Crema at City Hall (Ayuntamiento) 2016

Crema at City Hall (Ayuntamiento) 2016  The Crema is the burning of the Fallas’ each year starting at 11 p.m. approximately and going to well after 1 a.m.  Each of the hundreds of installations throughout the city is burned.  There are fireworks galore.  The city is alight and thundering.  The video is one I took … Read moreCrema at City Hall (Ayuntamiento) 2016

Bolero de Carlet, traditional Valencian dance

Bolero de Carlet, traditional Valencian dance.  Just happened across it while we were walking through the medieval section.  You will find it interesting!

First place Fallas 2016- Casal Calle Cuba- Litorat Alzorin

Casal Calle Cuba- Liiorat Alzorin won many prizes in 2016, including best sound and light show and 1st place in the Special category (largest) for it’s many slendored fallas.  Here is a short slide show (below the photos):   [slideshow_deploy id=’3761′]

Dracula and other Fallas’ of 2016

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Fireworks at the unveiling of the statue at City Hall

Fireworks at the unveiling of the statue at City Hall One of the largest and most fabulous of the Fallas’ is the one at city hall (Ayuntamiento).  Photos and video. [slideshow_deploy id=’3726’]        

Sound and Light Shows in Rusafa neighborhood of Valencia March 2016

Sound and Light Shows in Rusafa neighborhood of Valencia March 2016          

Visit to the fallas workshops (with photos)

March 3, 2016 we visited the workshop area where the sculpture for Fallas are produced.   These are made from foam over a wood frame.  Each neighborhood Fallas contracts with a workshop to produce these creative and delightful sculptures each year.  Except for a very few ‘small’ ones (small is human sized) all are burned … Read moreVisit to the fallas workshops (with photos)

Fabulous fireworks during Fallas, Valencia (video)

Fabulous fireworks during Fallas, Valencia March 5, 2016 from next to city hall.  Enjoy!  

Fallas 2016!- first photos

These are the first photos from Fallas 2016.  Fallas is the annual carnival in Valencia, Spain.  It is truly one of the wonders of the world.  They erect hundreds of sculptures made of foam and wood (these days), some of which are 25 meters (75′) in height.  There are daily booming fireworks more for feel … Read moreFallas 2016!- first photos

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