• Barcelona’s Big Annual Festival

    Barcelona is celebrating its annual La Mercè festival from 20 to 24 September, with Beirut as this year’s guest city. Five days of festival and tradition, with an extensive programme for enjoying Barcelona’s Festa Major or big annual festival.

  • New opening hours at three OAC

    The Citizen Help and Information Offices (OAC) in Sants-Montjuïc, Nou Barris and Sant Martí are extending their opening hours to handle grant applications for extra-curricular sports activities for the 2019-2020 school year. Users must request an appointment.

  • City commitment to the 2030 Agenda

    A public awareness campaign is getting under way on the seventeen sustainable development goals in the 2030 Agenda. The campaign coincides with the fourth anniversary of the corresponding resolution by the UN, setting out the objectives.

  • Open day at the Palauet Albéniz

    As ever, during La Mercè you can enjoy a fun visit to the Palauet Albéniz when it opens to the public on Saturday 21, Sunday 22 and Tuesday 24 September.

  • Barcelona International Community Day

    Workshops, activities, talks and all sorts of useful information for everyone forming part of the international community living and working in Barcelona. Sign up for free!

  • 40 years of democratic city councils

    The Barcelona Municipal Archive has organised a series of activities aimed at regaining the memory of some decisive years of community and labour mobilisations, as well as political, social and cultural causes which have shaped the city we know today.

  • Barcelona International Welcome

    If you’re coming to live here we want to help your arrival go smoothly and offer the advice you need to get set up here, from formalities to everyday practicalities.

  • “Claqueta i acció!”

    The ‘Claqueta i acció!’ cycle is an initiative by Barcelona City Council in collaboration with the International Environmental Film Festival (FICMA) to promote a culture of sustainability among people in Barcelona.

  • A park for everybody

    Park Güell, a large green space, a historical spot and a place for everybody to enjoy.

  • Everything is ready to go and get you healthy!

    Regular physical activity brings you a whole host of benefits, one of the most notable of which is much better health. So what’s your excuse then?

  • This is the zoo we want

    Welcoming and committed to animal welfare. We’re working for nature at the zoo. Enjoy nature and discover the animals and activities at the zoo every day of the year.

  • Barcelona Cuida, an information and guidance space

    Barcelona Cuida is a pioneering centre aimed at giving visibility to all the city’s existing care-related resources and making them accessible to everyone .

  • Inclusive-communication guide

    It is important to take account of how we wish to be addressed and listened to. Reflecting diversity in language too will help us to build a fairer and more egalitarian world. We’ll help you to do just that!

  • New season at Tibidabo

    The new season at the Tibidabo Amusement Park gets under way and comes packed with new things to see and do. Take a look and make sure you don’t miss anything!

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How to work for Barcelona City Council

City Council. Public institutions recruit municipal workers via public competitions and entry exams.

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Anti-sexism stands in nightlife areas for La Mercè

Feminism and women. The purple stands will be set up at the Bogatell beach, in Av. Reina Maria Cristina and in Pg. Marítim.

The city council for themed areas

These thematic areas will be updated according to how the new municipal structure is established.
  • Economy and Employment, Digital City and International Relations
    • Employment
    • Business and Promotion of the City
    • Tourism
    • Strategic Planning and Budget
    • Social and Solidarity Economy
    • Memory Programmes
    • International Relations
    • Technology and Digital Innovation
    • Commerce and Markets
  • Social Rights
    • Social Services
    • People with disabilities
    • Senior citizens
    • Children
    • Public health
    • Education
    • Housing
    • Vulnerable people
    • Adolescents and Youth
  • Citizens' Rights, Culture, Participation and Transparency
    • Transparency
    • Participation
    • Immigration
    • Sport
    • Local facilities
    • Feminism and LGTBI
    • Citizen rights and diversity
    • Culture
  • Ecology, Urban Planning and Mobility
    • Environment
    • Mobility and transport
    • Urban Services
    • Urban Planning
    • Infrastructures
    • Public works
  • Safety and Prevention
    • Safety
    • Prevention
    • Mediation
    • City Police
    • Firefighters
    • Civil Protection
    • Self-protection

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