“Castells” – The Human Towers of Catalunya

Castells, or Human Towers, originated in Catalunya and became very popular after 1981 when the first 9 tier human tower was built. There are Castell teams in and around Catalunya that perform for festivals and celebrations. They stand proudly in color-coordinated team shirts that stand for their city or town (red is for Barcelona). One of the most important pieces of the the Casteller’s outfit … Continue reading “Castells” – The Human Towers of Catalunya