By Nora Lum
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Catalonia’s national day marks Barcelona’s fall to Felipe V in 1714 (see p45) when the region lost its autonomy. Political demonstrations convey strong separatist sentiment. Sardana (see p129) bands and people singing Els segadors (see p44) can be heard and Catalan flags are everywhere. La Mercè (24 Sep). This annual festival in Barcelona honours Nostra Senyora de la Mercè (Our Lady of Mercy) in a week of concerts, masses and dances. Look out for the correfoc – a parade of firebreathing dragons, giants and monsters; and the piro musical – fireworks set to music.
Día de la Hispanitat (12 Oct) National holiday to mark the discovery of America in 1492 (see p44), but most Catalans do not celebrate this anniversary. NOVEMBER PUBLIC HOLIDAYS Any Nou (New Year’s Day) 1 Jan Reis Mags (Epiphany) 6 Jan Divendres Sant (Good Friday) Mar/Apr Dilluns de Pasqua (Easter Monday) Mar/Apr Festa del Treball (Labour Day) 1 May Sant Joan (Saint John’s Day) 24 Jun Assumpció (Assumption Day) 15 Aug Diada de Catalunya (National Day) 11 Sep La Mercè 24 Sep Dia de la Hispanitat (Day of the Spanish-speaking nations) 12 Oct Tots Sants (All Saints’ Day) 1 Nov Dia de la Constitució (Constitution Day) 6 Dec Harvesting grapes in autumn with high hopes for a successful crop Tots Sants (All Saints’ Day) (1 Nov).
Reus in 1838 and had lived in Rome and Paris. He was commissioned by Barcelona’s city council to paint a vast canvas of the Spanish victory at Tetuán, Spanish Morocco, in which 500 Catalan volunteers had The Cathedral of the Poor (1897) by Joaquim Mir taken part. It is now in the Museu d’Art THE 20TH CENTURY Modern. In 1892, 18 years after the Although Pablo Ruiz Picasso first Impressionist exhibition (1881–1973) lived in Barcein Paris, Mas i Fontdevila staged an exhibition in Sitges lona for only eight years (see p63), they were extremely bringing together the Olot formative.
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