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Museum of papier-mache dolls and puppeteers (Museo del Gremio de Artistas Falleros) description and photos - Spain: Valencia (city). Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The title in English is Museo del Gremio de Artistas Falleros.
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In March, in the squares and streets of Valencia, a colorful celebration takes place - Las Fallas. The holiday is accompanied by colorful fireworks, firecrackers, festivities. Everywhere satirical figures of papier-mache - fallas are erected, and on the day of St. Joseph - March 19 - they are solemnly burned. Fallas dolls are very expensive and are made by a special team of puppeteers. It often takes a whole year to make them.
In Valencia, there is a special museum of these dolls, which displays the most interesting specimens that escaped burning during the holiday. In addition, you can see many items related to this unusual holiday - postcards, photographs, costumes, documents.
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