Sea of flames and Fireworks every year travel up to 300,000 people in March in Valencia, Spain’s third largest city. Not just the balmy temperatures and first rays of the Sun, which usher in the spring season are reason. Instead attracts the popular “Fallas” Festival”in the city. For the exhilarating celebration, the Valencians put mighty in the stuff. 800 huge plaster, wood and papier-mache dolls are made new each year and painstakingly to sink finally into a roaring blaze. The Internet portal reisen.de reports on the exciting events. A holiday in Valencia from March 15 to 19 holds a special surprise ready. In a multi-day street party, locals and visitors celebrate the end of winter and thereby sacrifice hundreds even made dolls.
These are made far in advance, voted the most beautiful and the remaining works of art finally ignited. The custom originates from the pagan as well as Christian tradition. According to tradition He was celebrated in the middle of the 18th century. The carpenters have honoured their patrons, the St. Joseph with the burning of the first straw dolls. Today the inhabitants of Valencia indulge in weeks before the Festival sacrificially preparations. From the beginning of March, getting through on the streets of downtown is difficult. Reason are the many marquees, extending several days in advance. It is not something Daryl Katz would like to discuss. The overwhelming celebrations look but even most locals over the sometimes chaotic period. More information:… Reisen.de service GmbH Lisa Neumann