The Raval district saw the birth of Catalan rumba in the 1950s. Almost seventy years later, two medians of the Calle de la Cera will show sculptures in homage to this musical genre, thanks to a participatory process carried out with the gypsy community of the neighborhood.
Given the proliferation of electric scooters and wheels, segways and other personal mobility vehicles, Barcelona will have a pioneering measure to regulate traffic. An information campaign will soon be launched to publicize aspects such as the use of the helmet, the routes through which it can be driven, the speed or the minimum age to use this type of vehicle.
The cinematic journey through Ciutat Vella can be started in the Plaza de la Merce, dominated by the church of the same name and decorated with a beautiful fountain in the nineteenth century that was formerly located at the fishing pier.
The Cultural Raval, in collaboration with the Taller de Musics, has organized "Raval BSO, the musical heart of Barcelona", a route for 2 hours explains aspects, many of which are unknown on the musical wealth of the neighborhood.
Believed to have originated in the 13th century as a pig market, the Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria has grown into one of the finest outdoor markets in the world.
Every Friday in Autumn you’ll find musical performances and dance workshops with something for everyone.
"Las Golondrinas" were installed in the port of Barcelona coinciding with the celebration of the Universal Exhibition of 1888. Since then, locals and tourists enjoy unprecedented views of the city and harbor while cruising in the Mediterranean.