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    12 days of Valencia Christmas

    #Many expats will be heading home for Christmas. The call of the family party, the industrially-boiled vegetables and the soporific splendor of Christmas TV and too much port is far too strong. “The atmosphere is not the same here, they just don’t know how to do Christmas in Valencia” they’ll tell you. But things are […]

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    VALENCIA 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 ‘El Corte Inglés’. It’s 20 degrees outside. It must be Christmas time in Valencia, a time for peace on Earth, goodwill to all men, ‘Christmas do’ Gin and Tonics, big tellies […]

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    Benimaclet ConFusion Festival (October 16 & 17)

    #Searching for something to do this weekend? Look no further than Benimaclet’s ConFusión Festival! With exhibitions ranging from music, film, dance, art, and all things creative, ConFusión is an opportunity to get involved with the local community and celebrate life. The variety of events held at the festival are guaranteed to surprise and engage audiences. […]

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    Arts Festival in Valencia…’Russafa Escènica’ (September 23rd to October 3rd)

    ##A multidisciplinary performing arts festival that transforms the central Ruzafa neighbourhood in the city of Valencia into a large theatre and an essential meeting point for attending the premieres, activities, round tables and exhibitions presented there. There are also events taking place outside of the barrio of Ruzafa. A pioneering festival that “occupies” private spaces, […]

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    MUSIC FESTIVAL…’ValleSonora de Montanejos’ (Comunitat Valenciana) / Septemebr 17th, 18th, 19th…

    Enjoy live music, rural tourism, gastronomy and nature in a sustainable way on the 17th, 18th and 19th of September in Montanejos: ValleSonora (Valencia region). The connection with water, care for the environment and some of the best artists of the moment are the values of a festival that adapts to the environment, highlighting the […]

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    MENORCA GROOVE FESTIVAL (SEP 17-19)

    ##From September 17 to September 19, 2021, the ‘Menorca Groove festival’ will be taking place for the fifth time at Es Claustre in Mahon, Minorca, Balearic Islands, Spain. The festival is brought by the organisers of the Formentera Jazz Festival and the people behind the space in ‘Es Claustre’. Described as a ‘Perpetual motion, just […]

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    43rd ‘FESTIVAL ENSEMS’ SEPT 15-26 (Comunidade Valenciana)

    ##The Valencian Institute of Culture presented the 43rd edition of the Ensems Festival. This will include Symphonic music, Avant-Garde ensembles, Street Performances and more… The Valencian Institute of Culture has presented the programme of the 43rd edition of the Ensems Festival, which was held from 7 to 16 May and will continue from 15 to […]

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    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH FALLAS ARTISTS

    ##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 making fallas – the vibrantly-painted street […]

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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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    FALLAS TIMETABLE 2021

    Tuesday, 31st August 10.30 am – Reading of the ‘people’s verdict’ and proclamation of the Ninot Indultat Infantil (the only children’s figure saved from burning) for 2021. 11.00 am – Choosing of ninots by the committees until 8.00 pm. Wednesday, 1st September 08.00 am – Plantà (set-up) of all the children’s fallas (sculptures). 10.00 am […]

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