Fallas 2012. “La Mascletà” (1).
This Easter has been a sequence of rainy and snowy days, so I haven’t done any meaningful shot. But, on the other hand, I’ve had time to process some old shots.
“Las Fallas” is a traditional festivity of Valencia (East Spain), in which fire and gunpowder take the streets. One of the key ceremonies is the “Mascletà”. This is a daily firework festival that takes place at 2 p.m. in the townhall square and it’s evaluated by the noise and the smell to gunpowder.
In order to find a proper place, you arrive to the surroundings of the square at least one hour before.
The kids quickly become bored as the thirst invades people.
Some minutes later the streets are really crowded and you have no room to move… or to escape.