Fallas 2023 Official Program Schedule – Valencia

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Official Las Fallas Program for 2023

JANUARY 2023

Friday, January 27, 2023:
10:00 p.m. – Solemn Exaltation of the Fallera Major of Valencia, Laura Mengó Hernández, and her Court of Honor at the Palau de Congressos. At the end of the exaltation there will be a fireworks display.

Saturday January 28, 2023:
5:30 p.m. – Solemn Exaltation of the Fallera Major Infantil of Valencia, Paula Nieto Medina, and her Court of Honor at the Palau de Congressos. At the end of the exaltation there will be a fireworks display.

Monday, January 30, 2023:
From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Reception of the ninots for the Ninot Exhibition at the Museu de les Ciències. *The ninots must conform to the agreed measures and which have been common in previous years: Children: 0.40×0.50×0.75 meters. Older: 1x1x2.5 meters.

Tuesday, January 31, 2023:
From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Second day of the reception of the ninots for the Ninot Exhibition at the Museu de les Ciències. *The ninots must conform to the agreed measures and which have been common in previous years: Children: 0.40×0.50×0.75 meters. Older: 1x1x2.5 meters.

FEBRUARY 2023

Thursday, February 2, 2023:
8:00 p.m. – XVII Gala of Pyrotechnics in the Palau de l’Exposition.

Friday, February 3, 2023:
7:00 p.m. – Inauguration of the Ninot Exhibition. At the end, there will be a fireworks display with light and color effects.

Saturday February 4, 2023:
From 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Fallero collecting fair at the Science Museum.

Friday February 10, 2023:
7:30 p.m. – Presentation of the Faller Book at the Science Museum

Saturday February 11, 2023:
09:00 a.m. – Exchange of photographs between the Children’s Fallera Major of Valencia and the children’s representatives of the commissions and imposition of Bunyols d’Or i Brillants with Laurel Leaves to children’s collectives by the Children’s Fallera Major of Valencia at the Palau de l’Exposition.

09:15 a.m. – Sectors: Benimàmet-Burjasssot-Beniferri/ Benicalap-Campanar/ Olivereta.
10:30 a.m. – Sectors: Camins al Grau/Malvarrosa-Cabanyal-Beteró/Algirós.
11:45 a.m. – Sectors: Jesús/Rascanya/La Creu Coberta.
1:00 p.m. – Sectors: Patraix/El Carmen/Pla del Reial-Beminaclet.
1:00 p.m. – Sectors: Patraix/El Carmen/Pla del Reial-Beminaclet.
4:15 p.m. – Exchange of photographs between the Fallera Mayor of Valencia and the Fallera Mayores of the commissions and imposition of collective and individual Golden and Brilliant Donuts with Laurel Leaves by the Fallera Mayor of Valencia in the Palacio de la Exposición.

4:30 p.m. – Malva-rosa-Cabanyal-Beteró sector.
5:15 p.m. – Sector Jesus.
6:00 p.m. – La Creu Coberta sector.
7:00 p.m. – El Carmen sector.
7:45 p.m. – Mislata Sector.

Sunday February 12, 2023:
09:00 a.m. – Exchange of photographs between the Fallera Mayor of Valencia and the Fallera Mayores of the commissions and imposition of collective and individual Bunyols d’Or i Brillants with Laurel Leaves by the Fallera Mayor of Valencia in the Palacio de la Exposición.

09:15 a.m. – REial-Beminaclet Plan Sector.
10:30 a.m. – Sector Benimamet – Burjasot – Beniferri.
11:30 h. -. Sector Algirós.
12:15 p.m. – Sector Russafa A – Russafa B.
1:15 p.m. – Sector Patraix.
4:15 p.m. – Exchange of photographs between the Fallera Mayor of Valencia and the Falleras Mayores of the commissions and imposition of Bunyols d’Or i Brillants with Laurel Leaves to collectives and individuals by the Fallera Mayor of Valencia in the Palacio de la Exposición.

16:30 h. – Sector La Saidïa
5:30 p.m. – La Roqueta-Arrancapins sector.
6:30 p.m. – Sector La Seu-La Xerea-El Mercat.
7:00 p.m. – Sector Towns in the South.
7:45 p.m. – Benicalap Sector – Campanar.

Friday February 17, 2023:
6:00 p.m. – Children’s Gala of Junta Central Fallera. Children’s Delegation Awards Ceremony at the Teatre La Plazeta.
9:00 p.m. – Culture Gala at the Teatro Principal.

Saturday February 18, 2023:
11:00 a.m. – JCF Youth Gala at the La Plazeta Theatre.

09:00 a.m. Exchange of photographs between the Fallera Mayor Infantil of Valencia and Children’s Representatives of the commissions and imposition of Bunyols d’Or i Brillants with Laurel Leaves to children’s collectives by the Fallera Mayor Infantil of Valencia in the Palacio de la Exposición.

