Britons celebrate Bonfire Night this week (on the 5th of November) originally to mark the day of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, but what other festivals in the world use fire and fireworks?
Rolling of the Tar Barrels, Devon, England (Graham Lawrence/Robert Harding)
Fire Dance, Viti Levu, Fiji (Michael Snell/Robert Harding)
Up Helly Aa Fire Festival, Shetlands, Scotland (Adam Woolfitt/Robert Harding)
Fasnact spring carnival fire festival, Liestal, Switzerland (Christian Kober/Robert Harding)
Cabalgata del Fuego, the Fire Parade, during the annual Las Fallas festival, Valencia, Spain (Michael Jenner/Robert Harding)
Sparks rain down on revellers during the Correfoc Fire Run – part of the annual festival of La Merce Barcelona, Spain (Andrew Watson/Robert Harding)
Ewige Anbetung fire festival, Bavaria, Germany (Cody Duncan/Robert Harding)
Flower offering, fireworks tribute to`Virgen de los desamparados’, Fallas festival, Valencia, Spain (Lucas Vallecillos/Robert Harding)
Burning of the Fallas at the night of ‘La Crema’. Valencia, Spain (Javier Marina/Robert Harding)
The Boeoeg, a doll symbolizing winter, is burned at the Sechselaeuten, Zurich, Switzerland (Thomas Sbampato/Robert Harding)
Fire crackers explode the Boeoeg’s head, marking the end of winter, Zurich, Switzerland (Thomas Sbampato/Robert Harding)
Hindu Holi Fire Festival at The Zenana Mahal in the City Palace, Udaipur, India (Tim Graham/Robert Harding)
See more photos of fireworks here.