The figure, sculpted in bronze, in 1977 by Cuartero Ignacio Fernandez, was more than 30 years located under the sea off the lighthouse of Valencia, 14 meters deep.
However, in May 2009, due to the works of strengthening of the lighthouse were made in the port and after having restored the image, the members of the diving club GISED, with the collaboration of the Real Club Nautico, placed the image of the Virgin "in a more accessible place, opposite the pier next to its facilities, and where is 10 meters of depth".
The building of the port watch was the starting point of the Act on the morning of Saturday, in which the highest representatives of 44 commissions falleras forming the band, did not want to miss this special event. Tabal music i dolçaina began the "Passacaglia" until the catamaran ready for the occasion. There were our Falleras greater Valencia, Estefania Lopez Montesinos and Maria Donderis Sanchis, who accompanied the falleros from the sea on this special day.
After forty-five minutes of crossing, it was the place where it was going to happen the offering. In the waters of the Royal Yacht Club, where the image of la Mare de Déu is submerged, stopped the catamaran, along with them, the boat of divers of the GISED after receiving the bouquets of the biggest fallers in Valencia, Stephanie and Maria, were submerged for the offering. At the same time, and as a sign of an offering, the biggest fallers e Infantiles de Fallas that are part of the group threw a flower water.
Also an emotional tribute was paid to Chano, Member of the GISED, recently deceased and who is usually responsible for the Organization of this event with this group.
The Himne of the coronation is then sang to finish.
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