IN IMAGES: How one Spanish village pelts the ‘devil’ with turnips to drive away evil

IN IMAGES: How one Spanish village pelts the ‘devil’ with turnips to drive away evil

Every January, residents of a small town in western Spain pelt a devil-like character portrayed by a young man with thousands of rock-hard turnips, a tradition that aims to drive away evil.

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IN IMAGES: Horses ‘purified’ with fire in controversial Spanish ritual

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IN IMAGES: How one Spanish village welcomes the new year with an eerie pagan carnival

IN IMAGES: How one Spanish village welcomes the new year with an eerie pagan carnival

Why the Spanish see in the New Year by gobbling up 12 grapes

Why the Spanish see in the New Year by gobbling up 12 grapes

Why this Spanish village celebrates New Year’s Eve in August

Why this Spanish village celebrates New Year’s Eve in August

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Why Spain turned a child massacre into its April Fool’s Day

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Going nuts! How a small town in northern Spain (usually) celebrates its walnut harvest

Going nuts! How a small town in northern Spain (usually) celebrates its walnut harvest

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