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Moors and Christians in Crevillente 2015
- Programa de fiestas
- Starts: 17/09/2015
- Ends: 13/10/2015
THURSDAY, 17th SEPTEMBER
At 8:30 p.m: Offi cial presentation of the Festival Poster and the 2015 Festival Book with a supplement dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the festivities start – 1965/2015. This act will take place at the assembly hall located at the City House of Culture, José Candela Lledó.
SATURDAY 19th SEPTEMBER
From 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.: “Paint the music”for boys and girls from 8 to 12 years old. This event is promoted by “Ayuntamiento de Crevillent Concejalía de Fiestas” and will take place at Plaza de la Constitución.
At 8:15 p.m.:It will take place in the Auditorium in the City House of Culture, José Candela Lledó, the “XXXIth INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF POPULAR DANCES
At 11:00 p.m.: Commemorative 50th Anniversary “Verbena”(country fair) with attractions and orchestra in memory of ancient celebrations. This event will take place at Plaza de la Constitución.
SUNDAY: 20th SEPTEMBER
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At 6:30 p.m.: Zumba kiss. With a DJ and an instructor.
At 7:30 p.m.: Zumba youngsters and adults. With a DJ and an instructor. This activity will take place at Plaza de la Constitución.
FRIDAY 25th SEPTMEBER
At 5:30 p.m.: Storytelling in “valencian language” for children by ““LA BIBLIOTECA DELS RATOLINS”. This will take place at the assembly hall in the City House of Culture
AT 6:00 p.m. : MEDIEVAL MARKET OPENING
AT 8:15p.m.: Flags exchange between the Captain Fraternities,, VIEJOS TUAREGS Y CABALLEROS DEL CID.
Appointment of the 2015 Rai’s and King Jaume I
Concert of Typical Festive Music by “BANDA UNIÓN MUSICAL DE CREVILLENT” . They will play, among others, the awarded musical marches at the I Festival Music Contest “Villa de Crevillent”. Awards will be given to the winners during this act. It will take place at the Auditorium in the City House of Culture, “José Candela Lledó”
SATURDAY 26th SEPTMEBER
Medieval Market opened all day long
From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.: SECOND BOBBIN LACE MEETING IN CREVILLENT at Plaza de la Constitución.
At midday: Sport activities for children wit an instructor. It will take place at Paseo Fontenay
At 5:30 p.m.: “Zancudos” parade, from Plaza de la Comunidad Valenciana to Plaza de la Constitución.
AT 8:15 p.m.: Appointment act of 2015 Captains and Beauties
This act will take place at the Auditorium in the City House of Culture. During the act it would take place the fl ags exchange between last year’s captain fraternities and this year’s ones. Once the act is over, there will be a dinner at “Las Palmeras’ Restaurant” gardens, located at Ctra. Murcia-Alicante, to honour the proclaimed Festival characters. This dinner will be livened up by a D.J.
SUNDAY 27th SEPTEMBER
Medieval Market last day. It will finish in the evening
From 10:00 a.m. to 12:00: Spinning Master Class with an instructor and music played by a DJ taking place at Paseo Fontenay
At 8:00 p.m.: Musical concert at the Auditorium in the City House of Culture “Jose Candela Lledó”. Our divas (Sandra Ferrández, Luca Espinosa, María Maciá y Pepa García-Maciá) singing along with the women from “Coral Crevillentina.
FRIDAY 2nd OCTOBER
At 8:00 p.m:All fraternities will group at “Plaza Chapi”, to start the “Pasacalles”parade from “La Morquera” to the Town Hall.
At 9:00 p.m: PRIMER TROand Inauguration of the Official Street Lighting
The City mayor will make a speech from the balconies of the Town Hall.
At 11:45 p.m.: L’Entraeta Parade Captain’s troops parade, starting on Parquet Telmo Vela will end on Plaza de la Constitución.
Once the parade is over, a D.J. will keep livening up the night and hot chocolate drinks will be served to anyone at Plaza de la Constitución.
