21/02/2018 - 17:08

The charm of iconic commerce

Commerce and markets. A new municipal publication on historical establishments in the city.

04/09/2017 - 14:23

An app to discover Barcelona in novels

Culture. The Literapolisbcn app offers literary gymkhanas to boost reading and familiarity with the city, particularly among teenagers.

Estand Fira del llibre de Frankfurt 2017
09/10/2017 - 16:31

Catalonia, a country of books. Barcelona, a city of literature

Fairs. Catalan institutions and publishers have consolidated their joint stand at the Frankfurt International Book Fair, which is taking place from 11 to 15 October, in order to raise awareness about Barcelona and Catalonia's...

15/09/2017 - 16:26

Full programme for a more decentralised La Mercè

La Mercè. The local festival spreads to all the city’s neighbourhoods, with a special focus on the Icelandic capital and a tribute at the start of the fireworks and music spectacular for the victims of the attack on La Rambla.

18/07/2017 - 13:22

An illustrated guide to Barcelona's devil dances and groups has been published for the first time

The book ‘Colles de diables de Barcelona’ comes with texts by Xavier Cordomí and illustrations by Juanolo. The book will be presented at Espai 4 of the Palau de la Virreina, on Wednesday 26 February at 7 pm.

22/05/2017 - 17:30

Barcelona opens the door to its most unique buildings and spaces

Architecture. The book “345 ways of living (in) Barcelona”, published by the Barcelona City Council, shows what it is like to live in the city today using the buildings showcased in the 48h Open House Barcelona Festival.

Barcelona Metròpolis número 102. Ciutats (més) humanes
15/02/2017 - 12:49

(More) humane cities

Barcelona Metròpolis. Is it possible to build more humane cities? The articles of the main dossier try to ask to this question. You will find this and much more in number 102 of Barcelona Metròpolis magazine.

07/11/2016 - 11:54

Classical Greece and ancient Egypt take centre stage at the Barcelona Historical Novel

Literature. The event is on from 7 to 11 November and offers a programme of activities which brings together over thirty writers, professors and actors.

22/04/2016 - 17:25

The Sala Ciutat reinvents itself

Cultural facility. The premises reopen as a bookshop specialising in the city and as a venue promoting local illustrations.

Imatge de les pàgines interiors del llibre 'Pinzellades de Barcelona' de Xavier Julià
30/03/2016 - 16:25

Barcelona sketched

Picture. You can now enjoy three books on Barcelona in sketches. Three very different artistic styles that show us an original and surprising city.

Dalí emula Cristòfor Colom davant del monument del descobridor d’Amèrica, al port de Barcelona.
Foto: J. Postius. Arxiu Fotogràfic de Barcelona
31/03/2017 - 15:20

Barcelona blood in the veins of Dalí

Culture. Published by Barcelona City Council and written by Ricard Mas, ‘Dalí i Barcelona’ looks at the artist’s relationship with the city, with numerous new insights.