• 080 Barcelona Fashion kicks off with 37 Catalan designers on show

    Up to 37 designers and fashion brands reveal the most popular fashion trends in Barcelona. The 20th edition of the 080 Barcelona Fashion opened on Monday with children’s clothing brands Bóboli and Little Creative Factory first on the catwalk, followed by the designs of Daniel Rosa and Krizia Robustella. Until June 30, visitors will be able to enjoy the latest work by Catalan designers in one of the most iconic venues in the city, the modernist Hospital de Sant Pau. "We support the 080 because it is a very effective way to promote the sector," said Business and Knowledge Minister Jordi Baiget.

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Visitors at Barcelona International Comic Fair (by Sergio Segura)

09.05.16 - 20:45

34th Barcelona International Comic Fair closed successfully last Sunday with a record 118,000 visitors

A record 118,000 visitors attended Barcelona International Comic Fair, 5,000 more than in 2015. One of the main attractions of this edition was he 80th anniversary of Spanish comic book artist Francisco Ibáñez, who...

Different baskets full of vegetables (by ACN)

23.03.16 - 18:29

Barcelona pledges to become “veg-friendly” city

Barcelona representatives aimed to make the Catalan capital a “veg-friendly” city this Tuesday in an unexpected proposal. The proposal launched by the city’s economy commission received support across almost all of the city...

Image of the Dry Martini cocktail bar recently opened in London's Meliá White House Hotel (by ACN)

11.11.15 - 18:33

Project 'Dry Martini' arrives in London

'Dry Martini' has opened its first venue outside of Spain and the world's capital of cocktails is the chosen location. The tailor-made project by Catalan businessman Javier de las Muelas aims to take "the bar experience to a higher level"...

Two passengers of the Catalan railway service (FGC) attending an English lesson (by ACN)

19.10.15 - 16:37

Pilot experiment to learn English on the train

The Catalan railway service (FGC) has launched a pilot experiment to learn English during train journeys. The trial started this Monday and two passengers received a one-hour long lesson during their journey from Manresa to Barcelona. The...

Screenshot of 'Game of Thrones' Season 6 where the stairway of Girona's cathedral is perfectly recognizable (by ACN)

25.04.16 - 08:53

The romance between Girona and ‘Game of Thrones’ series

In just minutes, tickets to the free screening of HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ season 6 premiere on the 25th of April sold out in Girona. Just...

One of the troupes of Sitges Carnival (by ACN)

12.02.16 - 09:36

Sitges draws in thousands to celebrate Carnival festivities with parades and pageantry

Just 35 kilometres southwest of Barcelona, Sitges draws in tourists every year for its nightlife, beaches, and also for its Carnival celebrations. Starting a week before Ash Wednesday, the city’s streets fill with tourists from all over...

Two visitors at the Manga Fair in Barcelona (by ACN)

29.10.15 - 18:49

Super Mario Bros, guest star at the Manga Fair’s 21st edition

The Manga Fair opened its doors this Thursday in Barcelona and will be the meeting point for comic and Japanese culture lovers until Sunday. This year the event has increased both the number of visitors and that of...

One of the boats exhibited in Barcelona International Boat Show (by ACN)

14.10.15 - 18:48

Barcelona International Boat Show expects 50,000 visitors

From the 14th to the 18th of October, Barcelona will host a new edition of the International Boat...

Students doing a test at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (by ACN)

07.04.16 - 18:29

Four Catalan universities ranked among the top 150 schools under 50 years old

Four out of the ten Spanish universities included on the 2016 Times Higher Education (THE) list of the top 150 universities under 50 years old are native to Catalonia. The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona...

Spain and Portugal’s Michelin Guide 2016 presentation in Santiago de Compostela (by ACN)

26.11.15 - 19:23

Four Catalan restaurants win their first Michelin star

The Spain and Portugal Michelin Guide 2016 added four Catalan restaurants to their prestigious list and awarded them their first Michelin Star. Two of them, Mateu Casañas, Oriol Castro and Eduard Xatruch’s Disfrutar and Albert...

Tourists in Sant Pere de Rodes, in the north of Catalonia (by ACN)

22.10.15 - 19:02

1.8 million international tourists visited Catalonia in September

Catalonia is still the leading Autonomous Community in Spain in terms of tourism, even before the Balearic Islands, and accounts for 25.1% of the overall total of visits by foreigners. 1,797,966 tourists from all over the world visited...

Catalan exhibitors in last's Anuga Food and Agriculture Fair (by Catalan Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fishery and Food)

07.10.15 - 16:12

29 Catalan companies to take part in Anuga, the world’s most important Food and Agriculture Fair

From the 10th to the 14th of October, the German city of Cologne will host Anuga, the world’s most important Food and Agriculture Fair which gathered together, in its last edition, nearly 7,000 exhibitors from 100...

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