Festivities in Alicante Costa Blanca

  • Img 1: FESTES D'HIVERN (WINTER FIESTAS)
    "Covered in flour and to the sound of the Xaramita (A Spanish reed instrument of the oboe family)"... December arrives and the fiestas return; the well-known Festes d'Hivern, one of the most peculiar...
    Ibi
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  • Img 1: FIESTAS WITH YOUNG BULLS, in CASTALLA
    The main attraction of the fiestas in honour of San Roc are the bullfighting shows. A route through the streets of the city is established in which the young bulls are let loose.
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  • Photo Virgen María Auxiliadora
    On the last Sunday of May, the municipality decorates its streets with flowers. Pilgrims, wearing their typical scarves make the pilgrimage in their carts, horses or on foot with their sticks, from S...
    El Campello
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  • Moros y Cristianos Villena
    The Villena Festival of Moors and Christians is a joyful eclosion of colours, of celebration, of music, which fills the streets of our city during five days, and a multitudinary representation of sev...
    Villena
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    The historical centre turns into a showcase for craft exhibitions and even medieval performances and there are stalls and sideshows for young children. One of the highlights is the blessing of the an...
    Benissa
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  • Photo: girl with her pet
    This traditional parade to bless animals is carried out with much participation. The event is held in the Plaza de la Iglesia (Church’s Square), of the old town’s heart. Here is where the blessed bre...
    El Campello
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  • Photo: chocolat with buñuelos
    A large fritter stall and traditional children’s games are set up in the church square.
    El Campello
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  • Photo: Festival of the Ninth of October in the street
    The Valencian Independence Day is celebrated in el Campello by a civic procession and display of popular dances.
    El Campello
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  • Img 1: FESTIVAL OF THE VIRGIN OF THE CARMEN
    This festivity, coinciding with the advent of spring, has a varied programme of cultural events, activities for children, and parades. The main event is the Virgen del Carmen floral offering, followe...
    El Campello
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  • Img 1: Festive acts of lent
    Preparations for Holy Week manifest in the processions and Via Crucis. Emphasised is the traditional Canto de la Pasión (Singing of the Passion).
    Orihuela
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  • Img 1: FESTIVIDAD DE LA VIRGEN DE LOS DESAMPARADOS Y LA VIRGEN DEL CARMEN
    On July 15th and 16th the patron Saint festivities in honour of the Mare de Déu del Desamparats and Mare de Déu del Carme are held in Moraira. On the 16th The traditional Sailors´s Parade takes place...
    Teulada - Moraira
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  • Festividad de San Antonio Abad
    Celebration of San Antonio Abad, patron saint of animals and popularly known as Sant Antoni's of the Piglet, in which the traditional blessing of animals is performed.
    Onil
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    The festivities in honor of the patron saint of the town features on its agenda a particular act, 'the requested hen', although the traditional blessing of animals is also celebrated. Besides, the re...
    San Fulgencio
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  • Festividad de San Lorenzo en Busot
    Cultural activities, regional dances and sporting competitions are the stars of this festival in honor of the patron saint San Lorenzo.
    Busot
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    The celebration starts with the proclamation announcing the festivities, where the six troupes of Moors and Christians will participate. The religious acts, among which the offering of flowers and th...
    Rojales
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