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2017 Sant Jordi + Saint George Festival at Borough Market London

Programa

The Government of Catalonia and Borough Market team up again for a joint celebration of Sant Jordi and Saint George’s

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English-Catalan festival featuring food, music, storytelling and theatre
Borough Market, April 2017, 12 noon – 4 pm!
Expect to meet an international crowd, foodies, Catalans and friends, and many more! Not to be missed!

Borough Market will bring together the best of both cultures with traders creating special themed products only for sale on the day.

Throughout the day there will be free cookery demonstrations (BSL-British Sign Language interpretation provided), a performance of “St George And the Dragon” by The Lion’s Part (theatre company), Folk Dance Remixed will throw in their unique fusion of folk and hip hop dance, Castellers of London will perform #castells, the staggering Catalan human towers.

The Government of Catalonia Delegation to the United Kingdom and Ireland (Delegació del Govern de la Generalitat de Catalunya al Regne Unit i Irlanda) will boost the exchange of #BooksAndRoses as a token of appreciation, a 23 April tradition from Catalonia which is now going global, and while traders will hand out roses to revellers.

Venue: Market Hall
12 noon Workshop “Dragons” by London Catalan School / Escola Catalana de Londres
12 – 1 pm Book signining session with Catalan writer Teresa Solana (Roc Boronat Literary Award 2017) at the Catalans UK / Casal Català de Londres stand
1.30 – 2 pm Jocs Florals Literary Award 2017 – prize ceremony at the stand of the Government of Catalonia Delegation to the United Kingdom and Ireland (Delegació del Govern de la Generalitat de Catalunya al Regne Unit i Irlanda)

Venue: 3 Crowne Square
1.05 – 1.30 pm London Catalan Choir / Coral catalana de Londres
1.30 – 1.45 pm “St George And the Dragon” by The Lion’s Part (theatre company)
2.45 pm – 3 pm “St George And the Dragon” by The Lion’s Part (theatre company)
3 – 4 pm #castells Catalan human towers performance by Castellers of London

23 April 2016, 12-4 pm. Borough Market, London.

Organisers: Government of Catalonia Delegation to the United Kingdom and Ireland (Delegació del Govern de la Generalitat de Catalunya al Regne Unit i Irlanda) and Borough Market, with the support of Institut Ramon Llull – Catalan language and culture abroad (London office), Catalan Tourist Board (UK and Ireland office), Catalan Institute for Cultural Companies (London office), Catalans UK / Casal Català de Londres, ANC England, London Catalan School / Escola Catalana de Londres, Castellers of London, London Catalan Choir / Coral catalana de Londres, Penya Blaugrana London (FC Barcelona fan club) and Reus Catalan Culture 2017 / Reus Capital de la cultura catalana 2017.

 

Imatges de l'esdeveniment

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