Caudete Moors and Christians Fiesta

The Moors and Christians will be parading in Caudete from the 5th to the 10th September 2019. The programme for this fiesta is:
 
Thursday 5th September
22:00 Opening Speeches for the Fiesta from the Plaza de Iglesia
00:30 Retreta Parade and the traditional Faroles
 
Friday 6th September
08:00 Diana, early morning parade with the music bands.
11:30 Paseo de Volantes Parade. Route: Ayuntamiento, Plaza de la Iglesia, Deán Martínez, Avda. Virgen de Gracia, José Ruiz Ruiz, Atleta A. Amorós, Corona de Aragón, La Huerta, El Molino, Ruiz Alcázar, La Nieve, La Cruz, Santo Cristo, San Jaime, Las Eras, San Antonio Abad, Santa Bárbara, Santa Ana, San Joaquín, San Elías, El Ángel, Maestro Serrano, Abadía y Mayor.
13:00 Performance of the Himno de las Colonias by the Banda Unión Musical Santa Cecilia followed by a rocket and mascleta display.
19:00 Grand Entrance Parade of the Moors and Christians.
 
Saturday 7th September
06:45 Ringing of the Church Bells.
07:00 Transfer of the Statue from the Santuario to the Paraje La Cruz for the Grand Battle between the Moors and Christians, and the Rueda de los Volantes after which the procession finishes at the Iglesia Parroquial de Santa Catalina.
18:00 Grand Battle in the Plaza de Toros
19:00 Embassy in the Plaza de la Iglesia.
22:00 Flower Offering Parade
01:00 Traditional Palmera y Alborada.
 
Saturday 8th September
07:30 Diana early morning procession.
17:30 War beside the Puertas de Valencia
18:30 Embassy, followed by the General Procession with the statue of the Santísima Virgen.
 
Monday 9th September
07:00 Diana early morning procession.
09:45 Mass followed by the Ruedos de Banderas.
16:30 Congratulations to the Captains
18:30 Expulsion of the Moors
21:00 Grand Congratulations Parade along Calle Zafra from the corner with Antonio Machado to Calle El Molino. Half an hour after the parade finishes Grand Firework Display
 
Tuesday 10th September
07:30 Diana early morning procession.
10:00 Mass followed by a Parade and the Ruedo de Banderas.
17:30 Parade to transfer the statue of Santísima Virgen to the Santuario.
01:00 Final Traca (loud rocket) to mark the end of the fiesta.
 
 Caudete Moors and Christians Fiesta 5th-10th September 2019