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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.

Events

1947 - Monastery of Montserrat, Monistrol de Montserrat, Bages: Taking advantage of the enthroning of the Mare de Déu, Catalanist forces hold a massive demonstration that cannot be stopped by the dictatorship.

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

Births

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.

Deaths

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
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Around Catalonia

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




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