The fallas (bonfires) of Valencia, held in March, are well-known. The whole city is apparently humming all night, every night during the festival, and those, like me, who need substantial sleep, may be best advised to keep out of the city, at least at night, during that period.
HUGE amounts of both time and money are put into the creation of impressive floats, ninots, which are paraded through the streets, exhibited, and finally burnt on the bonfires, stuffed with fireworks.
However, since the mid-1930s, there has been a people’s choice of the very best overall and in the children’s section. Only the ninots chosen are preserved from the flames and exhibited in this mus...Read More