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The switching on of Christmas lights in Barcelona | The Global Today

Christmas lights will carry shade and pleasure to the streets of Barcelona as soon as once more!

The switching on of Christmas lights in Barcelona | The Global Today
Casa Batlló in Paseo de Gracia

The switching on of th e lights is among the most iconic moments of Christmas time. Numerous folks yearly can’t wait to see christmas decorations on the streets and generally they resolve to go to different cities through which this occasion is extra touristic.

This yr, town of Barcelona has chosen to oficially swap on the Christmas lights tonight, 24 of November at 6.00 p.m. in Plaça Main (the primary sq.) in Nou Barris district. Tonight, being one month earlier than Christmas, will mark the start of the normal festivities. The illumination will proceed till January 5, the “Reyes Magos” (Three Kings) Day.

A number of the illuminated streets are Paseo de Gracia, Gran By way of de las Cortes Catalanas, La Rambla or Portal del Angel, so be sure you take a stroll alongside these streets after the solar goes down. All Barcelona’s markets may even be dressed up for Christmas.

This yr the Catalan capital will prolong the illuminated sections by 4 kilometers in comparison with final yr.

The lighting schedule for these holidays 2022-2023 might be as follows: from Sunday to Thursday from 5.30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday till 11 p.m.

The exceptions might be December 31 (New 12 months’s Eve) and January 5 (Three Kings Eve), two days on which they are going to be on from 5:30 p.m. to 01 a.m., in addition to November 24 (Christmas Eve), which might be on 6:30 p.m. to midnight.

This schedule is the one agreed by the Barcelona Metropolis Council as a way to cut back power consumption within the present context of power disaster. Particularly, 42 hours of lighting have been lower and the funding in LED installations will cut back town’s anticipated electrical energy consumption at Christmas by 31%.

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