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2 events matching: "alcoi".
 
 
Three Kings Parade in Alcoy (Alcoi) 2019
Where: Alcoi, Spain
When:  Saturday, January 5, 2019 - Saturday, January 5, 2019
 
Alcoy is located in south east Spain. It holds. Like many other town in Spain, Three Kings Parade or in another name "The three wise guys / Amgushs" (Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos).   Alcoy’s parades are known as the oldest religious parades in Spain. The parades started in 1885 and even nowadays they are continues fiestas that create a religious excitement which is not less than the excitement of Christmas.   The events are held, every year, from the Sunday before Epiphany until the holiday which is...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Moors and Christians Festival in Alcoy 2019
Where: Alcoi, Spain
When:  Monday, April 22, 2019 - Wednesday, April 24, 2019
 
The Moors and Christians Festival (Fiestas de Moros y Cristianos en Alcoi) perpetuates the victory of the Christianity upon the Moslems in Spain on the 13th century. The struggles between the different cultures turned into a war when the Moors arrive at the Iberian Peninsula. The Moors were members of the nomad tribes from North Africa. Their origin is Arabic and Barbarian tribes mainly from Mauritania who were converted to Islam on the 8th century. The tribes wandered at the north areas of Africa and on the 13th century arrived as...(read more)
 
 
 
 
 
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