The city’s children call for refugees to be taken in

Santa Eulàlia. Pupils taking part in the drafting of the Children’s Proclamation for the Santa Eulàlia festivities read out their proposals to make Barcelona a reception city.

Santa Eulàlia brings the Llum BCN festival and a major popular culture display

Local festival. New technologies and the transformational power of light complement the traditional festivities for Santa Eulàlia, the grand winter festival for traditional popular culture in Barcelona.
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The budget for culture in 2017

Culture. Funds allocated for this area have been increased by 11% compared to last year and now total 132 million euros.

Barcelona’s museums received over 11 million visitors in 2016

Culture. The centre with the most visitors was El Born Centre de Cultura i Memòria, with a total of 1,306,230.

Weekend: A string of crimes to solve!

Leisure. The ninth edition of Barcelona’s crime writing festival, BCNegra, features over sixty authors.
Mobile Week

Debates and artistic creations to reflect on the impact of the digital world

Technology.Ten young artists have produced artistic creations around Barcelona’s ten city districts to show their vision of digitalisation and the transformational power of new technologies.
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Weekend: Santa Eulàlia lights up the city

Festivities. Popular culture and the Llum BCN festival are joined by a new edition of the half marathon.

The Mies van der Rohe Award for 2017 shortlists a building by the Municipal Housing Trust

The award ceremony will be held on 26 May at the Mies van der Rohe pavilion in Barcelona.
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Weekend: Welcome, Year of the Rooster!

Leisure. Chinese and Catalan communities combine to celebrate the arrival of the year 4175 with different multicultural acts.

The MUHBA offers birds to the survivors of Nazi concentration camps

Culture. Entitled ‘Je vous offre les oiseaux / Us ofereixo els ocells’, the audio-visual display marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day, inviting the public to reflect on how a person’s perception changes in a situation of extreme violence.

Towards a more diverse, closer and more innovative audio-visual sector

Culture. The Institute of Culture is presenting a municipal government measure to boost the sector, with a budget of 1.4 million euros.