NEW YEAR BARCELONA

NEW YEAR BARCELONA

 

Eve between traditions and superstitions!…

As just mentioned, December 31st is celebrated in Spain with a big party!!!

In Barcelona this day is celebrated along with many traditions and superstitions but the most important of all is the dinner of that night that take place at bars, restaurants or homes where family and friends gather to enjoy the last night of the year.

In Cataluny the traditional dinner for this night is Gambas or shrimps, Galets soup, botifarra and turrón.

At 12pm people eat the 12 grapes that are the sign of good luck for the coming year.

In addition, men and women wear new red underwear as a superstition to have good luck in love during the following year, and usually toast with champagne or cava with gold jewellry in the cup for luck in money.

Other superstitions for new year:

1. A RING IN THE CHAMPAGNE CUP:

A ring in the cup for the toast. It is said that this simple gesture will attract money during the next year. No wonder that many try it …

 

2. LIST OF WISHES FOR THE NEW YEAR:

Before dinner write a list of wishes for the new year and burn it at 12 o’clock in order to make them real for the next year.

 

3. Kissing someone of the opposite sex:

If what you really want is to find a couple for the next year you have to kiss someone of the opposite sex just right at the beginning of the new year.

 

About the parties after dinner….

People use to go to bars or nightclubs after the New Year’s dinner and in Barcelona the options are unlimited!!! You can to choose among many clubs that are located in the city:

  • Carpe Diem Barcelona   ECLIPSE
  • Shoko   Otto Zutz
  • Sutton The Club Razzmatazz

                 LIVE THE NEW YEAR’S EVE AT BARCELONA !!!!