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CASTELLS TOUCHING THE SKY WITH THE HAND (ENG.). TOUCHING THE SKY WITH THE HAND

Editorial:
TRIANGLE POSTALS
Año de edición:
ISBN:
978-84-8478-473-9
Páginas:
240
Encuadernación:
RÚSTEGA
Disponibilidad:
Disponibilidad inmediata

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The castells are an exercise in special cooperation, almost unique in the world, that set about achieving ephemeral challenges, but which impregnate the photographic memory tjat we all conserve. They were founded in Catalonia more than two hundred years ago, and are essential in many popular festivals in this country.

Castells (castles) are human towers built in Catalonia where men, women and children alike participate. These towers may reach a height of up to ten storeys and, since 2010, are Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. Castells. Touching the sky with the hand presents us a fun and rigorous explanation of the keys to understand and enjoy these ephemeral and fantastic constructions which, besides being an expression of the Catalan cultural identity, are also a metaphor and reality of brotherly work and of the sense of continuity within the community.

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