Just like people in other parts of the world, people of Spain also celebrate Gregorian New Year on 1st January. In Spanish, New Year’s Eve is known as Nochevieja or Fin de Año while in Catalan it is called as Cap d’Any.
After Madrid, the next best New Year Celebrations in Spain take place in Barcelona.
Here the main new year celebrations take place at the city’s famous Plaza Catalunya where large amount of people gather to party. The Torre Agbar skyscraper located here traditionally holds a light show to mark the arrival of the new year.
Apart from this, a famous New year countdown takes place at the Magic Fountain of Montjuïc in Barcelona.
In Spain there is a tradition of welcoming the new year by eating 12 grapes one on each chime of the clock. Apart from this the New Year’s Eve celebrations in Spain include a family dinner, traditionally including shrimp or prawns, and lamb or capon. Spanish tradition says that wearing new, red underwear on New Year’s Eve brings good luck.
In you happen to be in Barcelona, Spain for your New Year Holidays, then apart from viewing New Year Fireworks Display, you can see famous monuments and tourist attractions in the city like – Basilica of La Mercè , Sagrada Família, The Castle of the Three Dragons, Palau Nacional, Park Güell, Palau Güell, Casa Milà, Casa Vicens, Façade of the Nativity and crypt of the Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló, Palau de la Música Catalana, Plaça Reial, etc.
Barcelona is famous for its beaches. Barcelona contains seven beaches namely, Sant Sebastià, Barceloneta and Somorrostro, Nova Icària, Bogatell, Mar Bella, Nova Mar Bella and Llevant beach.
The New Years Eve party in Barcelona lasts until dawn, with the bars keeping their doors open until the last of the patrons have left. Some good hotels in the city are Hostal Boqueria, Hotel Porta Fira, Rey Juan Carlos etc.
Apart from Barcelona, New Year Fireworks and New Year’s Eve Party take place in other big cities of Spain like Madrid, Valencia, Seville, San Sebastian, Bilbao, etc.
If you are not present there in Barcelona, Spain during the new year’s time then don’t worry, you can find below Photos & Videos of Barcelona, Spain New Year 2017 Fireworks Display.
Barcelona, Spain New Year Fireworks 2017 Display Photos :
Barcelona, Spain New Year Fireworks 2017 Display Videos :
New Year’s Eve Light Show at Torre Agbar Skyscraper in Barcelona, Spain –
New Year’s Eve Countdown at Magic Fountain of Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain –
Barcelona, Spain New Year Fireworks 2017 Display Live Telecast / Streaming :
In Spain, you can watch Barcelona New Year Fireworks 2017 LIVE on Television Española.
From March to October, Barcelona, Spain falls in GMT/UTC + 1:00 hour timezone so it welcomes the New Year thirteen hours after the New Year strikes first at Kiritimati, Kiribati which falls in GMT +14 timezone.
To watch Barcelona, Spain New Year Fireworks 2017 LIVE Streaming on internet you will have to adjust your watch accordingly with relation to the timezone of your city.