Posts Tagged ‘caganer’


Posted on December 8th, 2011 by by Valerie

Who wants to be a caganer 2011

So here we go again, rolling out the Christmas stuff. Last year, you may recall, I got my act together enough to write a post about the caganer, and very popular and well-received it was. For newbies, or those too lazy to click on the old post to refresh their memories, the caganer is one […]

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Posted on November 10th, 2010 by by Valerie

Who Wants To Be A Caganer?

Every Christmas I say to myself:  I must write a post about the caganers. And every Christmas, by the time I get my act together, every other Catalunya-related blogger and feature writer has already done it. Anyway, this time, here we go. The caganer is a small figure, traditionally depicted as a Catalan peasant, in, […]

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Posted on December 3rd, 2009 by by Theresa

Sixteen Things You (probably) Never Knew about Navidad: Part 1

Yes, the shopping centres are crawling with Papa Noels and you can’t get through the door of the Euro shops for all-singing, all-dancing Christmas tree tack. True, El Corte Inglés seems to kick off the season a week or three earlier each year. And yes, the advertising on television for toys, perfumes, aftershaves and watches […]

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