The Dancing Egg in Barcelona – L’ou com Balla 2019

Where: Barcelona, ,
When: Thursday, June 20, 2019 - Sunday, June 23, 2019
The dancing egg (L’Ou Com Balla) events started in 1637. They preserve the local traditional catholic customs of the Corpus Christi fiestas.
In the holiday days, egg shells are put on the water streams of the fountains of the city.

The fountains are decorated with flowers and the egg shells are flying over the water for the great joy of the visitors.
The main celebrations take place in Barcelona’s cathedral, in Ateneu Barcelonès, in Casa de l’Ardiaca, in the Gothic quarter and other places over the city.

In the early evening of the first day of Corpus Christi, a traditional parade with giants and big-headed carnival figures, music and dance is held. The parade starts at the cathedral square and moves through the city’s main streets.
Attractive prices suited for all budgets, Many hotels suggest FREE CANCELLATION option or NO PREPAYMENT NEEDED – PAY AT THE PROPERTY, Get Immediate confirmation by email.
IMPORTANT !
Please note that the details of the event are subject to change. We strongly recommended that you check with the organizers before making any travel arrangements.
 

Event Related Information

Event links:
Contact details:
Barcelona Central Tourist Office
Plaza de Catalunya 17, 08002 Barcelona
Phone: +34 93 285 3834
Fax: +34 93 304 3155
Contact Email:

Country Information

Capital:
Madrid
Currency:
Euro (EUR)
Voltage and Frequency:
220v 50Hz
Dialing country code:
+34
Time Zone:
UTC+1 ,(Summer UTC+2)
Language:
Castilian Spanish 74%, Catalan 17%, Galician 7%, Basque 2%; note - Castilian is the official language nationwide; the other languages are official regionally.
Location:
Southwestern Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay, Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean, and Pyrenees Mountains, southwest of France.
Information email:
Tourist website:
Information address:
INSTITUTO DE TURISMO DE ESPAÑA - TURESPAÑA Jose Lázaro Galdiano, 6, 28071 Madrid - Tel.913433500
Climate:
Temperate; clear, hot summers in interior, more moderate and cloudy along coast; cloudy, cold winters in interior, partly cloudy and cool along coast.
Spain background and overview
Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in economic and political power. Spain remained neutral in World Wars I and II, but suffered through a devastating civil war (1936-39). A peaceful transition to democracy following the death of dictator Francisco FRANCO in 1975, and rapid economic modernization (Spain joined the EU in 1986), have given Spain one of the most dynamic economies in Europe and made it a global champion of freedom. Continuing challenges include Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) terrorism and relatively high unemployment.
[Courtesy of The World Factbook]

City Information

In-country dialing code:
93
Longitude:
2.15899°
Latitude:
41.38879°

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