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A documentary about Las Fallas, one of the most spectacular festivals in Europe, which is held in Valencia in March. Las Fallas are enormous effigies at the centre of the festival and they poke fun at all kinds of people in public life. The religious side to the festival is also introduced. Finally, various people are asked to describe what they like about the festival.
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First broadcast:
29 May 2007

Classroom Ideas

Pupils could research a Spanish festival (la tomatina, San Fermín, la Feria de abril) and give a 60 second presentation to the class, producing flashcards with related key vocabulary.