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Reveler set a bull's horns on fire during the festivity called toro de jubilo in Medinaceli, near Soria, on november 14, 2015. "El toro de jubilo" is a festival that takes place in Medinaceli. Every year, on the second weekend of November,  the bull is surrounded and restrained by participants. During this festival, a bull is tied to a post. Balls are then placed on each horn of the bull and lit a flame. A think layer of mud on the back and face of the bull helps protect the bull from physical injury or burns. The bull is then released by the square, which has 5 fire lit bonfires symbolizing five martyrs.   © PEDRO ARMESTRE
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