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Las Fallas 2012, a fiery programme!

Las Fallas 2012, a fiery programme!

Once again St. Joseph, the patron saint of carpentry, will be remembered! Valencia will celebrate Las Fallas from the 15th to the 19th March. This Las Fallas celebration dates back to when Valencian carpenters burned wooden structures as they wanted to empty their workshops before the beginning of spring. These wooden structures have transformed over time, creating the ‘ninots’ or giant paper-mâché dolls, which are now seen in Valencia during the Las Fallas celebrations. The Las Fallas festival is a traditional celebration within the Valencian culture, a celebration which brings together the young and old. Continue reading


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