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Catalonia. Human Towers.The "Minyons de Terrassa" get upload the "3 of 10" this morning.

In Catalonia, we do human towers, “castells”. The human towers are the result of the sum of many efforts. In the human towers, men and women apply efforts following an order, a plan, an strategy. Every arm is important, every leg is important. And men and women need to believe that the human tower will be lifted, that will reach its fulfillment, that the tower is rising . The members of the tower must be encouraged continuosly. They must encourage each other continuosly. The people are very important. The people who do support under the tower are essential. The tower can't ascend without the people below. When the tower is up, the most tiny child, who is in the top, raises his or her hand. At this moment, the tower is considered as uploaded. Then, the members start to download the tower. If they completely download the tower without the collapse, then the tower is considered “uploaded” and “downloaded”, this is the highest achievement. If the tower collapse during descent, then the tower is considered “upload” but not “downloaded”. If the tower collapses, nothing happens. The members of the “colla” will try again. Someday, they will get their aim. They always do. If the tower falls, everyone applauds. If the tower doesn't fall, everyone applauds too. Everyone always applauds and tries again. The human tower is the result of the work of everybody.

In Catalonia, my country, the things happen in the same way. Our survival as a nation depends on the sum of many wills, of many works, of many efforts... and the people is essential. As the human towers, we have no limits, we have no ceilings, we can grow every time more and more if we believe we can, if we sum efforts and intelligence. 

The tower of the video has been upload this morning in Terrassa. The group “colla” are the “Minyons de Terrassa”.
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  1. Hola Soc la Kate Wilson, escric el blog The Catalan Way - tu ets un follower! Acabo de trobar el teu blog Nudelight - es molt bonic i ara yo també soc Follower.

    No he trobat un email doncs he decidit dejar un missatje aqui per invitar-te visitar el meu blog ara que he cambiat lloc. He trasladat al Wordpress i l'adreça es Perdona que estic escriuen sense corregir i no escric el Català molt bé pero intento practicar a vegades :) Fins ara Kate

  2. Gràcies Kate! Escrius molt bé el català. De seguida aniré a visitar el teu blog en el seu nou emplaçament. Una abraçada!


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