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Hundreds Of People In Spain Built Human Towers For A Competition And It Looks Terrifyingly Amazing

A human tower building festival has returned to Catalonia, Spain, after a two year break due to the pandemic.
A human tower building festival has returned to Catalonia, Spain, after a two year break due to the pandemic.
The competition was held in Vilafranca del Penedès on Sunday Aug. 30.
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Dating back to the 18th century, the tradition of building human towers, also called castells, involves teams competing to build the tallest and most complicated towers.
spain human towers catalonia 2022
The towers can go up to 10 stories – or about 15 meters – high and requires at least 300 to 400 people in a team, with both people climbing to the top and people on the bottom to sustain the tower’s weight.
spain human towers catalonia 2022
Usually children are also involved as they can reach the top.
spain human towers catalonia 2022
Teams are considered successful if they can construct and deconstruct a tower without anyone falling.
spain human towers catalonia 2022
In 2010, UNESCO declared castells to be one of the Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
spain human towers catalonia 2022
spain human towers catalonia 2022
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