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Pictures From Las Fallas Festival 2012

In the Spanish city of Valencia once again People calebrated one of the most vibrant festival in Spain – A festival of Las Fallas, celebration of fire and the arrival of spring….Just have a look of amazing pictures of fireworks and celebration.
1 .Every year in the memory of Saint Joseph, Fallas festival was celebrated from 14 to 19 March in Spain.

Picture From Las Fallas Festival 2012 (1)  2. A week before the holiday carpenters, painters, architects and sculptors started creating a variety of complex structures of paper, wax, wood, papier-mache, foam and other materials.

Picture From Las Fallas Festival 2012 (2)  3. The sculptures, which depict politicians and fairy-tale characters, music, performers and other celebrities, are so big sometimes up to twenty meters.

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