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Bonfire of San Antón

Considered in the past the most important winter festival, San Antonio is celebrated on January 17 with the blessing of animals, especially domestic animals, and the blessing of bread and distribution to people who bless animals. Historically, this festival symbolized for Canada the passage from winter to spring, the protection that San Antonio gave to animals and their work in the agriculture of the municipality. In addition, he celebrated the end of the feast of the Kings. In fact, the bonfire that was made in honor of the saint was as a tribute to those who had participated in the feast of the Kings.