Luminares at San Bartolome de Pinares



The inhabitants of the San Bartolom√© de Pinares village in Spain performed the traditional Luminares fiesta on the eve (Jan 16) of Saint Anthony’s Day.

The riders rode horses through fire in honor of St Anthony, the patron saint of animals.

Horse and rider through fire at Luminares fiesta
Horse and rider through fire at Luminares fiesta
Horse and rider through fire at Luminares fiesta

A man rides through a fire


A man rides through a fire late on the eve of Saint Anton day in the Spanish village of San Bartholome de los Pinares. Villagers ride through a fire to purify their horses during the annual Luminares fair.


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