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Dates 2023 not yet confirmedThe new edition of the Asian Film Festival, a world-renowned festival for Asian cinema, is coming back to Barcelona. Once again, this year's event includes around a hundred films, divided into five sections, which will be screened at the festival's regular venues and the online service FILMIN to give a contemporary portrayal of Asian society, both rural and urban.
La Quinzena Metropolitan Dance Festival
Quinzena Metropolitana the dance festival which will display all styles and genres to a potential audience of 5 million people. The festival will take place all over the metropolitan area of Barcelona, covering the municipalities of Barcelona, Badalona, Santa Coloma, L'Hospitalet, Cornellà, Espluges and others. 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.
Lights of Early Music Festival
Lights of Early Music Festival by the Auditori aims to appeal to audiences, performers and groups that are not traditional concert hall goers. From 12th to 26th April, a variety of musical activities can be enjoyed in historic venues around the city, including churches and chapels.
This is an invitation to get to know spaces such as the Basilica of Sant Just and Sant Pastor, the Sant Pau del Camp Monastery, The Basilica of Santa Maria del Pi, but also to find out more about their background stories and their musicians.
Cruïlla Festival is ideal for those people looking for top-notch indie and alternative musicians, along with smaller crowds and a more compact programme. Placed in the same venue as Primavera, the Parc del Fòrum, this year's programme has already got music fans excited: Franz Ferdinand, Viva Suecia, Sidonie, Placebo, & Leiva, to name but a few.
Sitges Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya
Inaugurated years ago as the world's first film festival dedicated to the fantastic genre, today it's become the region's biggest celebration of the moving image. The picturesque seaside town of Sitges, 30 minutes down the coast from Barcelona, hosts hundreds of films from around the globe, including animation, rom-com and gangster as well as its core themes of gore, horror and fantasy.
Running in parallel to the screenings are exhibitions, master classes and Q&A sessions, special events focused on television series, the chance to see films using virtual reality technology, plus a crowded Zombie Walk through the streets of Sitges.
There have been many achievements by the LGTBIQ+ collective, but every day we see news and activities that show us that there is still a long way to go in the fight for freedom, dignity and respect for this community. Pride Barcelona is a unique opportunity to raise the profile of LGTBIQ+ rights through acts of celebration and assertion.
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The Grec, Barcelona's keenly anticipated annual festival of music, dance, circus and theater is about to begin. It is a festival that now forms part of the city's cultural landscape and connects fully with its artistic life. This year more than ever the Teatre Grec, which gives its name to the festival, is at the epicenter, but you will be able to see related events at a multitude of venues across Barcelona.
The Grec Festival is an event for everyone and includes a family show program that invites you to enjoy it with the kids.
The CanetRock festival reaches a new edition in 2023, consolidating its commitment to the best of rock and to Catalan pop groups. This time round the acts include Stay Homas, Buhos, Suu, Els amics de les Arts and Els Catarres, and much more. In addition to the twelve hours of non-stop music, the audience can enjoy parallel activities in the incomparable setting of Canet de Mar beach.
Thanks to its Jardins Terramar Music Festival, Sitges has one more attraction helping to make it a first-rate tourist destination. This festival has established itself as a uniquely recreational, cultural, gastronomic and sensory experience. This festival, held in the Terramar Gardens, has been prepared taking into account the gardens' own biosphere and is based on sustainability. The festival also features different cuisines, a whole raft of recreational and cultural activities and a space specifically designed for showcasing local talent in music, theater, dance and painting.
The 26th edition of the Fira de la Mediterrània de Manresa is shaping up to be better than ever. Once again, this festival manages to keep its essence as a performance market with its roots in the Mediterranean tradition and introducing different artistic languages: visual arts, circus, dance, exhibitions, music, oral storytelling and theater.
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