NEW YORK -- The Spanish city of Barcelona, capital of the Catalan
region, celebrates the 150th birthday of native son and art nouveau
architect Antoni Gaudi this year with exhibitions, festivals, tours
and theater and dance events.
Gaudi is most well-known internationally as the builder of the
Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona.
The Barcelona Bus Turistic Gaudi 2002 tour visits Sagrada
Familia and other Gaudi creations such as Casa Batllo, Palau Guell
and the Colonia Guell church.
For more information on the event, visit the official Web site,
at www.gaudi2002.bcn.es, or contact the Tourist Office of
Spain at (212) 265-8822 or at www.okspain.org.