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Temps de Flors, 2018
Photo: manel lladó

Girona’s time for flowers

Girona is known as the ’city of festivals’, and without doubt one of the most popular ones held there is Temps de Flors. Every year in the second half of May, the city gets dressed up for the occasion...

Mona de pasqua
Photo: Lluís Martínez

Catalonia’s Easter treat

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MWC, Barcelona 2019
Photo: Oriol Duran

Barcelona’s mobile fair reveals the future

It is the world’s largest trade fair for the mobile industry, and one of the biggest events that Barcelona will host all year. The Mobile World Congress (MWC) took place at the end of last month, showing...

Vallnord, Andorra
Photo: Archive

Dashing through the snow

It’s a busy time of year for Catalonia’s ski resorts right now, with people flocking to the mountains to enjoy some fun in the snow. Alpine skiing and snowboarding are by far the most popular snow-based...

Pessebre exhibition, Barcelona 2018
Photo: J. Losada

The art of celebrating a shared history and tradition

Like in most countries in the West, Catalonia has become increasingly secular over the past few decades. However, centuries of Christian dominance has left its mark on society in general. One of them is...

Tarraco Arena, 2018
Photo: juanma ramos

Reaching for the sky

A breathtaking view of the Colla Vella dels Xiquets de Valls, who won the 27th Castells Contest, for the first time after 18 years, taking the place of their great rivals, the Castellers de Vilafranca.For...

Keeping girls in SPORT

This year’s FAROS report shows that 70% of young women have abandoned sporting activities by the age of 18 and suggests ways of reversing the trend by placing more emphasis on the school and family dynamic

Local World Cup interest

Our resident football writer and presenter of El Punt Avui TV’s The Week in Football takes a look at the role footballers at our local clubs are playing at Russia 2018

Temps de Flors, Girona
Photo: Sara Cabarrocas

Girona says it with flowers

Spring has arrived and if there is one thing we associate with the season of renewal it is flowers. And if spring is the time of flowers, then look no further than Girona’s annual spring festival, Temps...

Circuit de Catalunya, 2016
Photo: Valenti Fradera

A celebration of horse power

If you like the aroma of petrol and the screech of high-powered engines, you could do a lot worse than take a trip to the Circuit de Catalunya this month. For the second consecutive year, the motor venue...