Guide of Acts
Saturday, 25th September:
19:00 h. Concentration at Plaza Neptuno, leaving towards Parque de l´Aigüera (Auditorium Oscar Esplà). ITINERARY (streets): Pl. Neptuno, Almendros, Paseo de la Carretera, Herrerías, Pl. SS.MM. los Reyes de España and Auditorium Oscar Esplà.
21:00 h. Auditorium Oscar Esplà:
- Presentation of the Moorish Queen and the Christian King,
- XVI Contest of Music Composition for Festivities “Villa de Benidorm”, played by “La Unión Musical de Benidorm”.
- Announcement of the Festivities.
23:00 h. Entrance Parade with the following ITINERARY (streets): Paseo Colón (Harbour), Paseo de la Carretera, Martínez Alejos, Gambo, finishing at the Castle.
Thursday, 30th September: MOORISH INVASION
22:00 h. At Levante Beach (opposite to Valencia street), the Christians will set their camp and, the Moors, will do the same near Plaza del Torrejó, from where they will leave to go to the christian camp, where there will be a BATTLE between them.
Friday, 1st October:
10:30 h. REVEILLE. ITINERARY (streets): Plaza Neptuno, Almendros, Paseo de la Carretera, Martínez Alejos, and Gambo.
Around 11:30 h. DELIVERY OF THE CITY KEYS, by the Major of Benidorm, to the Christian King.
18:00 h. MOORS EMBASSY. The Moorish King will urge the Christian troops to leave the Castle, but the Christians will not accept, so the war will be declared with the ALARDO (boasting with pop guns), that will take place in the streets Gambo, Plaza de la Hispanidad, Dr. Pérez Llorca, Martínez Alejos and that will finish at Gambo street, with the taking of the Castle, by the Moorish King.
19:00 h. CHRISTIAN EMBASSY. Now, the Christians are the ones to ask the Moors, to leave the Castle. ITINERARY (streets): the same as before. Afterwards, the RECONQUEST of the Castle, by the Christian troops, will take place.
Saturday, 2nd October:
10:00 h. REVEILLE. Plaza Neptuno, Almendros, Paseo de la Carretera, Martínez Alejos, and Gambo street.
19:30 h. “ENTRADA”. SPECTACULAR PARADE OF MOORS AND CHRISTIANS. ITINERARY(streets): Tomás Ortuño, Venus, Ruzafa, Martínez Alejos, Gambo and Plaza de la Hispanidad.
Sunday, 3rd October:
12:00 h. PARLEY, between the Prince of Kairuán and the Governor of the Castle so, once it is finished, the Prince and its troops will leave.
Around 12:30 h, GREAT FLOWER OFFERING TO SAN JAIME. ITINERARY (streets): Plaza de la Hispanidad, Gambo, Martínez Alejos, Alameda and Mayor street.
13:00 h. Solemn Mass, at San Jaime Church, singed by the Choir “La Barqueta of Benidorm”.
19:30 h. PARADE OF FLOATS. ITINERARY (streets): Tomás Ortuño, Venus, Ruzafa, Martínez Alejos, Gambo and Plaza de la Hispanidad.
Afterwards there will be a MAGNIFICENT “NOCTURNAL MASCLETÀ” (bangers sound show and fireworks), in the junction of Avenue Mediterráneo and Plaza de la Hispanidad.
IMPORTANT: The hours before mentioned are departing hours and they can be changed by the Organization.