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October 27, 2020

‘Castaloween’: A traditional Catalan chestnut holiday ‘coexists’ with Halloween

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La Castanyada, or “chestnut feast," is a centuries-old Catalan tradition celebrated on Oct. 31. But for the past two decades — thanks in part to the increasing influence of American cinema and TV — stores have stopped decorating with chestnuts and instead turn to skulls, pumpkins and witches. Produced by: Lucía Benavides. Image credit: Lucía Benavides/The World.

Aired October 26, 2020

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JM S
3:38 PM 01 November 2020
Don’t forget to email support, not just note it in the comments
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Michael L
This is an audio feed from the podcast from yesterday. It's extremely strange how often this happens. Does anyone check these things?
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Michael J
Wrong audio feed
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