The contemporary culture of Catalunya is as interesting and attractive, as it was hundreds of years ago. Indigenous people still follow traditions of their ancestors and celebrate beautiful national holidays, the history of which dates back to the period of the Middle Ages. A century later, locals have managed to save a lot of interesting traditions and national features. Sardana dance is a clear manifestation of it.
Unlike Andalusia and other regions of the country, where flamenco has got an immense popularity, those in Catalunya prefer unhurried round dance with a huge amount of people participating. Jota dance is often performed at local celebrations; in other regions of Spain it has long ceased to be pertinent.
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