There is one week a year when no longer Valencia city to become capital of music, flowers, light and color, and there are a couple of events that indicate that increasingly are closest Fallas 2013.
On Saturday 9 February at 12.00, will open the desired Ninot Exhibition and the event was attended Valencia Fallas Over, Begoña González Jiménez Tarazona and Carla Horton, accompanied by their respective Courts of Honor and other authorities of our city. The Ninot Exhibition 2013 will be held for the tenth consecutive year, in the Plaza outside of New Center.
The 1,750 m2 hosting this show, these days are prepared to receive the 760 figures show once again the good work of our artists falleros.
Until March 14 you can visit the exhibition and each entry is entitled to exercise their vote to decide the Ninots visitors indultats.
The next Fair bulls Fallas of Valencia presents a novel concept which highlights heifers Fair, as a springboard for young talent, and the spigots, with emblematic herds.
In addition, the Fair will Figures art of bullfighting greats like Jose Maria Manzanares, Finito de Córdoba, El Cordobés, Enrique Ponce, Juan José Padilla, El Cid or Morante de la Puebla, among others.
But the most striking lineup this year is undoubtedly its history and its author: Paco Cano. ‘Canito’, as it is known in all arenas, is the dean of photographers bullfighting. It is known for being the only photographer who attended the fatally gored Manolete in 1947. Those pictures were seen around the world. They are also now part of the history of this country his portraits and stories of Ava Gardner, Gary Cooper, Orson Welles, Ernest Hemingway, Sophia Loren, Ortega y Gasset and Lola Flores and others. At 100 years old, the teacher continues to give back to the arena every afternoon bullfight there anywhere in the world.