Valencia: March is the month of “fallas”, spring promises to be hot…

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The month of March in Valencia, a Spanish city on the Mediterranean, is the month long awaited by fallasan event listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2016.

After the shutdown caused by the pandemic, from March 1 to 19, the fallas are back stronger than ever to make up for lost time and offer visitors the opportunity to experience the festival at 100% with all its events, traditions and many activities.

The origin of fallas goes back to an old custom of the carpenters who, to celebrate the arrival of spring, burned on the 19th in front of their workshops the wooden pieces (parots) which they used to raise the oil lamps which lit them during the winter.

Little by little, they added old objects and rags to this purifying fire, which humanized the parots to the point of converting them into ninots. The humor of the Valencians immediately attributed to these ninots the critical and ironic sense that they still have in our time.

Today the fallas have evolved into ephemeral works of art that, in some cases, have millionaire budgets.

Immerse yourself in the atmosphere will fall is a unique opportunity to experience Valencia to the full: don’t miss the mascletasa concert of gunpowder explosions with a unique sound that takes place every day at 2 p.m. in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento, but also the visit to the monuments of the fallas and at the thrilling time of theOfrenda de Floresor to the floral tributes that for two days the various associations offer in homage to the virgin patroness of the city.

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