July & August – what’s on where

This summer’s not-to-be-missed events, from the top to the bottom of the Costa Brava! Llançà: Don’t miss the firework display on Sunday 15 July in honour of the Verge del Carme at midnight in the Port, followed by an havaneres concert. Cadaqués: On 16 July the village celebrates the Verge del Carme saint’s day with … Read moreJuly & August – what’s on where

The 49th Costa Brava International Firework Competition

This year’s International Fireworks Competition takes place from Tuesday 23 through to Saturday 27 July, forming part of the celebrations in honour of Santa Anna, the town’s patron saint, culminating on 28 July with the Aplec de l’Amor (Feast of Love) on the secluded beach of Sant Francesc, Cala Bona. The first known reference to … Read moreThe 49th Costa Brava International Firework Competition

La Cantada – 6 July 2019

‘La Cantada’ of Calella de Palafrugell The musical genre of havaneres and their singing groups is deeply ingrained in Catalan culture and dates back to the years when local people migrated to Cuba to seek their fortunes or simply to escape the grinding poverty that was endemic in the region in the nineteenth century. The … Read moreLa Cantada – 6 July 2019