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HAPPY SANT JORDI'S DAY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1166: tabled on 20 April 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 8 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House joins the people of Catalonia in their Sant Jordi's Day celebrations on 23 April 2017; applauds the festivities that will be happening around the world, including in Borough Market in London where there will be live performances, storytelling and Catalan food; commends this festival of love and literature where people exchange books and roses as a token of appreciation; notes that more than 1.5 million books and more than 6 million roses are sold in Catalonia on just Sant Jordi's Day itself; further notes that this event is, by now, truly global with 150 events organised by volunteers in 50 countries; and wishes everybody around the world a happy Sant Jordi's Day.