Human Vs will be staged in over twenty cities in North and South America, Asia, Europe and Australia
Last year, many cities across the globe joined forces to conduct summer trial runs for the Catalan Way, the enormous human chain held on September 11th. This summer is no different: some seventy versions of the human V to be held on the Catalan National Day will be staged in the farthest-flung corners of the planet. Spanning five different continents and running from early August to mid-September, the majority of these events will take place this weekend and next.
It is unacceptable for the state we currently live in to investigate its own citizens for political reasons
They reaffirmed their unity of action
The President of the Catalan government says he plans to hold a vote on independence
Artur Mas, the President of the Generalitat of Catalonia, assured he will not take any decision on the independence referendum without the agreement of the rest of political parties in favour of holding a vote on independence.
Three months out from the Catalan independence referendum, the party leading the Catalan government (CDC), suffered a serious blow when its founder Jordi Pujol, confessed that he had kept an undeclared family inheritance outside Spain.
The bank's research institute publishes the study 'The success of small states'
Public figures add V to Twitter names to boost turnout for Catalan National Day
FC Barcelona announced that it will continue to defend its interests before the highest sporting authority
Following the resolution announced this Wednesday by the FIFA Appeals Committee on violations of regulations regarding the transfer and registration of children aged under 18 years, FC Barcelona announced that it will continue to defend its interests before the highest sporting authority, in this case the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Barça presented its first team, full of new faces
It's a big day for the Barça fans at the Camp Nou today, with the Festa Gamper occupying the club installations during the day and the first team presentation and home debut against Mexican side Club León in the evening (20.30 CET). The Festa started this morning with fun and games for kids in the Auditori 1899 space and football based activities on the Esplanade in front of the main stand. The stadium itself opened its doors at half past six ahead of the team presentation and the Trophy.
A wide range of popular-culture events take place at the district of the city of Barcelona
Gràcia’s Festa Major or Big Festival is about to start. From 15 to 21 August, neighbourhood streets and squares are decorated and there are dozens of activities, of all kinds and for all ages. A wide range of popular-culture events play an important role in the festivities. 'Gegants' [giants], 'capgrossos' [giant heads], 'trabucaires' [blunderbusses], 'bastoners' [baton dancers], 'castellers' [human pyramids] and 'diables' [devils] feature in many of the activities. Amongst other things the festival is famous for its decorated streets and squares; this year there are eighteen of them.
Barcelona, the guest city at the Stockholm Culture Festival this August with a large Catalan program
The festival is one of the most popular meetings of the Swedish summer
The Catalan Minister of Agriculture has called on the EU to give the green light to private stockpiling, which would allow local meat producers to freeze the products they are presently unable to sell to Russia
Valencia and Catalonia Stand to Lose Between 140 and 110 Million Euros, Respectively
Russia's ban on food and agricultural products and commodities from the European Union and the United States is predicted to cost Catalan producers 250 million euros. According to the Catalan Department of Agriculture, Russia's embargo could amount to more than 110 euros in lost income. In Valencia, according to the Valencian Agriculture Association, losses could reach 140 million euros.
Nouvel Observateur: 'La Catalogne comme vous ne l'avez jamais vue, en 5 vidéos'
The Catalan Tourist Board initiative, highlighted at the Nouvel Observateur
The initiative of the Catalan Tourist Board aims to spread the turisticvalues of Catalonia through five videos made by inviting YouTube video artists. After a month, the videos have thousands of views and have been reported, for example, in one of the leading newspapers in France, the Nouvel Observateur. The newspaper has featured in a story entitled 'Catalonia, as never seen before in five videos'. The paper explains the technical details used in each video. All of them are spectacular.
A street festival picturing life in Tortosa in the 16th century
Spanish Government cuts infrastructure investment by 50% in Catalonia and only 25% in the rest of Spain
Mary Ann Newman: the Farragut Fund, a philanthropic bridge between Catalonia and the United States (part 1)
Cisco and Schneider to invest €37 million in smart city innovation centers located in an old Barcelona factory
The Pine Tree is country, it's politics, but it is also nature, and childhood memories. It's a sort of magical space.
Even when they attack with all their might. Respond with a smile. And go vote on Sunday. En masse.
Scotland's 'Yes' vote would serve as an incentive to understanding that the utmost in freedom can be achieved without wars and violence
'Catalan society is on the final straight on its way to decide the future of its new state'
"We must not reinvent our country every time that there are new winds of crisis"
ERC leader says he's ready to join a coalition, as long as goals are clearly established
Interview with ALDE vice-president
Today the abdication of Juan Carlos of Bourbon will become official with a ceremony and the passage of a "fundamental law"
Expanded show gets more than 100,000 visitors
The Sagrada Família, Salvador Dalí Theatre-Museum, and FC Barcelona museum topped the rankings
The event in Reus attracted more than 100,000 visitors and 72 professionals
Winning companies will have their projects funded, implemented and supported
The city hosts more than 360 bands in 25 different venues, as well as improvised open-air movie theatres