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Festivals in Spain are all about celebrations, food and having a gala time with friends. The festival calendar in Malaga is jam-packed throughout the year, and each festival is celebrated with equal zest and enthusiasm.
Another strange ritual of washing one's faces and feet three times is practised after midnight, in order to get blessed with three wishes for the next year. Dolls and effigies are also burned as a symbol of burning the Judas Iscariot, who according to the New Testament had betrayed Jesus.
So if you are planning to visit the coastal city of Malaga around the month of June, make sure to attend the San Juan’s festival, which is a sublime mix of traditions and popular culture.