelona, Badalona, Santa Coloma, L'Hospitalet, Cornellà and Espluges.

    Programmed in theaters, but also in streets, squares and subway stations, dance at its finest now has a Festival that includes classic and contemporary dance, hip hop, jazz, traditional dance and any other style.

    The program this first year includes performances by the Spanish-Dutch dancer, Marina Mascarell at the Mercat de les Flors and Aina Alegre at Sala Hiroshima. The festival closes with a participative show inviting the audience to come and dance.

  • Grec Festival de Barcelona

    Grec Festival de Barcelona

    For many enthusiasts of Barcelona culture, summer means the Grec Festival. This is a wide variety of artistic events (theater, dance, music, circus and children's activities), held during the month of July, at the iconic Teatre Grec, the outdoor amphitheater of Montjuïc, which hosts some of the most suggestive performances.

    This year, 4 itineraries have been created to hold the maximum number of performances. These include theater, directed by Oriol Broggi and Mario Gas; songs from Carousel, the Broadway classic; dance by La Veronal and IT Dansa; the Rhum & Cia; circus, and the creations of Albert Pla, plus many more.

    Similarly, music of the Grec Festival will be held at different venues of the city. Both the Harlem Jazz Club and the Jamboree will hosting concerts of the program. And for the 50th anniversary of the Jazz Festival, Pat Metheny will be performing at the Teatre Grec and there will be other performances at the Sala Barts.

    Lastly, movies will also have their space. Firstly the Filmoteca, with a cycle dedicated to an independent Filipino film-maker; and secondly, the Sala Montjuïc, at the Montjuïc castle, a classic summer venue to see good movies.

  • Fira de la Mediterrània

    Fira de la Mediterrània

    Located in the heart of Catalonia, the historical town of Manresa hosts this yearly festival dedicated to local culture and global music. For industry professionals, it's promoted as a 'market of performances', which for the general public means it's a great opportunity to discover visual arts, circus, dance, art, music, narration and theatre that combine tradition with contemporary creativity.

    The programme is understandably packed, with acts running during the day and at night, and with both street performances and shows in various local venues. So you might one moment see a display of hip hop and the next a concert by a Congolese band, followed by a new take on acrobatics and then a sword dance. All of which is interspersed with some of the most classic elements of Catalan culture such as 'human towers' (castells), 'fire runs' (correfocs) and 'giants' (gegants).

  • Oona Doherty – Hope Hunting

    Oona Doherty – Hope Hunting

    Oona Doherty, the young Northern Irish ballet dancer and choreographer was the big surprise at various European festivals, picking up a number awards. This launched her international career.

    She comes to Barcelona at the end of September invited by the Mercat de les Flors to perform Hope Hunt for us in the Sala Hiroshima. At a midway point between social grievance and physical theater, she demonstrates a magnificent use of gesture and space in which to speak about working class men in her home country.

    It is a new way to shed light on the image we have of a stigmatized class in which there is an attempt to find beauty and hope in a peripheral landscape.

  • LÀ - A piece in black and white for two humans and a raven

    LÀ - A piece in black and white for two humans and a raven

    After having performed here a year ago, Blaï Mateu is coming back to the Teatre Lliure Gràcia with his new show. This time the show is called (), part of the diptych Sur la falaise which, in principle, will be completed in 2019.

    The show is a mixture of circus and dance and is a co-production between the Teatre Lliure, Baró d'evel CIRK Cie, the GREC 2018 festival and others. It is performed by Camille Decourtye, Blaï Mateu Trias and Gus the Crow, with two colors being omnipresent: black and white.

    According to its creators, could form the prologue to Sur la falaise, which will involve eight performers, the same colors and some decidedly animal collaborators such as a horse and some birds.

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