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Pictures Merce Festival Barcelona E-mail

Pictures La Mercè Festival Barcelona.

La Mercè Festival in Barcelona is in September every year. It is a week long and the biggest festival of the year in Barcelona.  La Merce has parades featuring gegants (giants) and other fantasy creatures, music festivals, circus festival and much more

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Merce Piromusical is a spectacular fireworks, water and light display. Read more

Merce Festival Barcelona





Merce Festival has many colourful parades rich in Catalan traditions
Merce Festival Barcelona


Merce Festival Barcelona


Merce Festival Barcelona


Merce Festival Barcelona cercavila


Merce Festival Barcelona



Merce Festival Barcelona


Human tower building by Falcons of Barcelona.
Merce Festival Barcelona Falcons


The top person in a castell is a small light child, who always wears a safety helmet. More pictures of castellers
Merce Festival Barcelona Falcons


Catalan cobla concert on Plaça de Sant Jaume
Merce Festival Barcelona Cobla


The Merce Festival has a huge programme of free concerts including the outdoor BAM music festival
Merce Festival Barcelona BAM festival


The Merce firerun "Correfoc" is a big highlight of the festival. More photos of Correfoc
Merce correfoc Porta de l'infern


Human towers are a thrilling Catalan tradition. Castells can be up to 9 levels high.
 Merce Festival Castellers



Merce Festival Castellers



Merce Festival Castellers


La Cascada fountain at Parc de la Ciutadella.
During Merce the park becomes the 
Parc de la Llum - Park of light
Cascada Fountain Parc Ciutadella Merce


"Hivernacle" greenhouse during the Merce Parc de la Llum 
Parc Ciutadella Merce



The children's Correfoc and adult Correfoc are big Merce festival attractions.
Merce correfoc


La Senyera flag during the light show on facade of city hall on Plaça de Sant Jaume.
Merce plaza jaume


Another amazing light show effect on city hall
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There are two "Diada Castellera" human tower days on Plaça de Sant Jaume.
Merce plaza jaume


Plaça de Sant Jaume is packed for the Castellers days.
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The biggest Merce parade is called  "La Gran La Cavalcada de la Mercè"
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El Lleó - the Lion - one of Barcelona's mythical beasts often seen in processions
El Lleó - the Lion - one of Barcelona's mythical beasts


The Merce outdoor book market on street Passeig de Gracia
Merce book market


Circ al Castell - Merce circus festival at Montjuic Castle
Circ al Castell - Merce circus festival at Montjuic Castle


Merce harbour swim "Travessia Nedant al Port de Barcelona"
"Travessia Nedant al Port de Barcelona"


Merce wine festival - special day for collectors to trade Cava bottle tops called a "Chapa de Cava"
Chapa de Cava


La Merce has many activities for children.
La Merce has many activities for children


Dancers in the parade La Gran Cabalgata de la Mercè
Dancers in the parade La Gran Cabalgata de la Mercè



Dancers La Gran Cabalgata de la Mercè


Merce giants ball - "Xambanga de Gegants"   More pictures of gegants
Xambanga de Gegants


Jet fighers in formation over Barcelona at the Festa al Cel - Barcelona Airshow - usually the weekend after the main Merce festival
Festa al Cel - Barcelona Airshow



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Merce Barcelona


Concurs de Colles Sardanistes – Sardanes dancing competition at Merce Festival. More pictures of Sardanes

Sardanes dancing competition at Merce Festival


Merce open water harbour swim "Travessia Nedant al Port de Barcelona"
Merce open water harbour swim


Watching the Barcelona airshow from the beach walls. Read about Barcelona beaches
Merce air show


Don't miss the big Sardenes competition at La Merce

Sardenes competition at La Merce


Grallers - pipers. Read more about Grallers
Grallers - pipers



Merce Barcelona


Well protected dragon tamer at the children's correfoc - correfoc infantil. Read tips about how to dress for correfoc
children's correfoc





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