Crowds gather for the daily Mascaleta - a riot of salutes, maroons and firecrackers. Still images do not portray the sheer noise!


Mascleta: Filmed from way behind the safety barriers, this video clip does not do the Mascleta justice in terms of visuals (few clips do) but listen to the sounds! Unreal! 3 min 30 secs Windows Media format. File size 40Mb, ZIP file, download and save complete file before playing: Click here

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