Festival fanfare

A round-up of the main cultural events around Catalonia over the summer months

Vador Manera

Fisherman and educator

Land of kindness

Why did you leave Catalonia?I left Catalonia 35 years ago in fact. I first went to Andorra where I lived for over 20 years and then 11 years ago I came to Essaouira. I left Catalonia after finishing my...

Fania Oz-Salzberger
Historian and author of Jews and Words

'Ours is not a bloodline, but a textline'

Israeli writer and historian Fania Oz-Salzberger was in Girona last month to give the lecture, La identitat jueva més enllà de la religió (Jewish Identity beyond Religion), bringing to a close the series...

A Welshman’s view of a sinister Girona

Chris Lloyd has published his third crime novel in pure Nordic noir style set in the provincial capital with a Mossa d’Esquadra policewoman as the protagonist

In two worlds

Why did you leave Catalonia?I left for two reasons. First of all, because once I finished my studies in the university, I wanted new experiences, to learn from a new place, from its people, its language;...

Marcela Topor
from the editor
Marcela Topor

A summer full of culture in the open air

Neil Stokes
THE LAST WORD
Neil Stokes

Support your local festival

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

Groundhog years

[NO TENIM FOTO]
-The English Culture Club article of the month
martin capdevila

The scientific method vs everyone

[NO TENIM FOTO]
viewpoint. brett hetherington
Journalist and writer / bretthetherington.net

The rallying of the left

Barney Griffiths
THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE
Barney Griffiths

Ex-pats and 1-O

TERROR ATTACKS

Spain denies Belgian warning over imam

Nice’s Seri no longer on Barça’s shopping list

All indications were that Jean Michael Seri would be the next Barça summer signing. In fact, the official announcement was expected yesterday, once Barça and Nice had agreed transfer terms. But instead,...

spain

Rajoy to appear before Congress over Gürtel case

The Spanish prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, will have to give explanations before Congress regarding corruption in his party, the PP. Rajoy will have to appear in an extraordinary plenary session in the...

Vador Manera

Anna Espelt

Eduard Crespo

Land of kindness

In two worlds

Eastern fascination

Festival fanfare

VINYASONS PENEDÈS, BAGES, PRIORAT AND EMPORDÀ. Until August 4

Tunes in the vineyards

FIMC 2017 CAMBRILS (BAIX CAMP). From July 27 to August 13

Chorus of talent in Cambrils

Club corner

Meet the members!

Pablo Machín

'We will continue to do things together'

Amber

Land of Chopin

Only taking care of animals

Romanticising the fight against Franco

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Penedès

Food for thought

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Pla de Bages

Quantum leap

THE YOUTUBE phenomenom

Profession: YouTuber

Futuroscope.  Foto:ARCHIVE

Step into the future

Barcelona, July 2017
Photo: Fund. Catalunya-La Pedrera

Art transforms life

Girona, June 2016
Photo: quim puig

The night of bonfires and coca

Girona, March 2016

Holy Week

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 ecclub@cataloniatoday.cat. Here are a few of our specials for this month:

  • 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.