There's a tradition here in La Plata, Argentina of creating elaborate paper mache muñecos, and then burning them down on New Year's Eve. The muñecos range from the beautiful to the surreal. It's a tradition unlike anything else, and it makes for a wild New Year's Eve.
Some of the muñecos are homages to popculture. You can get a sense for just how big they are by checking out my kids