The applause health resonate throughout Spain for the sixth Saturday in a row



This Saturday, April 18 has been turned to repeat all over the Spanish territory, the scene of citizens recognizing by the applause at 20.00 hours the work of the workers who are in the front line against the coronavirus.

This campaign, which serves as a thank you to all the workers who are helping to contain the virus, which originated in social networks and thus fulfils the 36 days on which the spaniards have come out on a daily basis to balconies, windows and terraces to show their gratitude.

The first applause health took place on Saturday 14 march at 22: 00 hours coinciding with the entry into force of the decree of state of alarm throughout the country. From this day have been happening signs of affection to the 20.00 hours, combining with all kinds of songs.

To the classic as ‘I will Resist’ the Dynamic Duo — who already has a Catalan version, ‘Aguantarem’–, ‘Color Esperanza’ de Diego Torres, or ‘am I going to survive’ Monica Orange, have been joined by others such as ‘Agapimú’, a version of the classic recorded by Eyelet Heat, and Ana Belén, the mythical ‘Asturias’, Victor Manuel, or ‘Husk’, Karol G.

The music is the star, also of the initiative #LaCanciónMásImportante, launched by the Foundation Musicians for Health, which debuts this Friday with a microconcierto solidarity in the hospital of Ifema of Madrid with Jorge Drexler and Amaral to recognize the work of the health and cheer to the patients.


The #AplausosSanitarios, an initiative promoted in social networks and message strings of Whatsapp, have served to unite neighbors and engage in conversations, even games, block to block, in the large cities, so as to transmit a certain feeling of company in the loneliness that plagues many municipalities in rural Spain.

Also there have been many who have received their particular tribute from the windows of their neighbors on the anniversary of his birth, with the “happy birthday” sung in chorus by the neighborhood and with closed applause of congratulations.

A few moments of communion neighborhood that the Grupoidex reflected in a documentary titled ‘Eight (20h)’, which aims to collect audio-visual material sent by the Spanish to honor the work of the professions that, despite the pandemic, continue to work.

There are also many health-care workers and other emergency services who have wanted to return the thanks, with applause reciprocal, sirens, and whistles from cars and messages in social networks.


This Friday, for example, the Band of Music of the Municipal Police of Madrid will join in the applause of solidarity interpreting several pieces in the main door of the hospital 12 of October in the capital.

In other points of the geography as Soria, the caravan formed by the ambulance personnel and the security forces who daily roams the city at 20.00 hours, it has done so in silence on Friday in memory of the deceased by coronavirus.

In other places such as Murcia and its hamlets, for example, a “bus of optimism” through the streets, with a large rainbow drawn on the outside and a message that can be read ‘All will be well’. In addition, so that citizens can receive this “chute” of energy from his balcony, the bus has been included in your roof, these two elements, allowing it to be seen from the windows and balconies of the houses.