Music

Flamenco facts and history

The basics of the history of flamenco

5 crucial points to understand flamenco dance history Flamenco is a typical style of music and dance of Spain, specially from the regions of Andalucía, Extremadura and Murcia. Some theories calculate it dates from the 1700’s, and it is believed that the Flamenco culture was born out of the constant interaction between natives, Gypsies, Muslims, […]

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Catalonia sites in Ruta de l'Atzar

My 2yo steals my phone to see this video about Catalonia over and over again

Ruta de l’Atzar, great video with happy song My baby steals my phone to keep watching this Catalonia video over and over again. And we don’t encourage her to have much “screen time” at all: we prefer her to play. But in this case, I can’t blame her: this video is the cutest thing ever. I […]

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Popular Catalan Christmas jingles

Our favorite Christmas music from Catalonia

The best Catalan Christmas carols I love Christmas Carols. We sang them in school when I was a child, and my parents bought me a book with tradition Christmas songs so I could learn and sing more of them. And while there are some Christmas carols in Spanish, my favorite have always been the ones […]

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Live music in Barcelona: restaurants

Top Barcelona restaurants with live music

Live jazz, piano and concerts In Barcelona restaurants with live music are rare. Most locals eat first, then head to a concert hall or jazz club for the music. However, there are some places in town where you can enjoy a great dinner and some live jazz, or a piano player or even a whole […]

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Jazz Barcelona

All that Barcelona jazz

The best jazz in Barcelona The cultural and musical offer in Barcelona is huge, and if we talk about Jazz it’s even better. If you love Jazz and you are planning coming to Barcelona, don’t hesitate visiting some of the following venues to enjoy this music style as if you were in New Orleans. This […]

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