Traditions<br />
          PASTORETS<br />   The Shepherds is a performance typical of<br />   Christmas in many parts of Catalonia. <br />...
CALÇOTADA<br />The calçotada is the most traditional way to eat the barbecued onions, with strong connotations of celebrat...
CHESTNUT<br />The Chestnut is a popular festival of Catalonia held on All Saints, <br />It consists of a meal when they ea...
correfoc:runfire<br />The Correfoc “runfire” is a ceremony held mainly in Catalonia, but has been extended by Valencia, Ba...
                   Saint George<br />Traditionally, in Catalonia the Saint George's Day is the day of lovers, and it is cu...
      PATUM<br />The Feast of the Patum of Berga is a traditional celebration that takes place during the celebration of C...
THE                 		END<br />                    BY:Moisès<br />                    and Marc I<br />
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Catalonia: traditions

  1. 1. Traditions<br />
  2. 2. PASTORETS<br /> The Shepherds is a performance typical of<br /> Christmas in many parts of Catalonia. <br /> The argument combines the contents of Jesus' birth, the struggle between good and evil angels and demons, and various stories and dialogues of the shepherds that recalls the first Christmas.Every year we perform the “Pastorets-Shepherds” at school. It’s great fun!<br />
  3. 3. CALÇOTADA<br />The calçotada is the most traditional way to eat the barbecued onions, with strong connotations of celebration and gathering. The calçotadasare usually done from late winter until March or early April, depending on the season.<br />
  4. 4. CHESTNUT<br />The Chestnut is a popular festival of Catalonia held on All Saints, <br />It consists of a meal when they eat nuts, marzipan, candied fruit and sweet potatoes. The typical drink of the 'Chestnut' is the Muscat. Around this conclusion, the chestnuts on the street selling roasted chestnuts and hot, and usually wrapped in newspaper.<br />Every year we celebratethechestnut festival at schoolonthe 31st October.<br />
  5. 5. correfoc:runfire<br />The Correfoc “runfire” is a ceremony held mainly in Catalonia, but has been extended by Valencia, Balearic Islands and Northern Catalonia. It represents a dance of devils, in the streets.<br />Many cities and villages from Catalonia do the correfoc when they celebrate a festival.<br />
  6. 6. Saint George<br />Traditionally, in Catalonia the Saint George's Day is the day of lovers, and it is customary that the couples are given a rose and a book. The presence of the book is because the day coincides with World Book Day, which since 1930 commemorates the death of Miguel de Cervantes. The day has a vindictive nature of Catalan culture and many balconies adorned with the flag.<br />
  7. 7. PATUM<br />The Feast of the Patum of Berga is a traditional celebration that takes place during the celebration of Corpus in the town of Berga Barcelona. It has been declared by UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity<br />
  8. 8. THE END<br /> BY:Moisès<br /> and Marc I<br />
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