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Weekend: Giants and beasts invade the city centre!

Festivals. Sunday’s festive procession is the crowning moment of the celebrations for Corpus Christi. The city’s entire entourage of popular culture figures will be involved in the parade, which dates back nearly seven centuries.
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Weekend: The Science Festival, an open-air science lab!

Festivals. The eleventh edition of the Science Festival transforms the Parc de la Ciutadella into a science lab with over a hundred activities such as workshops, experiments, storytelling, talks and music.
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Weekend: Over eighty museums light up the night with culture!

Culture. Museum Night is bigger this year with new spaces and a seventh themed route. A total of 87 cultural facilities will be opening until 1 am and offering visitors a chance to discover their collections free of charge.

Weekend: Local festivals erupt in the neighbourhoods!

Popular culture. The streets and squares of Nou Barris fill with activities for the district’s local festival over a weekend when the neighbourhoods of Guinardó, Bon Pastor, Navas and Porta will also be celebrating.
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Gràcia prepares 400 acts to mark the bicentenary of its local festival

Popular festivals. The bicentenary celebrations start on 2 May with an exhibition at L’Envelat, keep the central programme for mid-August and offer a programme running through until the end of May 2018.
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Maker culture unites Barcelona and Paris

Technology. Paris will be the guest city at next year’s Maker Faire in Barcelona.
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The maker movement conquers Montjuïc

Technology. Local and international digital innovators share knowledge and talent with citizens via displays, workshops and interactive demonstrations.
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Over 175,000 people take part in Museum Night

Culture. The MNAC, the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site, the MACBA and the CosmoCaixa were among the most visited centres for the tenth edition of the event.
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Museums open again on the night of 20 May

Cultural facilities. Museum Night reaches its tenth edition with 87 facilities involved, over 60 temporary exhibitions and permanent collections open to visitors and seven different geographical routes.

Weekend: Grand finale for the Sagrada Família local festival

Festivities and culture. Local residents in the Sagrada Família neighbourhood have prepared thirty different activities to round off their local festival, with something for everyone.
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Barcelona Districte Cultural takes arts and culture to the neighbourhoods

Culture. The Barcelona Districte Cultural project offers two editions this year (in May and June and again in the autumn) and includes 20 arts proposals and 88 performances at 13 local cultural centres.