At sunset on Christmas Eve, this festival, declared to be of National Interest, is held and consists of burning enormous torches, known as faies and lighting a huge bonfire.
The festival, declared a National Tourist Interest
, consists of burning enormous torches, known as faies
, of up to four metres in length, at sunset on Christmas Eve.The burning of the torches takes place in the Plaza de Catalunya and is accompanied by various canticles. The festival ends with a bonfire which the youth jump over.
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