International Catalan Way


The International Catalan Way ended on September 11. It was a great success with 116 cities and over 10,000 participants around the world making a Catalan Way. Many thanks and congratulations to all of you!!!

The Catalan Way… also abroad!

If you follow the process of Catalan self-determination, you must be aware of the human chain for independence that the Catalan National Assembly (ANC) is preparing for the upcoming September 11: The Catalan Way. This initiative will be the second mass participation event organized by the ANC after last year’s demonstration, when one and a half million people took to the streets of Barcelona to demand the constitution of an independent Catalan state. This time, hundreds of thousands of Catalans will join their hands to form a vast human chain across the country, from north to south, following the Catalan coastline.

But that’s not all! We want this human chain to extend beyond the borders of our country and reach everyone who is a friend of Catalonia and supports the people’s right of self-determination. Between August 1 and September 11, the ANC Catalan Foreign Assemblies are organizing the International Catalan Way, small scale replicas of the human chain in Catalonia in the main cities of the world. So you might be able to join us very soon just around the corner where you live! This will be a unique event to celebrate freedom and solidarity. Don’t miss it!

The images recorded in the events held until September 3 will be edited in a video that the ANC will use to promote the Catalan Way, to encourage participation, and to internationalise the issue of Catalan self-determination, seeking the support and complicity of other countries. If you would like to be part of Catalan history and join your hands with your Catalan neighbours and friends, just fill out the registration form.

Below you will find a list of locations with the International Catalan Way events that have already been confirmed. But there are many more being prepared in other places of the world.

Making way in the world!

List ordered by city nameClick here to order by date

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Right now we have 116 Catalan Ways all around the world!

