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Category Archives: Festivals & Holidays
The Spain Scoop on Lleida is that this March 1-4, 2012, the city will host the international animation festival
By admin | Published: February 19, 2012
For Valentine's Day in Barcelona, check out these bars...
By admin | Published: February 11, 2012
Be stylin' in Barcelona style on Valentine's Day!
By admin | Published: February 7, 2012
The Scoop is that tomorrow is Kings' Day in Spain. Do not miss the Cavalcada...
By admin | Published: January 5, 2012
In October, the work crews in cities all over Spain start hanging the swooping Christmas lights and putting up trees. The Scoopettes...
But wait Lotto God, do not think for a minute that I would be lazy, and give up work if I won the booty. No sir! I'm the original workaholic thanks to my...
It's that time of year, when merriment, Jack Frost's bite, and Christmas lighting fill the winding alleyways and grand avenues of Barcelona, Spain...
By admin | Published: December 13, 2011
Yes, we celebrate Thanksgiving in Spain. The reason we have not written about Thanksgiving sooner is because we are celebrating on the Saturday after Thanksgiving...
By admin | Published: November 12, 2011
We got in the car and went north on the Day of the Dead, or Tots Sants here in Catalonia. I wanted to check...
By admin | Published: November 6, 2011
But what Spain does celebrate, is Dia de Todos Los Santos, or All Saint's Day, celebrated on November 1st. Traditionally this day, where most businesses are shut down and people have the day off of work, is for friends and families to visit the graves of their loved ones who have passed away
By admin | Published: November 3, 2011
People who turn out for Halloween parties in Barcelona go all out, most of them expats desperate to express their Halloween spirit. There was a costume contest, live bands and chaos when I went, and I expect this year will be swell as well.
By admin | Published: October 18, 2011
This week La Mercè festival takes over Barcelona...
By admin | Published: September 21, 2011
I can't take all the parties in Barcelona anymore. Am I getting old? Maybe. But for every 10 fiestas I'll go to one, because really, going to every festival in this city might just be a full-time job .
By admin | Published: September 2, 2011
With stages covering the city offering up free music every night from the 23rd to the 26th, this city knows how to throw a bash. What's more, there are...
By admin | Published: August 28, 2011