• Valencia Fallas Festival 2009: Programme of Events

    MARCH 12th (Thursday)
    At 02.00 p.m. Mascletà (sound fireworks) in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento (City Hall Square).

    MARCH 13th (Friday)

    At 02.00 p.m. Mascletà (sound fireworks) in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento (City Hall Square).

    MARCH 14th (Saturday)
    At 02.00 p.m. Mascletà (sound fireworks) in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento (City Hall Square).
    At 06.00 p.m. Closure ceremony of the “CHILDREN’S NINOT EXHIBITION” (children’s figurines).
    At 10.30 p.m .“International Folk Parade” around the “Plaza del Ayuntamiento” (City Hall Square). After the parade opposite the City Hall. Night Mascletà.

    MARCH 15th (Sunday)
    At 08.00 a .m. Plantà (setting up) of all “FALLAS INFANTILES” (children’s fallas)
    At 02.00 p.m. Mascletà (sound fireworks) in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento (City Hall Square).
    At 06.00 p.m. Closure ceremony of the “NINOT EXHIBITION” (adult’s figurines).
    At 00.00 a .m Plantà (setting up) of all “FALLAS” (adult’s fallas)

    At 01.30 a .m. Fireworks on the Paseo de La Alameda (between Exposición Bridge and Las Flores Bridge).

    MARCH 16th (Monday)
    At 02.00 p.m. Mascletà (sound fireworks) in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento (City Hall Square).
    At 04.30 p.m. From the stage outside the City Hall building, Awards Ceremony for Children’s “Fallas”.

    At 01.30 a .m. Fireworks on the Paseo de La Alameda (between Exposición Bridge and Las Flores Bridge).

    MARCH 17th (Tuesday)
    At 09.30 a .m. From the stage outside the City Hall building, Awards Ceremony for “Fallas” in all participating sections.

    At 02.00 p.m. Mascletà (sound fireworks) in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento (City Hall Square).

    At 04.00 p.m. First day of the Flower offering to our Lady of the Forsaken (“Virgen de los Desamparados”) along Paz street and San Vicente street thousands of falleros march towards the Plaza de la Virgen. The flower offering finishes around 1 a .m. in the morning.

    At 01.30 a .m. Fireworks on the Paseo de La Alameda (between Exposición Bridge and Las Flores Bridge).

    MARCH 18th (Wednesday)
    At 11.00 a .m. Homage to the poet Maximilano Thous , at the monument in his honour located at crossroads of Sagunto street and Maximilano Thous street. After finishing, a “Mascletà” will be staged.

    At 12.00 p.m. Homage to the “Maestro Serrano” , taking place at the monument dedicated to his memory in Reino de Valencia Ave. After finishing, a “Mascletà” will be staged.

    At 02.00 p.m. Mascletà (sound fireworks) in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento (City Hall Square)

    At 04.00 p.m. Second day of the Flower offering to our Lady of the Forsaken (“Virgen de los Desamparados”) along Paz street and San Vicente street thousands of falleros march towards the Plaza de la Virgen. The flower offering finishes around 1 a .m. in the morning.

    At 02.00 a .m. Nit de Foc, the most important fireworks display in The Fallas Festival on the “Paseo de la Alameda” (between Exposición Bridge and Las Flores Bridge)

    MARCH 19th (Thursday)

    At 11.00 a .m. On the “Puente de San José” (Saint Joseph Bridge), flower offering made by the “Fallas” Queens and their Courts of Honour in front of the statue of the Patriarch. A “Mascletà” will follow.

    At 12.00 p.m. Mass in honour of the Patriarch St. Joseph, in the Cathedral Church, staged by the Central Fallas Council and the Carpenters Guild with the attendance of the “Fallas” Queens of Valencia and their Courts of Honour. Mass sung by the “Cathedral Choir” and the orchestra from the Conservatoire José Iturbi from Valencia.
    At 02.00 p.m. Mascletà (sound fireworks) in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento (City Hall Square).
    At 07.00 p.m. Cabalgata del Fuego (Fire Parade) along Colon Street with a spectacular firework show in Porta de la Mar Square.
    At 10.00 p.m. Cremà or burning of the Children’s Fallas.

    At 10.30 p.m. Cremà or burning of the Children’s Fallas having obtained First Prize among the Fallas of the Special Section.
    At 11.00 p.m. Cremà or burning of the Children’s Falla in the “Plaza del Ayuntamiento” (City Hall Square).

    MARCH 20th (Friday)
    At 00.00 a .m. Cremà or burning all the remaining adults Fallas in Valencia.

    At 00.30 a .m. Cremà or burning of the adult “Falla” having obtained First Prize among the fallas of the Special Section.
    At 01.00 a .m. Bouquet of aerial fireworks in the “Plaza del Ayuntamiento” (City Hall Square) and Cremà or burning of the “Falla” in this square.

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