Anti-Catholic propaganda.A Christmas tradition.An offensive souvenir.
It's a Christmas tradition!
Nativity scenes are a big part of Spanish Christmas celebrations, and in Catalonia and Valencia they have a special twist - "El Caganer", or "the man who poos". Traditionally, this figure was a farmer, but it's now popular to have famous people and other prominent figures as the pooper.
Some kind of animal foot.Some kind of chocolate.Some kind of seafood.
It's a kind of seafood!
It's called "percebes". Typically from Galicia, it's considered quite a luxury in Spain.
A kid's cartoon characterA candy mascotA racist poster
It's a candy mascot!
It's a racist thing.It's a sex thing.It's a religious thing.
It's a religious thing!
No, it's not the KKK. This is a traditional costume that some people wear in Holy Week as a symbol of penitence - they are called “nazarenos”.
A placeA characterActual faeces
It's a place!
Yes, Poo is a place in northern Spain.
An annual celebration.A college party.A religious event.
It's an annual celebration!
This is called “calçotada” and it’s a tradition in Catalonia. The thing they're eating is a long onion that they dip in romesco sauce.
Spanish people feel very strongly about this.
Some kind of foodHistoric artefactsNovelty souvenirs
It's novelty souvenirs!
Dick bottle-openers, because why not?
Do You Actually Know Anything About Spanish Culture?
Maybe it's time to invest in a dick bottle-opener and learn something about the world.
You know about some of the weirder aspects of Spanish culture, well done.
You really know your stuff. Are you actually Spanish?