Caroline Jones

intro to spanish language and culture

Where and when?

Constitution day is celebrated on el sies de dicimbre in Spain only. This was first celebrated in the year 1978.

How?

Some activities are attended to celebrate Constitution day. A cocktail party is held in the governmental buildings. Constitution day is a quiet day for people because they are off work to relax with their families. A group of high school students are invited to read the constitution in Madrid.

Why?

A new constitution was needed after the Francisco Franco passed away in el viente de noviembre in 1975. General elections were held on el quince de junio in 1977 and a new constitution was made and approved by 88% of the population of Spain.