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The DailyMail called Menorca “the best-kept Balearic secret” and “the finest sunspot in the Mediterranean.” The Festival of Sant Joan, the Catalan name of St. John the Baptist, is a unique summer solstice celebration in Spain. Equine stunts by 100 Menorca-bred horses and riders are the highlight. There are fireworks, bonfires, singing and dancing, jumping through flames for good luck, dipping in the ocean for cleansing, drinking orujo, a traditional Galician liqueur, to purify the soul, while "witches" recite an ancient incantation to banish the evil spirits. Barcelona is another city in Spain where the festival is massively celebrated.