Dec. 6th 2014 – A Catalan Christmas in Washington DC

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Let’s Celebrate Christmas with the Casal Catala de Washington DC and the two most cherished Catalan traditions: Els Pastorets and the Caga Tió.

Pastorets 1Els 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.

  • Pastorest 2Day: Saturday, December 6th
  • Time: From 4:15 pm on
  • Location: Parkside Condominium, 10520 Montrose Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814.
  • Directions: Grosvenor-Strathmore (see map here).
  • Metro: Grosvenor-Strathmore (5-10 minutes walking distance)
  • Schedule
    From 4:15pm to 5pm: Welcome and set up (volunteers to help set up appreciated)
    From 5pm to 5:30pm: Els Pastorets
    From 5:30pm to 6pm: Berenar (refreshments and catalan snack)
    From 6pm to 6:45pm: Caga Tió with the children
    From 7 pm on: Catalan carols

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Fees: Include everything – Pastorets, Caga Tio and “berenar” (refreshments and snacks)

  • $10 per person
  • $30 per family with children

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Fees paid at the venue (on December 6th):

  • $15 per person
  • $35 per family with children

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