Spain The Civic procession of el Vitor

Spain The Civic procession of el Vitor

Celia de Santiago, 20, gets ready to take part in The Civic procession of el Vitor in the town of Mayorga near Valladolid, Spain, Monday, Sept. 28, 2015. Villagers from a small village in the northern Spain burn leather wineskins that are hung from poles and between the songs of worshipers, the cloud of smoke, the fire and the smell of burnt fish pays homage to Santo Toribio, a missionary native to the village of Mayorga who was canonised in the 18th century. These acts of devotion are held in memory of the day that the villagers received the remains of the saint, in whose name the people went into the streets with flaming torches and lanterns. (AP Photo/Jose Vicente)

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September 23, 2015 07:41:41 PM
September 28, 2015 02:14:51 PM
Jose Vicente
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PHOTOPACKAGE STAND ALONE, ONE OF TWELVE.
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Mayorga, Spain
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