Sant Jordi - a.k.a. Catalan Valentine’s Day
April 23rd is a big celebration here in Catalunya – the day of Sant Jordi (or Saint George, as you probably know him). But what’s the day all about?
The first year I was here, I saw the Saint George’s cross flags (a red cross on a white background) all around the city, and my first thought was that it was an English party. Oops.
Actually, Sant Jordi’s day here is all about romance. It often…