Saturday, 28 May 2011

Casteller David Miret – Catalan of the Year 2010

David Miret, leader (cap) of Castellers de Vilafranca, has won the prize Català de l’Any 2010, after having received 60% of the votes in the final round of a process carried out by the newspaper el Periódico and the TV show els Matins de TV3. The fact that UNESCO included the Catalan human towers in the UN list of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the green teams’ fifth consecutive victory in the Concurs de Castells of last year were strong argument underpinning his candidacy.

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