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LA MERCÈ FESTIVAL BARCELONA 2016

September 6, 2016

La Merce is “La festa major de Barcelona” and the biggest city festival of the year in merce2016Barcelona. It is in honor of 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, fireruns (carrefocs), fireworks, dancing giants, human towers and much more.

This edition of Barcelona’s annual festival will speak Frencj and feature the best artists and activities from the French capital. This due to the fact that the Mercè Arts de Carrer (MAC) street art festival always aims for an excellent artistic level and to attract the most talented performers from various disciplines, and Paris is a very rich source of such talent.

The most highlight moment of this great popular celebration is the Piro-Musical Show which closes the Mercè Festival. This show mixes majestic  music, fountains and fireworks, it is celebrated in the emblematic Montjuïc Fountains the same day as La Mercè and celebrates its end with an eminent Mediterranean scene ,  the Festival par excellence of  Barcelona.

Date: From 19th to 25th September

Price:  FREE                                       

For more info: http://lameva.barcelona.cat/merce/en/

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