Feria de Abril in Barcelona 2012


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We have some pictures to show you how was the April Fair of Catalonia, plaese take a look and give us your opinion :)

 

Feria de abril Barcelona
Picture by: Juliana Aristizabal

Feria abril Barcelona
Picture by: Juliana Aristizabal

Feria de abril in Barcelona
Picture by: Juliana Aristizabal

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Get ready for the 41st edition of the April Fair of Catalonia

From Friday 27 April to Sunday 6 May 2012

Sevillanas Feria de Abril
Picture by: Flickr JaulaDeArdilla

The April Fair of Catalonia is going to take place at the Parc del Forum in the Diagonal Mar district of Barcelona. This fair is the Barcelona version of the famous Andalusian fair, the most important in Sevilla and every year.

The fair is a mix of music, dancing, food and joy, typical of the Andalusian people. You will have the opportunity to enjoy free music, excellent food and drinks for the region of Andalucia  and also you will delighted with the Sevillanas, a popular flamenco-style dance from Seville, performed by the most beautiful women ever seen before.

Feria de Abril BarcelonaPicture by: Flickr Jordi@photos

All started the year 1971 when immigrants to Barcelona from Andalusia, and their descendants, began their own version of the Seville Fair, Feria de abril de Sevilla. Since then the Barcelona event has grown to become the second largest Spring Fair in Spain.

Feria de Abril Barcelona 2012Picture by: Flickr 122

Throughout the April Fair week, everybody walk around dressed in traditional, men with short jacket, tight trousers and boots and women with flamenco style dresses.

If you want to be part of this great event just have to go to the Parc del Forum, a venue located between the city of Barcelona and San Adrian del Besos and near the beach.

As always, entry to the houses is free. Visitors have the opportunity to see performances by art troupes from each entity and the performances of the FECAC (Federación de Entidades Culturales Andaluzas de Catalunya) booth.

Schedule:

Friday april 29, from 18 to 4.15 hours
Working days, from 18 to 2 hours
Saturday, from 10 to 4.15 hours
Sunday may 1, from 10 to 2 hours
Friday may 6 from 10 to 4.15 hours
Sunday may 8, from 10 to 22 hours

How to get park del Forum:

Metro: station el Maresme Forum on the Yellow Line 4.
Tram: Forum stop on T4 line

 

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