One of the oldest choirs in Europe. Records from the 14th century document the existence of a boys’ choir in Montserrat, a religious and musical institution of the region. The choir currently takes part in liturgical celebrations and the community prayers held in the basilica. The Escolanía is internationally recognized; they do concert tours that take them around the world and have an extensive discography.
Olesa de Montserrat is a municipality rich in culture and tradition, located in the foothills of the mountain of Montserrat. Olesa de Montserrat is located in the north of the comarca (county) of Baix Llobregat, in the subcomarca of Montserratí, halfway between Barcelona and the Montserrat Monastery. The natural area of the municipality, with its beautiful and magnificent scenery, is bounded by the Llobregat river and the mountain chains of Sant Salvador de les Espases and Puigventós. Olesa’s roots are markedly agricultural; it is noted in particular for its cultivation of olives of the palomar or Olesan variety, native to the region, from which the famous Olesan oil is extracted.
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