El Palleter – Vincente Doménech

Sorolla's Cry of the Palleter “Jo, Vicent Doménech, un pobre palleter, li declare la guerra a Napoleó. ¡Vixca Ferran sèptim! ¡Muiguen els traïdors!”. With this cry declaring war on Napoleon,…

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The Ateneo Mercantil

We recently visited an exhibition dedicated to the 1909 Regional Expo's centenary at the Ateneo Mercantil in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento and found ourselves more fascinated by the building than…

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Valencian Hymn

The hymn of Valencia was originally written for the 1909 Regional Exposition by Jose Serrano. The city is currently celebrating the hymn's 100th centennial, which means you'll probably hear it…

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