Catalonia, and specifically Barcelona and its field of influence, were invaded by the taste of the Carballiñés octopus, with a movement of sight of the mayor of O Carballiño and the Councilor for Tourism to the city, to present a new edition of the Festa do Octopus, which is precisely dedicated in this LII edition to Galicians residing in Catalonia.
On Friday night the octopus a feira was one of the main protagonists of the dinner that the association of Galician businessmen in Catalonia held at the Gran Marina hotel, and attended by social and cultural political authorities of the two autonomous communities, and all of them They praised one more year the taste of O Carballiño octopus.
The next day, on Saturday, came the peak of this visit of the Carballiñeses mayor to Catalonia. The official presentation of the party., That this occasion had two acts. The first one in Cornellá, in the Galician center Rosalía de Castro. There the mayor recalled the origin of the Festa do Pulpo, and how the emigrants had a lot to do at the birth of this party. This was reminded of the deputy mayor of the town hall of Cornellá and the mayor of entities, present at the event. For its part, the Xuntanza collective, which brings together the Galician associations in Cornellá, Badalona and Hospitalet, thanks that this year O Carballiño will remember him to dedicate a party as important and international as that of Octopus.
The authorities received the group of bagpipes from this Galician collective, which is already confirmed to act during the present edition of the octopus festival.
After this event, where at the end of all those present were able to taste the octopus in Feira, the activity was transferred in the afternoon, since the Xuntanza collective invited the Carballiñés residents to the annual festival of the Galician in Hospitalet, where they met near 10,000 people to enjoy a holiday and, at the same time, get to know the festa do octopus.
In this celebration, covering the Galicians in Catalonia, were the representatives of the Generalitat, of all the Galician co-electives of Catalonia, as well as of the delegation of the government and the deputation of Barcelona. Everyone, absolutely everyone, praised O Carballiño’s octopus delicacy, which they tasted before the official dinner and that left a great taste in the mouth and the desire to go to the O Carballiño octopus party this year.