Posts Tagged ‘2012 September’

Port Vell will host the next edition of the Barcelona International Boat Show, which this year will be from 26 to 30 September 2012. The new idea, developed by the organizers (Feria de Barcelona and the National Association of Boating Spain, Anen) intends to concentrate all the supply in one place to facilitate visits.

Following the success of July and August, with 10,000 visitors, “Piknic Electronik” again to close the 2012 season.

La Mercè is the most important festival in Barcelona since 1871, when the council drew up a program of special events to celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Mercy (Mare de Deu de la Merce Vendrell in Catalan), which takes place on September 24.

Next Tuesday, September 11th will be the National Day of Catalonia. This commemorates the fall of Barcelona in the hands of the Bourbon troops under the Duke of Berwick during the War of the Spanish Succession September 11 1714, after 14 months of siege.