Christmas lights on when it is still daytime in Barcelona

The municipal group of Trias per Barcelona has denounced this afternoon, shortly before 5 p.

Oliver Thansan
Oliver Thansan
27 November 2023 Monday 22:02
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Christmas lights on when it is still daytime in Barcelona

The municipal group of Trias per Barcelona has denounced this afternoon, shortly before 5 p.m., that the Christmas lights installed on Via Laietana are turned on in broad daylight, when it has not yet darkened and before the scheduled time for the turned on on a weekday like today, 5:30 p.m.

"Allowing the Christmas lights to be open in broad daylight, on Via Laietana, and closing them at 10 at night when the city is full of life is absurd and a sign of lack of control and waste of resources," he says. In a comment in "X" addressed to Mayor Jaume Collboni and accompanied by a photograph of Via Laietana with the Christmas lights in operation, the spokesman for the main opposition group, Jordi Martí Galbis.

Some merchant associations have openly complained since the day of the premiere of the Barcelona Christmas lights that they maintain the operating hours established during the pandemic and that the blackout time has not been delayed until later in the night.