#Cherries have enjoyed the soil and climate of this area for over 150 years, allowing gourmets to enjoy the first French cherries. The Cherry Festival takes place in May in #Céret, and offers two days of events based around a large Cherry market which brings together the local producers. With tastings, stoning and stone-spitting competitions and ‘cherry’ menus in the restaurants, the Catalan town turns red and rocks to the rhythm of the bandas and Sardana dancers. www.loveyourstay.com
The Chapel on top of the Sacred Cave in Monserrat, Catalunya, Spain.The sacred cave was the place were the famous Montserrat's Black Madonna was found. The mountain called "Montserrat", which means in Catalan, "serrated mountain" is located about 50 km North of Barcelona. The Black Madonna became the patron saint of Barcelona, and her festivity is celebrated every April 27th. A monastery was built near the cave and it became a favorite place for pilgrims from all over Europe.
The Sitges Film Festival (Catalan: Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya) is a Spanish film festival that is one of the most recognizable ones held in Europe, considered the world's foremost international festival specializing in fantasy and horror movies. Established in 1967, the festival normally takes place every year in early October in the Catalonian coastal town of Sitges, located about 34 kilometers West-southwest from Barcelona. ** click to Sitges website
Barcelona, the guest city at the Stockholm Culture Festival this August with a large Catalan program - vilaweb.cat, 11.08.2014. Barcelona is the guest city this August at the Stockholm Culture Festival, one of the most popular meetings of the Swedish summer which this year will be taking place from 12 to 17 August. The Festival Organisation, along with the Institut Ramon Llull and Barcelona City Hall, has prepared some twenty Catalan activities including street arts, music, cinema and talks.