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Las Fallas Festival in Valencia

VALENCIA, SPAIN - MARCH 19: Firemen look on while a combustible 'Ninot' caricatures burn during the last day of the 'Fallas' festival on March 19, 2012 in Valencia, Spain. The festival, which runs March 15 - 19, celebrates the arrival of spring with fireworks, fiestas and bonfires. (Photo by Xaume Olleros/Getty Images)

Valencia celebrates fire festival

The "Fallas" festival in Valencia, Spain welcomes spring and honored Saint Joseph's Day on Mar. 19 with the burning of giant elaborate sculptures and effigies of wood and plastic.