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Photo: “castles of people” in Spain

A competition was held in Tarragona, whose members build castles of people.

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On October 8, in Tarragona, the 27th contest was held on building the highest tower of people. The competition is won by the team that can assemble and disassemble the “human castle” with fewer drops. Winners receive prizes in the amount of 16,000 euros.

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The event takes place every two years. The first “castles of the people” began to “build” in the 18th century. In 2010, the competition was added to the UNESCO list of cultural heritage.

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