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Mare de Deu Festival

3 reviews of Mare de Deu Festival

Toni Calderón

The Muixeranga of Algemesí

This post is in tribute to the oldest and most celebrated festivals of Valencia, which have recently been included on the UNESCO World Heritage list. For many years, I've had a close relationship with this city since my wife is from Algemesí and, for that reason, we've often gone to the village festivals.

They're celebrated on September 7th and 8th and aside from processions, dances, and general revelry, the most spectacular part is, without a doubt, the Muixeranga. The form human towers (several stories high) along the streets forming the procession route to the church. Oh, and there's an amazing Ribalta altarpiece in that church which is worth a post of its own.

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Victor Tamarit

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Mjose Clemente Cebrián

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