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BONFIRE OF AVE MARIA

MAHOMA OF BIAR

MEASUREMENT OF SPIES

NTRA. SRA. DE GRACIA OF BIAR

VISIT THE PHOTO GALLERY OF BIAR

Moors and Christians

From 9 to 13 May, held annually in Biar of the Moors and Christians oldest and singular how many are held throughout the Valencian lift. They are the great days of the town par excellence.

They recall the struggles between Almohads and the troops of King James I the Conqueror in 1245, with the conquest of Biar the Crown of Aragon, marking the former border between the Kingdom of Castile and Aragon.

As unique and characteristic acts is the "Descent of the Virgin", cover the shoulders of biarenses from the sanctuary the night of May 10, with the lighting of hundreds of bonfires on the hills surrounding the singular act villa.Otro measurement and subsequent dance Spies, which takes place the evening of the 11th, and ending with the arrival at the castle erected in the Plaza for embassies, the effigy of Mahoma. It is another landmark of the Holidays Act. It a mix of representation and folklore are given. It symbolizes how the Moorish troops attempting to conquer the fortress disguised.

Also noteworthy is the entrance of Moors and Christians, the first act of mass participation that takes place on the evening of May 10.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Day May 9
Day May 10
Mogudes and Guerrilla
Dance of the Spies
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