  • Alghero, Italy, Portal Square, 6:30 pm, September 11
  • Andorra la Vella, Andorra, Town’s Square, 7:30 pm, September 10
  • Asunción, Paraguay, Centro Catalan , 10:00 am, September 1
  • Athenai, Greece, Dionisiou Areopagitou in front of Irodu Attikou, 6:00 pm, September 8
  • Atlanta, United States, Millennium Gate, 5:14 pm, September 1
  • Auckland, New Zealand, In front of Viaduct Events Centre (http://goo.gl/Lz70Mp), 10:00 am, August 31
  • Bangkok, Thailand, Lumphini Park, more details, 2:00 pm, September 1
  • Beijing, China, Great Wall of China, leaving from Dongzhimen Ginza Parking, 9:00 am, August 31
  • Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Praça da Liberdade, 5:00 pm, September 11
  • Bergen, Norway, Bryygen, 6:30 pm, August 31
  • Berlin, Germany, Gendarmenmarkt, in front of the Konzerthaus, 5:14 pm, August 25
  • Bilbao, Basque Country, Jardines de Albia, 7:45 pm, September 11
  • Bogota, Colombia, Usaquen Square, 11:30 am, September 1
  • Boston, United States, Boston Public Garden, statue of G. Washingto, 4:00 pm, September 2
  • Boulder, United States, Chautauqua Park, 5:00 pm, August 24
  • Brisbane, Australia, Kangaroo point (Captain Burke Park), 10:00 am, September 1
  • Brusselles, Belgium, Atomium, 12:00 pm, September 1
  • Budapest, Hungary, Liberty Statue, 6:00 pm, September 3
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina, Plaza del Congreso, Av. Rivadavia with Entre Ríos, 4:00 pm, August 24
  • Castelar, Argentina, The Four Bars of Castelar, 3:30 pm, August 18
  • Chicago, United States, Lake Michigan – North Avenue Beach South Volleyball Courts, 3:30 pm, September 8
  • Cincinnati, United States, Fountain Square, 1:00 pm, September 7
  • Copenhagen, Denmark, Knippelsbro, 10:00 am, September 1
  • Córdoba, Argentina, Centre Català, time TBD, August 4
  • Cork, Ireland, Grand Parade, in front of Cork City Library, 5:00 pm, September 7
  • Curitiba, Brazil, Praça Espanha / Alameda Dr. Carlos de Carvalho, 12:00 pm, August 18
  • Dallas, United States, Dealey Plaza (400 Main Street), 3:00 pm, September 8
  • Den Haag, Netherlands, International Court of Justice, Vredespaleis, Carnegieplein, 4:00 pm, September 7
  • Doha, Qatar, Corniche, 5:30 pm, September 6
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Public beach between Palm Jumeirah and Sheiks Palace, more details, 5:00 pm, September 7
  • Dublin, Ireland, General Post Office (GPO) O’connell Street, 5:14 pm, September 1
  • Dubrovnik, Croatia, Orlando’s column, 6:30 pm, September 5
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, Parliament and then Calton Hill, 4:00 pm, August 25
  • Everest, Nepal, Base Camp, time TBD, August 16
  • Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Willy Brandt Platz, in front of Euro sign, 7:30 pm, August 28
  • Geneve, Switzerland, Place des Nations, 4:00 pm, August 31
  • Gibraltar, Gibraltar, Catalan Bay, 6:00 pm, September 11
  • Guadalajara, Mexico, Plaza de la Liberaciò, under Hidalgo Statue, 12:00 pm, August 31
  • Guangzhou, China, 3 Dongqinghengie – Xiao Zhoi Cun Village Art, 12:00 pm, September 8
  • Hamburg, Germany, Stadtpark, Grosse Festwiese, 4:00 pm, August 25
  • Helsinki, Finland, Senaatintori, 3:00 pm, August 31
  • Hesseng, Norway, Send Mail, 6:00 pm, September 11
  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Avenue of Stars, 8:00 pm, August 9
  • Houston, United States, NASA, 10:00 am, August 31
  • Independence, United States, Farmer’s Market, 6565 Brecksville Rd, 2:00 pm, September 8
  • Jerusalem, Israel, Old City, 8:00 pm, September 1
  • Johannesburg, South Africa, Mandela Square, Sandton, 4:00 pm, August 31
  • Kassel, Germany, Orangerie Park, next to the Palace, 6:30 pm, September 7
  • Koeln, Germany, Cathedra of Cologne, 6:30 pm, August 25
  • La Baule, Britanny, France, Plaque en mémoire de Lluis Companys Avenue de Ploërmel with Avenue de Belle-Ile, 5:30 pm, September 11
  • Lausanne, Switzerland, Place de la Navigation, 4:00 pm, September 1
  • Lima, Peru, San Martín Square, 11:00 am, September 1
  • Lisboa, Portugal, Belem Tower, 5:00 pm, August 30
  • Ljubljana, Slovenia, Statue of France Preseren, Three Bridges, 5:14 pm, September 11
  • London, United Kingdom, Old Palace Yard, House of Commons, Westminster, 4:00 pm, August 31
  • Los Angeles, United States, Grifith Park, 11:00 am, August 25
  • Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Gëlle Fra, 4:00 pm, September 7
  • Lyon, France, Quai du Rhône. (Meeting point: under the Guillotière Bridge), 7:45 pm, September 11
  • Managua, Nicaragua, Salvador Allende Port, 11:00 am, September 1
