Barcelona, a photo a day

La Mercè 2010, the cavalcade


Yesterday was a holiday here, the feast of our Lady of Mercy, la Mare de Déu de la Mercè in Catalan, the big annual Barcelona holiday. 3 days of music, fireworks, giants, firebeasts, cultural activities… And a one hour long cavalcade. And oh joy, it started in our very street. Giants walking down the streets, with many drummers, pipers, flute players, etc. Here are some of the musicians. Much more to show you in the next few days!

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7 responses

  1. Nice to see that there's still so much young folk taking part.

    Please have a good Sunday you all.

    daily athens

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    September 26, 2010 at 12:44 am

  2. Looks like so much fun and excitement! Thanks for your kind comments. I am glad to be back visiting my friends again!

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    September 25, 2010 at 7:42 pm

  3. VP

    What a feast! A colorful reportage of an awesome event.

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    September 25, 2010 at 5:07 pm

  4. What? No beer? hahahaha!

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    September 25, 2010 at 1:01 pm

  5. Everyone loves a parade,this looks to be a good one.

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    September 25, 2010 at 9:12 am

  6. Looks like a very interesting festival! It's puzzling, though, to have the bagpipe guys there… 🙂
    God bless you!
    Cezar

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    September 25, 2010 at 8:51 am

  7. Bon fete. Looks like fun.

    So glad you are making the Lourdes blog.

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    September 25, 2010 at 7:43 am