The Mare de Déu de Montserrat Festival
On 27 April, the main festival of Montserrat Monastery, known as the Moreneta Festivity, takes place.
The Mare de Déu de Montserrat is the patron saint of Catalonia and her feast day is held on 27 April. The celebration starts the day before in the afternoon. Young people from all over Catalonia meet together in the Abbey to enjoy the evening with musical performances, psalm singing and special readings. The following day, Montserrat is filled with numerous folkloric and festive events such as human castles and traditional Catalan dances which come to the sacred mountain to celebrate the Feast of the Mare de Déu de Montserrat.