Festival fanfare

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


Tunes in the vineyards

Eleven wineries in Penedès, Bages, Priorat and Empordà become the venues for seven concerts as part of the Vinyasons festival, until August 4. Among those performing are Judit Neddermann, TV3’s Oh...

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

Chorus of talent in Cambrils

The seaside town of Cambrils in Tarragona hosts one of the country’s most established annual music festivals, the FIMC. This year is the 43rd edition of the Cambrils international music festival, which...

Micro and macro

The contrasting universes of the Poblenou artists Jo Milne and Jordi Fulla

Fresh blood for classical dance

Terrassa is to become home to a new classical dance company, Ballet Catalunya Terrassa, with an associated academy for training professional dancers

Summer hot spots

One of Europe’s main holiday destinations, Catalonia has a wide variety of tourist sights to suit just about all tastes and budgets

Sónar: 'a unique cultural platform'

Björk heads the line-up of a varied Sónar festival that sees the return of the CCCB as a venue and features exhibitions and talks to go alongside performances by 140 different acts

Claiming the stage

Feminism enters the music scene in the Països Catalans with a will, as seen in acts such as El Diluvi, Clara Peya and Roba Estesa

Local means global

Slow Fashion is gaining adepts at such a pace that all on its own it has been transformed into a trending movement that is winning hearts and customers

Joan Guasch

Are robots harmless?

“We need to rethink things ranging from finance structures through to intellectual property”

Experts talk of the inevitability of robotics, tell us not to worry so much about them and advise us to simply “deal with it”. Some are not so convinced