© Rafael Vargas
4 February, 2021 - 15:35

Publication of the book ‘Encants i miralls de Barcelona. Memòria gràfica dels Encants Fira de Bellcaire’

A journey into the past and present, through the most curious and important markets, with photos taken by Rafael Vargas and texts prepared by Victoria Bermejo, Josep Bohigas, Oscar Guayabero, Enric H. March and Rafael Vargas.

27 January, 2021 - 18:05

Taking on the climate emergency

Climate emergency. Barcelona Metròpolis discusses the fight against climate change, a challenge that requires us to rethink the city.

20 January, 2021 - 12:40

The BCNegra goes to La Rambla

The emblematic street is the backbone of the 16th edition of the Noir Fiction Festival, which adapts to the current circumstances.

30 September, 2020 - 14:49

The 23rd edition of the Barcelona Poesia festival is here

Culture. The poetry festival is on from 13 to 18 October and will mainly be held in open spaces.

Imatge del llibre 'La xarxa al bosc. Joan Brossa i la poesia experimental 1945 - 1980' @Todojunto
8 July, 2020 - 20:00

Link up with the Brossa network of experimental poetry

Literature. Want to discover the experimental poetry of Joan Brossa and other European and American writers? The Book 'The Net in the Forest: Joan Brossa and Experimental Poetry, 1946–1980', edited by Eduard Escoffet, will allow you...

2 June, 2020 - 19:00

The city after the pandemic

Covid-19. We at Barcelona Metròpolis magazine have asked ourselves how global cities such as Barcelona have been affected by the Coronavirus crisis and how they will be affected in future. The dossier “The city after the pandemic”...

Imatge de la coberta i contra del llibre 'Barcelona: titol provisional. Un viatge literari per la ciutat'
12 May, 2020 - 11:37

A literary journey

Literature. The book ‘Barcelona: títol provisional’ offers a chance to rediscover the city’s most literary side through writers who have made Barcelona the main character in their work.

3 May, 2020 - 10:55

Barcelona Images: life in the city in over 4,000 online photos

City Council. An archive of the most recent images depicting life under lockdown, essential services, neighbourhoods, culture and traditions in the city, all available for citizens to view and make use of.

27 April, 2020 - 16:11

Building a collective memory of the lockdown with a participatory documentary collection

The goal is also to enable city residents to leave behind a record of what in a few years’ time will be worth remembering, going beyond what the media or official sources say.

21 April, 2020 - 13:32

A Sant Jordi to celebrate from home

COVID-19. This year’s event is highly unusual and supports neighbourhood bookshops.

21 April, 2020 - 13:00

Stroll around Barcelona with the narratives of ‘Metròpolis’

Culture. Take a stroll around the streets of the city guided by these Barcelona writers, some born here and others adopted by the city.

9 April, 2020 - 19:52

Barcelona Recorda, a virtual and collective book of condolences

Covid-19. Open to anyone who wishes to express themselves freely and respectfully, it will be collecting messages sent online and by post.

8 April, 2020 - 12:10

The lessons from the crisis that are still applicable

Economy. Some lessons that we have learned from the 2008 crisis and which we can apply to the current health and social emergency, in the dossiers of the “‘Barcelona Metròpolis” magazine.

31 March, 2020 - 17:00

Barcelona Metròpolis, a space for reflection and critical thinking

Read, from home, the dossiers, articles, and interviews from the Barcelona Metròpolis magazine, which invites you to reflect on and think critically about everything that happens in the city.

26 March, 2020 - 09:00

The generational gap in Barcelona Metrópolis magazine

Company. We propose a read for reflection. The dossier "The Generational Gap" by Barcelona Metrópolis magazine addresses the challenges faced by young people in comparison with previous generations.

Llibres per descarregar gratuïtament al web de Barcelona Llibres
24 March, 2020 - 19:15

Barcelona Llibres is offering reading matter for free

Reading matter. Take advantage of these free downloads and enjoy reading Barcelona City Council’s publications covering diverse themes and for all audiences.

14 January, 2020 - 09:58

The new book, “Park Güell and its origins, 1894-1926”, reveals previously unpublished material

Park Güell. The book stands out for its painstaking research into original sources and the fact that it treats the park as a substantial part of Barcelona's urban fabric.

Imatge de la coberta del llibre 'Un barceloní a Beirut' de Tomás Alcoverro.
17 September, 2019 - 14:49

The Mediterranean essence that unites Barcelona and Beirut

Journalism. Just when Beirut is the guest city for La Mercè 2019, Barcelona City Council and Diëresis publish ‘Un barceloní a Beirut’, by Tomás Alcoverro, comparing the city of Barcelona with the Lebanese capital.

Imatge de la Fira del llibre d'ocasió al passeig de Gràcia de Barcelona.
14 September, 2019 - 07:00

Passeig de Gràcia to host the 68th Used, Antique and Modern Book Fair

It’s scheduled for 20 September to 6 October.

Altell Il·lustrat, Sala Ciutat, Barcelona
5 June, 2019 - 11:36

Two Junceda awards for the illustrations of the Sala Ciutat

Culture. This year’s award winners include the Altell Il·lustrat and the work of Pau Gasol Valls for the re-edited version of ‘Barcelones’, by Vázquez Montalbán.