Etiquetes » Falles

Òscar Rueda: «Colaboració no és sinònim de sumissió»


 «Els crítics en la seua gestió no pararan fins que el senyor president de JCF se deixe aconsellar millor i tinga en conte l’opinió dels fallers, en lloc de botar-se els procediments reglamentaris i de moure’s per interessos partidistes o aliens al sentir majoritari del colectiu faller» 4.785 more words


Fallas is coming: Burn, Baby, Burn!

Gunpowder runs through the veins of Valencians and it doesn’t take them long to find an excuse to set off an array of different pyrotechnics to celebrate religious festivals, weddings, baptisms, communions, heck, they even set them off if they win the football. 2.815 more words

Being Cultural

Falles of Valencia, Spain

In early April, I visited Valencia, Spain, for an academic conference. I spent a few days there and had time to do a little sightseeing. I haven’t yet posted about it, and I wanted to share with you the falles, and the museum that houses the best one from each year, since the early 1900s. 147 more words


Valencian Street Art

Today I’m sharing a few pictures of the monuments that adorn Valencia’s streets for one week in March. At the end of the week these lovely paper mache sculptures are burned, some in a large fireworks display, but at least for a week they paint ordinary life with the unexpected. 7 more words