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Calpe Moors & Christians Fiesta Programme 2017


This event listing was last updated by the: on the: 15 Jan 2017

Calpe Moors & Christians Fiesta Programme 2017
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Event Date: 20th - 23rd October 2017
Venue: The main procession takes place on Avenida Gabriel Miro, with other events in different venues as detailed below
Event Type: Local Fiestas

Calpe Moors & Christians Fiesta Programme 2017


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The 2017 Moors & Christians Fiesta is the celebration of Santisimo Cristo del Sudor - the patron saint of Calpe. The festival 
takes place in October 2017, to celebrate the historic attack on Calpe that took place on 22nd October 1744.



The Fiesta Programme 2017 is not announced yet, as a guide please see the Programme 2016:

Fiesta Programme 2016:



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Thursday 13th OCTOBER 2016
20:30 h. Presentation of Fiesta Book at Saló Blau, Casa de Cultura

Friday 14th OCTOBER 2016
13:00 h. Opening of Fiesta with bell ringing and salutes
19:00 h. Music is playing from Plaza Colón to the Plaza del Mosquit.
             Parade of each Fila from their Kabila to the Plaza Mayor and Proclamation of the Fiestas.
20:00 h. At the end of the Proclamation, Offering of candles to
the patron Santíssim Crist de la Suor,
             Iglesia Virgen de las Nieves
00:00 h. "Entraetes" in Old Town
01:00 h. Dance of the Association's Standard Bearer at the Plaza del Mosquit
             (approximate Schedule, for the performance of the band begins once the “Entraetes” are finished).
01:00 h. Dance of the Christian Captain at the Calle Ermita
             (approximate Schedule, for the performance of the band begins once the “Entraetes” are finished).

Saturday 15th OCTOBER 2016
19:00 h. “El desfile” Moor and Christian Parade at the Avenida Gabriel Miró.
01:00 h. “Entraetes” in the Old Quarters of the town.
01:30 h. Dance of the Moor Captain.
             Performance of the band “Orquesta JAM” at the Carrer de Fóra.
             (approximate Schedule, for the performance of the band begins once the “Entraetes” are finished).

Sunday 16th OCTOBER 2016
11:00 h. Landing and First Battle at the Arenal-Bol beach.
18:00 h. Children's parade at the Avenida Gabriel Miró.
20:30 h. Speech, Second Battle and “Miracle” at Plaza Mayor.

Friday 21st OCTOBER 2016
17:00 h. Children's afternoon snacks at the Calle Llibertat (Old Quarters).
18:00 h  - 20:00 h. Gymkhana for kids (from 4 years old)
                             and bouncy castles for children (up to 4 years old)
                             at the Plaza del Mosquit and Calle Llibertat.
21:30 h. Finger food for those present in the events: “Tasting of products from La Marina”,
             accompanied by the brass “La Garanxa” until 03:00h at the Plaza del Mosquit.

Saturday 22nd OCTOBER 2016
08:00 h. Despertà (held by Festers 2016 Calp)
11:30 h. Festeros' parade finishing at the Plaza Mayor.
12:00 h. Solemn mass to honour the Santísimo Cristo del Sudor at the Plaza Mayor.
             After the mass, Mascletà at the Plaza Mayor and transfer of the Cristo to the Iglesia Virgen de las Nieves.
20:00 h. Procession.
             After Procession, night “Mascletà” at the Plaza Mayor.
00:00 h. Performance of the band Orquesta Platino at the Plaza Mayor.

Sunday 23rd OCTOBER 2016
08:30 h. Despertà (held by Festers 2016 Calp)
11:30 h. Running of the bulls for children at the Plaza del Mosquit and in the vicinity
             (organised by Festers 2016 Calp)
12:00 h. Popular greasy pole (Cucaña) at the Calle Llibertat (organised by Festers 2016 Calp).
19:30 h. Mass for the dead at the Parroquia Virgen de las Nieves.

END OF THE FIESTAS

The Moros y Cristianos Association of Calp invites all visitors and people from Calp to join the festivities and share good moments with the festeros.
 


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