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Festes de Sant Josep Oriol 2017
Festes de Sant Josep Oriol del Barri del Pi

Event date: Saturday 18th March to Sunday 26th March 2017
Event location: Plaça de Sant Josep Oriol - in Gothic area.

Festes de Sant Josep Oriol del Barri del Pi 
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Festival Sant Josep Oriol. L'Església de Santa Maria del Pi - The Church of Santa Maria del Pi - and the neighbourhood around the church called 'El Barrio del Pi' in the gothic quarter of Barcelona celebrates Saint Joseph Oriol every March in the 'Festes de Sant Josep Oriol del Barri del Pi.' 

Saint Joseph Oriol was born and lived in the old city of Barcelona in the second half of the 17th century. The festival take place on Plaça del Pi and the Plaça Sant Josep Oriol.

You can see many Catalan traditions including the gegants (giants) parades with Mustafà, Elisenda, Oriol and Laia who are four of the oldest 'giants' in Catalonia from the group Els Gegants del Pi. Giants Mustafà and Elisenda are documented as dating back to 1601, and giants Oriol and Laia back to 1780. Visitors can also enjoy traditional Catalan folk music, a Diada Castellera day of human tower building - on Saturday 18th March at 5om at Plaça del Pi and other fun activites for children and adults alike through week of Festes de Sant Josep Oriol in Barcelona.

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Festes de Sant Josep Oriol del Barri del Pi
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18.03.2017 - 26.03.2017
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