Barcelona agenda 2018

A new year has begun and it is a perfect moment to know what Barcelona offers concerning music, culture, festivals, sports and congresses. There are so many options that we will divide it into two publications.

We show you the best proposals to do in Barcelona so you can put on your agenda the ones you like the most.

Music:

Concerts “Joanne Worlt Tour” of the superstar Lady Gaga arrive to Barcelona on 14th and 16th January in Palau Sant Jordi

The Guitar Festival BCN takes place during 6 months (from January to july), in different venues of Barcelona and it includes different musical styles, and as you can guess with its name, it revolves around guitar.

In Parc del Forum and in front of the Barcelona Princess Hotel the best independent music festival, Primavera Sound, will take place from 30th May to 03dr June. We are looking forward to know the program of this edition.

The International Advanced Music Festival and the Creativity and Technology Congress, known as Sonar, will take place on 14th, 15th and 16th June. We are waiting for confirmations.

On 13rd and 14th July, also in front of the Barcelona Princess Hotel the Cruïlla Festival comes back, but before this, on 09th and 10th February we will be able to enjoy the Cruïlla Carnival in Poble Espanyol.

Barcelona Beach Festival is this year on its tenth year and will take place next 14th July, this year with David Gueta as a new artist for this festival.

Agenda 2018 - Música

Agenda 2018 – Música

Festivals and traditions:

Costumes, live music, shows, dance and color in the Barcelona Carnival  from 8th to 14th February, even the main show takes place on friday during this week.

An experience you can not miss is Sant Jordi´s day, very similar to San Valentín´day in the rest of Spain. It´a day full of legends, roses, books and love. It´s a perfect day to spend a romantic night in the Negresco Princess Hotel and to admire books and roses all along Ramblas and Passeig de Gràcia.

23dr June is the magic night in Barcelona. This day, Sant Joan´s day, arrival of summer is celebrated with music,  firecrackers, fireworks and bonfires.

Sports:

The Half  Maraton (21 km) is used to be made on 11 st February with a tour that includes the city centre and the seafront of Barcelona.

The Barcelona Zurich Marato  will start in 11st March with a route full of attractions as Sagrada Familia.

On 11, 12 an d13th May the Formula I World Championship will take place in Barcelona with the best pilots and teams as Ferrari, Redbull or McLaren.

If you like motorbikes, on 15th, 16th and 17th June you have an appointment with the Grand Prix Monster Energy of Catalunya of Moto GP in the Barcelona circuit.

Later on our favorite sport event will take place in Barcelona:  The Triathlon, whose date is already confirmed and will be on 07th October 2018

Agenda 2018 - Deporte

Agenda 2018 – Deporte

 

Congresses

The Mobile World Congress with the latest innovations, technical developments, and companies as Microsoft, HTC and Samsung will be in Barcelona from 26th February to 01st March in Fira Gran Via Barcelona.

Eyeforpharma, an event for pharmaceuticals will be in the Barcelona International Convention Centre  (CCIB), just in from of Barcelona Princess, from 15th to 15th March.

From 16th to 19th April the city hosts Alimentaria in the area of Gran Via Barcelona , a fair to experience with food, beverage and gastronomy.

 

Culture

Cultural offers in the city are unlimited. To be aware of all these offers experts are TR3C Club, and Negresco Princess Hotel has became a culture space.

The # Negrescoescultura and not only because the Hotel is in the center of Barcelona and is an ideal meeting point for lovers of Barcelona’s culture. Also because culture can be breath there…

For example, next 05th February this hotel will have a literary dinner with the writer and philosopher Francesc Torralba. During this evening, gastronomy of Negresco Princess and its chef, Jon García, will marge with literature.

Agenda 2018 - Cultura

Agenda 2018 – Cultura

Spring CLUB, fun and future musical trends since autumn

This summer, like every year, the iconic show of Primavera Sound Musical Festival was held in Barcelona. This multitudinous summer show is held every year in the Parc del Forum in Barcelona, a few meters from the Hotel Barcelona Princess.

Cartel Primavera Club 2017

Cartel Primavera Club 2017

Now we arrive to Autumn and another great festival, the Spring Club 2017, will be held in Barcelona and Madrid from 20th to 22nd October .

In the city of Barcelona the Primavera Club will have a total of 61 performances that will be performed by 39 artists of the moment and future promises of music among which there are also international figures.

These shows take place in different venues in Barcelona such as the Apollo hall or the cultural center of the Albareda, places to that you can easily access from the Hotel Negresco Barcelona, our hotel located in the heart of Barcelona.

