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Festival in Valencia

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston, Mass .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Anne Miranda ; illustrated by Robert Casilla
SeriesHoughton Mifflin leveled readers. 3.2.4, Houghton Mifflin leveled readers
ContributionsCasilla, Robert, illustrator, Houghton, Mifflin and Company
The Physical Object
Format[braille] /
Pagination1 volume.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26516314M
ISBN 10061829127X

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From March 15 to 19 (the feast of Saint Joseph, day of the father in the whole country), Valencia is given over to a carnival of bonfires, fiesta, fireworks and a healthy dose of satire known as Las Fallas.   Valencia Events July During the summer months the city opens its doors to open air events and top concerts. The July Fair (Feria de Julio) offers a fantastic program of events which includes a summer festival of films held at the foot of Palau de la Musica with open-air screenings in the city and the beaches of Valencia. Read More >>. The word “Las Fallas” literally means “fires,” and this is a week when plenty of “ninots” are first created, and then destroyed. Ninots is a name for big dolls made of cardboard, wood, and paper. Some of them take about a year to be constructed and cost up to $75,, and some of them are a few floo.   Las Fallas de Valencia is an annual springtime festival in Valencia, Spain, which takes place from March 15 to Ma ending on the feast day of St. Joseph. The festival’s origins are rooted in Iberian pagan equinox celebrations, but much of the festival has adopted Catholic meanings in the centuries since its conception.

The Falles (Valencian: Falles; Spanish: Fallas) is a traditional celebration held in commemoration of Saint Joseph in the city of Valencia, term Falles refers to both the celebration and the monuments (Falla, singular; Falles, plural) burnt during the celebration. A number of towns in the Valencian Community have similar celebrations inspired by the original Falles de València.   The Fallas are Valencia’s most international festival. In a competition of art, ingenuity and good taste, during the week beginning on 19 March the city fills with gigantic cardboard monuments, the ninots. They are a whole culture in themselves and part of the way of life in Valencia. Las Fallas represent the Valencian character – love of art, spectacle, noise, gunpowder and the ephemeral. Las Fallas surprise all visitors: for five days the streets are filled with true works of art made from papier-mâché. The Artichoke Festival in Benicarló is a gastronomic event held over an extended weekend. The program includes plenty of cooking demonstrations and tastings of traditional or experimental recipes based on the local artichoke variety as well as the usual array of entertainment. October 9th is the Day of the Valencia Region, commemorating.