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Spanish town celebrates annual 'human tower' festival

It's an act of physical ingenuity and bravery - the annual festival of building Tarragona towers or castles and attracts thousands to the Catalonia town every years. The human tower is built around a base or pinya, which acts as a safety net should the tower collapse. Various teams attempt different sorts of towers all requiring co-ordination, balance and nerve when a normally a child tops it off. The whole event is to celebrate Saint Magi, the town's local patron saint … READ MORE : What are the top stories today? Click to watch: euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! euronews is available in 13 languages: In English: Website: Facebook: Twitter: Google+: VKontakte:

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