Celebrate 2018 National Day of Catalonia with Casal Catala WDC

Last Call RSVP – 2018 National Day of Catalonia with Casal Catala

Celebration of National Day of Catalonia is still on as weather forecast only anticipates 40% showers on Sunday. We will monitor the forecast and send another message if conditions change.

Please register if you plan to attend. We need an accurate count of participants. Thank you!



Casal Català de Washington DC cordially invites you to celebrate the National Day of Catalonia in good company with good food.

Our traditional family barbecue will be joined by a special guest, Michael Mason, Director of Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage who will share his perspectives on Catalonia seen from America, after organizing a genuine and heartfelt showcase of Catalonia’s culture at the at the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.


What: Family BBQ with Special Guest

Where: Holly Picnic Area, Greenbelt Park

Day: Sunday, Sept 16th, 2018

Time: From 1:00 pm to dusk


1 pm: Gathering of volunteers to set up and cook

2:30 pm: Lunch

3:30 pm: Presentation and open discussion with Michael Mason

4:15 pm: Family picture and continuation of “sobretaula”

6:00 pm: Clean-up

The Casal Català will supply the meat, drinks and some appetizers; please, bring special dishes or deserts.

We will start the set up at noon, volunteers are welcomed. Please send us an email at casalcatalawdc@gmail.com with your contact information and we will add you to our volunteer distribution list.


Meal Fees:

  • $15 single adults
  • $30 couples and family with children (under 15)

1. RSVP you seat

2 . Pay your meal

DIRECTIONS to GREENBELT PARK:Visit Greenbelt Park WebsiteAddress:  6565 Greenbelt Road Greenbelt, Maryland 20770.
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):  38.98389, -76.89333, 38°59’2″N, 76°53’36″W

DIRECTIONS to HOLLY PICNIC AREA: The Holly Picnic Area is located near the entrance of the park. When entering the park, proceed to the stop sign. Make a left turn and the Holly picnic area is on your right hand side

Other events celebrating la Diada Nacional de Catalunya: https://www.facebook.com/events/505819186559633/





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