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Salou with giants and gralles at the XXV Winter Festival

Salou with giants and gralles at the XXV Winter Festival

Salou. Costa Dorada. The Giants Meeting of Salou was held January 30 with a great festive atmosphere. After a massive breakfast at TAS for participants arriving from all over Catalonia and Aragon giants have been planted in the Plaza of Peace in the framework of the winter festival in the town. It was a very colorful event, not surprisingly, involved the participation of 18 groups, from Salou Maials; Montbrió; the Seraglio, La Pobla de Muhammad, Vilaseca, Alcover, Blackberry New, of Sitges is among a long list and that has brought together more than five hundred people have paraded grallers accompanied by various groups. To all those people who have added hundreds neighbors of Salou not miss the opportunity to see the streets of the city giants, giants and dwarfs. Overall, we have seen parading around thirty elements of festive procession. The first to leave the Square of Peace were the giants and grallers Mail Montbrió followed by the Giants. They have closed the group hosts, the giants of the municipality. Together they paraded through the streets Francolí and Barcelona, Via Roma, Plaza Francesc Macia and Milan streets and Llobregat, up again at the Plaza of Peace where they did a final dance. For the Councillor for Culture and Festivals, Isabel Aguilera, "is a tradition that we can not miss it every year, has more supporters," he said, in addition to highlighting "the good atmosphere we breathe these days of winter festival. " Another mass events of the day was the seventeenth ride popular Salou 2011, another traditional activity that is already under the winter festival that was organized by the Department of Sports Salou and the City Council has supported the Association and Mountain Bike Cycling Salou Salou. From nine in the morning children and adults with all types of bikes 2 and 4 wheels have been assembled around the town sports hall to join the tour this year redesigned for the occasion. At ten minutes and was given the starting point of the walk and an hour later, 350 participants crossed the avenue to 30th October sports pavilion ending the ride. In addition to receiving a shirt, cyclists took part in the draw for a pair of mountain bikes and other technical materials in sport.  

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