Moors and Christians in Moraira

Moors and Christians in Moraira

The Moors and Christians fiesta —Moros y Cristianos— celebrated in Costa Blanca’s towns such as Teulada Moraira, Jávea or Calpe, briefly narrates a chapter of the history of Spain in a festive mood.

This is the schedule of events of the Moors and Christians fiesta in Teulada Moraira this year:

Saturday, 11 June
14:00 h: Paella contest and water fight

Sunday 12 June
19:00 h: Music Festival with Jazz, Folk, Rock and Country style artists

Monday, 13 June
18:00 h: Kids’ drawings and literary works exhibition; photography and posters exhibition, in Espai La Senieta.

Tuesday, 14 June
21:00 h: English Choir Concert at the Town Church

Wednesday, 15 June
22:30 h: Teulada Music Band concert at the Church Square

Thursday, 16 June
19:30 h: Official fiesta parade with the raising of the “Junta Central” and the “filàs” flags at the castle, with harquebuses shoots and music.
22:00 h: The flags are taken out of the castle
22.45 h: Official presentation of the standards.
At the end of the event, there will be a party with a street discotheque.

Friday, 17 June
13:00 h: Informal parade
13:30 h: Harquebuses shoots at the Castle boulevard
19:00 h: Flowers offering to honour the Holy Christ of Moraira
23:00 h: Moor conquest at L’Ampolla beach, followed by the Moor representation
Captaincy night with street discotheque

Saturday, 18 June
09:00 h: “Despertà” –Wake-up call– with harquebuses
11:00 h: Informal filàs parade
12:00 h: Mass to honour the Holy Christ of Moraira
12:30 h: Harquebuses shoots at the Castle boulevard
19:30 h: Christian reconquest at L’Ampolla beach
24:00 h: Open-air concert at the Fortí and next, Cábilas night

Sunday, 19 June
09:00 h: “Despertà” –Wake-up call– with harquebuses
11:00 h: Informal parade
11:30 h: Kids’ playground with bouncy castles at Senillar boulevard
13:30 h: Harquebuses shoots and music
18:00 h: Music bands
19:00 h: Gala parade of the Christian and Moor bands

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