Great day for the Valencian community today, lots of fun and great food !
Today, we have a fiesta which dates back to 1238, celebrating the conquest of Valencia, by Jaime 1.
With this conquest he formed the Realm of Valencia, which to this very day is still the capital of the Province of Valencia.
This Fiesta has been a tradition since XIV, introduced by Jaime II of Aragon, and has been an official fiesta day since 1976 for all valencianos to share.
This fiesta today, changes a little from town to town, but most of them have a general day of great fun and try to include everyone, the morning is usually dedicated to the children, a marathon is held with special T Shirts made for the occasion !
Once the marathon is over, everyone takes to the streets, it’s Paella Day, family, friends local groups and clubs gather together in the street, all making their Paella in the open air, streets are…
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