What’s on this week in Barcelona: 23 – 29 December

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Monday, 23th December

  • People’s Messiah: Around four hundred and fifty amateur participants unite in harmony to offer us ‎this ‎unique ‎concert conducted by Josep Vila. Handel’s brilliant oratorio‏ ‏takes on ‎an ‎unparalleled ‎interpretative dimension with this format, where the voices of the ‎amateur ‎singers marry with‏ ‏‎those of professional performers, resulting in an exceptional ‎experience ‎for the artists and audience alike. ‎Tonight at 20:00 at
    L´Auditori, Lepant 150, metro Glòries (L1). 

Tuesday, 24th December

  • Gran Gala Flamenco at Palau de la Música: A flamenco show that takes the spectator into a trip for different “palos” of flamenco (rhythmic patterns such as the cheerful “bulería”, “solea” solemn and intense, dynamic and relaxed “alegría”, resonant and rhythmic “tango”, “guajira”, “farruca”…). In this flamenco show the spectator will discover the intensity of the passion of the gypsy people through the time and will know the new generation of flamenco artists in Barcelona. Tonight at 19:00 at Palau de la Música, C/ Palau de la Música 4-6, metro Urquinaona (L1 and L4).


Wednesday, 25th December

  • X-Mas Reggae at Sala Apolo: With Ocats Horrors ls Luv Messenger and friends. From 00:00 at Sala Apolo, Nou de la Rambla 107, metro Paral•lel (L2 and L3).


Thursday, 26th December

  • The Three Kings Fair of Gran Vía: As every year the Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes will be the scene of the Three Kings Fair, with 243 positions in different sectors: 
    Toys: 58 stalls that will offer traditional toys and stuffed animals, among other typical products of this fair, and that will be located between the streets of Comte d’Urgell and Muntaner.
    Gifts: 140 stalls of traditional and artisan products and various gifts, which will be installed between the streets of Calàbria and Comte d’Urgell.
    Craft: 34 Catalan craft stalls, between the streets of Rocafort and Calàbria.
    Churrerías: 11 stalls distributed throughout the fair.
    It will open from 10:00 to 21:00 and will be located on Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, between the streets of Muntaner and Rocafort. From 16 December to 6 January 2020.


Friday, 27th December

  • Gran Fiesta Salsera Navideña: Salsaloneta & Habana Barcelona invite you to a salsa party in style to celebrate Christmas with your family. Come dance and enjoy with our guest artists and DJ’s: Confirmed Dj Juli, Dj Honor, Dj Quique Aguilar Dj Doni Faverao & Mambo Collective. Tonight from 23:30 at pin Habana Barcelona, Passeig Joan de Borbó 74, metro Barceloneta (L4). Entrance € 10 (1 drink included). (We will have discounts for Plaça Del Mar parking. Ask Organization). 


Saturday, 28th December

  • Bakanoa (live): Drums of the Colombian Caribbean to end the year well with friends. Bakanoa represents the strength and joy of the traditional rhythms of the Colombian Caribbean. The Cumbia, the Tambora and the Fandango are some of the airs where the indigenous bagpipe and the African drums are mixed with other more urban elements such as the bass and the electric guitar. Bakanoa has been crossing the stages since the beginning of 2017; His crew is made up of 7 great Colombian musicians who have landed in Barcelona with a cargo full of tropical sounds that will make you dance and enjoy in each of their presentations. Get on the ¨Kanoa¨ and row with us on this incredible journey to discover the new music of the Colombian Caribbean. Tonight at 22:00 at Absenta del Raval, Plaza del pes de la palla 5, metro Sant Antoni (L2). 


Sunday, 29th December

  • Bloody mary sundays & live music: A Sunday full of good food, music and laughter. Vermouth 12: 00-14:00. A special dish only on Sundays. 5 euro Bloody Mary. From 19:00 Live music! at Roux Bar, C/Consell de Cent 140, metro Urgell (L1).


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