Uncategorized 20/04/2017 at 14:04 h.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Palestine. The Commission for Presidency approves a declaration calling for human rights to be respected in Palestine.
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.
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.
Cinema. The Cinemes Girona presents the children’s film festival in Catalan.
Fires. For three days, the Fabra i Coats venue is holding the Palo Market Fest, featuring music, design, gastronomy and much more.
Environment. Barcelona is taking part in the first week of silence with an innovative experience taking place simultaneously in all the city’s districts.
Exhibitions. The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) is exhibiting the winning World Press Photo images.
Fairs. The Barcelona Nord bus station is once again an obligatory stop for music lovers.
The D’A Film Festival reaches its seventh edition.
The work, well-known due to its film version, deals with the education of a deaf, dumb and blind girl.
The CCCB and the Fundació Foto Colectania are hosting this exhibition simultaneously.