Barcelona is the city of a thousand faces. It is a charming city and a collection of a thousand cultures. It is a chameleon city, which changes with each season. In summer, Barcelona is empty. The bustle of winter disappears and a mysterious tranquility takes over the streets – except the center, which is always full of life -. But do not think you’ll be boring, quite the opposite! In Barcelona you’ll always find something to do and especially in this time of year. Every summer, the city offers a wide range of festivals, parties, concerts and exhibitions. Take a break for the festival in your neighborhood or the parties Grcia – decorated so pretty with those that adorn the streets! – Or check out the beach and tuestate the sun … Then in September, a full week holidays: La Merce! Each summer the town becomes the center of the performing arts and music.
What’s cooking? Grec Festival June 29 to August 2, the entire city is transformed into a showcase for the arts Performing Arts, Theatre Grec the epicenter. The best groups and theater companies of the world come to Barcelona to show their proposals. Summercase 18 to July 19, marks the Summercase (at the same time in Madrid and Barcelona). This is the perfect festival for lovers of indie music and rock po. In this edition, you can enjoy such important groups like Sex Pistols, Blondie and The Breeders. To these they added other groups the likes of Kaiser Chiefs, Interpol, Ian Brown, Primal Scream, We Are Scientists and The Planets.
If you like electronic music, names like MIA, Santogold CSS or act too. B-Estival From 9 to 29 July, this eclectic music festival takes place in two places, namely: the stage divided by the Poble Espanyol and the recently opened Espacio Movistar. This year is a wide screens: we can hear from the B-52s pop and Skye Edwards (Morcheeba), the soul of Macy Gray and Erykah Badu, the blues of Johnny Winter, the hip-hop Marcelo D2 and Afro-jazz Gerald Toto, Richard Bona and Lokua Kanza, the Brazilian dance DJ Dolores, to the poetry of Kevin Johansen & The Nada and the rumba Muchachito Bombo Infierno and Peret. Music for all tastes! Harley Days 10 to July 13, Barcelona will host the 105th Anniversary of Harley Davidson – he hopes to bring together more than 205.000 visitors -. Offer a host of activities including a bike decorating contest, the anniversary party and the parade of flags along the streets of the city. Festa Major del Raval 12 to July 14 will open a scenario in Rambla del Raval, where he held open-mic sessions, concerts, poetry readings and all sorts of live entertainment whose main feature will be the merging of nationalities. It is expected that over 8,000 people visit this holiday season. Other proposals the city has some 50 museums, showcasing permanent collections rather than permanent. Artists such as Picasso, Joan Miro Antoni Tpies or have their own museum. The National Museum d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC) you will find one of the world’s most important collections of Romanesque art. Other famous museums house collections of contemporary art: the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) and the CaixForum. And that’s not all. You’ll also find places where outdoor sports and perform a range of leisure activities and leisure. If you want to enjoy all these proposals, just search for the perfect: the best way to spend your vacation in the city.