Fireworks in Cuba – level 2

01-01-2018 15:00

The Parrandas festival is celebrated in Cuba. Its highlight is typically a fireworks battle between two neighbourhoods of the town.

This year on Christmas Eve, there was an incident. Many people were burned after fireworks caught alight in a storage area. Some people, including six children, were in very serious condition.

We do not yet know the cause of the incident.

Difficult words: highlight (a special part), neighbourhood (a part of a town or a city where people live), cause (why something happened).

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