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Barcelona > Neighborhoods
The Poble-sec is one of the 10 neighborhoods of which is formed the Sants-Montjuic District of Barcelona. The Poble-sec neighborhood is located in a narrow strip area between Montjuic Mountain and the Paral.lel Avenue, the limit on the other side with the Ciutat Vella District and Raval neighborhood.
The history of the neighborhood goes back to the 19th century. At that time the city of Barcelona was still enclosed by walls, and those who couldn´t afford to live in the walled city began to move to Poble-sec. This area was, in fact, the first extension of Barcelona, earlier than the great...
Musical Events and Dance > Musical Theatre
Palau d'Esports - Barcelona Teatre Musical, September 08 to January 2009
The Musical Mamma Mia, based on the songs of ABBA, was written by British playwright Catherine Johnson and composed by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus. The musical premiere was in 1999 in London and many other productions have been made in many different countries and languages. Also there has been a stage-to-film adaptation presented this 2008 with Meryl Streep playing the role of single mother Donna, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, and Stellan Skarsgård as the three potential fathers and Amanda Seyfeild as...
Musical Events and Dance > Festivals
Dance and Music Festival in Barcelona, December 06 - March 07
The 8th edition of the Festival of the Mil.lenni continues in Barcelona during the months of January February and March with a varied proposal that will attract a very diverse public. The program contains different musical sorts of artists of national and international prestige. Still coming program includes the following artists: Tap Dogs, Salvatore Adamo, Labeque Sisters, Georges Moustaki, Falete, Ute Lemper, Pablo Milanese, Maceo Parker & WDR Big Band, the Boys of the Choir, Paloma San Basilio, Nena Daconte, Gilberto Gil,...