Barcelona is a creative capital

  • Art factories

    The "Art Factories" programme is based on the transformation of disused spaces, converting them into new spaces to generate culture, creation and innovation.
  • Sónar

    The Sònar is the International Festival of Advanced Music and Congress of Technology and Creativity, which takes place over three days in June in Barcelona.
  • Barcelona Design Hub

    This next-generation facility is a meeting, experimentation and exhibition space for the design sector.

  • Poblenou Urban District

    This initiative promotes and generates proposals which place the Poblenou district in the city's avant -garde spotlight.
  • FADfest

    The FADfest is the FAD's annual event celebrating creative excellence, recognising the work of professionals and companies and bringing design closer to the public.
  • 080 Barcelona Fashion

    The 080 Barcelona Fashion show is a platform to raise the profile of fashion designers.
  • Barcelona Visual Sound

    The Barcelona VisualSound festival is a showcase event and platform for the promotion of young artists and creators in the audio-visual field.
  • Barcelona Media

    An audiovisual, media and animation cluster to boost the entrepreneurial network and advanced research in the sector.

  • Disseny Hub
  • Barcelona Media
  • Barcelona and Catalonia are a centre of excellence in design, with a solid and financially sustainable model.

  • Brands like Desigual, Mango, Custo Barcelona and trade fairs such as 080 - Barcelona Fashion define Barcelona's fashion.

  • Barcelona is a trend-setter in the worlds of fashion, design, architecture and music.

  • Barcelona has been and continues to be the setting for movie blockbusters as well as the cradle for some great film-makers. Barcelona lives cinema.

  • Barcelona is a magnet for video games and online games companies, and strongly committed to this emerging sector.

  • From the Sagrada Família to the Torre Agbar, the Pedrera to the MediaTIC Building, the most innovative architecture is found in Barcelona.

  • Barcelona is a festival city. Music, cinema, documentaries and digital creation best represent Barcelona's creative and innovative vibrancy.

  • The Loop festival is an international benchmark for getting to know the best video art around.

  • Spearheaded by Ferran Adrià, gastronomic Barcelona is defined by the most creative cuisine.

  • Experiencing the most creative culture live, in public places, is one of the fundamental features of Barcelona's cultural heritage.

  • Fabra i Coats

    Is a new concept in cultural facilities, providing support for creativity, talent and innovation in the city.
  • El Born Cultural and Memorial Center

    El Born Cultural and Memorial Center

    The new leading cultural centre in Barcelona that brings together three centuries of Catalonia's history.

  • Museu del disseny

    Museu del Disseny

    This museum brings together historical and contemporary collections from the decorative and graphic arts, ceramics, industrial design, textiles and clothing.

  • BCD Barcelona Design Centre

    BCD Barcelona Design Centre

    This cluster brings together and promotes companies from the Catalan design sector.

  • Escola Elisava

    Escola Elisava

    One of the best design and architecture schools in Europe.

  • ESCAC School of Cinema

    ESCAC School of Cinema

    This cinema and audiovisual school is considered to be one of the best in the world and is the cradle of many great directors, including Bayona.

  • FAD Foment de les Arts i del Disseny

    FAD Foment de les Arts i del Disseny

    The leading centre in design and architecture in Catalonia thanks to its constant promoting of creative culture.

  • Fabrication Centres

    Barcelona’s Network of Fabrication Centres offers spaces and equipment for design and digital fabrication. The centres aim to stimulate creativity and local talent, experimentation and joint learning

  • Art urbà de gran format