'Festa Major de Gracia' is one of Barcelona's most cherished festivals and features street decorations made of a variety of everyday materials.
People pass by installations on display in a street during a local festival in Barcelona's Gracia neighborhood on August 15, 2012. One of Barcelona's most lively festivals, the 'Festa Major de Gracia', is a week long festival that showcases the Catalan culture. One of the most popular events during the festival is the 'Best decorated street' competition, where residents from 23 neighboring streets use anything and everything to decorate their street according to a theme and win a prize. AFP PHOTO / JOSEP LAGO