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March 30th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on March 30th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1282 - Palermo, Sicíly: Sicilian Vespers.

1930 - Badalona: The basketball club Penya Spirit of Badalona, "La Penya", is founded.

1939 - Alicante: The Francoist enter the city.

Births

1885 - Villena, Alt Vinalopó: Quintín Esquembre Sáez, Valencian composer, guitarist and cellist (died 1965).

1915 - l'Hospitalet de Llobregat (Baix Llobregat): Francesc Sabaté Llopart, Quico Sabaté aka El Quico, Catalan maqui.

Deaths

2008 - Barcelona (Barcelonès): Salvador Escamilla i Gómez, Catalan radio presenter, singer and actor.

2014 - Girona: Modest Prats i Domingo, Catalan philologist and theologian.

Festivals and Commemorations

Good Friday or Divendres Sant is the Friday before Easter Sunday and commemorates Jesus Christ's death on the cross. In 2018, it falls on March 28th and there are processions throughout Catalonia.

Barcelona Province

  • Good Friday Processions in Barcelona (El Barcelonés)
  • Good Friday Processions in L'Hospitalet (El Barcelonés)
  • Procesión de Jesús Nazareno, Nuestra Señora de los Dolores y del Cristo de la Expiración a Badalona (Barcelonès)
  • Procesión de Jesús Nazareno, Nuestra Señora de los Dolores y del Cristo de la Expiració Sabadell (Vallès Occidental)
  • Procesión Jesús de Nazaret y Virgen de los Dolores a Badia del Vallès (Vallès Occidental)
  • Via Crucis de Vilanova i la Geltrú (Garraf)
  • Via Crucis de Vilafranca del Penedès (Alt Penedès)
  • Processó de Divendres Sant - Manresa (el Bages)
  • Divendres Sant a Mataró (el Maresme)
  • La Renglereta de Divendres Sant a Arenys de Mar (el Maresme) 
  • Processó del Sant Enterrament a Prats de Lluçanès (Osona) 

Around Catalonia

  • Processó del Sant Enterrament a Girona (el Gironès) 
  • Processó a Llagostera (Gironès)
  • Processó dels Sants Misteris Camprodon (Ripollès)
  • Processó a Ripoll (Ripollès)
  • Processó del Divendres Sant a Montblanc (la Conca de Barberà)
  • Processó del Sant Enterrament - Tarragona (el Tarragonès)
  • Processó de Divendres Sant a Valls (Alt Camp)
  •  Divendres Sant a Reus (el Baix Camp)
  • Processó del Sant Enterrament a Tortosa (Baix Ebre)
  • Processó i Via Crucis dels Armats de la Sang a Lleida (Segrià)
  • Processó de Divendres Sant a La Seu d'Urgell (Alt Urgell)

Catalan-speaking Countries

  • La processó de la Sanch - Perpinyà (el Rosselló)
  • Processó de la Sanch a Cotlliure (el Rosselló)
  • Processó del Sant Enterrament - Sineu (Mallorca)
  • Processó de Divendres Sant a Santa Eulària des Riu (Eivissa)
  • Setmana Santa a Sagunt (el Camp de Morvedre)
  • Processó de la Sanch Arles de Tec (Vallespir




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