Benejuzar Fiesta Moors & Christians

The Moors and Christians Fiesta in Benejúzar will start on Saturday 5th May and continue until the 17th June 2018. The fiesta is held every year in honour of the Patron Saint; Santisima Virgen del Rosario and includes many different events. The programme is in the brochure below and the main highlights are:
 
Saturday 5th May
21:00 Opening Speeches for the Fiesta followed by a concert by the Union Musical de Benejúzar
 
Friday 18th May 
23:00 Release of the cows and bulls at the temporary ring beside Avenida del Segura
 
Saturday 19th May
19:00 Release of the cows and bulls at the temporary ring beside Avenida del Segura
 
Sunday 20th May
19:00 Gran Prix
 
Friday 25th May
23:00 Release of the cows and bulls at the temporary ring beside Avenida del Segura
 
Saturday 26th May
20:30 Retreta Parade with the Moors, Christians, local groups and associations. Route: Calle Constitucion, Calle Comandante Bernabe and Plaza de Espana.
22:00 Verbena Popular in the Plaza de Espana, the Town Hall will provide seats, tables, drinks and fruit.
 
Sunday 27th May
19:30 Ribbon Race in the Plaza de Espana
 
Wednesday 30th May
21:00 Inauguration of the Cuarteles and Kabilas, parade starts from the Town Hall
 
Thursday 31st May
08:00 Ringing of the church bells
20:00 Solemn Corpus Christi Procession
22:00 Embajadas, re-enactment battles of the fight for the castle between the Moors and the Christians.
 
Friday 1st June
21:00 Moors and Christians Parade. Route: C/ Constitución, C/ Comandante Bernabé finishing in the Plaza de España
 
Saturday 2nd June
20:00 Entrace Parade of the Music Bands from the Plaza de Espana
21:00 Spectacular Entrance Parade of the Moors and Christians. Route: C/ Constitución, C/ Comandante Bernabé, Plaza de España and Cayetano Durendez
 
Sunday 3rd June
21:00 Solemn Procession with the statue of the Virgen del Rosario, followed by a firework display
 
Saturday 16th June
Fiesta Zone at the La Pilarica Park with activities for the children, giant paella, music and more
 
Sunday 17th June
09:30 Motoalmuerzo at the La Pilarica Park
Benejuzar Moors & Christians Fiesta 5th May - 17th June 2018
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