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March 19, 2020 @ 10:00 - March 20, 2020 @ 00:30 CETFree
CANCELLED/POSTPONED 2020! The Fallas Crema symbolises the true story celebrating an ancient pagan tradition. The day reveals an eternal tension between sadness and joy. It begins with an offering at the Puente de San José Siglo XVI at 11am. It ends way, way into the early hours when the largest Ninot has been reduced to ashes.
Mascletas are ignited following the morning offering and again for the final time at the Plaza del Ayuntamiento at 2pm. A mass in honour of San José is held in the Seu officiated by the Archbishop of Valencia at 12pm. The Parade of Fire is a colourful, noisy and vibrant procession. The floats, giant contraptions, costumes, rockets, gunpowder, performances and music, heads runs from Calle de Ruzafa to Plaza de la Puerta de la Mar from 7pm.
The true finale commences with the Cremà de las Fallas Infantiles from 10pm. The winner of the first prize is burned a half an hour or so later, followed by the statue in front of the city hall. The rest of the Fallas are ignited from midnight, followed by the winning Ninot. Finally, at 1am the Falla Municipal is raised to the ground in a crescendo of flames, sparks and falling cinders. A sight to behold watched by thousands of people.