11/10/2012 09:46 am ET Updated Jan 10, 2013

10 Fire Festivals Around The World (PHOTOS)

As clocks turn back and the days get shorter, as temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere plummet and 2012 draws to a close, there's no better time to strike a match and let the skies light up with color and warmth. has selected its 10 favorite fire festivals around the world.