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Callosa de Segura Fiesta Moors & Christians

The Moors and Christians will be marching through the streets of Callosa de Segura from the 5th to the 16th August 2017. This annual fiesta is held in honour of the towns patron saint; San Roque as well as the patron saint of Spain; the Virgin Mary. The programme includes many different types of parades and processions as well as concerts, flowers offering and a demonstration of Hemp.
 
Saturday 5th August
19:30 Traditional taking up of the Farolico de Venancio accompanied by the band and the dignituries
22:00 Concert by Angela & Duo Segura in the Plaza de Espana
 
Sunday 6th August
19:00 4th Crazy Car Race along Calle del Pilar and Rambla Alta
 
Monday 7th August
10:00 Water Toboggan along Rambla Alta
20:00 Childrens Musical ‘El Show de la Pandilla de Drilo’ in the San Roque Municipal Park.
 
Tuesday 8th August
21:30 Concert by the Coro de la 3a Edad and the Coral Polifonica in the Plaza de Espana
 
Wednesday 9th August
22:0 Opening Speeches in the Plaza de Espana
 
Thursday 10th August
20:30 Izada and homage to the flag in the Plaza de Espana
21:30 Taking of the Castle in the San Roque Municipal Park
 
Friday 11th August
09:00 Fire Rockets to announce the fiesta and Parade from the Jardin Glorieta to the San Roque Hermitage.
20:30 Flower Offering Parade leaving from the Paseo de la Estacion finishing at the Santuario de San Roque.
23:00 Inauguration of the Kabilas and Barracas (the headquarters / party areas for the Moors and the Christians)
 
Saturday 12th August
11:00 Parade of Giants and Big Heads
20:00 General Parade of the Moors and the Christians from their Barracas and Kabilas to the Plaza de Espana.
22:30 Partying in the Jardin Glorieta
 
Saturday 13th August
11:00 Parade of Giants and Big Heads
21:00 Grand Parade of the Christians. Route from Paseo de la Estación along Al. Manolita Amo Nadal, C/ Desamparados and Av. Constitución.
00:00 Partying in the Barracas and Kabilas
 
Monday 14th August
11:00 Parade of Giants and Big Heads
11:00 31st Demonstration of Hemp, organised by the Hemp Museum (Museo del Cáñamo) in CEIP. Primo de Rivera.
20:00 Grand Children 'Farolata' from the Plaza de España to the Jardín Glorieta 
21:00 Grand Multicoloured Parade. Route: Avda. Constitución along C/ Desamparados, al . Manolita Amo Nadal finishing in Paseo de la Estación.
00:00 Partying in the Barracas and Kabilas
01:30 Firework Display 'Tradicional Alborada' (dawn) in the Plaza de la Navidad
 
Tuesday 15th August
14:00 Grand Mascletas display on the Rambla Baja Jose Guillo Saez
21:00 Grand Parade of the Moors. Route from Paseo de la Estación along Al. Manolita Amo Nadal, C/ Desamparados and Av. Constitución.
00:00 Partying in the Barracas and Kabilas
 
Wednesday 16th August
20:15 Solemn Procession with the image of the San Roque, the patron saint, from the la Arciprestal to the Santuario
00:30 Concert by the band La Filarmonica in the Plaza de España.