06 Feb The Santa Eulalia Festivity: Have fun!
The Santa Eulalia festivity is the largest winter festival of Barcelona starting the 6th until the 15th of February. The streets of Ciutat Vella and, above all, La Rambla, are filled with giants, devils, big heads, castellers, dances and other elements of popular culture.
Some of the activities take place in La Rambla or around. We present hereby the featured acts:
Saturday, February 7, 2015
At 10:45 h
Parade of the XII Meeting and sample of giants.
Start of the parade in the square of Angels
Route: Plaza de los Angeles, Street Los Angeles, Pintor Fortuny, La Rambla, Ferran Street and Plaza Santiago.
At 12:00 h
Presentation of Barcelona’s Stick Dance.
Starts on Catalonia Square
Route: Portal del Angel, Arcos Street, Nueva Square (12.30h), Obispo street, San Severo Street, Santa Eulalia Street, Banys Nous Street, Avinyó Street, Ferran Street and Santiago Square.
At 17:00 h
“Los latidos de Laia”: 4th Meeting of Drummers.
1st parade starts at 17.10 h at Plaza del Rey and finishes at La Rambla at 18.15h.
2nd parade starts at 17:20 h at the same place but following another route and they will meet up at La Rambla at 18.15h.
At 18:30 h
Correfoc (fire-runs) of the Little Devils.
Starts in La Rambla and finishes at 19.45h at Santiago Square.
BE CAREFUL!! THERE’S REAL FIRE, and it’s always recommended to wear a hat, a scarf, long sleeves and comfortable footwear trying to avoid synthetic materials.
Do not throw water during the parade and be especially careful if going with children.
Sunday, February 8th, 2015
At 8:00 h
Grallers early morning
Starts in Bajada de Santa Eulalia,
In the morning, the music of the “Grallers” parading through the streets of the Gothic Quarter reminds you that the city celebrates the festival of winter.
At 11:00 h
XXXIV Meeting of Ciutat Vella giants’ and Procession of Santa Eulalia
Procession at 11 h starting at Plaça Reial.
At 12:00 h
Musical parades and great Big Band at Catalunya Square
At 17:00 h
The procession of Manresa (Guest city in the celebration)
Starting the parade at the Palau de la Virreina.
Do not miss the festivity! It’s a really good chance to know Barcelona’s culture.
We hope to see you there! 😉