Between the events in Barcelona in August 2012, a festival is better than all the others without any doubt: the festival of the quarter of Gracia. This is a celebration which exists for 100 years and it’s different from the others because of the enthousiasm the citizen of Gracia have and the energy they give to decorate their streets and balconies.

The festival of gracia 2012 will take place from the 15th to the 21st of August. As each year, there will be the famous contest of decoration of the streets and balconies. The 14th edition of this contest will take place on the 17th of August. During this last, 18 streets of the quarter will compete. The simple fact to walk through these streets is a wonderful show, but the programation of the festivl of Gracia 2012 is also one of the most complete and ambitious of the city.

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The complete programation of the Festival of Gracia Barcelona 2012 will be publish on the official website of the event; and it will be sell for 1 euro in different places in the quarter of Gracia. This year, for the first time, a collected programation has been created, that’s why it’s a good opportunity to buy one and keep it until the next festival of Gracia. You’ll find few activities which will take place during the festival in the following list:

  • Concerts of various musical styles, including a special program of classical music and another one of jazz and swing
  • A forum to disseminate and taste the Catalan cuisine.
  • Dance presentations.
  • Workshop manuals, painting and other activities for youngsters
  • Traditional games for children.
  • Conferences
  • Story-telling
  • Exhibition of handicrafts and local.
  • Sports tournaments
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Keep your eyes open to enjoy the best decorations of Gracia

The activities of Gracia festival 2012 will take place in different places of the quarter of Gracia. Thta’s why we advise you to go until the information point located Plaza Revolución (you can take the line 3 of the subway until Fontana station) and start your way from this point. Is you want, you can choose to rent a daily housing in Barcelona in this area so as to go through the quarter for several days.

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