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Fallas (16th to 19th March)

Fallas Bonfire Festival. A phantasmagorical extravaganza not to be missed!! Music bands performing in the streets, “mascletaes” (firecrackers), traditional music, lunches and popular dinners, fireworks. "Plantà" (building of bonfires), floral offering parade to Our Lady of Desemparats and the “Cremà” (burning of bonfires) on St. Joseph’s night.

FALLAS PROGRAMME 2013

Saturday, 23rd February

18.30: Falleros parade from Plaza Constitución to Art Centre L´Estació.
19:00: Opening of “El Ninot” exhibition. Venue: Art Centre L´Estació, Calderón street.

Sunday, 24th February

17:15: Parade through the different Fallas districts in the following order: Campaments, Oeste,
Camp Roig, París Pedrera, Saladar, Diana, Port Rotes, Baix la mar, Centro, Les Roques and
Darrere el Castell.
20:00: “Crida” and “Pregó” 2013. Fallas announcement at the Castle´s wall.

Saturday, 9th March

Midnight: Folk live music festival by Ikaro orchestra. Place: La Vía street.

Thursday, 14th March

20:00: “Nit d´albaes” (First night of folk songs) honouring the “Falleras Mayores” in the following
order: Plaza de la Constitución, Falla Les Roques, Falla Baix la Mar, Falla Darrere el Castell,
Falla Campaments and Falla Oeste.

Friday, 15th March
- “Plantà” 1st day setting up of the Fallas
8.00 : “Plantà” (The setting up of the Fallas).
20:00: “Nit d´albaes” (second night of folk songs) honouring the “Falleras Mayores” in the
following order: Falla Camp Roig, Falla París Pedrera, Falla Saladar, Falla Diana, Falla Port
Rotes, Falla Centro.

Saturday, 16th March
– “Plantà” 2nd day setting up of the Fallas
8:00: “Plantà” (The setting up of the Fallas).
23:30: “Plantà” (The setting up of the City Council Falla) at Plaza del Consell. Then chocolate,
“churros” and “buñuelos” (fritter and donoughts) will be served for all visitors.
Midnight: Popular live music festival by La Viva orchestra. Place: La Vía street.

Sunday 17th March

13:00: Awards Ceremony for “Fallas infantiles 2013” (children Fallas) for all participating
sections. Place: Plaza de la Constitución
14:00: “Mascletaes” (firecrackers festival). Place: each Fallas districts.
21:00: Awards Ceremony for “Fallas 2013” for all participating sections. Place: Plaza de la
Constitución.
23:00: Popular live music festival. Place: Fallas districts.
Midnight: “Mascletà” (firecrackers festival). Place: Parking of the Railway Sation.

Monday 18th March

10:00: Marchings around the Fallas districts.
14:00: “Mascletaes” (firecrackers festival). Place: Fallas districts.
20:00: Bands concert. Place: La Vía street.
22:00: “Mascletà” (firecrackers festival). Place: Parking of the Railway Sation.
23:00: Popular live music festivals. Place: each Fallas districts.
Midnight: Big disco festival by Disco.com. Place: La Vía street.

Tuesday, 19th March.
Saint Joseph’s Day
10:00: Marchings. Place: each Fallas districts.
11:00: Mass in homour of Saint Joseph. Venue: Asunción Church.
11:30: Flower offering parade to Our Lady of the Foresaken (Virgen de los Desamparados).
Itinerary: Marqués de Campo Street, Diana Street, Magallanes Street and Plaza del Convento.
14:30: “Mascletà” (Firecrackers festival). Place: each Fallas Districts.
17:00: Marchings. Place: each Fallas districts.
20.30: “Mascletà” (Firecrackers festival). Place: Parking of the Railway Station.
“CREMÀ” Burning of the Fallas. Children section:
21:15: Burning of the City Council Falla for Children. Place: Plaza del Consell
1st Section Children´s Fallas:
21:30: Burning of all Fallas (children section) except the 1st prize of this section.
22:00: Burning of the 1st prize of this section.
Special section Children´s Fallas:
22:15: Burning of all Fallas (children section) except the 1st prize of this section.
22:30: Burning of the 1st prize of this section.
“CREMÀ” Burning of the Fallas:
Midnight: “Cremà” of the City Council Falla. Place: Plaza del Consell.
1st Section Fallas:
00:15: Burning of the 7th, 6th and 5th prize.
00:45: Burning of the 4th, 3rd and 2nd prize.
01:15: Burning of the 1st prize of this section.
Special Fallas Section:
01:45: Burning of the 4th, 3rd and 2nd prize.
02:15: Burning of the 1st prize of this section.