News from El Punt Avui

New season, new faces

The presenter of El Punt Avui TV’s The Week in Football, Barney Griffiths, analyses the situation at Catalonia’s leading clubs as we enter the new season

An autumn full of concerts

The Cure, Bon Iver, Franz Ferdinand, Antònia Font, Sopa de Cabra, Manolo García, Black Crowes and Serrat are just some of the many artists performing at the Palau Sant Jordi venue on Montjuïc over the next few weeks

BALDWIN’S BARCELONA

The book must always come before the author,” said Nobel Prize winner, VS Naipaul. Unlike another genius such as James Baldwin, Napaul spent his entire brilliant, vicious life seemingly trying to prove...

PARALLEL LIVES

Israel and Catalonia, although very different in many aspects, have shared some common foes throughout history, and nowadays share important opportunities for a better future. The Jewish people have suffered...

A decade of protest

Ten years after a million people turned out on Barcelona’s streets to call for independence, the demonstration on September 11 will be a return to normality after two years of pandemic

The keys to the new school year

A reduction of one teaching hour for teachers, free schooling for three to six year-olds and the implementation of a new curriculum are some of the measures being introduced in the 2022/23 academic year

Unbridled joy after Girona play-off win

The presenter of El Punt Avui TV’s The Week in Football, Barney Griffiths, analyses the situation at Catalonia’s leading clubs as we enter the close season

FISCAL DEFICIT AND ENTREPRENEURS’ HELL

For a quarter of a millennium, Spanish reformist movements have repeatedly advocated imitating Catalan society: as did, for example, enlightenment authors like Francisco Nifo or José Cadalso in the late...

Cadaqués

Half a century of music and still going strong

After a forced stop because of the pandemic in 2020, and a more modest edition in 2021, the Cadaqués International Music Festival, the second oldest event of its kind on Costa Brava, this year celebrates...

El Grec

Grec spotlights European creativity this summer

This year’s El Grec Festival aims to rouse audiences and get them back into theatres after two years of pandemic, whether it be open-air productions in the Teatre Grec or inside in the Teatre Lliure,...