Calpe Moors and Christians Fiesta 2018 | Calpe Fiestas 2018 | Calpe Online 24
The 2018 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.
Fiesta Programme 2018 - the program is not published yet - please see below for details of the 2017 fiesta:
Thursday 19th OCTOBER 2017
20:30 h. Presentation of Fiesta Book at Saló Blau, Casa de Cultura
21:00 h. Presentation of the ONCE ticket with the slogan “Moros i Cristians CALP”
Friday 20th OCTOBER 2017
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
00:30 h. "Entraetes" in Old Town
01:30 h. Dance of the Association’s Standard Bearer “XARANGA BONGO BAND” at C/ de Fora.
Saturday 21ST OCTOBER 2017
12:00 h. Children's parade in the Old Town
19:00 h. “El desfile” Moor and Christian Parade at the Avenida Gabriel Miró.
01:00 h. Dance of the Moor Captain: Performance of the band “Orquesta DIAMONDS” at C/ de Fora.
Sunday 22nd OCTOBER 2017
12:00 h. Solemn mass to honour the Santíssim Crist de la Suor at the Plaza Mayor.
After the mass,Mascletà at the Plaza Mayor and transfer of the Cristo to the Iglesia Virgen de las Nieves
17:00 h. Professional Pilota game 'a llargues' in the García Ortiz Street.
20:00 h. Procession.
After the Procession, extraordinary fireworks display by pyrotechnics Hermanos Caballer.
00:00 h. Dance of the Christian Captain: “Orquesta La Canalla” at the Purísima Street.
Monday, 23rd October 2017
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.
Tuesday 24th OCTOBER 2017
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.