  • Manchester, United Kingdom, Catalan Square, 2:00 pm, August 31
  • Mannheim, Germany, Schloss Mannheim, 7:00 pm, August 28
  • Mbour, Senegal, place TBD, time TBD, September 2
  • Medellín, Colombia, San Ignacio Square, 12:00 pm, September 7
  • Melbourne, Australia, Federation Square (punt d’informació), 12:00 pm, September 1
  • Mexico DF, Mexico, Ángel de la Independència, 11:00 am, August 31
  • Miami, United States, 1116 Ocean Drive (in front of Versace Mansion), 6:00 pm, August 31
  • Minneapolis, United States, Minnehaha Falls, 4:00 pm, September 8
  • Montevideo, Uruguay, José Pedro Varela Square, Av. Brasil with Br Artigas, 3:00 pm, August 24
  • Montréal, Canada, Lafontaine Park, 5:00 pm, September 1
  • Mumbai, India, Gateway of India, 12:30 pm, August 26
  • München, Germany, Marienplatz, 7:00 pm, August 30
  • New York City, United States, Times Square, 5:00 pm, August 31
  • Oslo, Norway, Parliament (Stortinget), 12:00 pm, August 31
  • Panama, Panama, Cinta costera, 5:00 pm, September 7
  • Paraná, Argentina, Costanera Alta de Paraná, in front of Paraná river (Patito Sirirí area), 11:30 am, August 25
  • Paris, France, Champs de Mars – in front of the Torre Eiffel, 7:00 pm, September 2
  • Paris-Eurodisney, France, Railroad Main Street Station, 10:30 am, September 11
  • Perth, Australia, Kings Park, 10:00 am, September 1
  • Pokhara, Nepal, Hotel Shangri-La, 8:00 pm, September 11
  • Praha, Czech Republic, Wenceslas Square (Václavské námestí)., 7:00 pm, September 1
  • Puebla, Mexico, Park Líneal de Puebla, elevated bridge, 12:00 pm, August 31
  • Querétaro, Mexico, Plaza de Armas, 6:00 pm, September 7
  • Quito, Ecuador, Mirador de Guapulo, 11:00 am, August 25
  • Raleigh, United States, Capitol, 5:14 pm, September 1
  • Reykjavík, Iceland, Austurvöllur, 8:00 pm, August 31
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Botafogo Beach, 12:00 pm, August 18
  • Roma, Italy, Saint Peter of the Vatican Square, 6:30 pm, August 3
  • Rosario, Argentina, Monumento Nacional a la Bandera, 3:00 pm, August 24
  • San Francisco, United States, Crissy Field Park , 2:00 pm, September 8
  • San José, Costa Rica, Casal Català of Costa Rica, 11:00 am, August 31
  • Santiago de Chile, Chile, Bicentenario Park (Vitacura), 11:30 am, August 31
  • São Paulo, Brazil, Monumento à Independência, Parque da Independência, 11:00 am, August 25
  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Seher-Cehajina Bridge, 7:00 pm, August 16
  • Seattle, United States, Gas Works Park, 4:00 pm, September 1
  • Seoul, Korea, Republic of, Gwanghwamun, 4:00 pm, September 8
  • Serekunda, Gambia, Traffic Lights, Fajara, 5:00 pm, September 11
  • Shanghai, China, Zhongshan 1st Road ride with Nanjing East Road, 8:00 pm, September 11
  • Shenyang, China, Mukden Palace, Shenyang Rd, 12:00 pm, September 7
  • Stockholm, Sweden, Mynttorget 1, near the Parliament, 12:00 pm, September 1
  • Strasbourg, France, 1 Avenue du Président Robert Schuman, 5:30 pm, September 11
  • Stuttgart, Germany, Schlossplatz, 8:00 pm, September 11
  • Sydney, Australia, Opera House, 11:00 am, September 1
  • Szczecin, Poland, Szczecin Port, 2:00 pm, August 3
  • Tokyo, Japan, Sensoji of Asakusa Temple, 3:30 pm, August 25
  • Toronto, Canada, City Hall , 11:00 am, August 25
  • Toulouse, Occitania, France, La Prairie des Filtres, 4:00 pm, September 7
  • Trondheim, Norway, Korsvika, 12:00 pm, August 31
  • Tulum, Mexico, Mayan Ruins of Tulum, 9:00 am, August 31
  • Vancouver, Canada, Totems of Stanley Park, 11:00 am, September 1
  • Venezia, Italy, Piazza of San Marco, 7:15 pm, September 5
  • Warszawa, Poland, Ogród Saski, 5:14 pm, September 8
  • Washington, United States, White House, 6:30 pm, September 4
  • Wellington, New Zealand, Next to the Boat Cafe at the Oriental Bay, 11:00 am, September 1
  • Wien, Austria, Danube, 3:00 pm, July 13
  • Zadar, Croatia, Morske orgulje (Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV), 5:00 pm, September 3
  • Zurich, Switzerland, Fraumünster, 4:00 pm, August 31

* Please note that all events will be held between August 1 and September 11. Keep checking this list for updated information.

If you can’t find the city of your choice in the list, let us know where you are in your registration form and we will contact you with further information.

Do you want to organize a human chain in your city?
Send us an email to viainternacional@catalanassembly.org and download the information dossier (in Catalan) to start organizing it.

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