Catalan Traditions Or Of Barcelona

Posted on February 17, 2014 in General by

You want to dive the sea of Catalan traditions? would you feel like a genuine citizen of Barcelona? Some Catalan traditions are very old, and are still maintained. Although Barcelona is the principal city of the community of Catalonia, the traditions that we discussed are held throughout the territory. Below are the best so if you carryout a trip to Barcelona can meet a peculiar like this culture and enjoy fun festivals. The most notable traditions: 23 April, 24 June and 24 September need to highlight some significant dates: Sant Jordi (23 April): feast of Sant Jordi, Catalonia pattern. the guys give a rose to the girl and the girl gives the boy a book. Las Ramblas are packed with people and selling books and flowers can be found everywhere: in every corner of the city there is a stall of pink. Held in spring, during the month of April.

The streets of Catalonia are filled with flowers and books in homage to its patron saint. UNESCO decided to declare this day as international day of the book. 24 June: the eve of San Juan, of all Spain itself, is celebrated in Barcelona and Catalonia in particular, both in private homes and in public places. The most peculiar are the Fireworks that are pulled through the streets and from the houses, and the most typical is eating sweet coca, which can be of llardons (Greaves). In discotheques and venues often organize Parties prepared for everything high for this special day, which also represents the arrival of the summer, and is also the shortest night of the year. The Festival of la Merce (24 September): fiesta de la Merce, patron saint of Barcelona, during which there are typical dances such as the sardana, parades through the city, major sporting events such as sailing, regattas, judo, swimming, and career, and religious celebrations, in addition to free concerts by Paseo de Gracia and Plaza Catalunya: there are years in which Manu Chao has come, la Oreja de Van Gogh without sardana no party! This dance comes from the Etruscans and on the ancient Greece already they danced it.