Manresa’s Medieval Fair : La Fira de l’Aixada

Manresa Town Hall during the anual medieval fayre la Fira de l'Aixada

Every year, at the end of February, Manresa celebrates La Fira de l’Aixada (festival of the mysterious light) which dates back to 1686 and sees the town step back in time to the 14th Century. In addition to the medieval market, there is a busy schedule of theatrical performances, processions, music and dance commemorating events …

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La Carbonería – From Urbanistic Innovation To Graffiti Covered Squat

The main facade of the graffiti covered La Carboneria in Barcelona's Sant Antoni neighbourhood

In a city replete with stunning modernista architecture designed by renowned architects such as Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Domènech i Montaner, it may come as a surprise to find that one of Barcelona’s most photographed buildings is an abandoned squat whose most notable feature is a huge street art mural. The building in question is …

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