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"We understand disappointment and concern, but today we had to make this decision"

11 March 2020 - 09: 44

The shock and uncertainty continues after the Ximo Puig's appearance last night, in which he announced the decision, urged by the Ministry of Health, to postpone the parties of the Fallas throughout the Community.

The news in Dénia fell like a jug of cold water due to the lack of a plan B, The fallero world does not know when or how its parties will be celebrated now. The only thing that is known is that these will not take place next week, on the same dates each year.

"We are very sorry for the postponement of the 2020 Fallas. [...] We beg tranquility and patience", communicated yesterday the Local Board Fallera. They also announced to the media the call for an emergency meeting with the City Council, to be held this afternoon, "to redirect the situation together, clarify doubts and logistics, until the time comes to celebrate without risk".

The mayor of Dénia announced it in his profile: "Finally, the coronavirus crisis forces us, for obvious reasons of prevention, to postpone the celebration of the Fallas also in Dénia, as agreed by the Government of the Generalitat. We understand the disappointment and concern, but today it was time to make this decision ".

Until this afternoon, neither falleros nor citizens will know more details, the only thing that seems clear is that next week Dénia will have ordinary days, without celebrations, although, yes, with a immovable macropuente for students y workers.

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