Warning on the prevention of air pollution

Air pollution.. The Generalitat de Catalunya today, 21th November 2017, issued a preventative warning on air pollution across Catalonia, even though the forecast is for an improvement in air quality in the Barcelona area.

Weekend: Christmas fairs and the giant ‘Tió’ log come to Barcelona

Free time. The Santa Llúcia and Sagrada Família Christmas fairs get under way, while a huge ‘tió’ log will be set up in Av. Catedral to poop presents for children.

Public procurement as a driving force for innovation

Procurement. Following on from the protocols on social efficiency and environmental sustainability, public procurement guides for public innovation and the purchase of ICT services have now been presented.

Municipal seal against internments and deportations

Rights. The City Residency Document will help people in irregular administrative situations to accredit their integration, length of time living in the city, family and employment ties, studies and knowledge of languages.

Enhanced security measures

Security. The Local Security Board has updated anti-terror measures which affect the city centre and the area around the Sagrada Família.

32,000 square metres of greenery from Poblenou to the Besòs

Urban planning. The entire length of C/ Cristóbal de Moura will become a linear landscaped garden, connecting the Parc del Centre del Poblenou with the Parc del Besòs.

The opening speech for the Santa Eulàlia festivities focuses on children

Santa Eulàlia. Over 900 children from different schools in the city have been tasked by the Mayor with writing the proclamation speech for the Santa Eulàlia festivities.

New municipal government organisational structure

City Council. The municipal government is organised into four Deputy Mayors’ Offices and includes three new Commissioners.

The last rubber bullet victim

Rights. Barcelona City Council is to act as private prosecutor in the case of a man who lost his sight in one eye after being hit by a rubber bullet on 1 October.

European cities meet for a summit on urban security

Security. Over eight hundred political representatives, experts and professionals are taking part in the European Forum for Urban Security event.

Agenda Recomanada

Switching on the Christmas lights

Christmas 2017. The 'ingravidolles' will act as the link between the various activities offered over the Christmas season in the city.

Giant Tió at the Santa Llúcia Fair

Christmas 2017. The giant Tió awaits children from 25 November to 10 December, and on 16 and 17 December.

Santa Llúcia Fair 2017

Christmas 2017. The Santa Llúcia Fair, the city’s most popular Christmas market, sets up in Pla de la Seu, in Av. Catedral.

Sagrada Família Christmas Fair

Christmas 2017. Nearly a hundred stalls set up in Plaça de la Sagrada Família to welcome Christmas.

Dau Barcelona

Young children. The games festival is on at the Fabra i Coats from 17 to 26 November.

La Sagrera holds its local festival

Festivals. The neighbourhood of La Sagrera is holding its local festival from 16 to 26 November.

‘Joana Biarnés. A contracorrent’

Exhibitions. The Palau Robert is offering a display of 90 photographs by the Catalan photographer Joana Biarnés.

Film and Children’s Rights Series

Film. The series offers a family programme based around growth through play.