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Event Description

Diada de les tradicions nadalencs                               
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Day of Christmas traditions & customs Barcelona
Event date:  Friday 13th December 2013 from 10:30
Event location: 
Avenida de la Catedral - Barcelona (scroll down page for directions)

20. Diada de les tradicions i costums nadalencs a Catalunya is on  "Dia de Santa Llúcia." This is the "Day of the Christmas traditions & customs in Catalonia," which is a one day Christmas event at the oldest and biggest Christmas market in Barcelona called La Fira de Santa Llúcia on "La avenida de la Catedral" in front of Barcelona's cathedral in the Gothic quarter. The Diada de Tradicions i Costums Nadalencs festival is from 10.30 and all day with highlights that include the "Tió Popular" which is the giant "Tió de Nadal"  or Caga Tio log for kids in which children hit a log (called a "tió" in Catalan) with sticks to get the log "poo" presents (read more about "Tio de Nadal" tradition.) Usually at 18.00 a giant carnaval figure called the "Carassa de Nadal de Barcelona," which means the "face of Christmas," parades through the Santa Llucia Christmas market with sweets coming out of his mouth for the children. The Carassa de Nadal is accompanied by the music of the "Pessigolla de la Plaça Nova" grallers pipe band. At 18:15  the Sebastià Vergés theatre company tells Christmas stories. From 19:00 onwards more Christmas concerts and dances. Please note times can vary or change.

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How to get to Avinguda de la Catedral

Avinguda de la Catedral 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 sardanes dancing every Sunday around noon in front on the cathedral

Avinguda de la Catedral
08002 Barcelona, Spain

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Getting to Avinguda de la Catedral

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       Nearest Metro station is: Jaume I - yellow line L4

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

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