Spain’s Spectacular Celebration: 9 Reasons You’ll Love Las Fallas

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6. The Bon Fires Are Like Nothing You’ve Ever Seen

The last day of the festival is called the crema, which translates to the burning. The townspeople set the ninots ablaze and dance in the streets while watching the fire build. Each display is first wrapped in fireworks before being set on fire so the bon fire continually explodes and pops while it burns to the ground. There is another crema in June throughout many places is Spain, including “The Bonfires of Saint John in Alicante.

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