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September 10, 2012

La Mercè is The Festival of Barcelona. From Friday 21 to Monday 24 of September, the citizens of Barcelona have again an appointment with the celebrations of La Mercè. The city is filled with more than five hundred artistic and playful activities, full of fantasy and imagination. The most requested and recommended activities are musical concerts, the “Cursa de La Mercè” and fireworks display. In the Parc del Forum and Avenida de la Reina Maria Cristina you can enjoy various concerts of internationally renowned Spanish artists and invited foreign artist. . The “Cursa de la Mercè” is a popular 10km race through the streets of Barcelona with the participation of about 15,000 people. This year the race will be held on September 16. The membership fee is 5€. The fireworks display is the show which will end the festivities of La Mercè. During abaout a half-hour, the show has formed by the merger of the waters of the fountains of Montjuïc, music and fireworks that illuminate Barcelona. For more information of the “Cursa de la Mercè” and the detailed program of the festival of La Mercè click please at the following links:,

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