• Img 1: LA FESTETA

    In honour of the Virgen de Gracia, La Festeta is a thanksgiving celebration in remembrance of the deliverance from a cholera epidemic in Biar, when the entire area was affected.

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  • Img 1: FESTIVITY OF THE CHOLERA

    In honour of the Mare de Déu de Gràcia. The town shows its gratitude for its deliverance from the cholera epidemic. The statue of the Virgin is borne from its shrine to the local church whe...

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  • Img 1: FIESTAS DE SAN CRISTÓBAL CELEBRATION

    This festival is celebrated in honour of the patron saint of the town, and who is also the protector of drivers. For this reason a procession marches up to the shrine, and on the way down, all the...

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  • Img 1: MOORS AND CHRISTIANS FESTIVITIES IN HONOUR OF THE PATRON SAINT NUESTRA SEÑORA DE GRACIA

    Briar is a town of many traditions and deeply rooted customs that are present in various annual celebrations, most notably in the oldest Moors and Christian festivity in the Valencian Levant regio...

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  • Img 1: REI PÀIXARO IN HONOUR OF SAN ANTONIO ABAD

    Biar pays homage to San Antonio Abad, the patron saint of the animals on the weekend the Festival of San Antonio Abad is held. The origin of this festivity goes back to the Midd...

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    Any cause being reason enough for a celebration, the town celebrates a festera on the weekend nearest to November 9th. On Saturday there is a parade, and another one on Sunday. Activities a...

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    This celebration signals that the Moors and Christian festivities will soon take place. A solemn procession is formed, and at midday harquebuses are fired off, discharging kilograms upon kilograms...

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  • Img 1: SANTA LUCIA

    Holy Mass is celebrated in the morning. This virgin is the patron saint of the blind.

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  • Img 1: THE SAN RAMÓN FESTIVITY

    In the morning, Holy Mass is celebrated in the chapel. In the afternoon, sporting events take place, followed by the Les Parrandes dance, which brings the celebration to a close.
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    Customarily, mass is celebrated in the morning and in the afternoon a parade is held in the neighbourhood streets, led by the Unión Musical of Biar. This is followed by sporting events and...

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