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PODCAST: Devils, dragons and a golden goat – Catalan myths and legends

What do Catalonia's folk tales reveal about the past and what relevance do they have today? 

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02 October 2021 11:34 AM

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ACN | Barcelona

Catalonia has a rich tradition of myths and legends, full of strange characters and mysterious creatures. Cillian Shields and Alan Ruiz Terol join Lorcan Doherty to ask where these stories come from, what they tell us about the past, and what relevance they have in today's world. Press play below to listen or subscribe on Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts or Spotify.

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There's drama, as we re-enact the tale of how the Devil's Bridge in Martorell got its name, and music, as Alan serenades us with a tale of two giants. Plus, Víctor Borràs from the Catalan Legends Festival (Festival de Llegendes de Catalunya) on the magic of mythology.

Listen to more episodes of Filling the Sink below or find out more here.

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  • A fire-breathing dragon at Festivitas Bestiarum, November 16, 2017 (Agrupació del Bestiari Festiu i Popular de Catalunya)

  • A fire-breathing dragon at Festivitas Bestiarum, November 16, 2017 (Agrupació del Bestiari Festiu i Popular de Catalunya)

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