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Spain: Wall-building Trump effigy set ablaze at 'Las Fallas' fire festival in Valencia03:12

Spain: Wall-building Trump effigy set ablaze at 'Las Fallas' fire festival in Valencia

Spain, Valencia
March 20, 2017 at 04:15 GMT -00:00 · Published

Hundreds of people gathered in Valencia, Sunday, to watch an effigy of US President Donald Trump, displayed building a border wall, burst into flames during the last day of the annual 'Las Fallas' festival of the fires celebration.

The Falla 'Ribera - Santa Clara Convent' built a Trump papier-mache display, surrounded by Chinese-looking models and a dragon figure, with the US President represented building a border wall, dressed in blue overalls and with a trowel in one hand and a brick in the other.

The display, also called 'falla' (Spanish for 'fault/flaw') since it represents the world's flaws, was set on fire for hundreds of residents and tourists to see, before being extinguished by the local fire brigade.

The Fallas is a typical Valencian celebration that commemorates Saint Joseph. Las Fallas celebrates the end of winter and runs over March 15 to 19, with revellers parading giant papier-mache figures, known as "ninots", through the streets before setting them alight and letting off fireworks.

Spain: Wall-building Trump effigy set ablaze at 'Las Fallas' fire festival in Valencia03:12
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Hundreds of people gathered in Valencia, Sunday, to watch an effigy of US President Donald Trump, displayed building a border wall, burst into flames during the last day of the annual 'Las Fallas' festival of the fires celebration.

The Falla 'Ribera - Santa Clara Convent' built a Trump papier-mache display, surrounded by Chinese-looking models and a dragon figure, with the US President represented building a border wall, dressed in blue overalls and with a trowel in one hand and a brick in the other.

The display, also called 'falla' (Spanish for 'fault/flaw') since it represents the world's flaws, was set on fire for hundreds of residents and tourists to see, before being extinguished by the local fire brigade.

The Fallas is a typical Valencian celebration that commemorates Saint Joseph. Las Fallas celebrates the end of winter and runs over March 15 to 19, with revellers parading giant papier-mache figures, known as "ninots", through the streets before setting them alight and letting off fireworks.

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