Palm Sunday or Diumenge de Rams

Sunday April 9th 2017

In 2017, Palm Sunday, which is the religious festival that marks the beginning of Easter, is on Sunday April 9th and there are processions in towns throughout Catalonia.

It commemorates Jesus Christ's entrance into Jerusalem and consists of the blessing of olive or laurel branches and palm leaves.

In some places in Catalonia, there is a procession playing out Jesus's entrance into Jerusalem on a donkey and he is greeted bt his followers waving branches and palm leaves.






Palm Sunday

In 2017, Palm Sunday, which is the religious festival that marks the beginning of Easter, is on Sunday April 9th and there are processions in towns throughout Catalonia.

Barcelona Province

  • Processó de la Burreta - Barcelona (el Barcelonès)
  • Diumenge de Rams at Can Mantega, Sants (el Barcelonès)
  • Processó de la Borriquita, Borriquilla o Camarón in Santa Coloma de Gramanet (el Barcelonès) 

Around Catalonia

  • El diumenge de Rams in Verges (Baix Empordà)
  • Processó de la Somereta in Lleida (el Segrià)

Catalan-speaking Countries

  • Diumenge de Rams - Elx (el Baix Vinalopó)
  • Processó del Ram in Lloseta (Mallorca) 
  • Festa de l'Encisam in Alberic (Ribera Alta) 




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