Spanish and Catalan Folklore and Popular Culture

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Festes de la Merce | ForeverBarcelona

WHAT TO SEE DURING THE FESTES DE LA MERCE

BEST EVENTS IN BARCELONA LA MERCE La Merce Festival in Barcelona (or Festes de la Merce) is the most important local celebration in Barcelona: it’s our main festival – La Festa Major. Every year it is celebrated during the week around September 24, day of our Lady of Mercy – Patron Saint of Barcelona. If you …

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Dia de Sant Jordi in Barcelona | ForeverBarcelona

SAINT GEORGE DAY IN CATALONIA

THE ROSES AND BOOKS DAY On April 23rd we celebrate “La Diada de Sant Jordi”. If you are in town, you will see that all of a sudden Barcelona is much more busy: there are people all around buying flowers and books. What’s going on? It’s the April 23 Holiday: St. George’s Day! for us, …

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Fun family Christmas traditions from Spain | ForeverBarcelona

UNIQUE CHRISTMAS FAMILY TRADITIONS IN SPAIN

BEST SPANISH FAMILY TRADITIONS ON CHRISTMAS There are many fun Christmas traditions for kids: it’s a big time for them, and they are always delighted with the magic of traditions and presents. Barcelona children have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the holidays, and in many cases you’ll be able to experience them, too. Celebrating Christmas …

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Traditions in Autumn in Spain | ForeverBarcelona

IS THERE HALLOWEEN IN BARCELONA? 5 LOCAL AUTUMN TRADITIONS

A TRADITIONAL AUTUMN IN SPAIN It’s the end of the summer: autumn in Spain is just begining. Soon the leaves of the platan trees in la Rambla will become yellow and fall down covering the boulevard with a crunchy natural carpet. This time of the year is full of local traditions, inspired by the celebration …

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