President of Catalonia Artur Mas Attends Meeting
In This Photo: Jordi Pujol
Former President of Catalonia Jordi Pujol sings 'Els Segadors', the Catalan national Anthem, at the end of the main Convergencia i Unio campaing meeting at the Mar Bella Sports Complex on November 18, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. in 1960, Jordi Pujol spent two years and a half in jail after being captured by the spanish police for organizing an homenage to Catalan poetist Joan Maragall where part of the audince sang 'El Cant de la Senyera', song of the flag in English, despite being prohibited by General Franco's regime. Catalonia will hold Parliamentary elections next Novevember 25. President of Catalonia, Artur Mas, wants to call a self-determination referendum in the next 4 for year.
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