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Fiesta de Moros y Cristianos

28/06/2019 until 01/07/2019

Saturday 22nd 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 “Syberia” Orchestra from Montecarlo Group. Bar service for the benefit of the captain “filaes” of 2020: “Filà Corsàries” and “Filà Sharquies”.

 

Thursday 27th of June

20.30 h Fiesta music concert at the “Plaza de la Iglesia Vieja” provided by the Lyrical and Musical Society of Benissa and the “Colla de Xirimiters Pere Bigot”, sponsored by the Benissa Town Hall and in collaboration with the Moors and Christians Association of Benissa.

Friday 28th of June

23:00 h Presentation of the Standards, Standard-Carriers, Ambassadors and Captains in the enclosure of the castle, and street-cry for the festivities headed by Lucas Vicente Ausina. To finish the act, firework display courtesy of Pirotecnia Hnos. Caballer.

Next, in the Jaume I square, actuation of the “Twister” Orchestra from Montecarlo Group. Bar service for the benefit of the captain “filaes” of 2020: “Filà Corsàries” and “Filà Sharquies”.

 

Saturday 29th of June

10:00 h Children’s playground at the “Glorieta Dolores Piera”, sponsored by the Benissa Town Hall.

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 30th June

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.
18:30 h Infants entrance and XXIX competition of the “Cabos de Escuadra”.
20:00 h Siege of the Moors from the Convent Square until the Castle enclosure.
21:00 h  Moorish embassy and taking of the castle by the Moorish troops.

 

Monday 1st of July

10:30 h Siege of the Christians from the Portal Square.

Following this, in the Castle enclosure Christian
11:30 h  Embassy and subsequent reconquest by the Christian forces from the Benissa Villa.
19:30 h Informal and humorous parade of the musical bands.
20:00 h Humorous parade of all the “filaes”.

 

End of the Fiestas

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