• Popular Festivals
    VALENCIAN CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR

    The “Todo a un Euro” shops have been stocking tinsel and blow-up Santas for months. Dean Martin is blasting out of the speakers at the Corte Ingles. It’s 20 degrees outside. It must be Christmas time in Valencia, a time for peace on Earth (enjoy it while you can, it’s going to be a Trump […]

  • Popular Festivals
    SUMMER FESTIVALS IN THE VALENCIA REGION 2018

    This year Valencia has not only taken the national lead in the sheer amount of talent and variety of its festival offerings. After many years of looking in awe and a touch of jealousy at Barcelona, Bilbao and Madrid when we wanted to look for the big names on the international music scene…we now need […]

  • Popular Festivals
    FIB 2018 PREVIEW

    As far as sheer star power is concerned, FIB, Festival Internacional de Benicassim, held from 19-22 July, just a hour´s ride up north from Valencia, will again deliver with theme-based nights. Headliners include Killers, Liam Gallagher, Travis Scott and Pet Shop Boys, with some of the regular favorites from the overwhelmingly English-speaking campers, Bastille, The […]

  • Popular Festivals
    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH A LOCAL FALLA

    David Moratalla Pulido is the president of a small neighbourhood falla at Séneca-Poeta Mas i Ros in the city of Valencia. We asked him what the festival is like away from the giant fallas of the special section. 1. How and why did you become a fallero and eventually the president of the falla? I […]

  • Editorial
    La Tomatina: Soaked to the Skin

    Buñol… Soaked to the skin La Tomatina (Probably the worlds biggest and certainly the messiest food fight). So when I heard that they were organizing a coach trip, I jumped at the chance to go. I have never experienced anything like it in my life, up to 40,000 people crammed into tiny streets. Mental! I mean I’ve […]

  • Music
    FIB 2017 FESTIVAL FEVER IN BENICÀSSIM

        If someone asked you if you would like to spend a weekend living in abject squalor and inescapable heat whilst being surrounded on all sides by drunken strangers, there are few of us out there who would jump at the opportunity. However, this year around 150,000 people opted to gleefully immerse themselves in […]

  • Music
    Festival Season in July and August

    Summer’s here. It’s hot inside and there’s nothing new on Netflix. So it’d be better to get outside, there’s plenty to do, especially given that it is festival season! If you’re already keen as mustard to get into it but you’re still going to be stuck in the city for a while, don’t worry! You […]

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