09:15 h.- Sectors: Plan de Remei–Gran Via/ Quart de Poblet – Xirivella / La Saïdia.
10:30 a.m. – Sectors: Russafa A and Russafa B/ La Roqueta-Arrancapins / Mislata.
11:45 a.m. – Sectors: Villages in the South/ La Seu – Xerea – Market/ El Pilar – Sant Francesc.
12:45 p.m. – Botanical Sectors- La Petxina / Canyamelar – Degree – Nazareth / Quatre Carreras
4:15 p.m. Exchange of photographs between the Fallera Mayor of Valencia and the Falleras Mayores of the commissions and imposition of collective and individual Bunyols d’Or i Brillants ab Fulles de Llorer by the Fallera Mayor of Valencia in the Palace of the Exhibition.

4:30 p.m. – Sector Plan Del Remei – Gran Via.
5:15 p.m. – Botanical Sector-La Petxina
6:00 p.m. – Canyamelar-Grau-Nazaret Sector.
6:45 p.m. -La Roqueta-Arrancapins sector.
6:00 p.m. – Children’s Culture Gala at the Teatre Principal.

Sunday February 19, 2023:
9:00 a.m. – Exchange of photographs between the Fallera Mayor of Valencia and the Falleras Mayores of the commissions and imposition of collective and individual Bunyols d’Or i Brillants ab Fulles de Llorer by the Fallera Mayor of Valencia in the Palace of the Exhibition.

09:15 a.m. – Sector Four of Poblet-Xirivella.
10:00 a.m. – Olivet sector.
11:00 a.m. – Camins al Grado sector.
12:00 p.m. – El Pilar-Sant Francesc sector.
12:45 p.m. – Sector Rascanya.
5:00 p.m. – JCF Sports Gala at the La Plazeta Theatre.

Friday February 24, 2023:
9:00 p.m. – Fallera Gala at Feria Valencia.

Sunday February 26, 2023:
06:30 a.m. – Prayer of the Falleras Mayores of Valencia and their Courts of Honor to Santa Bárbara in the Church of Sant Joan del Hospital
07:15 a.m. – Children’s “Awakening”.
07:30 a.m. – “Macrodesperta”. Driven by the Corona Fault. It will end in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento with a spectacular earthquake. Next, a fallas breakfast will be offered to all participants
12:00 p.m. – Entrance of Music Bands.
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento.
7:00 p.m.– “Crida” in the Torres de Serranos. At the end, light and color effect with show.

MARCH 2023

Wednesday March 1, 2023:
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.

Thursday March 2, 2023:
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.

Friday March 3, 2023:
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.

Saturday March 4, 2023:
10:30 a.m. – Visit of the Fallera Mayor Infantil of Valencia and her Court of Honor to the Fire Station of Avenida de la Plata.
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.
5:30 p.m. – Cavalgate del Ninot. It will have the following itinerary: Departure from the Glorieta, Carrer de la Pau, Sant Vicent, Plaça de l’Ajuntament, Marqués de Sotelo and end in Carrer Xàtiva. The ride will close with the entrance to the first pieces of the Municipal Falla ‘Valencian Cardioversió’. At the end there will be a “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento.
* There will be decentralized night mascletaes, still with time and place to be confirmed.

Sunday March 5, 2023:
10:00 a.m. Estoreta Song Contest, organized by the Falla Plaza del Árbol and sponsored by JCF.
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.

Monday March 6, 2023:
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.

Tuesday March 7, 2023:
11:00 a.m. – Visit to the Local Police Headquarters of Valencia of the Falleras Mayores of Valencia and their Courts of Honor.
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.

Wednesday March 8, 2023:
10:30 a.m. – Visit of the Fallera Mayor Infantil de Valencia and her Court of Honor to the Avenida de la Plata Fire Station to celebrate the festival of her patron saint.
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.

Thursday March 9, 2023:
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.
6:00 p.m. – Tribute from the Armed Forces to the FFMMV and CCHH.

Friday March 10, 2023:
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.

Saturday March 11, 2023:
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.
00:00 h. – “Night mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.
* There will be decentralized night mascletaes, still with time and place to be confirmed.

Sunday March 12, 2023:
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.

Monday March 13, 2023:
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.

Tuesday March 14, 2023:
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.
5:00 p.m. – Closure of the Children’s Doll Exhibition.
5:30 p.m. – Reading of the popular verdict and proclamation of the “Child Pardon Doll” of 2023.
5:45 p.m. – Collection of the ninots by the commissions until 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday March 15, 2023:
08:00 a.m. – “Plantà” of all children’s fallas.
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.
5:00 p.m. – Closure of the Baby Exhibition.
5:30 p.m. – Reading of the popular verdict and proclamation of the “Ninot Indultat” of 2023
5:45 p.m. – Collection of the ninots by the commissions until 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. – L’Albà de les Falles throughout the city (more than 200/300 commissions, at the same time, will shoot in unison at midnight). Tradition recovered in 2016 thanks to the Falla Na Jornada and Junta Central Fallera, with a fireworks display in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento.

Thursday March 16, 2023:
08:00 a.m. – “Plantà” of all the faults.
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.
4:30 p.m. – Delivery of Children’s Awards. In the gallery set up in the Town Hall for the distribution of prizes obtained for children’s Fallas in the different sections, as well as children’s presentations, the Ninot Cavalcade and children’s falla llibrets.
12:00 p.m. – Castle of Fireworks.

