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.
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.
Urban planning. The first stage of action affects C/ Tamarit along the stretch between C/ Comte Borrell and C/ Comte d’Urgell, and the latter, along the stretch between C/ Tamarit and C/ Manso.
MWeekBCN. The programme of parallel and prior activities for the Mobile World Congress has been boosted.
Elderly people. As from July this initiative to combat emotional and social loneliness among the over 65s will be extended to all neighbourhoods in the districts of L’Eixample and Sant Martí.
Participation. The 22nd edition of the audience with the city’s youth saw youngsters from primary schools, secondary schools, baccalaureate courses and special education tell municipal groups about their ideas on building ‘Barcelona, Refuge City’.
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.
Diversity. Over the last year the New Families service has attended to 2,266 families, mainly from people from Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines and China.
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.
Facilities. City Council is to provide two sites for the Government of Catalonia to build two new prisons and free up space for facilities, social housing and green areas in L’Eixample and Sant Andreu.