The traditional floral offering to the parties and entities in Catalan are performed each year at the monument of Rafael Casanova in Barcelona was marked yesterday by the sonic presence of the anthem of Spain. Just when the president of the Generalitat, Quim Torra, I was going to deposit flowers, a din solapó " els Catalan revolt ", official anthem of the community. A few seconds later, the president of an autonomous region and the delegation of advisers who accompanied him were able to realize the look that it was the National Anthem, which sounded with force from the balcony of a hotel near the monument, which claimed the figure of one of the characters idolised by the pro-independence for his role in that War of Succession.
As explained to ABC the responsible of the action, two activists linked to the groups of " remove-links " which act intermittently by Catalonia, the initiative was prepared with stealth. So, this Tuesday night, they rented out several rooms in a nearby hotel. There moved two speaker 1,000 watts of power that went into the establishment camouflaged enmaletas purchased especially for the occasion.
"When we saw that it started to sound "els Catalan revolt" with Torra, turn the volume of the speakers by sounding the hymn with power", explained to this journal John, one of those responsible for the action that perturbed the offering of Torra. The activists left the sound the chords national for several minutes until the managers of the hotel cut off the light, went to the room and demanded to leave. " We refused, but soon came the Mossos and we identified ", adds John. Subsequently, they managed to leave without being fined or reported.
The action was with the financial support of the platform " Spain Responds ". "We want to protest against those who want to turn the Day into a day for part of the catalans. In addition, it is not logical that the conclusion of the defeat in a war, which would have to celebrate is the victory of Philip V. the celebration of The 11-S meaningless to everyone but the nationalists ", he explained to ABC the responsible in Catalonia of the entity, Angel Hernandez.Updated Date: 13 September 2019, 09:00