The largest Faller of Valencia, Begoña Jiménez, announced to the world, as tradition commands, the start of the 2013 Fallas.
Begoña was accompanied by her Court of honor that together with the Fallera Mayor Infantil de Valencia, Carla González and her Court of honor, visibly showed their excitement minutes until the Mayor of the city made him the keys of the city.
The ceremony also attended by the President of the Generalitat, Alberto Fabra.
After the short performance, came the turn of the Mayor of Valencia, Rita Barberá, and delivery of keys of the city to the Fallera Mayor of Valencia, who delivered the traditional speech that would culminate with the firing of a castle of fireworks by Pirotecnia Valenciana.
At the end of the Act the biggest fallers of Valencia and its courts of Honor headed official procession through the Serranos Street until the Royal Basilica of the Virgen de los Desamparados in the presence of all the Valencian. There, at the foot of la Mare de Déu, they delivered their bouquets making an emotive offering.
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