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What to do this May in Barcelona

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The month of May and its beautiful temperatures are here, enjoy the sun with these events that we propose:

  • 5 May: “Casa Batlló: Living Architecture". A stunning projection on the façade of Casa Batlló. Free light and music show with 5 shows every 30 minutes from 21:30h. A unique and unforgettable experience!
  • 6 May: Poblenou Open day 2023. Poblenou Urban District is back with a new edition of Barcelona's creative district. Ten hours of proposals open to all audiences. More than 50 cultural proposals, open doors in art galleries, creative centres, artists' studios and showrooms. To get to know the cultural and creative fabric of the district.
  • 5, 6 y 7 May: Bcn en las Alturas; market with gastronomy, activities and design. This year, the Torre Bellesguard de Gaudí will host the 25th edition. 65 spaces to find fashion, costume jewellery, decoration and handmade accessories.
  • 13 May: The night of museums 2023. They open the doors of Barcelona's museums at night (7pm-1am). In this event we will be able to visit 90 museum facilities and spaces in 8 municipalities of the metropolitan area: Barcelona, Badalona, Cornellà de Llobregat, Esplugues de Llobregat, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Sant Adrià de Besòs, Sant Joan Despí and Santa Coloma de Gramenet, a record number that far exceeds that of previous editions.

    In addition, there will be seven spaces that will open their doors for the first time for the Night of the Museums. Visitors will be able to visit the Antiga Seu Editorial Gustavo Gili, La Modelo, the Mirador Torre Glòries, the Moco Museum, the MUHBA Bon Pastor, the MUHBA Santa Caterina, and the Plaça del Diamant air raid shelter at night.
  • 20-21 May: Time to Eat Fest 2023. Gastronomic festival with the best chefs in Barcelona, music and lots of activities! On this occasion, 21 chefs from the city's best restaurants chosen by critics will be cooking all kinds of irresistible dishes and desserts. A mix of dishes by star chefs with music by iconic DJs, tastings, workshops, children's activities, and many more surprises... All creations use a Catalan product as the main ingredient.
  • General entry: 5 euros
  • Pack VIP: 35 euros
  • Until the 23rd July: Jaume Plensa “Poesia del silencio”, exhibition of the contemporary sculptor at La Pedrera, which shows the artist's relationship with literature and poetry and how it impacts his works.