Game of Thrones

Girona comes under siege

At the beginning of September, the city's old town became a set for HBO's hit TV series, Game of Thrones


Ariadna Trias

Clothing and accessory designer


Neus Hosta & David Ventura


Els Amics de les Arts during the interview on El Punt Avui Televisió.

Four for the price of one

Welcome Edu, Dani, Joan Enric and Ferran! I know you're quite busy at the moment, so many thanks for coming.Dani: We are at the end of our tour, it's a moment of a lot of work and lots of emotions too!What...

Llibert Fortuny talking to Neil Stokes on El Punt Avui TV. /  Foto:ARCHIVE

Telling stories with music

When did you start with the saxophone?When I was a kid. I first played the piano and acoustic guitar. Then, in a local music shop I saw an electric saxophone; it was like a toy but I knew that was what...

Elaine Blaus during the interview on El Punt Avui Televisió.

Putting English to the test

Your surname doesn't sound very English.It sounds more Catalan than English but in fact it's Latvian. My father was from Latvia, although I was born in England and my mother is English.But you have spent...

Marcela Topor
from the editor
Marcela Topor

Catalonia's date with destiny approaches

Els Bastards
els bastards
Els Bastards

A game of guessing

Neil Stokes
Neil Stokes

Not one to miss out on

Tribune. brett hetherington
Journalist and writer/

I have to ask: where have all the sad and angry songs gone?


Good grace

Martin Kirby
Martin Kirby

Learning about life

Case of royal myopia in Strasbourg

The speech that the Spanish monarch, Felipe VI, made yesterday in the European Parliament allows Europe to see once again, this time in person, the Spanish State's unwillingness to do anything about the...

The king spoke with a republican flag in the chamber Foto:EFE

King hails united Spain


Lack of therapeutic places for young offenders

Barcelona's prosecutor's office for juvenile offenders, the Fiscalia de Menors, warns that Catalonia has no therapeutic centre to treat young offenders with serious addictions or mental disorders while...


Ariadna Trias


Neus Hosta & David Ventura

Bradley Ainsworth Foto:ELISABETH MAGRE

Bradley Ainsworth

Sao Paolo

The pearl of the Atlantic

Aerial view of the city of Vancouver.  Foto:ARCHIVE

Rain, glorious rain!


Life in the tropics

Game of Thrones

Girona comes under siege

On September 27 Catalans will get a chance to decide the future of the country in plebiscite elections.  Foto:E. M

To the polls

A view of the Sant Ferran castle in Figueres, where filming of the Christian Bale movie is due to take place. /  Foto:JOAN SABATER

Love epic to film in Figueres

Raül Romeva, making a point during the interview in the Punt Avui office in Barcelona.  Foto:ANDREU PUIG

This list has one aim: independence

Natalia Laing and Mandy Kellor with Nicole Millar on EL PUNT AVUI TV/  Foto:ARCHIVE

From Adelaide to Barcelona

Neus Figueras talking to Neil Stokes on El Punt Avui TV. /  Foto:ARCHIVE

On effort and motivation


Colm Tóibín: sober, intense master Flight to Catalonia

Carlos Nadal 1917-1998. Works on paper:

A wild beast filled with colour

.Journalist and photographer, David Baird lives in the south of Spain
ECClub reading group books

A people caught between two fires

food & wine. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Pla de Bages


The fun of haute cuisine


Autumn begins with a bit of everything

Josep Albors at the Eset stand during this year's Mobile World Congress.  Foto:QUIM PUIG

Attacking moving targets

Attendees walk between Microsoft and Sony logos at E3 in Los Angeles.  Foto:REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON

E3: an annual festival of video games

The internet giant has no intention of missing the opportunity to make the leap into the fast-growing, fiercely-competitive but profitable mobile sector. The new project will begin in the US and will initially be by invitation only.  Foto:REUTERS

Google gets into mobile

pasadena, july 2015

Barça around the world

Barcelona, May 23, 2015
Photo:Juanma ramos

Farewell Xavi!

Barcelona's Saló del Còmic  Foto:Juanma Ramos
Barcelona, April 16, 2015

Alive and kicking

Join our ECClub to enjoy English language and culture in Catalonia Whether you are a native English speaker who wants cultural activities in your mother tongue or a Catalan who wants to improve and practise your English, Catalonia Today has just the thing for you. For less than six euros a month, our English Culture Club offers a whole world of activities, resources and reading groups held in Abacus stores around the country. More information at Here are a few of our specials for this month:

  • photo Premiere

    World premiere of the latest performance of Nao Albet and Marcel Borràs They’re only 24, but Albet and Borràs are the key to understanding the future of theatre, packed with action and the influence of cinema and pop culture. Prepare for a clash of intellectuals and skaters. Artistic information Direction and dramaturgy: Nao Albet and Marcel Borràs Cast: Kristina Westad, Alfredo Baccetti, Mike Deal, Dallas, Nao Albet and Marcel Borràs Production: La Brutal and Grec 2015 Festival de Barcelona Co-production: Temporada Alta 2014 Special offer to ECclubbers: FREE For reservation send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. //  

  • Cinema

    Every Thursday in Cinemes de Palamós, every day in Girona’s Cinema Truffaut and Wednesday to Sundays at Cinemes Girona in Barcelona. Get a great price with your ECClub card.