• Editorial
    Interview with ‘Jimmy Glass’ Jazz Bar Owner Chevi Martínez

    ##Jimmy Glass Jazz Bar is Valencia’s best-known jazz club but don’t stroll in expecting to find people in double-breasted suits and kipper ties, drinking whiskey sours to a backdrop of Miles Davis or Billie Holiday. Apart from the stage and the photos of jazz performers on the wall (mostly taken by the owner himself), it […]

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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 […]

  • Editorial
    FALLAS… BUSINESS AS USUAL

    Fallas is back…Foc i fum, ducks and teapots The way things are at the moment, many might question the sanity of anyone who is willing to spend millions of Euros on erecting huge papier-mâché ‘‘monuments’’ only to gleefully burn them to cinders just a week later. You also might be forgiven for thinking (especially if […]

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    24/7 Valencia GUIDE to FALLAS 2019

    Are you interested in folklore? Tradition? Big dresses? If you are, stick around. Valencia has all that and more, during the celebration known as Fallas. Read this and consider yourself armed for the festivities. LAS FALLAS During the second week of March, you’ll see these large sculptures being set up at practically every street corner. […]

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    WHAT IS FALLAS?

    This is what the city’s residents say; condensed for you by David Rhead and Jose Marín… The smell of cordite and the sizzle and crack of rockets. The smell of Buñuelos frying in the middle of the night. The smell of the Plaza de la Virgen carpeted with Spring flowers at four o’clock in the […]

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    TENNIS! VALENCIA TO HOST THE SENIOR MASTERS CUP (MAY 17th -18th)

    ##EXCLUSIVE VALENCIA TENNIS REPORT Once again Valencia will be adding another prestigious tennis event to its increasingly filling calendar. After the successful staging of the Davis Cup Quarter Final between Spain and Germany at the Plaza de Toros and the Women´s ITP Pro Circuit $60,000 + H (hotel) last year, the city will now host […]

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