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Spain: Catalans celebrate last day of La Patum festival

Spain, Berga
May 30, 2016 at 07:55 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Berga to celebrate the last day of the Catalonian La Patum festival, Sunday.

The festival which is held annually during the week of Corpus Christi consists of a series of 'dances' with local people dressed as mystical and symbolical figures.

La Patum has its roots in the theatrical performances of the Middle Ages and was recognised as part of "the intangible cultural heritage of humanity" by UNESCO in 2005.

Video courtesy of Cesc Giro.

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Hundreds of people took to the streets of Berga to celebrate the last day of the Catalonian La Patum festival, Sunday.

The festival which is held annually during the week of Corpus Christi consists of a series of 'dances' with local people dressed as mystical and symbolical figures.

La Patum has its roots in the theatrical performances of the Middle Ages and was recognised as part of "the intangible cultural heritage of humanity" by UNESCO in 2005.

Video courtesy of Cesc Giro.

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