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Ceramic figurines of Imperial Soldiers and Darth Vader of Star Wars... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Awards Ceremony,Caganer,Ceramics,Darth Vader,Figurine,Gerona Province,Horizontal,Spain,Star Wars - Named Work,Star Wars Film SeriesPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPCeramic figurines of Imperial Soldiers and Darth Vader of Star Wars called 'caganers' are pictured during their presentation in Gerona on November 7, 2012. Statuettes of well-known people defecating are a strong Christmas tradition in Catalonia, dating back to the 18th century as Catalonians hide caganers in Christmas Nativity scenes and invite friends to find them. The figures symbolize fertilization, hope and prosperity for the coming year. AFP PHOTO/ LLUIS GENE (Photo credit should read LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images)