Tag Archive: building human castles

Stability on #WordyMonday


On November 16th, 2010 the building of human castles (Castells) by teams (Collers Castalleres) was declared by UNESCO to be one of the ‘Masterpieces Of Oral And Intangible Heritage of Humanity’. The tradition… Continue reading

tightening the castel belt


Traditionally, the long wide Castellar belt is put on as tightly and smoothly as possible. It supports the back – vital since each pillar-member will bear the weight of several people – and… Continue reading

human castles in the sun


It’s on days like this that I find myself thinking how much I love my job. At the University of Girona, the challenge was to show that being a Castellar (a human castle… Continue reading