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.
Climate emergency. Barcelona Metròpolis discusses the fight against climate change, a challenge that requires us to rethink the city.
The emblematic street is the backbone of the 16th edition of the Noir Fiction Festival, which adapts to the current circumstances.
Culture. The poetry festival is on from 13 to 18 October and will mainly be held in open spaces.
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...
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”...
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.
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.
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.
COVID-19. This year’s event is highly unusual and supports neighbourhood bookshops.
Culture. Take a stroll around the streets of the city guided by these Barcelona writers, some born here and others adopted by the city.
Covid-19. Open to anyone who wishes to express themselves freely and respectfully, it will be collecting messages sent online and by post.
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.
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.
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.
Reading matter. Take advantage of these free downloads and enjoy reading Barcelona City Council’s publications covering diverse themes and for all audiences.
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.
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.
It’s scheduled for 20 September to 6 October.
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.