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La Mercè Festival Barcelona 2015

September 3, 2015

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La Merce is the biggest city festival of the year in Barcelona. The celebration is to honor one of the Patron Saints of the city: Our Lady of The Mercy. It is a wonderful opportunity to experience some of the best Catalans traditions. The program includes concerts, fire runs (carrefocs), fireworks, dancing giants, human towers and much more. This year the Festival will begin on Friday September 18th and end on Thursday September 24thLa Mercè will be proclaimed by Andreu Buenafuente, the most renowned television host in Spain.

The highlight of this great popular celebration is the Piro-Musical Show which closes the Mercè Festival. This show mixes majestic  music, fountains and fireworks and it is celebrated in the emblematic Montjuïc Fountains.

Date : From 18th to 24th September

Price:  FREE                                                       

For more info : http://www.timeout.com/barcelona/things-to-do/la-merce-2015#tab_panel_3

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