Tomorrow in Barcelona regular holiday and the most politically colored holiday. Every year, on September 11 of Catalonia celebrates its national holiday - La Diada. For the first time it was held in celebration 1980 in upper Raval. Date of national fiesta was chosen not by chance: it was on this day 11 September 1714 It ended the last battle of the War of the Spanish Succession - ended with the siege of Barcelona and the Catalan autonomy was lost. Since then, the main mission of the Catalans - to regain independence.
The current Dyad is marked by the preparation for the national referendum on the independence of Catalonia, which will be held on September 27. Oddly enough, many Catalans are confident that this will bring long-awaited independence referendum their land.
Each year, the Catalans satisfied with the kind of massive flashmob to show the public their solidarity and willingness to become an independent state. This time will be occupied by the street Avenida Meridiana, where freedom fighters stand living chain holding hands over five kilometers. Each banner will be in the hands of a special color, which, when viewed from above will consist of thousands of mosaic in the Catalan flag picture.
In our 19-00 Free concerts will be held near the Arc de Triomphe.
Many people who are not so important to participate in the demonstrations, take advantage of the long weekend to go to the countryside and spend three full days in the nature. Note that most of the shops and public institutions September 11 do not work.