Culture & Arts
During the dictatorship period in Spain
“The 16 Jutges” (16 judges)
·They were in charge of promoting the New Song movement.
·“Els Setze Jutges” was a group of Catalan singers in Catalan language
founded in 1961.
·Its name comes from the tongue-twister "sixteen judges of a court eat the
liver of a Hangman"
·They began to dissolve at the end of the dictatorship, in 1968, and with the
progressive professionalization of some of its members
“La Nova Cançó” (The New Song)
·It was a movement that took place in the musical landscape of the
Catalan countries, during the general Franco’s dictatorship.
·The songs complaint and claim for political freedoms, which led to
administrative difficulties and official prohibitions.
·It was a new genre, articulated as a movement around the claim
language and ethical democratic presuppositions.
·Little by little, the Catalan language, started getting small cracks of
Fútbol Club Barcelona
On November 29, 1899, Hans Gamper founded Fútbol
Club Barcelona, along with eleven other enthusiasts of
'foot-ball', a game that was still largely unknown in this
part of the world.
FCB as a symbol and ‘more than a club’
Barça has become, for millions of people all around the world, a
symbol of their identity, and not just in a sporting sense, but also in
terms of society, politics and culture.
Throughout the most difficult of times, Barça was the standard that
represented Catalonia and the Catalan people's desire for freedom,
a symbolism that has continued to be closely linked to the peculiar
characteristic of the Club and its members to this day.
FCB Foundation (I)
All projects FC Barcelona Foundation is developed based on the
- The use of sport as the backbone
- The promotion of education and the positive values of sport
- Children and adolescents as objective beneficiaries
- The projection of Catalonia through FC Barcelona
FCB Foundation (II)
From 2006 the Club has been adhered to the United
Nations 'Millennium Development Goals” and yields
0.7% of ordinary income from FC Barcelona to the
Foundation for its projects.
Since 2010, the players and coaching staff from the
professional sections of the Club have also donated
0.5% of their wages to the Foundation.