National day of Catalonia
Every year on Catalonia’s national holiday, known as La Diada, proponents of independence take to the streets. The choice for September 11 is quite remarkable: on that date in 1714, the Catalans lost self-government, after Barcelona fell to Spanish troops after a long siege. The march will start at a symbolic time: 5:14 PM.
Especially in recent years, La Diada has become a mass event. In the previous editions, according to the organization, hundreds of thousands to more than a million people took to the streets.