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Friday, August 7: “Nit de l’Olla” 07.15 pm · From the beginning of the County Avenue · All the “filaes” gather to start a march down the street until the Plain Square where the hymn will be sung. Afterwards, the “filaes” will march back to their headquarters 10.30 pm · From the beginning of the County Avenue · “Nit the l’Olla”, all the “filaes” will march down Saturday, August 8: Parade Day 06.30 am · Town Square · Holy mass. Then, performance of the National Hymn and start of the first morning parade 12.15 pm · Usually places · The “filaes” Maseros (farmers) and Contrabandistas (smugglers) will perform the embassy of smugglers, a verbal fight full of satire 12.30 pm · Church of St. Mary · Holy Eucharist 08.00 pm · Moors and Christians parade. Then, open-air dance Sunday, August 9: St. Hippolyte’s Day 07.30 am · Second morning parade 11.45 am · The Plain Square · The four special “filaes” gather and the rest of “filaes” march from Main St. to the church of St. Mary to offer flowers to the Saint. Then, holy mass. Then, in the Town Square, the “filaes” present arms to the captains and standard-bearers 08.15 pm · Solemn procession with the Saint Image and relic. At the entrance of the Patron into the church, there will be a volley of gunfire with traditional firearms 12.30 am · “Retreta”, humoristic parade. Then, open-air dance Monday, August 10: Battle Day At daybreak · Performance of the battle of Moors and Christians begins 11.00 am · Moor Embassy, the Moor captain leads a battalion and urges the Christian captain to surrender. When the Christian refuses, the embassy starts following by the battle in which the town will be burned down 02.00 pm · Tomato Embassy where Moors and Christians fight in a ripe-tomato battle 06.30 pm · Christian Embassy in which Christians will have to fight to reconquest the town. Then, solemn thanksgiving act and the statue of the St. Hippolyte turns back to the church
Start:
12 August 2016 7:00
End:
15 August 2016 1:00
Organizer:
Junta de festes de Moros i cristians de Cocentaina
Phone:
96 660 07 49
Updated:
Tuesday August 9th, 2016
Venue:
Unnamed Venue
Phone:
96 559 01 59
Address:
Cocentaina, Alacant, 03820, Espanya

CartelMMiCC 2016 (1)Friday, August 12: “Nit de l’Olla”
07.15 pm
 · From the beginning of the County Avenue · All the “filaes” gather to start a march down the street until the Plain Square where the hymn will be sung. Afterwards, the “filaes” will march back to their headquarters
10.30 pm · From the beginning of the County Avenue · “Nit the l’Olla”, all the “filaes” will march down

Saturday, August 13: Parade Day
06.30 am
 · Town Square · Holy mass. Then, performance of the National Hymn and start of the first morning parade
12.15 pm · Usually places · The “filaes” Maseros (farmers) and Contrabandistas (smugglers) will perform the embassy of smugglers, a verbal fight full of satire
12.30 pm · Church of St. Mary · Holy Eucharist
08.00 pm · Moors and Christians parade. Then, open-air dance

Sunday, August 14: St. Hippolyte’s Day
07.30 am
 · Second morning parade
11.45 am · The Plain Square · The four special “filaes” gather and the rest of “filaes” march from Main St. to the church of St. Mary to offer flowers to the Saint. Then, holy mass. Then, in the Town Square, the “filaes” present arms to the captains and standard-bearers
08.15 pm · Solemn procession with the Saint Image and relic. At the entrance of the Patron into the church, there will be a volley of gunfire with traditional firearms
12.30 am · “Retreta”, humoristic parade. Then, open-air dance

Monday, August 15: Battle Day
At daybreak · Performance of the battle of Moors and Christians begins
11.00 am · Moor Embassy, the Moor captain leads a battalion and urges the Christian captain to surrender. When the Christian refuses, the embassy starts following by the battle in which the town will be burned down
02.00 pm · Tomato Embassy where Moors and Christians fight in a ripe-tomato battle
06.30 pm · Christian Embassy in which Christians will have to fight to reconquest the town. Then, solemn thanksgiving act and the statue of the St. Hippolyte turns back to the church