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In pics: People relive the dark age during annual Viking festival in Spain

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Local residents, dressed as Viking warriors, have been acting out the pirate attack on the village.
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    International Desk: Recently, annual Viking festival of Catoira held in northwestern Spain. The festival which re-enacts past Viking raids in the area is celebrated annually on the first Sunday in August.
    Since 1960, every year the residents of Catoira stage a spectacular re-enactment of the Viking invasions that occurred a thousand years ago. Thousands of people make their way to this Galician village to witness this entertaining traditional fiesta.
    Local residents, dressed as Viking warriors, have been acting out the pirate attack on the village.
    Images courtesy-Reuters
    Check out subsequent slides to see more pics...
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    International Desk: Recently, annual Viking festival of Catoira held in northwestern Spain. The festival which re-enacts past Viking raids in the area is celebrated annually on the first Sunday in August.
    Since 1960, every year the residents of Catoira stage a spectacular re-enactment of the Viking invasions that occurred a thousand years ago. Thousands of people make their way to this Galician village to witness this entertaining traditional fiesta.
    Local residents, dressed as Viking warriors, have been acting out the pirate attack on the village.
    Images courtesy-Reuters
    Check out subsequent slides to see more pics...
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    International Desk: Recently, annual Viking festival of Catoira held in northwestern Spain. The festival which re-enacts past Viking raids in the area is celebrated annually on the first Sunday in August.
    Since 1960, every year the residents of Catoira stage a spectacular re-enactment of the Viking invasions that occurred a thousand years ago. Thousands of people make their way to this Galician village to witness this entertaining traditional fiesta.
    Local residents, dressed as Viking warriors, have been acting out the pirate attack on the village.
    Images courtesy-Reuters
    Check out subsequent slides to see more pics...
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    International Desk: Recently, annual Viking festival of Catoira held in northwestern Spain. The festival which re-enacts past Viking raids in the area is celebrated annually on the first Sunday in August.
    Since 1960, every year the residents of Catoira stage a spectacular re-enactment of the Viking invasions that occurred a thousand years ago. Thousands of people make their way to this Galician village to witness this entertaining traditional fiesta.
    Local residents, dressed as Viking warriors, have been acting out the pirate attack on the village.
    Images courtesy-Reuters
    Check out subsequent slides to see more pics...
  • +9 See more slides
    International Desk: Recently, annual Viking festival of Catoira held in northwestern Spain. The festival which re-enacts past Viking raids in the area is celebrated annually on the first Sunday in August.
    Since 1960, every year the residents of Catoira stage a spectacular re-enactment of the Viking invasions that occurred a thousand years ago. Thousands of people make their way to this Galician village to witness this entertaining traditional fiesta.
    Local residents, dressed as Viking warriors, have been acting out the pirate attack on the village.
    Images courtesy-Reuters
    Check out subsequent slides to see more pics...
  • +9 See more slides
    International Desk: Recently, annual Viking festival of Catoira held in northwestern Spain. The festival which re-enacts past Viking raids in the area is celebrated annually on the first Sunday in August.
    Since 1960, every year the residents of Catoira stage a spectacular re-enactment of the Viking invasions that occurred a thousand years ago. Thousands of people make their way to this Galician village to witness this entertaining traditional fiesta.
    Local residents, dressed as Viking warriors, have been acting out the pirate attack on the village.
    Images courtesy-Reuters
    Check out subsequent slides to see more pics...
  • +9 See more slides
    International Desk: Recently, annual Viking festival of Catoira held in northwestern Spain. The festival which re-enacts past Viking raids in the area is celebrated annually on the first Sunday in August.
    Since 1960, every year the residents of Catoira stage a spectacular re-enactment of the Viking invasions that occurred a thousand years ago. Thousands of people make their way to this Galician village to witness this entertaining traditional fiesta.
    Local residents, dressed as Viking warriors, have been acting out the pirate attack on the village.
    Images courtesy-Reuters
    Check out subsequent slides to see more pics...
  • +9 See more slides
    International Desk: Recently, annual Viking festival of Catoira held in northwestern Spain. The festival which re-enacts past Viking raids in the area is celebrated annually on the first Sunday in August.
    Since 1960, every year the residents of Catoira stage a spectacular re-enactment of the Viking invasions that occurred a thousand years ago. Thousands of people make their way to this Galician village to witness this entertaining traditional fiesta.
    Local residents, dressed as Viking warriors, have been acting out the pirate attack on the village.
    Images courtesy-Reuters
    Check out subsequent slides to see more pics...
  • +9 See more slides
    International Desk: Recently, annual Viking festival of Catoira held in northwestern Spain. The festival which re-enacts past Viking raids in the area is celebrated annually on the first Sunday in August.
    Since 1960, every year the residents of Catoira stage a spectacular re-enactment of the Viking invasions that occurred a thousand years ago. Thousands of people make their way to this Galician village to witness this entertaining traditional fiesta.
    Local residents, dressed as Viking warriors, have been acting out the pirate attack on the village.
    Images courtesy-Reuters
    Check out subsequent slides to see more pics...
  • +9 See more slides
    International Desk: Recently, annual Viking festival of Catoira held in northwestern Spain. The festival which re-enacts past Viking raids in the area is celebrated annually on the first Sunday in August.
    Since 1960, every year the residents of Catoira stage a spectacular re-enactment of the Viking invasions that occurred a thousand years ago. Thousands of people make their way to this Galician village to witness this entertaining traditional fiesta.
    Local residents, dressed as Viking warriors, have been acting out the pirate attack on the village.
    Images courtesy-Reuters
    Check out subsequent slides to see more pics...

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