Moors & Christians fiestas Benissa

Moors & Christians fiestas Benissa
  • Programa de fiestas
  • Dates:
    • Starts: 24/06/2015
    • Ends: 29/06/2015

Saturday, 20th of June

10.00 p.m. Gathering of the filaes (the Christian and Moorish groups) on the Plaza Jaume I and dinner of the brotherhood.

12.00 p.m. Musical performance by Edgar DJ + El Incansable. Bar service for benefit of the filaes capitanes 2016: Filá Conqueridores and Filá Taifes Eslaus.

Thursday, 25th of June 

08.30 p.m. Concert of the group Colla de Xirimiters Pere Bigot in the plaza Jaume I.

Friday, 26th of June

11.00 p.m. Presentation ceremony of the “Banderines” and “Abanderados” (standard-bearer), “Embajadores” (ambassadors) and “Capitanes” (commanders) in the area of the castle and opening of the fiestas organised by D. Jose Orihuel Garcia. The performance finishes with a spectacle of firecrackers by Pirotécnica Dragonas

After, on the plaza Jaume I, performance of the Avalancha orchestra.

Filaes capitanes 2016 in charge of the bar service. Fila Conqueridores and Fila Taifes Eslaus.

Saturday, 27th of June

12.30 p.m. Commemorative ceremony for the deceased festeros in the municipal cemetery.

07.30 p.m. Entrance of the music bands.

08.00 p.m. Great parade from the calle Valencia to the end of carrer Nou.

Sunday, 28th of June 

11.00 a.m. Procession of all the filaes to visit the residence of the elderly, carrying the image of Saint Peter.

12.00 a.m. Offering and mass in honour of our patron saint, Saint Peter.

06.30 p.m. Children’s entrance and 25th “cabos de escuadra” (children commanders) competition.

08.00 p.m. Siege of the Moorish troops from the plaza del convento to the area of the castle.

The Moorish Embassy and the seizure of the castle by the Moorish troupes.

Monday, 29th of June

10.30 a.m. Siege of the Christians, starting at the plaza del Portal.

Immediately after and in the area of the castle, the Christian Embassy and consequent reconquest by the Christian forces of Benissa.

07.30 p.m. Informal and humorous procession of the music bands.

08.00 p.m. Humorous procession of all the filaes

“FIN DE FIESTA“ (end).

The Moros y Cristianos Association of Benissa reserves the right to cancel or modify any of 
the events.


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