Valencia Fallas festivity, Spain

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UNESCO: Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity - 2016
URL: http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/RL/00859
Description: The Fallas Festivity is a traditional practice of communities in Valencia to mark the coming of spring. It features a monument of caricatures by local artists that provides a commentary on current social issues. Erected in the town square from March 14 to 19, it is then set alight symbolizing a rejuvenation of social activity. Marching bands, outdoor meals and fireworks are part of the festivity, which enhances social cohesion and provides an opportunity for collective creativity, transmitted within families
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