The group announced fifteen anti-independence mobilizations
The Victoria Theater filled up yesterday for the introduction of "Societat Civil Catalana", a group born with the intention of mobilizing Catalans who are against sovereignty, the referendum, and the independence process.
The Catalan President made the comments yesterday in an interview that inaugurated the broadcast of Punt Avui TV
"I will call the referendum in such a way that the Spanish Government will find it very difficult to bring a suit against it or block it. Don't ask me to explain how, but it will be very difficult for them."
In other media
The president says that he is 100% committed to holding a referendum
The President of the Catalan Government, Artur Mas, took advantage of the Sant Jordi festivities to make it clear to correspondents of foreign media that he is determined to go forward with the referendum.
Project for Public Spaces says Barcelona is "perhaps the best example of a modern Market City"
Ever since freezers and preservatives freed us from the need to shop at food markets on a daily basis, the focus has shifted almost entirely to convenience, resulting in the proliferation of supermarkets and box stores.
With a huge increase of Catalan population due to the Spanish Crisis, it was already time that somebody engaged a Castells-related activity
We point out some of the literary activities that are being offered in Barcelona as well as by booksellers in Valencia, Palma, Perpinyà and la Franja
Each year on Sant Jordi (April 23), the center of Barcelona is filled with bookstands and the crowds of people who go to buy them. It's like a river of two arms (Passeig de Gràcia and Rambla de Catalunya, two of Barcelona's principle boulevards) that meet at Plaça Catalunya and head toward the sea. We hope you will stop in a few special spots, that make the day even more literary. And, since the festival of Sant Jordi is celebrated throughout the Catalan speaking territory, we will uncover what they've got going in Valencia, Perpinyà, Palma and La Franja, as well.
Interview with the Galician novelist and columnist who is to receive the Sant Jordi Cross for his outspoken defense of Catalonia
Rafa Nadal and David Ferrer face off in a mini-match at the Barcelona Liceu Opera House.
David Ferrer beat Rafael Nadal last week in Monte Carlo.
This week the ATP World Tour 500 series is in Barcelona for the 62nd edition of the Conde de Godó Trophy, officially named Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2014.
Adina Levin, the Catalan Institue of America's new Executive Director, joins us for a #CatalanTalk
Adina Levin is the new Executive Director of the Catalan Institute of America, tasked with managing communication, events, and outreach for the New York City-based organization. The Institute's mission is to strengthen bonds between Catalonia and the United States by celebrating Catalan language, culture, and heritage in the Catalan-American community. Adina has a background in advertising and marketing.
Earlier interviews on #CatalanTalk:
Josep Ma Reniu, Professor and CATN member
Roger Buch, University Professor
Carles Boix, Professor and CATN member
Clàudia Pujol: Magazine editor
Albert Villaró: Novelist, archivist, archaeologist
Albert Pont: Economist, Business Leader
Jaume Cabré: Novelist
Blanca Rosa Roca: Publisher
Franc Aleu: Visual Artist
Jordi Calvís: Graphic Designer
Carme Fenoll: Catalonia's Head of Library Services
Elisenda Paluzie: Spanish debt neutralizes Spanish threats
Quim Torra, director El Born Centre Cultural
Eduardo Reyes, founder of Sumate
Oriol Junqueras, president of ERC and Opposition Leader in Spanish Congress
Gemma Lienas, bestselling novelist, feminist, and chocolatier
Ferran Civit, ANC, and organizer of #CatalanWay
70% of Spanish exports travel to Europe through Catalonia
In the first two months of 2014 exports of Catalan companies increased by 2.2% on the same period last year, according to figures released on Wednesday by the Spanish Ministry for the Economy and Competitiveness.
Large format printing area already has global centre in Sant Cugat with a staff of 400 engineers.
In the words of the company, "Barcelona will have a significant role in the 3D business and will become HP's image in terms of investigation and development of a unique and state of the art 3D technology".
The multinational company Grífols is one of the principal strategic elements in the world, according to the United States
Catalan human tower building involves every part of society, from huge burly weight lifters in the base to small children at the top, and has come to symbolize the enormously significant social cohesion that characterizes Catalan society.
The plan is to build Catalan human towers in seven European capitals: Paris, Brussels, London, Lisbon, Geneva, Berlin, and Barcelona
Human towers are one of Catalonia's most striking and unusual cultural activities. Teams with hundreds of participants?sometimes as many as a thousand?construct carefully coordinated layers of people, eight, nine, even ten stories high, called "castells" or castles.
The New York Daily News was one of the first newspapers in the US to report on the reaction to the recording in Catalan
For surely, not every change in government is a coup.
Montesquieu would have thrown himself off a bridge if he had seen where Spain is at.
"By closing the door to a legal referendum, Mr. Rajoy has opened other potentialities for the Catalans to explore."
More than ten thousand demonstrators braved the rain and marched festively in defense of the Ebre Delta
Interview with the Minister of Territory and Sustainability
New contest hopes to encourage new editors to participate from all over the world
An official nomination bid was finally presented this January
Capercaillie, one of Scotland's most important Gaelic electric folk bands, celebrates its 30th anniversary
The author's 'Jo confesso' is being translated into 20 languages, including English in the fall