IBI bis 2017

Bigger grants to help households with limited incomes pay the property tax

Tax. This year’s campaign, which runs until 30 June, increases the percentage of grants to 75% and raises the limit for annual incomes for households which qualify.
Recompte de persones sense llar 2017 / sensellarisme

Call for volunteers to measure homelessness in Barcelona

Homelessness. The sixth census of people sleeping rough or in residences in the city is being organised by the Network of Attention to Homeless People and is aimed at improving the response capability of services and raising public awareness.
Plaça de la Vila, Gràcia, Places de Gràcia

Action to offset the impact of tourism in the city

Taxa turística. The boost to network bus services in summer, improvements to squares in Gràcia and the Collserola Natural Park will all be funded with money raised by the tourist tax.
sant jordi

Weekend: Books, roses and solidarity!

Festivities and culture. This weekend Sant Jordi takes centre stage along with the Republican Spring and the March for Science.

A Sant Jordi brimming with books, roses and street festivities for all

Traditions. Sant Jordi sees the streets fill with flowers and books in a people’s celebration. Nearly 5,000 stalls will be selling books and roses this year.
Audiència Pública Gràcia

The public audience with the city’s youth reaches its final stage

Participation. Before the collective act on 23 May, students from the participating districts will read out their proposals to councillors on the reception of refugees at a neighbourhood level.

Solidarity travel: how, when and why

Interview. We reflect on cooperation, overseas volunteer work and social transformation with views from three entities.
Comissió, Drets Humans Palestina

Condemnation of “the occupation, plundering and destruction of resources” in Palestine

Palestine. The Commission for Presidency approves a declaration calling for human rights to be respected in Palestine.

“I didn’t want my daughters to grow up with bombs overhead”

Entrevista. We spoke to Gulnar Hajo, a Syrian author and illustrator exiled in Istanbul. Hajo was the guest illustrator at this year’s edition of the literary festival for children and young people, Món Llibre.
GRA335. BARCELONA, 26/06/2016.- Dos ancianos votan en un colegio electoral de Barcelona. EFE/Alberto Estévez

More channels to boost the participation and political influence of the public

Participation. The new regulations for citizen participation, initially approved, look to boost the political influence of the public via multi-consultations and the presentation of citizen initiatives.

Agenda Recomanada

Dia de Festa

‘Un dia de festa’

Cinema. The Cinemes Girona presents the children’s film festival in Catalan.
Palo Market Fest

Palo Market Fest

Fires. For three days, the Fabra i Coats venue is holding the Palo Market Fest, featuring music, design, gastronomy and much more.

Sound hunters

Environment. Barcelona is taking part in the first week of silence with an innovative experience taking place simultaneously in all the city’s districts.

World Press Photo

Exhibitions. The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) is exhibiting the winning World Press Photo images.
Fira del disc 1

Barcelona International Record Fair

Fairs. The Barcelona Nord bus station is once again an obligatory stop for music lovers.
D'A Festival Cinema Autor

D’A Film Festival

The D’A Film Festival reaches its seventh edition.

‘El miracle d’Anne Sullivan’

The work, well-known due to its film version, deals with the education of a deaf, dumb and blind girl.

‘Photobook phenomenon’

The CCCB and the Fundació Foto Colectania are hosting this exhibition simultaneously.