National Day of Catalonia

  • national day of catalonia
    (catalan: diada nacional de catalunya)
    rafael casanova 11 setembre.jpg
    floral offerings to the monument of rafael casanova, one of the commanders of the catalan army during the siege of barcelona in barcelona, 2005
    official namediada nacional de catalunya
    also calleddiada, onze de setembre
    observed by catalonia (spain)
    typenational day
    significancecommemorates the fall of barcelona during the war of the spanish succession in 1714.
    celebrationsflag hoisting, floral offerings, singing patriotic songs and els segadors, speeches, demonstrations, entertainment and cultural programs
    date11 september
    frequencyannual

    the national day of catalonia[1] (catalan: diada nacional de catalunya [diˈaðə nəsi.uˈnal də kətəˈluɲə]) is a day-long festival in catalonia and one of its official national symbols, celebrated annually on 11 september. it commemorates the fall of barcelona during the war of the spanish succession in 1714 and the subsequent loss of catalan institutions and laws.[2]

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National Day of Catalonia
(Catalan: Diada Nacional de Catalunya)
Rafael Casanova 11 Setembre.jpg
Floral offerings to the monument of Rafael Casanova, one of the commanders of the Catalan army during the Siege of Barcelona in Barcelona, 2005
Official nameDiada Nacional de Catalunya
Also calledDiada, Onze de Setembre
Observed by Catalonia (Spain)
TypeNational Day
SignificanceCommemorates the fall of Barcelona during the War of the Spanish Succession in 1714.
CelebrationsFlag hoisting, floral offerings, singing patriotic songs and Els Segadors, speeches, demonstrations, entertainment and cultural programs
Date11 September
Frequencyannual

The National Day of Catalonia[1] (Catalan: Diada Nacional de Catalunya [diˈaðə nəsi.uˈnal də kətəˈluɲə]) is a day-long festival in Catalonia and one of its official national symbols, celebrated annually on 11 September. It commemorates the fall of Barcelona during the War of the Spanish Succession in 1714 and the subsequent loss of Catalan institutions and laws.[2]

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