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Gracia Neighborhood Festival

The Gràcia Neighborhood Festival starts! This festival, always celebrated from 15th to 21st August, is a very colorful local… More

Sílvia Serra Associate Director of Arcadia in Barcelona

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Associate Director of Arcadia in Barcelona


Gracia Neighborhood Festival

Sílvia Serra August 15, 2018

The Gràcia Neighborhood Festival starts! This festival, always celebrated from 15th to 21st August, is a very colorful local street festival that fills many streets and “plazas” in the Gràcia area of Barcelona.  Gràcia was once a separate village from… More

Embedded Excursion to Marseille

Sílvia Serra March 6, 2018

Last weekend students taking the BUSP370 Brand Barcelona course visit the city of Marseille in France.  Known to the ancient Greeks and Romas as Massalia, Marseille was the most important trading center in the region and the main commercial port of the… More

Embedded Excursion to Zaragoza

Sílvia Serra February 19, 2018

Last Friday students taking the SPAN350 Spain Today course had the opportunity to visit Zaragoza, a city in the province of Aragon where they discover its gastronomy, history and culture. Founded as an outpost of the Roman Empire in 24 B.C., its original… More

Carnival at Arcadia! Get ready!

Sílvia Serra February 8, 2018

Between the 16th and early 17th centuries, Barcelona's Carnival was one of the tops in all of Europe – more for its wild reputation than for its roots in tradition – but all that disappeared under Franco. Seven years ago, Barcelona decided to bring back… More

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