Tag Archives: La Mercè

Mercè moments (4)

28 Sep

The final mini post about Mercè moments includes images from the multimedia show on Plaça de Sant Jaume, which this year had a large part dedicated to a younger audience, as well as a touristy slant. But it was still enjoyable, so I thought I’d share some images with you. Enjoy!

If you want to see the whole light show, check this YouTube link.

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Mercè moments (3)

27 Sep

A third mini post with Mercè moments for you show images I shot at La Sagrada Familia, where Moment Factory, a company from Montreal, dazzled onlookers with a beautiful multimedia show as an ode to life.


Mercè moments (2)

26 Sep

Another mini post with snap shots of Mercè moments for you. These were taken in Parc de la Ciutadella, where the lamp posts had been given a new colour for the occasion,  a beautiful projection transformed the Cascada, and UK jugglers Gandini Juggling and local break dancers Brodas Bros. (among others) wowed the crowds.

Mercé moments

25 Sep

We’ve just had a long weekend, celebrating Barcelona’s patron saint, La Mercè, with concerts, light shows, parades, lots of firework, open doors, food, castellers, and much more. I thought I’d share some of the images with you, in a series of short posts in gallery format, and I hope you like them!

These were taken on Friday night, while watching the Orquestra àrab de Barcelona on the square in front of the cathedral – the concert was very good, but if possible, the people watching was even better! I don’t think I have ever seen men shaking their hips and arms with such verve!

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La Mercè

26 Sep copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Palau de la Virreina

Happy Monday! Did you have a nice weekend? As I told you on Friday, this past weekend was all about La Mercè here in Barcelona, one of our two patron saints (the other is Santa Eulàlia), so my weekend was mostly dedicated to enjoying what the festivities had to offer…

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