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The Patum of Berga. ©Manuel Escobet i Giro/ UNESCO 2008
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The Patum of Berga

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The Patum of Berga is a popular festival whose origin can be traced to medieval festivities and parades accompanying the celebration of Corpus Christi. Theatrical performances and parades of a variety of effigies animate the streets of this Catalan town located north of Barcelona. The celebration takes place every year during the week of Corpus Christi, between late May and late June

Place/country: Spain,
Series: 2008 Inscriptions on the Representative List/Inscriptions 2008 sur la liste représentative
Type: Documentary
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Credits: UNESCO (publisher),
Published in: 2008

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