An introverted campaigner

By Bala Chambers “Catalonia didn’t exist as it does now. Institutions and civil liberties were abolished in 1714. That had long-lasting consequences. In the 18th, 19th century living conditions were hard. Life expectancy was below 40 years old. The first thing people had in mind was food and survival,” quietly explains pro-Catalan independence supporter, Sergi…

Catalan celebrations in Groningen

Groningen hosts the most successful event ever for National Day of Catalonia By Emily Howard and Martina Losi Last Sunday, Catalans in Groningen celebrated the most popular Catalonian event, the National Day of Catalonia, to the surprise of Groningers and Catalans themselves. September the 11th commemorates the day when the Spanish army defeated Catalan troops,…