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    Saint John’s Eve in Barcelona: the magic of the shortest night of the year

    Saint John’s Eve (Revetlla de Sant Joan, in Catalan) is the most magical night of the year. It is also the shortest and marks the beginning of summer. Barcelona residents celebrate the evening and night of 23 June by lighting traditional bonfires, taking nocturnal swims and eating typical pastries called coques de Sant Joan.

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