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    OPEN-AIR CINEMA IN THE SUMMER WITH ‘FILMOTECA D’ESTIU’

    ## 24/7 Valencia: 1. What is the history of Filmoteca D’Estiu?  Áurea Ortiz of Filmoteca: “The ‘Filmoteca D’Estiu’ started 20 years ago. The regular programming of the Filmoteca at its headquarters in Rialto ends in mid-July and returns in mid-September. The idea arose to organize a “summer terrace”, so typical of this region, with outdoor […]

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    ART IN VALENCIA… LUIS DUBÓN EXHIBITION AT MuVIM UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1

    ##24/7 Valencia: Could you tell us more about the exhibition of Valencian designer & painter Luis Dubón? MuVIM: “This is a retrospective exhibition of Luis Dubón’s work, a painter and artist closely linked to the Second Spanish Republic and who was ostracized during Franco’s regime. The MuVIM enhances for the first time the artistic career […]

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    SUSTAINABLE FASHION EVENT AT PLAYGROUND ART CENTER (PAC) ON JUNE 15th

    ##Fashion and design with social and environmental awareness in Valencia ‘Fashion S.O.Stenible Fashion Flash 3.0’ is an event with fashion firms and designers who are committed to sustainability in their creations. On June 15th,  a pioneering event in Valencia dedicated to sustainable fashion will be held at ‘Playground Art Center’. The event, sponsored by Turia […]

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    ART IN VALENCIA…JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHY AT ‘BOMBAS GENS’

    ##24/7 Valencia: Could you tell us more about this exhibition of Japanese photography? Bombas Gens: “Between 1957 and 1972, a radical transformation in the photographic language took place in Japan with the help of a group of photographers who began to develop their work during the postwar period. A renovation that took place in parallel […]

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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 […]

  • 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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    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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