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Park Joan Reventos in Barcelona

Park Joan Reventos Barcelona

Park Joan Reventos Barcelona

The district of Sarrià-Sant Gervasi in Barcelona, it already has a new space to the leisure from this Sunday, 17 of May, that’s has open to the public the Park Joan Reventós, located in the North zone of the district of Sarrià. Thus, the Barcelonan ones and turist can enjoy with a new green zone of two hectares of forest, that has supposed the recovery of laughed of them Monges.

It is possible to be acceded to the park by four different entrances: two in Ronda de Dalt with the street Major de Sarrià, one in the Ràfols street and another one in the flat  Ramon Miquel i with Sol i Pedrís.
The park takes to the name of the politician and neighbor of Sarrià, Joan Reventós, who were delegated and president of the Parlament de Catalonia and deputy in Them Corts, as well as one of the founders of the PSC.
Parc de Joan Reventós 
C Ràfols, 10
Sarrià-Sant Gervasi
Tel: 010 
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May 17, 2009 at 8:22 pm 7 comments

We want Barcelona to StreetView

Ever since at the beginning of June they announced that Google was taking photographies from Barcelona, we are hoping that the service  shows them to StreetView.
But it seems that still we will have to wait for a little more, because if we go to Google map, nearest Barcelona in Street View, it is in France, in the Tour of France.
When Barcelona?

When Barcelona?

July 24, 2008 at 2:35 pm 4 comments

Montjuic Castle (Barcelona) open doors this Sunday

This Sunday, 15 of June, there is a celebration in the Castle of Montjuïc of Barcelona. The celebration will consist of a day of open doors, since 11. 00 hours to 19,00 hours, and it is tried that the citizens ” they take posesion” of the building.
Montjuic Castle Barcelona
During the day, all the people will be able to see some spaces that until now, were closed to the public, like ‘poterna’ and the stairs snail, or the pluvial water cistern excavated under the castle.
Besides the possibility of knowing this construction that has been witness of the history of the city, the Celebration of the Castle of Montjuïc of Barcelona, proposes diverse playful activities and of leisure like music spectacles, circus and dances.
The web of the Castle of Montjuic, here.
I see this info in Terra.es.

eurodipity

June 14, 2008 at 7:30 am 2 comments

“Music als parcs”: in the green spaces of Barcelona

In the summer time, some parks of Barcelona will welcome a free programming of music for all the public, it is the “Music als Parcs”. The cycle includes sessions of classic music, jazz and the music of the Municipal Band to enjoy calm evenings outdoors and in the green spaces of the city. All the concerts of jazz will take place in the “Parc de la Ciutadella” all Wednesdays and Fridays, at 22 hours.
Music Barcelona
The first session will be this Wednesday, 4 of June, and the program will be until August. The sessions of classic music will begin in July, and they will also be realised in several parks of the city: Turó Park, Jardins de la Tamarita, Parc Ca n’Altimira, Parc Diagonal Mar, Parc de la Ciutadella, and Park Güell. The concerts will be celebrated Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays. 
The concerts of the Municipal Band will be the 5 of June, in the park Creueta del Coll, 12 of June, in the park of Diagonal Mar, 26 of June (in the park of Joan Miró) and 3 of July (in the park of the Barceloneta), at 21 hours.

You can read all the Program, here (PDF).

I see the information in Absolut BCN.

eurodipity

June 3, 2008 at 12:58 pm 5 comments

Deambulants in the National Theater of Catalonia – Barcelona

This Sunday 1 of June, we can enjoy with a very interesting spectacle, in the street.

The group of spectacles of ‘ format vertical’ , Deambulants, appears next to the Fireluche orchestra in the Gardens of the National Theater of Catalonia, Barcelona, with its spectacle ” Alt”.

Deambulants Barcelona

Deambulants is a multidisciplinary group: dancers, plastic and visual creators, illuminators, theatrical designers, musicians, clowns, who says themselves in their Web, that they are looking for:

” to vindicate the use of the deep spaces – urban or natural and of the little current interiors, to support to the culture of quality street and to make its proposals to all type reasonable of público”.

Without doubts, it is a very interesting proposal for this Sunday, if you are in Barcelona. You can read more information in the Web of Deambulants.

eurodipity

May 28, 2008 at 9:51 pm 1 comment

Sculptures of Manolo Valdés exposed in Las Ramblas of Catalunya

Manolo Valdes sculpturesThe  exhibition is part of the program ‘Art in the street’, of  Obra Social aL Caixa, that will be exposed until the 15 of June, and then it will travel to other Spanish cities.

Some of works of the artist already had been exposed in Park Avenue de New York, in the gardens of the Palais Royal of Paris, and in the castle of Chenonceau (France).

Manolo Valdés (Valencia, 1942) is one of the main contemporary spanish artists.

Resident in New York for more than one decade, alternates the painting, the engraving and the sculpture. In the last years it has realised sculptures of great format for diverse cities.

Meninas Manolo ValdesAnd special example of this great format sculptures are the Meninas (reinterpretation of Velázquez):

As you know, in the summer time of Barcelona, you only must to take a walk on the Ramblas, and enjoy.

eurodipity

May 17, 2008 at 8:33 pm 4 comments

The new Roller coaster in Tibidabo – Barcelona

The new roller coaster of the amusement park of the Tibidabo (Barcelona) will have a length of 718 meters, that it will cross in 85 seconds and it will get to reach a speed of 80 kilometers per hour. The attraction will begin promoting 33.2 meters of unevenness with motor until reaching its higher point, located to 522 meters on the level of the sea.
Tibidabo Barcelona
Soon, the reduction of 37 meters with a slope of 66% will begin, that will allow to contemplate the Vallès and Barcelona. The requirement to accede to this attraction is to have a minimum altitude of 110 centimeters, something that normally all the children of more fulfill than five years.
Its installation goes accompanied of controversy, because the persons who live in the zone supposes that it will cut several trees.

I see it in 20minutos.

March 12, 2008 at 12:55 pm 4 comments

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