News from El Punt Avui


Music and tragedy on the Mediterranean

The Portalblau festival in L’Escala is an event that looks towards the Mediterranean, with all that implies: the cradle of cultures going back thousands of years has also been the site of many tragedies,...

Jardins de Pedralbes

Cultural oasis in the heart of the city

Already underway, Barcelona’s Pedralbes Festival is reminiscent of similar events held in the Empordà area that feature musical artists of high renown performing in privileged surroundings to fans who...

Castell de Perelada

Tribute to Caballé

The Castell de Peralada festival devotes its 33rd edition “to the memory of the great soprano Montserrat Caballé, who, together with Carmen Mateu, dreamed up and turned Peralada into an internationally...


An eclectic edition

With its first edition taking place back in 1977, over the years Begur’s music festival has become one of the Costa Brava’s most important and most established summer cultural events. The festival’s...

Cap Roig

Chic music in the gardens

The Cap Roig festival will surely delight audiences yet again this summer, with a line-up full of national and international stars, over 26 nights of music and magic squeezed into less than a month and...

El Grec

Far away West

This summer, El Grec festival takes audiences on a journey to Australia and America. The aim of artistic director Cesc Casadesús is to combine new proposals with names that are not recognised in Barcelona...

Festival favourites

A selection of some of the upcoming major musical and cultural events featuring some of the top talent from both home abroad taking place all over Catalonia this summer

Tortosa, the enchanting city

There are few small cities that are not major capitals that have the significance of Tortosa, with its 2,000 years of history. Every corner of its beautiful old town recalls the past. The Iberians chose...

The coral reef in Tarragona

The Aquatic Classroom in Coma-ruga promotes respect for the marine environment in a unique spot to see all types of underwater flora and fauna


The good old DAYS

One advantage of having grown up in a poor working class family is that it provides plenty of material for reminding young people that they don’t know they’re born, that we never needed expensive mobiles...