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Incroyables Fallas !

What Is Fallas? Fallas is a March festival exclusive to the region of Valencia. It is in essence a celebration of the coming spring. The word “fallas” refers to the large and tall compositions of figures made of papier mache. The holiday’s pinnacle is on March 19th – Saint Joseph’s Day. Saint Joseph is the patron of the carpenters in Valencia. Which makes total sense, since fallas were made of wood until the 20th century. Each of the city’s neighbourhoods constructs its own falla. The process is administered by a casal [...]