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Moors & Christians Festivity
- Programa de fiestas
- Starts: 01/07/2016
- Ends: 04/07/2016
Saturday 25th of June
22:00 h Grouping of the “filaes” in the Jaume I square, and brotherhood’s supper.
24:00 h Musical act headed by DJ Montecarlo. Bar service for the benefit of the captain “filaes” of 2017: “Filà Llauradors” and “Filà Bereberes”.
Thursday 30th of June
20.30 h Festival music concert in the Jaume I square, performed by the “Colla de Xirimiters Pere Bigot” and “Asociación Lírica y Musical de Benissa”.
Friday 1st of July
23:00 Presentation of the Standards, Standard-Carriers, Ambassadors and Captains in the enclosure of the castle, and street-cry for the festivities headed by Dª. Joaqui Colomer Roselló. To finish the act, firework display courtesy of Pirotecnia Vicente Caballer.
Next, in the Jaume I square, actuation of the Avalancha orquestra. Bar service for the benefit of the captain “filaes” of 2017: “Filà Llauradors” and “Filà Bereberes”.
Saturday 2nd of July
12:30 h Rememberance of the deceased “festeros” at the local cemetery.
19:30 h Musical band entrance.
20:00 h Great Entrance from Valencia Street until the end of Nou Street.
Sunday 3rd of July
11:00 h Street parade of all the “filaes”, visiting the pensioner’s residence and carrying the image of the Saint Peter the Apostle.
12:00 h Offering and Mass in honor of our Patron Saint Peter the Apostle.
18:00 h Infants entrance and XXVI competition of the “Cabos de Escuadra”.
20:00 h Siege of the Moors from the Convent Square until the Castle enclosure. Moorish embassy and taking of the castle by the Moorish troops.
Monday 4th of July
10:30 h Siege of the Christians from the Portal Square.
Following this, in the Castle enclosure Christian Embassy and subsequent reconquest by the Christian forces from the Benissa Villa.
19:30 h Informal and humourous parade of the musical bands.
20:00 h Humourous parade of all the “filaes”.
End of the Fiestas
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