Festival fanfare

A round-up of the main cultural events around Catalonia over the summer months

Vador Manera

Fisherman and educator

Land of kindness

Why did you leave Catalonia?I left Catalonia 35 years ago in fact. I first went to Andorra where I lived for over 20 years and then 11 years ago I came to Essaouira. I left Catalonia after finishing my...

Fania Oz-Salzberger
Historian and author of Jews and Words

'Ours is not a bloodline, but a textline'

Israeli writer and historian Fania Oz-Salzberger was in Girona last month to give the lecture, La identitat jueva més enllà de la religió (Jewish Identity beyond Religion), bringing to a close the series...

A Welshman’s view of a sinister Girona

Chris Lloyd has published his third crime novel in pure Nordic noir style set in the provincial capital with a Mossa d’Esquadra policewoman as the protagonist

In two worlds

Why did you leave Catalonia?I left for two reasons. First of all, because once I finished my studies in the university, I wanted new experiences, to learn from a new place, from its people, its language;...

Marcela Topor
from the editor
Marcela Topor

A summer full of culture in the open air

Neil Stokes
Neil Stokes

Support your local festival

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

Groundhog years

-The English Culture Club article of the month
martin capdevila

The scientific method vs everyone

viewpoint. brett hetherington
Journalist and writer / bretthetherington.net

The rallying of the left

Barney Griffiths
Barney Griffiths

Ex-pats and 1-O


Investigations progress in Russia and Finland


Five in Alcanar still cannot return to their homes

Five days after the first explosion in Alcanar, five people still cannot return home due to police activity in the house used by the terrorists. The specialists of the Mossos began controlled explosions...


The victims of Spanair demand justice

The association for those affected by the disaster of Spanair flight JK5022 yesterday paid tribute to the victims, in two acts held in Madrid and in Gran Canaria. The disaster caused the deaths of 154...

Vador Manera

Anna Espelt

Eduard Crespo

Land of kindness

In two worlds

Eastern fascination

Festival fanfare


Tunes in the vineyards

FIMC 2017 CAMBRILS (BAIX CAMP). From July 27 to August 13

Chorus of talent in Cambrils

Club corner

Meet the members!

Pablo Machín

'We will continue to do things together'


Land of Chopin

Only taking care of animals

Romanticising the fight against Franco

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Penedès

Food for thought

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Pla de Bages

Quantum leap

THE YOUTUBE phenomenom

Profession: YouTuber

Futuroscope.  Foto:ARCHIVE

Step into the future

Barcelona, July 2017
Photo: Fund. Catalunya-La Pedrera

Art transforms life

Girona, June 2016
Photo: quim puig

The night of bonfires and coca

Girona, March 2016

Holy Week

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  • Cinema

    Every Thursday in Cinemes de Palamós, every day in Girona’s Cinema Truffaut and Wednesday to Sundays at Cinemes Girona in Barcelona. Get a great price with your ECClub card.