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Human tower performance [CASTELLERS]

9 09UTC setembre 09UTC 2018 / 12:00 - 13:00

Gratuït / Free

Catalonia’s Human Towers : The Art Of Castells

 

A trembling tower of red clad bodies rises tier by tier, the broad-backed men at the base sweating and shaking under its weight, until the tiny girl shimmies to the summit and raises her arm in victory.

It’s a amazing spectacle, but one of which its fearless participants, or castellers, are tremendously proud, for castell building is central to Catalan culture.

Ativity recomended to introduce you in the values of Catalan culture, solidarity, teamwork, cohesion … that are reflected in the formation of castles. Since the 1980s the phenomenon has become increasingly popular and widespread, and colles (or ‘clubs’) have now been established throughout Catalonia and even in the Balearic Islands. In 2010, the castells were classified by UNESCO as one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

Foreign Friends will attend a Castellers apointment to see three of the best groups of Catalonia in action.

Activity in Sabadell:  SEPT 9th, 12-13 p.m. Plaça Sant Roc, 2. Sabadell, Barcelona

Activity in Barcelona: SEPT 9th, 12-14 p.m. Rambla del Poblenou, 42 Barcelona. How to get there?  Subway L4 Llacuna + 3 min walking // Bus B25 stop Llull – Llacuna

Pep Vila, your host, will be waiting for you with a sign of Foreign Friends and a green T-shirt from the Castellers of Begues.

 

 

200-year tradition of making human towers performed by Castellers:

BARCELONA: 

Castellera Jove de Barcelona

Castellers de Figueres.

 

SABADELL:

Els Saballuts de Sabadell 

 Els Minyons de Terrassa

Castellers de Barcelona

 Xiquets de Tarragona

 

 

 

 

Recomendations: Hat, sun protection, water

For reservations, contact with your local team member assigned.

 

 

Detalls

Data:
9 09UTC setembre 09UTC 2018
Hora:
12:00 - 13:00
Cost:
Gratuït / Free
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Organitzadors

Ajuntament Sabadell
Ajuntament de Barcelona