LA MERCE; BARCELONA’S BIGGEST STREET FESTIVAL

Throughout the summer, each ‘barrio’ (neighbourhood) in the Catalan capital of Barcelona hosts its annual street party, showcasing papier-maché sculptures, elaborate decorations, free music concerts, fire-runs (corre foc) and human towers. Fiesta de la Mercè is like the Big Mamma of all the festivals livin’ it up throughout the Gothic Quarter (el Barrio Gotico). History of […]