Almoradi Moors and Christians Fiesta

There is a packed programme of events for the Moors and the Christians Fiesta in Almoradi from the 26th July to the 4th August 2019. The fiesta celebrates not only two local saints; St. Addón and St. Senén, but also the history of the area. From 700AD the Moors invaded and occupied and reigned for almost 400 years. These historic events are remembered and re-enacted during this fiesta. The full programme is in the brochure below and the highlights are:
 
Thursday 25th July
21:00 Switching on of the Fiesta lights in the Fiesta Grounds and the adjacent streets.
 
Friday 26th July
21:30 Proclamation of the Fiesta Queens in the Plaza de la Constitución.
 
Saturday 27th July
21:00 Parade by the Bando Huertano. Route: C/ Comunidad Valenciana, C/ Tomás, Capdepón, Plaza Constitución and C/Mayor.
22.30 Inauguration of the Museum of Peña Huertana, on C/ La Reina. Normal opening hours: 28th & 29th & 30th July 12:00-14:00 and 20:00-23:00.
 
Sunday 28th July
22:00 Concert by the Orfeon Crevillentino and the Union Musical de Almoradi in the Plaza de la Constitucion
 
Tuesday 30th July
18:30 Bull Running for the Children with Inflatable Bulls in the Plaza Constitucion
21:00 Procession in honour of the Santicos de la Piedra, Saints Abdon and Sennen
21:30 Foam and Colour Party at the Sports Pavilion
 
Wedneday 31st July
22.00 Retreta Parade with all of the Moors and Christians from Calle Valencia to the Teatro Cortés
 
Thursday 1st August 
20:30 Entrance Parade of the Moors and Christians from Calle Mayor to the Plaza de la Constitución.
21:30 Presentation of the Moors and Christians Dignatories in the Plaza de la Constitución.
22:45 Embassy of the Moors and Castle Battle.
23.45 Partying at the Kabilas and Cuartelillos.
 
Friday 2nd August 
08:00 Desperta, early morning parade by the Moors and Christians from the castle door.
20:30 Parade of the music bands from the Teatro Cortes to Calle Valencia.
21:30 Parade of the Moors from Calle Valencia.
 
Saturday 3rd August 
08:00 Desperta, early morning parade by the Moors and Christians from the castle door.
20:30 Parade of the music bands from the Teatro Cortes to Calle Valencia.
21:30 Parade of the Christians from Calle Valencia.
 
Sunday 4th August
08:00 Desperta, early morning parade by the Moors and Christians from the castle door.
12:30 Gathering of the Moors in the Kabilas and the Christians in the Cuartelillos, all parade to the Plaza de la Constitution.
13:00 Embassy of the Moors in Plaza de la Constitución.
21:05 Gathering of the Moors in the Kabilas and the Christians in the Cuartelillos, all parade to the Plaza de la Constitution.
22:00 Embassy of the Christians and the Battle for the Castle in Plaza de la Constitución.
23:00 Partying at the Kabilas and Cuartelillos.
Almoradi Moors and Christians Fiesta 26th July - 4th August 2019
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