La Nit del Drac is held on the eve of Sant Jordi and pays homage to writers who have an anniversary of some sort this year.
Literature fills Plaça del Rei at 8.30 pm on 22 April as La Nit del Drac, or Dragon Night, pays homage to figures from Catalan literature who have anniversaries this year.
With dramaturgy by Marc Rosich and music by Clara Peya, the evening offers a chance to hear texts by Joan Brossa, Manuel de Pedrolo, Montserrat Abelló, Vicent Andrés Estellés, Maria Aurèlia Capmany and Maria-Mercè Marçal, the six authors being paid homage to.
The actress Victòria Pagès, the poets Josep Pedrals and Maria Sevilla, and the singers Anna Ferrer and Alession Arena will be providing the voices for the words, words which, according to Maria.Mercè Marçal, drink from the dragon’s blood.
Admission free. Limited capacity.