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Barcelona holds pro-Independence protest on Catalan region’s ‘Diada’ day

Spain, Barcelona

Thousands are expected to hit the street of Barcelona during the region’s ‘Diada’ day on Wednesday, September 11, to show their support for the independence movement.

Unlike most independence days, Catalan National Day 'La Diada' celebrated on September 11, commemorates the fall of Barcelona to the troops of King Philip V of Spain after a 14-month siege in 1714.​

Date of startSeptember 11, 2019
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Thousands are expected to hit the street of Barcelona during the region’s ‘Diada’ day on Wednesday, September 11, to show their support for the independence movement. Unlike most independence days, Catalan National Day 'La Diada' celebrated on September 11, commemorates the fall of Barcelona to the troops of King Philip V of Spain after a 14-month siege in 1714.​