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La Patum

La Fiesta de la Patum de Berga is a traditional celebration that is realized during the Corpus Christi festivties in the province of Barcelona

The celebration consists in different representations of mystical and symbolical figures, and they dance to the rhythm of the music and the drums. The dances are characterized by their solemnity, also by the use of fire and pyrotechnic materials.

La Patum is celebrated once a year. The exact date varies for the fact that it has to coincide with the Corpus Christi festivity. That’s way the Patum is celebrated between the last days of May and the last days of June.

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