The Big Parties of Valencia are already here: The Falles 2012
Linkedin

The Big Parties of Valencia are already here: The Falles 2012

Valencia : Spain | Mar 15, 2012 at 1:11 PM PDT
XX XX
Views: Pending
 
Illumination of the Failla Cuba-Puerto Rico

The Falles (torches) are for us the Valencian ones and our visitors, our traditional and bigger celebration. These parties take place in commemoration of Saint Joseph in Valencia, Spain. The term Falles refers so much to the celebration and the monuments created during the celebration. A number of municipalities of the Valencian Community has similar celebrations inspired by the original in capital Valencia of the Community.

In each neighborhood of my city, there is a 'Casal' that is the headquarters of the absentees. These, the absentees, are an organized unit of people that the celebration of parties works during the whole year, dinners, food, sale of lotteries, etc., but evidently everything stops to collect money and to mount a good Failure that we all enjoy.

The end finishes it is that in the night of March 19, burn 'The Falles.'

This is the calendar

Today is March 15:

Plantà of all the falles infantils, are to be finished being constructed.

As every day, from the one at the 19, 'Mascleta', (an explosive barrage of coordinated firecracker).

It closes of the Exhibition of the 'ninot' (Valencian for puppets or dolls).

Castle of artificial fires, Pyrotechnics Turis.

March 16:

Planta of all the Falles. The falles majors.

In the tribune installed in front of the City council, allotment of prizes obtained by the Infantile Falles in the different ones Sections, as well as, of Presentations, Nativities, cavalcade of the Infantile ninot and Llibrets (scripts) of Falles. Also in front of the main facade of the City council of Valencia, Music, Dances and Traditional Valencian Songs, with the collaboration of the Federation of Folklore of the Valencian Community. At night, Castle of artificial fires, in the Walk of the Boulevard.

March 17:

In the tribune installed in front of the City council, allotment of prizes obtained by the Falles in the different ones Sections, as well as, for the concepts cavalcade of the ninot, Competition of Adorned Streets and Illuminated, of Presentations and of Llibrets of Falles.

Today first day of offering of flowers to the Virgin of the Helpless.

In the bed of the River Turia, in front of Mountain Towers, the School of Aerostation of Valencia, will carry out an aerostatic exhibition and they will give the baptism of the air to it Fallera Mayor than Valencia and its Court of Honor.

Castle of artificial fires, in the Walk of the Boulevard. pyrotechnics Ricardo Caballer.

March 18:

Second day of offering to the The Virgin of the Helpless.

In the bed of the River Turia, in front of Mountain Towers, the School of Aerostation of Valencia, will carry out an aerostatic exhibition and they will give the baptism of the air to it Fallera Mayor Infantile of Valencia and its Court of Honor.

To those 01:30AM, ‘Nit of Foc’, (the Night of Fire); in the Walk of the Boulevard. Pyrotechnics Caballer, INC.

Nowadays big and end of the great party, March 19:

To those 11:00AM, in Saint Joseph's Bridge, Those ‘Falleras Mayors' of Valencia and their Cortes of Honor they will make Flores' offering before the Patriarch's image. To those 12:00AM, Solemn Mass in Honor of the Patriarch Saint Joseph the Cathedral of Valencia, Officiated for Excellent Mr. Archbishop of Valencia, Monsignor Carlos Osoro Sierra, offered by the Central Meeting Fallera and the Union of Artists Carpenters, with the care of you Falleras Mayors than Valencia and his Courts of Honor. Mass sung by the Cathedral Choir and the Orchestra of the Conservatory Jose Iturbi. To those 01:30PM, previous Animation to the ‘Mascleta’ in charge of the Unit Dinamic Production.

To those 02:00PM, Mascleta in the Square of the City council, in charge of the Pyrotechnics Caballer, INC. To those07:00PM, Cavalcade of the Fire.

To those 11:00PM, 'it Cremates' of the Infantils Falles of the Square of the City council.

To those 01:00AM, 'it Cremates' of the big Falles. Air fires, in the Square of the City council and it Cremates of the Failure. Pirotecnisa Caballer, INC.

And end. I wait that if they come the they also pass as me I plan to pass it. Good Party!

1 of 8
Next
The principle of The beautiful Illumination of the Falla Cuba-Writer Azorin
Second prize of illumination of streets. The project of illumination that has installed this Falla in Ruzafa. Work of Mariano Light, with bulbs of under consumption. In Cuba-Writer Azorín, they have bet on an illumination in syntony with the falla of Pere Baenas that takes for motto 'Floreal.' The work of 'Mariano Light', it takes for title 'Flores of light.' This has a majestic entrance, later it crosses for a road. you arrives at a charmed garden, where one can admire a composition of flowers of light of different varieties and alive colors. The Falla of 'Cuba-Writer Azorin', this falla has of budget it is of 170.000 euros, their illumination this year.
CATALINABELEMAR is based in Madrid, Madrid, Spain, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
Report Credibility
 
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
 
 
 
Advertisement
 

News Stories

 

Blogs

 >
  • Las Fallas in Valencia

      www.only-apartments.com
    Fireworks, lighting shows, flower offerings to the Patron Saint, competitions of the fallera mayor (the most beautiful young woman) and the children´s fallas, good music, better food and the joy of the people of Valencia complete the party.

Images

 >
 

More From Allvoices

Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report



Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.