Halloween in Spain. Dia de las Brujas.

Halloween is the evening before the Christian holy day: All Saints Day, which is the most important festival of autumn in Spain. Do you know that Halloween’s origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in the area that is now Ireland, the United Kingdom and northern…

Spartan Race – chalange yourself

Have you heard about Spartan Race? Is a World’s Best Obstacle Race, a real adventure for everyone. Has 3 routes with a lengtht of 5 km (SPRINT), 13 km (SUPER) and 20 km (BEAST). Each track is filled with a mud, water, and obstacles designed to help you discover your inner Spartan. 😉 Athletes of…

9th October Festival in Valencia

On the 9th of October every year, the valencian community celebrate the national day of its autonomous region that includes the provinces of Valencia, Castellón and Alicante.This is a historical commemoration of the date 1238, when King James I officially entered the city of Valencia, freeing it from Moorish rule. On Sunday 9th are organized many…

¡TUNAS in Valencia!

From 30 September to 2 October in Valencia will be held the III Certamen Nacional Científico-Técnico de Tunas. A tuna is a group of students in traditional/old university clothes which is characterized by singing, playing instruments and traveling. Not all members of tuna are profesional musicians, sometimes just a few of them. It is an ancient tradition that…

La Mercè 2016 – festa mayor in Barcelona

Every year at the end of September in Barcelona takes place the biggest festival in town. There are organized an infinity number of activities like concerts at different points of the city, exhibitions, circus, street theatre, audiovisual shows, fireworks etc. The most traditional side of the festival are castellers (human towers), diables (devils), falconers (man…

BONICA FEST: a night of Valencian MARKETS

You cannot miss this event! Get to know Valencia by discovering its markets during the night! Tomorrow on 17 September you can experience a tour of the 14 municipal markets in Valencia, that are part of Bonic/a Fest (Castilla – Avda Cid, Jesus-Patraix, Jerusalem, Ruzafa, Central, Rojas Clemente, Mossén Sorell, Torrefiel, Algirós, Cabañal, Grao, Benicalap,…

XX Día de la Bicicleta

This Sunday – 18 of September in Valencia will be organized XX Día de la Bicicleta. This event is dedicated to all lovers of this transport so that they can meet and enjoy a splendid morning together. It starts in Paseo de la Alameda. The bike has become one of the best and most common…

Valencia Triatlón 2016

  The 10th and 11th of September 2016 will be held the Valencia Triathlon in the Royal Navy of Valencia. This competition consists of three parts: swimming, cycling and running. Over 3000 participants will take part in this year edition. Organizers promises much excitement and quality organization. Thousands of athletes will compete for a good…

Rules and Tips for #LaTomatina2016

La Tomatina starts already in 2 days! Are you ready for one of the craziest ‪‎food festivals‬? Before starting the tomato battle remember about a few things for your own safety and comfort. THE RULES OF LA TOMATINA Organizers ask participants to respect following rules: Do not enter with bottles or hard objects – you can cause…

Reggae for freedom – Rototom Sunsplash Festival is coming!

Rototom Sunsplash – the biggest reggae festival in Europe starts in a few days! From 13 to 20 August the beach of Benicàssim will gather thousands of people. This is a week of enjoying one of the greatest events of reggae culture. Rototom Sunsplash is not just a music festival. It also has a variety…

Music in the Parks of Barcelona, from June to August.

This summer once again you will have the opportunity to enjoy jazz and classical music in the parks of Barcelona. During three months the green spaces of the heart of Cataluña will be the scenes of free concerts in the serie Music in the Parks. Barcelona’s parks will be filled with music at sunset. The Ciutadella park, l’Estacio del…