The Fallas de Valencia are considered as one of the most important festivals in Spain
And the most anticipated within the Valencian Community. These festivities are prepared practically all year round by the famous Falleros and Falleros Workshops where you work against the clock every day to finish the wonderful ninots that are huge statues made of papier mache, cardboard, wood or plaster.
Since 2017 the Fallas of Valencia have been declared as an intangible heritage of humanity , arguing that they are celebrated to greet the arrival of spring in the communities of the city, the region of Valencia and by the Valencian diaspora emigrated to the this traditional festival is characterized by the creation and installation of huge sculptural groups (fallas) composed of cartoonish efigies (ninots), which local artists and craftsmen create inspired by events of political and Social.
It is a festival full of colors and castles of fires (artificial fires) that you can not miss if you visit Valencia. Each neighborhood or area is organized into committees called “Casales Fallero” that get the necessary funds to build the Fallas.