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To the far western part of Spain in Catalonia is the tiny village of Vilafranca del Penedes.  It is home to an annual castellers festival where the village people compete against other villages castellers clubs. The festival starts with a prayer at the church and then a procession with effigies and fire works. Finally the castellers build their human pyramids with brute force and concentration. It is a dangerous and proud tradition. in Catalonia. The castellers wear a traditional black sash around their mid section to support their back. The Castellers de Vilafranca wear a green shirt while teams from outside wear other colors such as red. Castellers need strength, balance, courage and reason to be a great team mate.