August 25th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on August 25th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.



1894 - Alberic, Ribera Alta: Leopold Magenti i Chelvi, Valencian composer (died 1969).

- Sabadell: Lluís Creus i March, Catalan promotor of excursionism and cultural activism.

- Sabadell: Maria Teresa Gavarró i Castelltort, Catalan teacher.

- Sabadell: Antoni Taulé i Pujol, Catalan painter.


1936 - Martorell, El Baix Llobregat: Jaume Ninet i Vallhonrat, cloth maker, known for having proclaimed the Catalan Republic in 1931.
2008 - Sabadell, El Vallès Occidental: Montserrat Busqué i Barceló, Catalan music teacher.

Festivals and Commemorations

August 25th is the Saints Day of Sant Genis, which as it is summer, is an excuse for Festa Majors around Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries.

Barcelona Province

  • Festa major and Tocasons in Taradell (Osona)
  • Festa Major of Navàs (el Bages)
  • Festa Major of Vilassar de Dalt (el Maresme)
  • Festa Major of Sant Genís de Palafolls, Aj. Palafolls (el Maresme)
  • Festa Major d'Orís (Osona)
  • Festa Major de Sant Genís, Aj. Jorba (l'Anoia)

Rest of Catalonia

  • Festa Major of Torroella de Montgrí (el Baix Empordà)
  • Festa Major of Monells (el Baix Empordà)

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