February 3rd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on February 3rd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1485 - Granollers: The Remença leader Pere Joan Sala takes control of the town.


1946 - Barcelona: Xesco Boix, Catalan musician, animator and folk singer and children's musician.


1967 - Sabadell, Magí Marcé i Segarra, Catalan politician and mayor of Sabadell.

Festivals and Commemorations

February 3rd is the Saints' Day of Sant Blai, who was a physician and bishop of Sebastea in historical Armenia and the day is motive for a number of winter festivals around Catalonia.

Around Catalonia

  • Festes majors d'hivern in La Fatarella (Terra Alta)
  • Sant Blai in Bot (la Terra Alta)
  • Festa Major in Cabacés (el Priorat)
  • Festa Major d'hivern de l'Aleixar (el Baix Camp)
  • Festa major de Vila-sacra (l'Alt Empordà)  

Catalan-speaking Countries

  • Festes de Moros i Cristians in Bocairent (la Vall d'Albaida)
  • Festes de Sant Blai a La Salzadella (el Baix Maestrat) 
  • Festa patronal de Borriana (la Plana Baixa) 

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