If you like music, attend this great Festival of Spring Club 2017 that will give a small sample of the musical trends that are going to follow in the next years.

La Mercè festivals 2017 in Barcelona

As every year in Barcelona, from the 22 to the 25 September there are celebrated the festivals of La Mercé, an important figure of the catalan culture.
This year, the festival poster was made by Javier Mariscal, creator of the iconic and charismatic Coby, the mascot of the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.

Merce17-Cartell

Merce17-Cartell

During these days, the streets of the city are filled with events and shows of Catalan and Mediterranean culture, in which you can enjoy the performances of the best Catalan artists, and do several activities such as the sardanas (traditional Catalan dance) or watch the typical catalan castells, fireworks and many other activities.

Many of these activities are done in the center of the city, you can easily get to them from the Hotel Negresco Barcelona, located in the heart of the city, from there you can walk to the different and dynamic shows performed during these days of Catalan culture for example the Parc de la Ciutadella or Plaça Sant Jaume.

One of the highlights of La Mercé are the concerts that take place at the Fòrum de Barcelona, and from the Hotel Barcelona Princess you can attend them, as they are a few steps from the hotel entrance. In them you can enjoy countless festivals that will fill you with joy and energy.

From here you can access to an advanced schedule of the festivals.
Don’t miss these dates and enjoy the festivals from one of our two hotels located at the gates of these wonderful cultural festivals.

Terrace experience in the best terraces of Barcelona

We want to enjoy the summer and the best terraces of Barcelona. From July 7th to August 6th, you can enjoy the best cocktails of Royal Bliss and Coca-Cola in 6 of the most exclusive hotels in the city.

Terrace Experience

Terrace Experience

Each of the hotels will be responsible for a special event for mix good time, music, company and a good cocktail. At the Hotel Barcelona Princess, on Friday the 14th, at The Gym Bar with the participation of a singer we want to live a unique moment.

And the Hotel Negresco Princess, hotel in the center of Barcelona, we want to add the magnificent views of the city from La Terraza to enjoy even more the experience.

TERRACE EXPERIENCE - TERRAZAS DE BARCELONA

TERRACE EXPERIENCE – TERRAZAS DE BARCELONA

In addition, ballot boxes will be included in hotels to deposit stamped tickets for the night raffle with breakfast for 2 people in one of the participating hotels, for who consume 2 offers of 4 cocktails.

Enjoy summer in Barcelona and don’t miss the cocktails!

TERRACE EXPERIENCE

Date: From July 7th to August 6th – From 19:00 to 23:00

Special Event: Hotel Barcelona Princess – Friday 14 – Hotel Negresco Princess – Wednesday 19

Participating hotels: Hotel Negresco Princess, Hotel Hilton, Hotel Casa Fuster, Hotel Barcelona Center, Hotel NH Collection Barcelona Pódium, Hotel Barcelona Princess

Festival Cruïlla comes to the Parc del Fôrum in Barcelona

Barcelona is a global benchmark for music and great festivals. And summer is the perfect time to enjoy them and spend an unforgettable experience.

And the Cruïlla Barcelona Summer Festival stands out on that, it comes to the Parc del Fòrum with its eighth edition in front of the Hotel Barcelona Princess, with a mixture of different styles and sensations.

Festival Cruïlla 2017

Festival Cruïlla 2017

Besides the music, in the Cruïlla Barcelona you can enjoy different activities like, The TreatWell Beauty Van, the past edition was already a success, offering massages, hairstyles and other beauty treatments, and you can also rest in the area of Food Trucks with different gastronomic offers.

On July 7th, 8th and 9th, artists such as Txarango, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, The Lumineers, Raiz, Morat, Pet Shop Boys and Jain will create a spectacular atmosphere very close to the Hotel Barcelona Princess.

A different line-up with the best of national and international independent music and with alternative activities, make the Cruïlla Festival a unique event.

Check the schedules of the Cruïlla.

On Channel 33 of Catalonia Television, the program Tria33, in charge of cultural disciplines, recorded from the terraces of the most emblematic buildings surrounding the Parc del Fòrum a report on the Festival Cruïlla 2017 and could not miss the Hotel Barcelona Princess.

The program was broadcast on Tuesday, July 4 by channel 33 and later by Tv3 and in it you will be able to recognize the terrace and swimming pool located on the 23rd floor of the hotel and its privileged views of the Parc del Fòrum.