The rebels (‘enfari­nats’) and the opposition (‘la oposició’) pose for a post-hostilities photo in Ibi, Spain. Photo: Miguel Candela The rebels (‘enfari­nats’) and the opposition (‘la oposició’) pose for a post-hostilities photo in Ibi, Spain. Photo: Miguel Candela
The rebels (‘enfari­nats’) and the opposition (‘la oposició’) pose for a post-hostilities photo in Ibi, Spain. Photo: Miguel Candela

Viva la revolución – the Spanish fiesta that celebrates a coup d’etat that never was

  • In the Alicante town of Ibi, all hell breaks lose every December 28 for Els Enfarinats
  • As the conflict gathers pace, weapons such as eggs, flour and firecrackers come into play

Topic |   Spain
The rebels (‘enfari­nats’) and the opposition (‘la oposició’) pose for a post-hostilities photo in Ibi, Spain. Photo: Miguel Candela The rebels (‘enfari­nats’) and the opposition (‘la oposició’) pose for a post-hostilities photo in Ibi, Spain. Photo: Miguel Candela
The rebels (‘enfari­nats’) and the opposition (‘la oposició’) pose for a post-hostilities photo in Ibi, Spain. Photo: Miguel Candela
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