SATURDAY 3rd OCTOBER
From 10:30 to 1:00 p.m.: Cupcakes Workshop. For children from 6 to 16 years old in the City House of Culture “Jose Candela Lledó
At 7:30 p.m: Humour Parade. All the fraternities will take part in the parade. It will start on “Calle Santo Tomás” to contnuealong “Avda. de Madrid, Stma. Trinidad, San Sebastián, Plaza Chapí, Blasco Ibáñez and Plazade la Constitución”.
SUNDAY 4th OCTOBER
San Francisco de Asís Festivity, City’s Patron Saint
At 11:30 a.m: Visit to the Old People’s home. From the Association headquarters, there will be a parade and we’ll be visiting our old citizens. The parade route will be the following: Plaza de la Constitución, Purísima, E. Valera, Pº Abrets, Vereda Hospital and Hermanas Carmelitas.
At 1:00 p.m: GREAT BURGER PARTY
The event will be organised and sponsored by Carnicas Ortolá. During the event there will be free burger tasting as well as free beverages for all assistants.
At 7:00 p.m.: Religious act to honour our patron saint, in the Ntra. Sra. de Belén Church. The mass will be celebrated by the Bishop of the Diocese Orihuela-Alicante, Hon. Rt. Mr. JESUS MURGUI SORIANO during which it will take place the blessings and the delivery of a new Crown to “San Francisco de Asís” and the development of official ceremony blessing and delivery of a new Crown bought with funds obtained from popular charities. There will be performances by various singing groups from our town and the special collaboration and participation from guest opera singers of local, national and international relevance. Coro Rabinos will perform during the mass. In this event a special gift will be handled to the “Banco de Alimentos” to help those in need from our town. This act is organised, as part of the 50th anniversary commemorative acts of Crevillent Moors and Christians Festivities (1965-2015) by the Association.
TUESDAY: 6th OCTOBER
At 8:30 p.m.: Humour Parade Winners Awards Presentation This act will take place at the Association headquarters located at Plaza de la Constitución 11.
WEDNESDAY: 7th OCTOBER
At 9:30 p.m.:in the Auditorium in the City House of Culture, José Candela Lledó, Monologues Night, by DANIEL PAMIES, JAVI SHOW AND EUGENI ALEMANY.
THURSDAY: 8th OCTOBER
At 20:00 p.m.: Great Rock Festival, Banana Duck-Pelicans-Kill Collotes-Malson-Sexy Cebras-Calvario
FRIDAY 9th OCTOBER
At 11:30 a.m.: “Comunidad Valenciana” day Official Acts. They will take place in the hall of the Hon. City Hall
At 6:00 p.m.: Children’s Parade.The youngest members from all the bands will be on a parade. The route will be as follows: Puertas de Orihuela (Parque Telmo Vela), Stma. Trinidad, San Sebastián, Plaza Chapi, Blasco Ibáñez ending at Plaza de la Constitución.
At 8:30 P.M.: Fraternities meet up at Plaza de la Constitución to participate in Ra’is Embassy. In front of Crevillent moorish castle, located at Plaza de la Constitución, the Christian troops, with their ambassador leading them, will kidnap the Ra’is of the City starting the war between Moors and Christians.
At midnight: “MOBILE DISCO” Opening
SATURDAY: 10TH OCTOBER
At 7:30 a.m.: Festival Reveille
Free route parade across the City from both bands, Moors and Christians.
At 11:00 a.m.: First Official Festival Parade Moorish Troops scheduled parade from “La Morquera” to “Plaza de la Constitución” with the following order and schedule for each of them, the last troops to parade are CABALLEROS DEL CID as they hold the Captaincy of the Christian Troops:
MOORISH TROOPS DAY
At 11:45 MARROQUÍES; 11:57 BENIMERINS; 12:09 BEDUINOS; 12:21 BERBERISCOS; 12:33 OMEYAS; 12:45 VIEJOS TUAREGS; 13:00 CABALLEROS DEL CID.
As usual there will be an open air bar for beer tasting.
At 6:00 p.m.: 50TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE ENTRANCE /PARADE OF ALL BEAUTIES AND CAPTAINS FROM THE SIX CHRISTIAN TROOPS, who have held a charge during this half century of our festivities From Parc Nou to Calle S.C. of Jesus.
