2020 / Events / Other (Non-Pro)

Las Fallas

  • Photographer
    Antonio Tartaglia

LAS FALLAS is a traditional celebration declared in 2016 Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO that takes place in Valencia, Spain. The origin comes from the carpenters who celebrated the arrival of spring on 19th March, burning pieces of wood that were used to prop up their lights during the winter. To this bonfire they gradually started to add old belongings and rags, which gave the wooden structure a human-looking aspect. Every year on March 19th at the stroke of midnight all the FALLAS are totally burned and colorful and noisy performers celebrate the fire in the streets of the city.

Freelance photographer born in 1979 and resident in Pineto (Italy). In the last few years he has seen his works published on major national magazines and has achieved prestigious results in many important international awards. His reportages range from the defense of the territory as his memorable journey of 2013 between the towns of Abruzzo affected by the 2009 earthquake, "Silent shadows", the interaction between sport activity and landscape, "Sportscape" and the denunciation of the gender disparity of which women who play sports are victims, "Don't call me baby".