L’ou com balla!!!

ESPAÑOL

Si estás por Barcelona el día de Corpus Christi, verás que algunas fuentes estarán adornadas con flores y arriba del surtidor de agua un huevo estará bailando sin parar. Se trata de L’ou com balla (el huevo como baila en catalán), una tradición cuyo origen no se sabe a ciencia cierta y lo podrás encontrar en las fuentes del claustro de la Catedral, el Museo Frederic Marès, la Casa de l’Ardiaca y otros lugares de la ciudad, mayormente en el Barrio Gótico.

ENGLISH

If you’re around Barcelona on Corpus Christi day you’ll notice that some fountains will be decorated with flowers and on top of the water jet there will be an egg dancing non-stop. It’s the L’ou com balla (dancing egg in Catalan), a tradition which origin is not clear and you can find in the fountains of the Cathedral cloyster,the Frederic Marès Museum, the Casa de l’Ardiaca and another places around the city, specially in the Gothic Quarter.

Advertisements

5 thoughts on “L’ou com balla!!!

  1. Hello there I am soo happy I found your web site, I really found
    you by error, while I was searching on Google for something else, Regardless I
    am here now and wouuld just like too say many thaks for
    a remarkable post and a all round interesting blog (I also love the theme/design), I don’t have time to read tgrough it all at the moment
    but I have bookmarked it and also included your RSS feeds, so when I haave
    time I will be back to read more, Please do keep up the superb work.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s