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Festival of the Fallas page 5
Text by: Paula Repo
Photos by: Pasi Rein

See the essence of Fallas
The Night of Fire consumes the fallas, but each year people get the chance to vote one of the numerous figures composing the fallas to be exhibited at the Museo Fallero. The collection of this museum includes the most popular Ninots since 1934.

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Above photo - Museo Fallero exhibits Ninots that were parts of the Fallas monuments in past years.

Photo Above - The workshop of Maria Jesus Gimenez in the City of Fallas serves a number of carnivals and amusement parks including Mardi Gras and Disneyland.

In the other Fallas museum, Museo del Artista Fallero, you can take a closer look at the work of the artists and artisans. Besides fallas you see their scale models and construction. The City of Fallas itself is worth visiting. You can watch how the figures are born from the papier-mache, wood and wax in the hands of designers, potters, painters and other craftsmen. The workshops serve also other festivals like Mardi Gras, but the characters made for Fallas are special in many ways. Already the materials used for Fallas are different. They need to be combustible and non-polluting. Glue, papier mache and many other substances are cooked in the workshops.

Photo Above - Many of the Ninots in the Fallero museum portray the equality between sexes and the status of men in the society.

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Fallas text copyright held by Paula Repo, photograph copyright by Pasi Rein .