This year, Terrassa will celebrate the traditional Day of Sant Jordi With the presence of hundreds of book stalls and roses in the street –specifically 227-, a wide range of visits to the heritage of the city and performances of the different popular culture groupsduring all the long-awaited Catalan tradition of next April 23.
In the preparation of the Diada, in addition to the installation of points of sale of books and roses and popular culture performances, this year it is planned to add guided tours and open days to the city’s heritage.
In the old squareone of the nerve centers of the city has been reserved so that professionals can set up stalls starting on the 21st. For Sunday the 23rd, the stops for the entities, associations, educational centers, political parties, etc.., in the rest of the spaces, both in the historic center and in the streets and squares of other neighborhoods and commercial hubs of the city. In total, Plaza Vella will have 14 stops of professional establishments.
The rest of the stops will be concentrated in the Raval de Montserrat, with 31 stops; in the main Street (18); source meeting (3); on the street of the Font Vella (8); the Rambla de Egara (twenty); the progress square (10); other points of the historic center (29). Outside this area, the places with the highest concentration of stops will be the main roads of the city, such as the Boulevard by Francesc Macià (12), as well as another 82 points in other parts of the city.
During the Diada, the town hall has organized a program of activities aimed at publicizing the wealth of heritage. In the morning a guided tour of the House of Sport and the Town Hall, with shows at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.. In addition, they have also organized four guided tours of Masia Freixa, at 10:30, 12, 5 and 6.
For his part, he Terrassa Museum will offer an open house matinee at the Seu d’Ègara, in the Casa Alegre de Sagrera and in the Cartuja Castle. He National Museum of Science and Technology of Catalonia (MNACTEC) It will also hold an open day on the same day as Sant Jordi, on April 23, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; while the Terrassa Textile Museum and Documentation Center (CDMT) will open on the morning of the Sant Jordi Day, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., as it usually does on Sunday mornings.
The Tourist Office will have a stop at the Raval de Montserratfrom where they will be informed of the activities planned for the Diada and the tourist offer of the city, in addition to keeping their thirst open throughout the day, at Masia Freixa.
The different cultural entities will participate in the Catalan tradition. He Drac de Terrassa He will do two performances (at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.). The planned route, starting at the Raval de Montserrat, will pass through the Plaza de la Font Trobada, Gavatxons street, Vella square, Mayor street, Unió street and Salvador Espriu square, to finish again in front of the town hall building.
The Giants of Terrassa they will also take part in the Diada with show-off dances between 5 and 7 p.m. in the Raval de Montserrat, as well as the Terrassa cane stickswho will parade through the streets of the Historical Centerwith highlights in the Plaza Vella and in the Raval de Montserrat (between 5:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.). The parade will pass through the Plaza Vella and Calle Major and Calle de la Unió, ending in the Raval de Montserrat. In addition, popular and traditional culture entities will offer activities and performances around their stalls throughout the day.
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