What to do in Barcelona in May

What to do in Barcelona in May

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Museums. International Day and Night of Museums

International Day and Night of Museums - Ghat Apartments

International Day and Night of Museums – Ghat Apartments

You don’t have the budget to visit all of Barcelona’s attractions? You’ve always wanted to walk down the alleys of a museum by night? So don’t miss the day (and night) of the museums to enjoy museum visits for free in Barcelona!

Where: In many museums, the entire list is here.
When: The 18th all day long and the 19th until 1:00 am
Price: Free

 

 


Sports. Grand Prix of Spain

Grand Prix of Spain - Ghat Apartments

Grand Prix of Spain – Ghat Apartments

The Grand Prix of Spain is one of the numerous competitions of the world championship of Formula 1. There are more than 20 races in which we have seen the greatest pilots. Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso, Nico Rosberg, Daniel Ricciardo or even Romain Grosjean where on the circuit last year. This year too, expect a staggering show!

Where: 20 km from Barcelona, Montmeló. In the Catalunya’s circuit.
When: 11-13 may 2018
Schedule: Friday: 9.00am; Saturday: 8.00 am; Sunday: 7.00 am
Price: From 50€

 


Exhibition. Crafts and Manual Labor

Handmade Festival of Barcelona - Ghat Apartments

Handmade Festival of Barcelona – Ghat Apartments

The Handmade Exhibition of Barcelona comes back for the 4th time in the Montjuïc’s exhibition center with multiple activities. If you like to create your own gifts, if you like pastry, sewing or if you are a fan of DO IT YOURSELF and you want to try new things, this event is made for you!

Where: Montjuïc Palacio 2 and Plaza del Universo – Fira de Montjuïc | Metro L1 y L3, Stop Espanya
When: 11-13th May 2018
Price: 1 Day: 10€; 3 Days: 21€

 


Concert. Sam Smith

Sam Smith - Ghat Apartments

Sam Smith – Ghat Apartments

To fans of soul! The British soul singer Sam Smith will be in Barcelona the 15th May to present his new album “the thrill of it all”. It will be an amazing show that you mustn’t miss.

Where: Palau Sant Jordi
When: Tuesday 15th May 2018
Schedule: 9.00 pm
Price: From 50€

 

 


Workshop. Basketry for Kids

Basketry for Kids - Ghat Apartments

Basketry for Kids – Ghat Apartments

An artisanal workshop is presented so that the visitors can discover the base techniques of basketry and to see the qualities that are required for such old activity. By following the instructor’s lessons, you will be able to create a miniature basket made of marrow of rattan… That you can take with you!

When: Sunday 13th May 2018
Schedule: from 11.00 am to 1.30 pm without interruption (45 min workshop)
Price: The workshop’s price is included in the entrance of the Poble Espanyol, you can also buy your tickets here.


Exhibition. La Llum Negra

La llum negra - Ghat Apartments

La llum negra – Ghat Apartments

In the middle of the 20th century, many artists (surrealists principally) have been interested by unnatural, to magic, to all that goes beyond reason and science. For the majority of them, art was a way to explore this “dark side”. The Llum Negra exhibition (black light in English) puts an emphasis on the link between the artists and this “secret” thematic with pictures, paintings, sculptures, books, movies, etc. Open your mind!

Where: In the Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB)
When: From the 16th May to the 21st October 2018
Schedule: From Tuesday to Sunday from 11.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Price: Normal: 6€; Kids: free; Pass 2 events: 8€; Free on Sundays from 3.00 pm to 10.00 pm (Subject to availability)


Contest. Floral

International Contest of New Roses - Ghat Apartments

International Contest of New Roses – Ghat Apartments

During a week-end of May, in the garden of Cervante’s Parc, takes place the International Contest of New Roses. The visual show is beautiful, with an infinity of sorts of roses which adds a colored touch to the green of the vegetation in the garden.

Where: Mercat de Les Flors
When: 2nd or 3rd week-end of May
Price: Free


ExhibitionPhotojournalism

World Press Photo - Ghat Apartments

World Press Photo – Ghat Apartments

The 14th edition of the International Exhibition World Press Photo offers the possibility to visitors to discover the 134 pictures chosen among the 73 044 taken by 4 548 photographers over 125 countries. After China, the United-States and Italia, Spain was chosen to show this outstanding pictures. Barcelona is one of the first cities in the world to present the winning photographs of this prestigious award of photojournalism, she is also one of the only cities in the world to show these pictures. Some poignant pictures that you shouldn’t miss!

Where:  World Press Photo
When: from the 28th April to 27th May 2018
Schedule: -Tuesday to Thursday from 11.00 am to 8.00pm
-Friday from 11.00 am to 9.00 pm
-Saturday and Sunday from 10.00 am to 9.00 pm
Price: Between 4 and 6 €


Festival. Brunch In The City

Brunch In The City - Ghat Apartments

Brunch In The City – Ghat Apartments

After the big success of the 1st edition, this electro music event in open air comes back in spring. 5 dates from March to June with more than 30 artists, activities for kids and gastronomical offers to live the best Sundays in the  city.

Where: Plaza Mayor, in the Upload hall inside the Poble Espanyol
When: One  of the 5 dates is in May, the Sunday 27th
Schedule: From 12.00 am to 10.00 pm
Price: -Normal: from 11€ + management fees
-Small brunch: 5€
-Season Pass: 69€ + management fees


Festival. Primavera sound

Primavera Sound - Ghat Apartments

Primavera Sound – Ghat Apartments

Primavera Sound is becoming one of the most popular music festivals in Barcelona. The line-up is the most innovative and advanced of all Europe. It is a festival for fans of real music.

Where: Parc del Forum
When: From 30th May to 3rd June 2018
Price: Pass for the week-end: 215€

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