January is a particularly interesting month in Catalonia. Here you will find the major historical events and festivals listed as well as birth and death anniversaries of important Catalans.
The weather is quite cold but the skies are often so January is a particularly lovely month to be in Catalonia.
The most important Historical Events, Births, Deaths and Festivals and Commemorations in January in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries are listed below and if you scroll down to the bottom of the page you will find links to more detailed pages dedicated to each day of the month.
Many of the sayings associated with January in Catalonia focus on the the cold weather.
The one of chosen to illustrate the month combines the two ideas and is "Pel Gener, No Treguis El Nas Al Carrer" (In January, Don't Put Your Nose Out Into The Street).
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