Moraira will be celebrating their Fiesta in honour of the 'Virgen de los Desamparados' and the 'Virgen del Carmen' during an annual fiesta in July 2024. See below for more information.
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Sunday 7th July 2024 - Monday 22nd July 2024
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Moraira will be celebrating the 'Virgen de los Desamparados' and the 'Virgen del Carmen' during an annual fiesta in July 2024.
Moraira's Patron Saint festivities always take place around 15-16 July.
The celebrations last around 12 days, starting with a traditional walk to the El Portet beach and the popular open-air dance.
The parade with firecrackers and music, l’Entrà de la Murta announces the start of the festival.
July 14 is the day of the Flower Offering.
On July 15th, the Day of the 'Virgen de los Desamparados', patron saint of Moraira, a solemn sung mass is celebrated, as well as a great Mascletà - daytime fireworks -, the procession in honor of Nuestra Señora de los Desamparados, and the firing of a fabulous Piromusical fireworks display.
On July 16th, the Virgin del Carmel is honored with the solemn mass, a spectacular Mascletà, the maritime procession of the Virgen del Carmen and the grandiose water fireworks display.
Every night you can enjoy great Pop orchestras in the Esplanade of the Castle where everyone can dance beside the sea!
After the religious acts there are have 3 days of "Bous a la Mar" - bull running - in the bull ring installed in the port.
There is also have a day dedicated to children with inflatables, water games, children's theater and many more activities for the little ones.
The festivities end on the weekend, the last Saturday the Night of the “Peñas” -group of friends- is celebrated with a popular dinner and open-air dance.
On Sunday the committee invites everyone to the Giant Paella, and in the afternoon, a costume parade.
Information about the 2024 festival has yet to be released. See a prior programme below as a guide.
FULL PRIOR PROGRAMME
Saturday 8th July: Party Commission Presentation
10:00 Swimming event from the Castle to l'Andragó Beach. Registration available at www.somesport.com.
22:30 Parade accompanied by the band El FalÇó.
22:30 Presentation of the Moraira Fiestas and procolation by Vincent Masanet Serrano on the Esplanade by the Castle. The evening ends with the animation of The Music Box On Tour Festival.
Sunday 9th July: Entrance of La Murta and Paellas Competition
11:00 Entrance of the Murta through Moraira
12:30 Parlla contest on Avenida del Portet. The best three get prizes. The afternoon is accompanied with DJ Mannu Marmor
Monday 10th July: Your Face Sounds Moraira To Me
22:00 YOUR FACE SOUNDS FAMILIAR Talent Show, by Theatre group Proixolet & Moraira fiesta Comittee - at the seafront promenade by the Castle.
Tuesday 11th July: Children's Day
10:30 Children's "cacerolada" - waking up the village with Casserole Pans!! Procession from El Forti to the Catle Esplanade where the VIP Inflatable Park is located.
11:00-13:00 / 16:00-18:00 Giant Water Slide & Bouncy Castle at the Castle Esplanade
19:00 Children's theatre performance 'ACROBALANCE'
Wednesday 12th July: We Are Going To Portet!
21:30 Dinner in the Castle Esplanade
23:00 Meet on the Esplanade by the Castle to dance down to El Portet Beach. "Mentireta" offered by the ice-cream store, Los Jijonencos, Moraira. Following this, dancing continues.
Thursday 13th July
22:00 Performance by the Font Santa de Teulada Dance Group to Valencian dances to native instruments
23:30 Performance by La Metro Orchestra on the Esplanade
Friday 14th July: Day of the Flower Offering
13:00 An informal parade of the "Festeros", including the "Festeros 1998" and people carrying the Virgen de los Desamparados (Virgin of the Homeless), accompanied by the Rotglà Band
19:30 Fetching of the "Festeras", accompanied by the Rotglà Band. Those wishing to particiate in the flower offering meet at the Avda. del Portet.
20:00 Flower offering with the Teulada Cultural Music Group, the Colla El Falçó and the Rotglà Band.
00:00 Performance by the Monaco Party Orchestra
Saturday 15th July: Festivities in honour of Patron "Virgen de los Desamparados"
08:00 The Rotglà Band announce the wake-up call.
11:00 The fetching of the "Festeras" and a parade accompanied by the Rotglà Band.
12:00 Holy Mass in honour of the Virgin of the Homeless. The choir (Teuladina) sings.
14:00 Huge Firecracker Performance by pyrotechnics company VULCANO
20:00 Fetching of the "Festeras" accompanied by the Rotglà Band.
20:30 Mass and prayers.
21:00 Holy Procession in honour of the Virgin of the Homeless. The Procession ends on the Esplanade by the Castle with a Musical Firework Display by the pyrotechnics company VULCANO
01:00 Performance of the orchestra LA FIESTA
Sunday 16th July: Festivity in Honour of the "Virgen del Carmen"
08:00 Early wake-up call.
11:00 Fetching of the "Festeros" and parade accompanied by the Rotglà Band.
12:00 Solemn celebration of the Holy Mass in honour of the Virgen del Carmen. The choir (Tueladina) sings.
14:00 "Gran Traca Kilometrica" - a miles-long firecracker performance anding at the Paseo del Senillar, followed by the traditional "palo enjabonado" (soap sticks). The winner receives a prize at the Fisherman's Pier.
19:30 Fetching of the "Festeras" and parade with the Rotglà Band. Everyone is asked to abide by tradition and wear typical costume of Moraira.
20:30 Holy procession in honour of the Virgin del Carmen on land and sea, accompanied by the Teulada Musical Cultural Association, the Colla El Falçó and the Rotglà Band. Upon arrival at the church, we sing Salve Marinera and the Festeros will be appointed. Next, there will be an Aquatic Firework Display on the Esplanade by the Castle, followed by DJ ALBERT
00:30 Performance by the band LA ÓXIDO
Monday 17th July: Second Children's Day
11:00 A Giant Inflatable Park is run for children
12:00 Mass for the dead
Tuesday 18th July: Bull Running
17:00 First entrance of the bulls at the Avenida del Portet. There will be presents for all participating children.
19:00 "Bous a la Mar"
23:30 "Bous a la Mar"
Wednesday 19th July: Bull Running
19:00 "Bous a la Mar".
23:30 "Bous a la Mar".
Thursday 20th July: Bull Running
19:00 "Bous a la Mar".
23:30 "Bous a la Mar".
Friday 21st July: Correfoc Tomato Growing Contest and Remember Night
22:00 Correfoc through the streets of Moraira
23:30 Great Night Remember Bikinalia
Saturday 22nd July: Peñas Day
11:00 Last parade of the committee.
14:00 Giant Paella in the Plaza de la Iglesia
19:30 Costume parade and contest. Prizes for best costumes.
23:30 Performance by the TITAN Orchestra