Every year in September honoring the Barcelona city’s protector, La Mercè which means mercy virgin. They do this by a giant festival d. September 21 to 24. The purpose of the festival, La Mercè Festival, to say goodbye to summer and welcome autumn welcome. The festival takes place both during the day and evening. There is everything from concerts, dance shows, fireworks, human towers, parades and spectacular costumes. The most interesting event is Correfoc, a midnight train of kites, eagles and devils followed by fireworks.
Much of the festival is The BAM Festival (Barcelona Acció Musical). This festival takes place from d. September 21 to 23. This is an annual music festival which offers a wide selection of mixed European artists spread around in Barcelona. Many of the concerts will take place at Placa Reial, Parc del Forum and the Rambla.
If you think this festival sounds interesting, please click here for more information about the program and artist line-ups.