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-- -- what we're gonna got away festival now it's kind of well people compared to if you mix Marty -- with -- ball.
With the mummers parade in Philadelphia on New Year's Day while they festival of fire.
Sounds beautiful in Valencia Spain.
Yeah -- -- celebrating Saint Joseph Amy -- is live in Valencia with more on the celebration -- -- follow us -- tell -- about it.
-- yes and he goes.
So anyway I'm going to show you what last by -- they're right behind me.
These figures which are assembled -- configuration.
-- and not sit there 506070.
And I think plus as much as 350000.
Dollars to build it takes a hole here to instruct them there -- -- and British say.
He's like he's problem I'm out here.
At the last minute.
Which was day before yesterday and then -- and -- burns now this is the festival at Saint Joseph actually and sixty is the patron saint of carpenters.
This is a traditional long time ago.
It's the celebration of spring moving from winter into spring and it's when carpenters here in Valencia no longer needed so much higher for heating themselves.
And that these stands that they would put their lamps on the market -- -- -- -- means that big bonfire.
But it just became over the years more and more elaborate and -- ask their parades all day in the streets all sorts of partying going on -- And -- nights.
-- -- -- sound and lights.
It's a rousing ringing in -- spring fireworks ignite the fiesta here in Valencia.
-- in -- delays do it all on a smaller scale.
All -- -- due to the fiery end at this right.
That burning up the fight yes the larger much larger than life figures and flowers.
Scenes and satires made for this annual festival and then we actually destroyed at the end.
In what is a symbolic burning of all that is useless no longer needed a Clinton to prepare for the new season.
And it all sparks fierce competition.
Neighborhoods five for the best displays of figures.
And to flights.
As crowds revel in the four days at inside here.
-- enjoying life in this suspended albeit very colorful reality.
Now how husband that day and night the economy.
Is really in bad shape in Spain in Valencia has been particularly hard hit.
It's got this area has the highest unemployment rate in the entire -- -- there's a lot of debate about whether all this money should be spent on this festival.
-- not of course it does bring a lot of money into the economy is that there are a lot of tourists here out on the streets.
The people -- said that next year they expect.
That there by -- could be a lot smaller due to the didn't called the economic situation sound.
At least I'm glad I could bring it -- you this year because next year might look a bit different.
Sounds like -- I'm answering yes great to see it not as he's an uplifting day never really was just so beautiful that Alex I think little different just inflatable floats we.
It's not for your front yard and I don't work -- -- -- on the Mediterranean note yes or just sitting on the actual feast of saint -- is on the nineteenth and it got to get a sun.
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