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    SHOPPING & ART AT GALERIA KUPKA IN THE HISTORIC CENTRE

    ##Galería Kupka was founded in Valencia by creative artists & well-travelled artisans. It is a rather distinctive shop with a varied selection of original gifts & accessories. Check out their leather handbags, belts, purses, wallets, bracelets and necklaces. They also have jewellery, which includes silver, enamel & glass choices. There are often eye-catching illustrations on […]

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    HAIKU PRESENTATION IN VALENCIA…INTERVIEW WITH DANNY BLACKWELL

    ##Tell us something about your background and upbringing… I was brought up in Yorkshire, in the North of England. I have a degree in Music and a Masters in Literature. My final thesis was on Rayuela by Julio Cortázar. Apart from Spain, I’ve lived in Japan, Argentina, Portugal and Mexico. Oh, and I used to […]

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    WHAT DO THE VALENCIANS THINK OF FALLAS?

    ##Daniel Sanchez has been a fallero for over twenty years in Falla Seneca-Poeta Mas y Ros, one of the hundreds of smaller neighbourhood fallas dotted around the city. What do the Fallas mean for you? -Fallas for me is a traditional festival where you get the chance to get together and enjoy yourself with your […]

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    THE LEGENDARY ‘NA JORDANA’ FALLA

    ##EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH PERE BORREGO, PRESIDENT OF NA JORDANA FALLA According to the records, the first Falla to be erected in the Plaza Na Jordana was way back in 1884 and since 1954 it has been part of the Special Section (the Premier league of Fallas), longer than any other Falla. By 1983, the Fallas […]

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    A FALLAS CONVERSATION!

    A Fallas conversation between a Tourist and a Valencian! Brian: Wasn’t that ‘Fallas’ in Mission Impossible II, in that scene when Tom Cruise’s character is in Spain? I love all that fire dancing and those evil-looking hoods. Viçent: What are you talking about? That was just a ridiculous juxtaposition of Fallas and the Holy Week […]

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    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH FALLAS ARTISTS

      INTERVIEW WITH FALLAS ARTISTS: FALLA WORKS Artista fallero Paco Pellicer tells ‘24/7 Valencia’ how fallas are made, what he thinks of ‘corporate’ fallas and what he likes best about the fiesta. Paco Pellicer and Marisa Falcó are fallas artists who run their own small workshop in the barrio del Carmen. The husband-and-wife team have been […]

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    THE CITY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

    So you think you know Valencia? Paella, fallas, sun, sand, football, passion, light and love. All of these fiery elements make up a place that has become known as the Mediterannean city par excellence. Part of the charm lies in the contrast between the old (the centro historico) and newish The City of Arts and […]

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    MOSAIC ARTIST EMILIO VERDEJO

    The handmade production of Emilio’s mosaics began in 2008, inspired by his interest in the beautiful work done with this same technique at the main train station of Valencia (‘La Estación del Norte de Valencia’) and also by the work of Gaudí. However, his need for working with his hands and exploring various techniques as […]

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