If you missed our last family BBQ, or you attended and want to see yourself enjoying, here are some pictures of that amazing Sunday.
Come and join a Family BBQ organized by the Casal Catala de Washington DC:
What: Family BBQ
Day: Next Sanday, May 10th, 2015
Time: 3 pm [set up tables: 2:30 pm]
Where: Rock Creek Park Zone #1 (see map below)
The Casal Català will supply the meat and some appetizers; please, bring your drinks and special dishes.
Grilling: Starting at 3 pm
Set up tables: from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Clean up: At 7 pm
While the dinner is ready, you can also participate in a soccer game and/or handicrafts activities for children.
We’re looking for helpful volunteers!
The Casal Català Washington DC invites you to be part of this first World Book Day in Washington DC — We Need Your Help!
By magic powers, Lluquet and Rovelló found themselves in a forest near Bethlem on their way to admire Jesus, the new-born. Children and parents enjoyed their adventures and had a beautiful Catalan evening. The Caga Tió was also so generous with everyone after being hit.
We ended up signing some Catalan carols and toasting with cava remembering all the activities that we shared this year 2014 that is about to end.
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Els Pastorets will entertain you with the adventures of Lluquet and Rovelló, two shepherds from a Catalan masia that by magic powers find themselves in a forest near Bethlem on their way to admire Jesus, the new-born. In their journey they will meet iconic characters from our cherished Nativity scene, and get involved with the powers of good and bad.
Afterwards the children will have the chance to get presents from the Caga Tió, the log that gives presents or excretes them, while being hit with a stick. We will round up our get together with some Catalan carols and a Christmas toast with cava remembering all the activities that we shared this year 2013 that is about to end.
The Casal Català de Washington DC cordially invites you to celebrate La Castanyada
The Castanyada (Catalan pronunciation: [kəstəˈɲaðə]) is a popular Catalan festival, celebrated on All Saints’ Day. Like Halloween, its origins are in an ancient ritual festival of the dead. It consists of a meal of chestnuts, panellets, sweet potato and preserved fruits, typically with moscatell to drink. Around the time of this celebration, it is common for street vendors to sell hot toasted chestnuts wrapped in newspaper. In many places, confectioners often organize raffles of chestnuts and preserved fruit.
The festival is usually depicted with the figure of a Castanyera, an old lady, dressed in peasant’s clothing and wearing a headscarf, sat behind a table, roasting chestnuts for street sale.
Read more for event details and RSVP, please.
Amb motiu d’un viatge oficial a Washington DC, el conseller d’Economia i Coneixement de la Generalitat de Catalunya, l’Hble. Andreu Mas-Colell mantindrà una trobada amb la comunitat catalana de l’àrea de DC.
El lloc de trobada serà dimarts 14 d’octubre al restaurant Bobby Van’s (1201 New York Avenue, NW de Washington, DC) de 6pm a 7:30pm.
L’acte està organitzat per la Delegació del Govern català als Estats Units.