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Castellers de Gràcia

Castellers de Gràcia

This festival is the tradition of building human towers dating back to the 18th century. A group of troupes that would compete in the building of human towers.

This festival is the tradition of building human towers dating back to the century. A group of troupes that would compete in the building of human towers.

Members of the Castellers 'Vila de Gracia' form their famous human tower called a 'castell' in the Barcelona neighborhood of Gracia, Catalonia, Spain. A 'castell' is a human tower traditionally built during festivals in many places in Catalonia. During these festivals, several 'colles' or teams compete to build the most impressive towers they can.

The week in pictures: 25 May 2013

Members of the Castellers "Vila de Gracia" form their famous human tower called "castell" in the Barcelona neighborhood of Gracia, Catalonia, Spain on Sunday May A "castell" is a human tower traditionally built during festivals.

Members of the Castellers of Vila de Gràcia, a human tower-building club in Barcelona, perform in a town square, as passersby look on.

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Members of the Castellers of Vila de Gràcia, a human tower-building club in Barcelona, perform in a town square, as passersby look on.

Castellers day suspended after accident by Matthias Oesterle  The Castellers day for the Festa Major de Gracia 2013 was suspended after a member of the Castellers de la Vila de Gracia was very badly injured while demounting a successfully build human tower of "5 de 8" in front of Gracia's townhall in Barcelona.  [August 18th 2013, Barcelona]  View all story! http://www.demotix.com/news/2453483/castellers-day-suspended-after-accident

Castellers day suspended after accident by Matthias Oesterle The Castellers day for the Festa Major de Gracia 2013 was suspended after a member of the Castellers de la Vila de Gracia was very badly injured while demounting a successfully build human tower of "5 de 8" in front of Gracia's townhall in Barcelona. [August 18th 2013, Barcelona] View all story! http://www.demotix.com/news/2453483/castellers-day-suspended-after-accident

"Casteller" by photographer Mike Randolph. In the city of Tarragona, Spain, castellers gather every two years to see who can build the highest, most intricate Human castles!  Wow

"Casteller" by photographer Mike Randolph. In the city of Tarragona, Spain, castellers gather every two years to see who can build the highest, most intricate Human castles!

Gracia Quarter Festival, Barcelona, Spain - 20 Aug 2016 Castellers (people who build human towers in... - ZUMA Wire/REX/Shutterstock

Gracia Quarter Festival, Barcelona, Spain - 20 Aug 2016 Castellers (people who build human towers in.

Members of the Castellers of Barcelona join their hands to start making their “castell” or human tower in the Barcelona neighborhood of Gracia, Spain, on May 19, 2013. A “castell” is a human tower traditionally built during festivals in many places in Catalonia. At these festivals, several “colles” or teams compete to build the most impressive towers they can. (Photo by Emilio Morenatti/Associated Press) http://avaxnews.net/fact/Collapse_of_the_Human_Tower_Castell.html

Members of the Castellers “Vila de Gracia” start forming their famous human tower called “castell” in the Barcelona neighborhood of Gracia, Catalonia, Spain on Sunday May 19 A “castell” is a human tower traditionally built during festivals i.

Members of the Castellers Vila de Gracia start forming their famous human tower called castell in the Barcelona neighborhood of Gracia, Catalonia, Spain on Sunday May 19 2013. A castell is a human tower traditionally built during festivals in many places in Catalonia. At these festivals, several colles or teams compete to build the most impressive towers they can. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Members of the Castellers "Vila de Gracia" start forming their famous human tower called "castell" in the Barcelona neighborhood of Gracia, Catalonia, Spain.

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