Catalonia Today

Tortosa, the enchanting city

There are few small cities that are not major capitals that have the significance of Tortosa, with its 2,000 years of history. Every corner of its beautiful old town recalls the past. The Iberians chose...

The coral reef in Tarragona

The Aquatic Classroom in Coma-ruga promotes respect for the marine environment in a unique spot to see all types of underwater flora and fauna

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The good old DAYS

One advantage of having grown up in a poor working class family is that it provides plenty of material for reminding young people that they don’t know they’re born, that we never needed expensive mobiles...

Espanyol: a season of two halves

In his regular look at the fortunes of Catalonia’s top flight football clubs, the presenter of El Punt Avui TV’s The Week in Football, Barney Griffiths, runs the rule over RCDE Espanyol and their first season under new head coach, Rubi

Terrassa

Terrassa may be an industrial city (the third largest in Catalonia) and the cocapital (along with Sabadell) of the Vallès Occidental county, about 20 kilometres outside Barcelona, but it has a surprising...

Girona FC: a steadied ship

In his regular look at the fortunes of Catalonia’s top flight football clubs, the presenter of El Punt Avui TV’s The Week in Football, Barney Griffiths, turns the spotlight back on Girona FC and their second season in La Liga

Just like Game of Thrones, but good

Kingdom, from South Korea, is a lavish production about dynastic intrigue with zombies that actually provide a constant threat to the survival of humanity

Gilliam’s universe

The director of ‘Brazil’ and ‘12 Monkeys’ and erstwhile member of Monty Python has an almost complete retrospective of his work on at the Filmoteca de Catalunya until April 27

Bermejo, the rebel genius

Bartolomé Bermejo must have had an extraordinary ego. Like today’s elite footballers who train behind closed doors or rock stars who will not perform without a dressing room filled with oysters and...