Barcelona Events 2020

REDUCED. Festa major del Pi 2020

Festes de Sant Josep Oriol del Barri del Pi

This festival is reduced due to coronavirus crisis. These festivities were to be held from March 21 to 29 2020 and until further notice some activities are planned to take place March 27 to 29 2020. See program of reduced activities. 

Event date: Sat 21st to Sunday 29th March 2020
Event location: Plaça de Sant Josep Oriol in Gothic area.

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Festa major del Pi 2020.
Also called Festival Sant Josep Oriol.

L'Església de Santa Maria del Pi (the Santa Maria del Pi church) 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 local festival called '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 gegants group called Els Gegants del Pi.

The giants Mustafà and Elisenda can be documented back to the year 1601, and the giants Oriol and Laia back to 1780. 

Visitors can also enjoy traditional Catalan folk music, a human tower building event on Saturday 21 March 2020 at 5pm at Plaça del Pi and many other fun activites for children and adults alike through week of Festes de Sant Josep Oriol in Barcelona. 

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REDUCED. Festes de Sant Josep Oriol del Barri del Pi - Festa major del Pi 2020
27.03.2020 - 29.03.2020
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