Moors And Christian Festivals


Moors And Christian Festivals

originally-The Yearly Moors And Christian Celebration In Europe: Where Europeans Dress Up As Moors And Christians-Aug 26, 2012

Festivals of the Moors and Christians, celebrated every year in Spain since the 16th century. During multiple days full of displays of legends and spectacular events. These celebrations commemorate, the cruel historical battles that took place between the Moors and the Christians

Adolfo A. G. Galache, CC BY-SA 4.0

Depending on where you are in Europe, the celebrations vary. However the Europeans celebration show the Moors arriving to Europe in history, Moors leaving by force or being defeated by the Christian soldiers. They put on a big parade and celebration in Europe where they wear their best Moorish and Christian and do their best impersonation with clothing and accessoriesThe festival’s birthplace in Alcoy (Alicante) is the most popular.

the 2012 Moors and Christian Festival showing the Moorish part.
Moors and Christians festival Alcoy 2022 – Moorish Entrance