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Ripoll /  Monument a la Sardana   Ripoll /  Monument a la Sardana


Monument in two parts. The first part(1996) consists of three thin steel columns with circular discs in which figures are cut out. The second part (2003) depicts six steel figures dancing in a circle, around the concrete base is the text RIPOLL ciutat pubilla de la sardana 2003


monument a la sardana
i a la cultura
autor m. batalla
amb motiu del 50 aniversari
de la fundació de l'agrupació
ripoll 15 de desembre de 1996


The sardana, a circle dance from northeast Spain, emerged in the mid-19th century as a key symbol of Catalonia. In 2003 Ripoll became the Ciutat Pubilla de la Sardana (Wikipedia).

Ripoll / Monument a la Sardana



Location (N 42°11'58" - E 2°11'33")

Item Code: escy011; Photograph: 4 September 2011
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