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.
Markets. In September, 23 stalls will move to the provisional market, which will start to be built in May. The new market will open in the first quarter of 2019.
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.
Markets. Residents held a popular party to celebrate the laying of the first stone for the building. The new market will be 9,348 square metres and should open in autumn 2018.
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.
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.
MWeekBCN. The programme of parallel and prior activities for the Mobile World Congress has been boosted.
Urban planning. City Council has approved a special protection plan to preserve a total of 130 properties.
Infrastructures. City Council is promoting the construction of protected housing and rolling out various urban projects while insisting Adif resumes work.