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La Mercè 2023 - Sardanes inaugurals

Sardanes dance

Event date:
Friday 22 September 2023

Event time:
7pm to 8.40pm

Event location:
Av. de la Cathedral in front of Barcelona Cathedral 


Sardanes inaugurals. Sardanes is the traditional folk dance of Catalonia. The cobla is the band that plays at sardanes dances. Sardanes is the traditional folk dancing of Catalonia region of Spain.

The 'cobla' is the band that plays for the sardana dancers. Traditionally sardanistes wear special dancing shoes called espardenyes which are made of esparto grass fabric and have with two long strips of fabric to tie them

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Avinguda de la Catedral
Avinguda de la Catedral
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How to get to Avinguda de la Catedral

Avinguda de la Catedral Barcelona. This is the square located in front of Barcelona cathedral in the gothic quarter of Barcelona. It is part of series of square that also comprises Plà de la Seu and extends into Plaça Nova.  Avinguda de la Catedral is often used for markets including an antiques market, the Santa Lucia Christmas market and for other events in connections with annual festivals in Barcelona like the Santa Eulalia festival and La Merce Festival.

There is usually a gathering of sardanes dancing every Sunday at noon in front on the cathedral

Avinguda de la Catedral
08002 Barcelona, Spain

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Getting to Avinguda de la Catedral

By Metro
Nearest Metro station to Barcelona cathedral is: Jaume I - yellow line L4

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Bus lines: (on nearby Via Laietana) 17, 19, 45, N8

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