We are in the middle of the Spring and that means that all kind of Festivals and Cultural Meetings and Showcases will take place in Barcelona. Music, film, technology, new art forms,… Barcelona with its nice spring weather is ready to welcome all kind of modern, hipster and music lovers in the 3 main events that will take place on the next weeks.
Festival season kicks off today with Loop Festival, the Festival dedicated to video art. Loop Festival is a platform for the exhibition and fostering of the newest discourses in film and video. The Festival showcases international video artists and filmmakers who experiment with image as a form of art and a narrative tool. Concerts, exhibitions, screenings, life performances and other art forms will take place in different venues of the city for two weeks. You can find bits and pieces of the Festival in MACBA, CCCB, Hotel halls, and even in the Mies Van Der Rohe Pavillion. Check all the activities in Loop Festival.
A massive musical event that gathers an audience of over 200.000 people in 3 days, Primavera Sound is one of the world’s top pop and rock music Festival. The artists topping the bill this year are Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, PJ Harvey and Brian Wilson, but there will be more than 300 international and local bands performing live music for 3 days from 16h to 6h in the huge esplanade of Parc del Fòrum. Expanding and growing year after year, the Festival offers side events in bars and public free venues in the city. You can check the line up on Primavera Sound’s website but the tickets are already sold out.
Music, Creativity and Technology is the motto of a grown up Music Festival which is a world’s reference in electronic music. The Festival, a pioneer event with a unique format, offers three days and nights of different musical and cultural activities which bring together technology, creativity, culture and dance music. In Sónar Festival the audience finds the newest trends in electronic culture as well as the most acclaimed artists and DJs from around the world. Sónar also fosters the innovation and the business and it is must for international artists and producers. Sónar’s line up and information on the Festival’s website Sónar.