Correfocs Often the highlight of Catalan (and Balearic) festivals, the ‘correfoc’ harks back to medieval times. Correfoc literally means ‘fire run’ – it is basically a firework display in which fireworks explode at street level, instead of being fired into the air. It is not for the faint hearted. Symbolically the correfoc represents the battle between good and evil. ‘Colles de diablos’, or groups of devils, dance to drums, push giant model beasts through ...