Independence Day is just around the corner, so here are some things to know ahead of the day.
Source The Irish Post 1/10 Independence Day 2017 1.
The Queen will make a special appearance at a state visit to the Republic of Ireland at Buckingham Palace, Buckingham Palace 2/10 Republic of Spain independence day 1.
Spain’s President, Josep Maria Bartomeu, and Vice-President, Ana Botella, attend a state-of-the-nation address at the Government House in Madrid 3/10 The Queen visits the National Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona, on Independence Day in 2017 4/10 Catalonia’s Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, stands in front of the Queen on Independence day at Barcelona’s Government House 5/10 Spain’s Prime Minster, Marjos Caballero, speaks during a state of the country address at Barcelona central station 6/10 People march in the Catalan capital Barcelona on November 6, 2017, as they commemorate the anniversary of the declaration of independence from Spain 7/10 Demonstrators in Barcelona during the annual Spain-Catalonia independence day march, held in solidarity with Catalonia’s secessionist movement, against Spain’s King Felipe VI, November 20, 2017.
Spain will be holding a state address on Sunday to mark the anniversary.
8/10 Catalans march in front the Spanish flag during a nationwide protest against the Spanish King Felip’s decision to ban all flights to the Catalan city of Barcelona, November 11, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.
Catalonia’s separatists are calling for the secession of the Spanish region.
9/10 An aerial view shows the crowd gathered outside the headquarters of the Catalan government, in Barcelona on Nov. 11, 2021.
Spain said it would start the formal process of declaring independence from Madrid on Sunday, following an independence referendum held Sunday that has sparked the worst separatist crisis in Europe.
10/10 Thousands of people hold a banner during a protest against Spain at a building used as a prison in the town of La Roja, north of Barcelona on the outskirts of Barcelona during Catalonia’s Independence Day celebration, November 6 (AFP) 1/11 Independence Day 2018 1.
People gather in front, waving flags and holding banners, at a makeshift memorial outside the Catalan Government in Barcelona.
2/11 Catalonia’s Spanish Prime Minister Marjós Caballeros attends a state and local government meeting in Madrid.
Spain is holding a speech on Sunday marking the independence anniversary of Catalonia.
3/11 A Catalan flag is seen during a rally to support Catalan independence, outside the Barcelona headquarters of Spain’s prime minister, Marjo Rajoy (R) during a State of the Nation Address in Madrid, Spain, November 7, 2017.(Photo by Thierry Charlier/AFP via Getty Images) 4/11 The Queen attends a visit to a National Museum in Barcelona in 2018.(AFP via AP) 5/11 Spain’s PM, Marja Szyszko, attends a State and Local Government meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, in 2018.
Portugal declared independence from the rest of Europe in a vote on Oct. 1.
Portugal is also holding a State address on Monday to mark Catalonia’s independence anniversary.
6/11 People gather outside the Spanish Government in Madrid on Nov 3, 2018.(Reuters) 7/11 Demonstrations in Barcelona have been held in support of Catalonia’s separatist movement, as Spain holds a state speech on Saturday marking the Independence Day of Catalonia.(Reuters / Pablo Blazquez) 8/11 Catalans walk in front a Spanish flag as they celebrate the anniversary, in front.
Spain on Sunday will hold a state announcement on Sunday commemorating the declaration, in which King Felice VI will announce the formal independence of Catalonia from Madrid.
9/11 An aerial picture shows the crowds gathered outside a Madrid Government building, in Madrid (AFP), on November 12, 2018.
Spain declared independence on Sunday from Madrid and the country will be hosting a state session on Sunday. 10