In photos: The parade of giants, La Mercè festival, Barcelona, Spain

In photos: The parade of giants, La Mercè festival, Barcelona, Spain

La Mercè is the annual festival of the city of Barcelona in Catalonia, and a major part of the festivities is the parade through the streets of papier maché “giants” known as gegants.

Here’s some photos from the 2018 parade:

In photos: The parade of giants, La Mercè festival, Barcelona, Spain

In photos: The parade of giants, La Mercè festival, Barcelona, Spain

In photos: The parade of giants, La Mercè festival, Barcelona, Spain

In photos: The parade of giants, La Mercè festival, Barcelona, Spain

In photos: The parade of giants, La Mercè festival, Barcelona, Spain

In photos: The parade of giants, La Mercè festival, Barcelona, Spain

In photos: The parade of giants, La Mercè festival, Barcelona, Spain

In photos: The parade of giants, La Mercè festival, Barcelona, Spain

In photos: The parade of giants, La Mercè festival, Barcelona, Spain

In photos: The parade of giants, La Mercè festival, Barcelona, Spain

In photos: The parade of giants, La Mercè festival, Barcelona, Spain

In photos: The parade of giants, La Mercè festival, Barcelona, Spain

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