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The spirit of Christmas shows us the true meaning of this season and the weeks we spend preparing to celebrate it: Advent. Check out all the activities we have planned for you to celebrate it at the Sagrada Família.

The spirit of Christmas shows us the true meaning of this season and the weeks we spend preparing to celebrate it: Advent. Check out all the activities we have planned for you to celebrate it at the Sagrada Família.

The spirit of Christmas

We know Christmas is coming because the streets are lit up, warming the winter darkness. Because, at home, we have nougats and a decorated tree. But, above all, because we are filled with the Christmas spirit, a feeling that inspires us to meet up with loved ones simply to show how much we care.

We know Christmas is coming because the streets are lit up, warming the winter darkness. Because, at home, we have nougats and a decorated tree. But, above all, because we are filled with the Christmas spirit, a feeling that inspires us to meet up with loved ones simply to show how much we care.

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CHRISTMAS WORKSHOP

With this activity, children aged 6 to 12 will be able to experience Christmas at the Basilica, with at most two adults.

The workshop includes a tour that focuses especially on the Nativity façade, a discovery activity and a workshop to make something to go on the Christmas tree.

Dates: Saturdays and Sundays from 30 November to 5 January. There will also be sessions on 6, 30 and 31 December and on 2 and 3 January.

Time: 10 am and 12 noon on Saturdays and weekdays; 10:30 and 12:30 on Sundays.

The workshop costs 6.50 euros, and each child must be accompanied by at least one adult. You must book your spot ahead of time by sending an email to taller@ext.sagradafamilia.org.

With this activity, children aged 6 to 12 will be able to experience Christmas at the Basilica, with at most two adults.

The workshop includes a tour that focuses especially on the Nativity façade, a discovery activity and a workshop to make something to go on the Christmas tree.

Dates: Saturdays and Sundays from 30 November to 5 January. There will also be sessions on 6, 30 and 31 December and on 2 and 3 January.

Time: 10 am and 12 noon on Saturdays and weekdays; 10:30 and 12:30 on Sundays.

The workshop costs 6.50 euros, and each child must be accompanied by at least one adult. You must book your spot ahead of time by sending an email to taller@ext.sagradafamilia.org.

ILLUMINATION

On 19, 20, 21 and 22 December, the various sculpture groups on the Nativity façade will be lit up, with a musical narration telling the story of the scenes of the historical arrival of the son of God and the symbolism behind each of them, as told in the Gospels.

On 19, 20 and 22 December, there will be three sessions: at 7:00 pm, 7:30 pm and 8:00 pm. On 21 December, there will be only one session, at 7:00 pm. Each show lasts approximately fifteen minutes.

The show is free and capacity on the grounds is limited, however the show is designed so everyone can enjoy it from the street. After each session, everyone who came out to watch the illumination on the façade will be able to enjoy some hot chocolate

On 19, 20, 21 and 22 December, the various sculpture groups on the Nativity façade will be lit up, with a musical narration telling the story of the scenes of the historical arrival of the son of God and the symbolism behind each of them, as told in the Gospels.

On 19, 20 and 22 December, there will be three sessions: at 7:00 pm, 7:30 pm and 8:00 pm. On 21 December, there will be only one session, at 7:00 pm. Each show lasts approximately fifteen minutes.

The show is free and capacity on the grounds is limited, however the show is designed so everyone can enjoy it from the street. After each session, everyone who came out to watch the illumination on the façade will be able to enjoy some hot chocolate

MIDNIGHT MASS

On 24 December, the Sagrada Família is holding what is known as Midnight Mass, which celebrates the birth of Jesus, at a time that allows children and families to take part.

The ceremony will begin at the Basilica at 7:00 pm and be led by Mons. Sergi Gordo, auxiliary bishop of Barcelona. After the Eucharist will be the adoration of the baby Jesus, both inside the Basilica and outside, with people gathered in front of the Nativity façade.

There is no charge for attending mass but capacity is limited.

On 24 December, the Sagrada Família is holding what is known as Midnight Mass, which celebrates the birth of Jesus, at a time that allows children and families to take part.

The ceremony will begin at the Basilica at 7:00 pm and be led by Mons. Sergi Gordo, auxiliary bishop of Barcelona. After the Eucharist will be the adoration of the baby Jesus, both inside the Basilica and outside, with people gathered in front of the Nativity façade.

There is no charge for attending mass but capacity is limited.

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

On 30 November at 5:00 pm, the Basilica hosted its traditional concert celebrating that the Christmas season is approaching. This year, the concert featured the National Classical Orchestra of Andorra (ONCA) and the Cor de Cambra of the Palau de la Música Catalana, both led by Lleida-born conductor Xavier Puig with Andorra-born violinist Gerard Claret as concertmaster. The music groups performed several pieces, including traditional Catalan Christmas carols, such as Fum, fum, fum; as well as Johann Sebastian Bach’s cantata Christ lag in Todesbanden and Arvo Pärt’s Te Deum.

So everyone could enjoy this concert, the Sagrada Família gave out 400 tickets for two in a draw on social media. Participants could enter from 18 to 25 November. The draw was held on 25 November at 10:00 am.

On 30 November at 5:00 pm, the Basilica hosted its traditional concert celebrating that the Christmas season is approaching. This year, the concert featured the National Classical Orchestra of Andorra (ONCA) and the Cor de Cambra of the Palau de la Música Catalana, both led by Lleida-born conductor Xavier Puig with Andorra-born violinist Gerard Claret as concertmaster. The music groups performed several pieces, including traditional Catalan Christmas carols, such as Fum, fum, fum; as well as Johann Sebastian Bach’s cantata Christ lag in Todesbanden and Arvo Pärt’s Te Deum.

So everyone could enjoy this concert, the Sagrada Família gave out 400 tickets for two in a draw on social media. Participants could enter from 18 to 25 November. The draw was held on 25 November at 10:00 am.

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