March 25th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

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


1892 - Manresa, Province of Barcelona: The beginning of the debates of the Bases de Manresa, the beginning of the doctrine of Catalanism.

1927 - Barcelona: The Catalan National Basketball team plays its first game.


1864 - Sant Mateu (Baix Maestrat): Manuel Betí Bonfill, Valencian historian (died 1926).

1884 - Barcelona: Ignasi Barraquer i Barraquer, Catalan ophthalmologist (died 1965).

1929 - Manresa, Bages: Manuel Riu i Riu, Catalan historian (died 2011).

1965 - Barcelona, Jordi Basté i Duran, journalist


1972 - València (País Valencià): Francisco Javier Goerlich Lleó, Valencian architect.

2008 - Sant Cugat del Vallès (Vallès Occidental): Josep Benet i Morell, Catalan historian, publisher and politician.

Festivals and Commemorations

In 2018, Palm Sunday, which is the religious festival that marks the beginning of Easter, is on Sunday March 25th and there are processions in towns throughout Catalonia.

Barcelona Province

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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