Fallas by Guillermo

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Guillermo Momparler
1 Bachillerato
I.E. 'V. Canada Blanch'
London

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Fallas by Guillermo

  1. 1. By Guillermo Momparler, 1 Bachillerato A I.E. ‘V. Canada Blanch’ London• What “Fallas” are (History)• Celebration: - Mascleta - Falleras - Fireworks - Fallas - Crema• Video• Sources
  2. 2. What “Fallas ” are?• Festivities with a strong tradition in the city of Valencia• “Torch” word• From 15th March to 19th March
  3. 3. HISTORY Carpenters burned what was not needed, grit and junk, the day before the day of their patron saint , Saint Joseph, in a purifying fire 1740 satirical and burlesque monuments
  4. 4. - Plaza del Ayuntamiento-This event takes place every day at 14:00 hoursfrom March the 1st until the 19th of March.- It’s one of the top rated acts by valencians, butalso an act that most visitors misunderstand “It is not about of seeing, it is to feel and hear.”- 120 kg. powder
  5. 5. Fallas• Monuments• They’ve got satirical current affairs• central figure or composition of several meters + ”ninots”• March 15th  ”Planta”
  6. 6. • The Falleras marching with a bouquet of flowers each that will be used to form the mantle of the Virgin• an act which originally had a religious character
  7. 7. • The act of setting fire to the monuments of cardboard or wood• 19th March• Gradual – Time• Different meanings
  8. 8. • Muslim Tradition• “Nit del Foc”• 20 minutes and more• Thousands Powder Kilos
  9. 9. Sources- WEBSITES:- http://www.fallas.com/- www.fotosfallas.com/- www.vivirvalencia.com/fallas-valencia/- Family & Friends’ Information- My Own experience- Video:- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbHBBHSOlb0
  10. 10. Thank You for your attention!!

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