At 6:30 p.m: Moorish Troops Entrance (Captain’s troops competition among male squadrons) Starting on c/ Santo Tomás it will go along Avda. de Madrid, Stma Trinidad, San Sebastián, Blasco Ibáñez, Plaza de la Constitución and will be ending on Sagrado Corazón de Jesús, 2.
At midnight: ”MOBILE DISCO”, our festivals and activities continue.
SUNDAY 11th OCTOBER
At 7:30 a.m.: Festival Reveille
Free parade across the City from both bands, Moors and Christians.
At 11:00 a.m.: Second Official Festival Parade
Christian Troops scheduled parade from “La Morquera” to “Plaza de la Constitución” with the following order and schedule for each of them, the last troops to parade are Comparsa Viejos Tuaregs as they hold the Captaincy of the Moorish Troops :
CHRISTIAN TROOPS DAY
At 11:45 MASEROS; 11:57 CASTELLANO LEONESA; 12:09 DRAGONES DE SAN JORGE; 12:21 GUERREROS ASTURES; 12:33 ALMOGÁVARES; 12:45 CABALLEROS DEL CID; 13:00 VIEJOS TUAREGS.
As usual there will be an open air bar for beer tasting.
At 6:00 p.m.: 50TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE ENTRANCE/PARADE OF ALL BEAUTIES AND CAPTAINSFROM THE SIXMOORISHTROOPS, who have held a charge during this half century of our festivities. From Parc Nou to Calle S.C. of Jesus.
At 6:30 p.m: Christian Troops Entrance (Captain’s troops competition among male squadrons) It will follow the same route as for the Christians Troops Entrance and as stated before all bands have to end the parade at the place mentioned before.
At the end of the parade, the act called “Ví Crevillentí” will take place. It’s compulsory to attend this act to have special guest tickets that are given by the Town Hall and the Association to their guests.
At midnight: ”MOBILE DISCO”.
At 8:00 a.m.: FIRST “ALARDO DE ARCABUCERÍA”
All troops will gather at Paseo del Calvario to participate in the “Alardo”. The Christian troops will come down shooting from “El Calvario” to “La Morquera” and will go on “Calle Blasco Ibáñez” stopping their shootings at 9:30 a.m. at “Plaza de la Constitución”. Both the Christian troops and the Moor troops will follow the same route.
At 11:00 a.m.: “FIESTA NACIONAL DE ESPAÑA Y FESTIVIDAD DE LA PATRONA LA VIRGEN DEL PILAR “ Official acts
AT 5:00 p.m.: SECOND “ALARDO DE ARCABUCERÍA”
All shooters will meet up at “Paseo del Calvario” to participate in the “Alardo”. The Christian troops will come down shooting from “El Calvario” to “La Morquera” and will go on “Calle Blasco Ibáñez” stopping their shootings at “Plaza de la Constitución”.
After the Christian troops, the Moor troops will follow the same route.
At 6:30 p.m.: King’s Jaume I Embassy
The Moor ambassador will negotiate in order to free Ra’is of Crevillent swearing vassalage to King Jaume I. This act will take place at “Plaza de la Constitución”.
TUESDAY 13TH OCTOBER
At 10:30 a.m.: Flower off ering Parade to the Patron Saint
The parade will start, with all women from both bands, on Parque Telmo Vela and will end on Plaza de la Constitución.
At 12:30 p.m: Solemn Sung Mass to honour our patron saint “San Francisco de Asís”
Religious act to honour our patron saint, in the Ntra. Sra. de Belén Church. Coral Crevillentina, Coro Voces Graves and Banda Unión Musical will take part in the mass. Once the mass is over, the Festival Hymn will be performed inside the church and will be directed by Mr. Ramón Mas Soler.
At 8:30 p.m.: Solemn festive parade to honour the patron saint of our city
The parade will go from Parroquia de la Stma. Trinidadto Ntra. Sra. de Belén. At the end of the parade, there will be an spectacular fi rework display and the Festival Hymn will be performed.
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