experience christmas in barcelona - Barcelona Turisme

Dec 18, 2017 - Rambla) organises one of the most im- portant exhibitions of nativity scenes in the world. And without leaving Ciutat Ve- lla, the Museu Frederic Marès (Pl. Sant Iu,. 5) has a nativity scene created by the na- tivity scene maker association of Barce- lona. While in ..... areas, such as L'Aquarium, PortAven-.
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Monthly agenda

EXPERIENCE CHRISTMAS IN BARCELONA

CHRISTMAS MARKETS, TRADITIONS, MUSIC AND GASTRONOMY

UNIQUE BUYS IN EMBLEMATIC LOCATIONS

AGENDA WITH MORE THAN 200 ACTIVITIES

CONTENTS December 2017

Gaudí’s first building, Casa Vicens, in the Gràcia neighbourhood. 08 COVER STORY Experience the most traditional December Christmasmarkets, gastronomy, traditions, concerts, sport… Experience December in Barcelona!

dishes that simply must be on your table. 18 IN THE CITY Culture for all Music, festivals, theatre, dance, circus... Culture for the entire family.

14 ART Exhibitions, guided tours and workshops Puig i Cadafalch and Picasso star in the city this month.

22 SHOPPING Unique buys Originality, design and craftsmanship: stylish items in emblematic locations.

16 FOOD AND DRINK The best Christmas dishes Classic Catalan gastronomy

24 AGENDA More than 200 daily activities.

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THE HOT LIST December 2017

Sa.

9-17 DANCE P. 31

Festival HOP, contemporary urban dance creation at Mercat de les Flors.

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OPERA P. 33 Tristan und Isolde, Wagner’s classic at Liceu.

Tu.

12

TRADITIONS P. 38

Fira de Santa Llúcia, Barcelona’s traditional Christmas market fair.

Su.

03

POP P. 34

Elton John, a music legend performs at PalauSant Jordi.

Tu.

05

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE P. 35

FC Barcelona–Sporting de Portugal.

06-30

MUSICAL THEATRE P. 31

Dirty Dancing,

cinema’s great classic film returns to Barcelona.

Th.

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MUSIC P. 36 England’s Depeche Mode performs at Palau Sant Jordi.

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We.

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CLASSICAL P. 38 Mozart’s Requiem at Palau de la Música as part of BCNClàssics.

14–16

MUSIC P. 38 Handel’s Messiah at Basílica de Santa Maria del Mar.

Fr.

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JAZZ FESTIVAL P. 38 The unique voice of Barbara Hendricks at Palau de la Música thanks to the Barcelona International Jazz Festival.

Tu.

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GOSPEL P. 40 Harlem Gospel Choir at Sala Barts.

Handel’s Messiah at Santa Maria del Mar.

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CLASSICAL DANCE P. 40

Anna Karenina

at Liceu with music by Tchaikovsky.

Sa.

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TRADITIONS P. 41 Nativity scene at Plaça Sant Jaume, a traditional sight for Christmas.

Mo.

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CLASSICAL P. 43 Johann Strauss. Great New Year’s Eve Concert at Palau de la Música.

Th.

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MUSIC P. 43

Ainhoa Arteta and Estrella Morente perform at Mil·leni Festival.

Sa.

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CLASSICAL P. 19

End of year concert at L’Auditori.

Su.

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TRADITIONS P. 45 New Year’s Eve midnight chimes a