Barcelona - Correfoc September 25th 2011 Correfoc
This is another Catalan “tradition” that will really have the health and safety people worried.
I first saw this as part of the La Mercè festival but I think it happens during several other festivals.
Correfoc literally means “fire run”. People dress up in “devil” costumes, dance to the bands of drummers and run through the crowds of spectators l ... read more
Europe » Spain » Catalonia » Barcelona » Barcelona Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
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