• "The Mayor replies”, speech of Ada Colau at the "The Mayor replies”

    Retransmission of the conference in deferred

  • The City Council approves its biggest call for personnel in the last forty years

    The first quarter of 2019 will see 1,343 job vacancies for improving assistance to the public and consolidating the municipal workforce.

  • 33rd 8 March - Maria Aurèlia Capmany Prize

    The project-submission period runs from until 1 February 2019

  • Farmer markets

    Farmer Markets are direct-sale stalls in the city’s streets and squares where farmers themselves sell their own produce and where you can buy fresh, local, socially and environmentally fairer and healthier seasonal food.

  • Barcelona Energia

    The new metropolitan electricity operator intends to launch a new and more sustainable energy model, based on efficiency, renewable-energy generation and citizen participation

  • Chinese New Year

    Chinese and Catalan dragons, martial arts and dancing, fireworks, human-tower makers and drummers and so on. The city’s Chinese community is preparing a big party for the whole family to enjoy.

  • Montserrat Roig Awards 2018

    The Montserrat Roig Award for Social Journalism and Communication bears witness to and is the current version of the Municipal Council for Social Welfare and Media Award. Candidacies for the award should be presented at the Municipal Registry between 9 and 31 January 2019.

  • Register on the electoral roll for foreigners

    Citizens of the European Union and nationals of countries that have signed a reciprocal agreement can consult here how to register to vote in the next municipal and European elections

  • Keep up to date with what's happening in Barcelona

    Would you like to receive emails telling you about municipal activities? You will start receiving the newsletters regularly produced by Barcelona City Council and its programmes and projects.

  • iN Museu

    As from 21 January the registration process will be open for iN MUSEU, which takes place on Saturday 2 February. During the event the city’s municipal museums will again be offering exclusive free visits to collections, restoration workshops and other areas normally out of bounds to the public.

  • 2019 grant and subsidy campaign

    Deadline for submission of applications: From December 27, 2018 to January 24, 2019

  • Umbral

    Thirteen of the city’s metro stations are becoming the Settings for thirteen artistic interventions. An artistic and social project, a space for reflection on the phenomenon of migration and racism.

  • American Space Barcelona

    Come and discover American Space Barcelona and play a part in creating your future.

22/01/2019 - 12:54h

One million euros for research and innovation to bring science closer to citizens

Science. Agreement with the Fundació La Caixa to increase the socialisation of research among the public.

21/01/2019 - 18:09h

The tourist tax, a tool to make tourism compatible with neighbourhood life

Tourism. During the current term of office 22 million euros of the total amount raised has been used to improve spaces and services in the neighbourhoods.

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