Moors and Christians festivities, Benissa 2017

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29/06/2017 al 03/07/2017 /

Saturday 24th of June

10.00 pm Grouping of the “filaes” in the Jaume I square, and brotherhood’s supper.
00.00 am Live music  by "Error Humano" Montecarlo Orchestra. Bar service for the benefit of the captain “filaes” of 2018: Filà Pirates y Filà Zairenyes.

Thursday 29th of June

08.30 pm Festival music concert in the Jaume I square, performed by the “Colla de Xirimiters Pere Bigot” and “Asociación Lírica y Musical de Benissa”.

Friday 30th of June

11.00 pm Presentation of the Standards, StandardCarriers, Ambassadors and Captains in the enclosure of the castle, and streetcry for the festivities headed by Dª. José David Ivars Pellicer. To finish the act, firework display courtesy of Pirotecnia Vicente Caballer. Next, in the Jaume I square, actuation of the Capital ‘90 orquestra. Bar service for the benefit of the captain “filaes” 2018. Filà Pirates y Filà Zairenyes.

Saturday 1sf of July

12.30 am Rememberance of the deceased “festeros” at the local cemetery.
07.30 pm Musical band entrance.
08.00 pm Great Entrance from Valencia Street until the end of Nou Street.


Christian Standard and the Standards of Christians “Filaes”.

Filà Pirates
Filà Templaris
Filà Corsàries
Filà Conqueridores
Filà Llauradors (Christians Captain 2017)


Moor Standars and the Standards of Moors “Filaes”.

Filà Zairenyes
Filà Califes
Filà Sharquies
Filà Beduïnes
Filà Taifes Eslaus
Filà Bereberes (Moors Captain 2017)

Sunday 2nd of July

11.00 am Street parade of all the “filaes”, visiting the pensioner’s residence and carrying the image of the Saint Peter the Apostle.
12.00 am Offering and Mass in honor of our Patron Saint Peter the Apostle.
06.30 pm Infants entrance and XXVII competition of the “Cabos de Escuadra”.
08.00 pm Siege of the Moors from the Convent Square until the Castle enclosure. Moorish embassy and taking of the castle by the Moorish troops.

Monday 4th of July

10.30 am Siege of the Christians from the Portal Square.
Following this, in the Castle enclosure Christian Embassy and subsequent reconquest by the Christian forces from the Benissa Villa.
07.30 pm Informal and humourous parade of the musical bands.
08.00 pm Humourous parade of all the “filaes”.

End of the Fiestas

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