Friday March 17, 2023:
09:30 a.m. – Awards. In the gallery installed in the Town Hall for the distribution of prizes obtained for children’s Fallas in the different sections, as well as the competitions for illuminated streets, presentations and falla llibrets.
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in Plaza del Ayuntamiento
3:30 p.m. on March 17, 2023 – 1st Day of the Ofrenda de Flores a la Mare de Déu:

OFRENDA – CARRER LA PAU:
3:30 p.m.: Malvarrosa – Cabanyal – Beteró
4:45 p.m.: Algiros
5:45 p.m.: Villages in the South
7:00 p.m.: Quatre Carreras
8:30 p.m.: Plan del Remei – Gran Via
9:45 p.m.: Benimamet-Burjassot-Beniferri

OFRENDA – CARRER SANT VICENT:
3:30 p.m.: Olive tree
5:15 p.m.: La Saidia
6:45 p.m.: El Carme
19.30 h: Benicalap
8:45 p.m.: Ring the bell
9:45 p.m.: La Roqueta-Arrancapins
11:30 p.m.: Regional Houses.
11:35 p.m.: Local Meetings.
11:40 p.m.: Falla de la Fallera Major Infantil de Valencia, Paula Nieto Medina, Falla Azcárraga-Ferran el Catòlic.
11:45 p.m.: Official committee of the Burgos, Murcia, Castelló and Alacant delegations.
11:50 p.m.: Last five Falleras Mayores Infantiles from Valencia.
11:55 p.m.: Fallera Mayor Infantil de Valencia, Paula Nieto Medina and her Court of Honor. Accompanied by members of the JCF and the Valencia Municipal Band.
01:00 h.- Fireworks display.

Saturday March 18, 2023:
10:30 a.m. – Tribute to the poet Maximiliano Thous, in his monument, located at the intersection of Sagunto and Maximiliano Thous streets. With the collaboration of the Falla Fray Pere Vives – Bilbao – Maximiliano Thous.
12:00 p.m. – Tribute to Maestro Serrano, which will take place at his monument on Avenida del Reino in Valencia.
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.
3:30 p.m. on March 18, 2023 – 2nd Day of the Offering of Flowers to the Mother of God:

OFRENDA – CARRER LA PAU:
3:30 p.m.: Pla del Real – Benimaclet.
5:15 p.m.: Canyamelar – Grau – Nazareth.
6:15 p.m.: At Xerea.
6:45 p.m.: Rascanya.
8:15 p.m.: Paths to the Degree.
10:00 p.m.: Russafa A.
23:00 h.: Russafa B.

OFRENDA – CARRER SANT VICENT:
3:30 p.m.: The Covered Cross.
4:45 p.m.: El Pilar-Sant Francesc.
5:45 p.m.: Patraix.
7:00 p.m.: La Seu – El Mercat.
7:30 p.m.: Botanical – The Shell.
8:30 p.m.: Quart de Poblet – Xirivella.
10:00 p.m.: Jesus.
11:15 p.m.: Mislata.
00:30 h.: Regional Houses.
00:40 h.: Invited entities.
00:50 h.: Falla de la Fallera Major de Valencia, Laura Mengó Hernández, Falla Monestir de Poblet-Aparicio Albiñana ‘L’Antiga de Campanar’.
00:55 h.: Official committee of the Burgos, Murcia, Castelló and Alacant delegations.
01:00 a.m.: Last five Falleras Mayores Infantiles from Valencia.
01:05 am: Fallera Major from Valencia, Laura Mengó Hernández, and her Court of Honor. Accompanied by members of the JCF and the Valencia Municipal Band.
01:30 a.m.- “NIT DEL FOC”. Fireworks display.

Sunday March 19, 2023:
11:00 a.m. – Offering of flowers from the Falleres Mayores of Valencia and their Courts of Honor in front of the image of the Patriarch on the Sant Josep Bridge. With the Collaboration of the Falla Doctor Olóriz-Archbishop Fabián y Fuero.
12:00 p.m. – Solemn Mass in honor of Sant Josep in the Cathedral of Valencia, officiated by the Archbishop of Valencia, Enrique Benavent, and offered by the Junta Central Fallera and the Guild of Carpenters. With the assistance of the Falleras Mayores of Valencia and their Courts of Honor.
2:00 p.m. – “Mascletà” in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.
6:00 p.m. -Fire Parade along Colón Street, from Ruzafa Street to Porta la Mar Square.
8:00 p.m. – “Cremà” of children’s fallas.
8:30 p.m. – “Cremà” of the children’s falla that has obtained the first prize in the Special Section.
9:00 p.m. – “Cremà” of the children’s falla of the Plaza del Ayuntamiento
10:00 p.m. – “Cremà” of all the fallas of Valencia.
10:30 p.m. – “Cremà” of the falla that has obtained the first prize in the Special Section.
11:00 p.m. – “Cremà” of the falla of the Plaza del Ayuntamiento in Valencia.

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