April 27th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on April 27th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1947 - Monastery of Montserrat, Monistrol de Montserrat, Bages: Taking advantage of the enthroning of the Mare de Déu, a big demonstration that cannot be stopped by the dictatorship is held.

1984 - Barcelona: The first Seat Ibiza car comes off the production line at the Zona Franca factory.


1813 - Xàtiva: Vicent Boix i Ricarte, Valencian poet, politici and historian (died 1880).

1947 - Palma: Maria del Mar Bonet, Mallorcan singer.

1982 - Barcelona: Jordi Codina, Catalan goalkeeper.


1813 - Xàtiva: Vicent Boix i Ricarte, Valencian poet, politici and historian (died 1880).

Festivals and Commemorations

April 27th is the Saints Day of La Mare de Déu de Montserrat, and apart from the religious celebrations at the monastery and other churches, there are a number of Festa Majors throughout Catalonia.

Barcelona Province

  • Festes del barri de la Mare de Déu de Montserrat d'Igualada (Anoia)
  • Festes del barri de Montserrat de Torelló (Osona) 
  • Festa del Barri de Montserrat, La Garriga (el Vallès Oriental) 

Around Catalonia

  • Aplec al santuari de Montserrat de Montferri (Alt Camp) 

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