If you are visitng the Valencian Country during these days you might be interested in going to Bocairent and enjoy one of the most traditional festivities, which is called Moors and Christians. This festivity will take place from the 4th to the 7th of February,

Moors and Christians is a festivity which is held in honour of Saint Blas, patron of the town. This particular festivity is one of the oldest and one of the most popular ones in Spain. Fireworks, music and bands, spectacular parades, processions and the deafening sound of gunpowder are the main ingredients of this colourful tradition. The highlight is the Entrà, when over 2,000 people participate in an amazing parade of floats.

There is no doubt that this festivity is perfect to learn more about the Valencian Country and its history, so if you have to opportunity to enjoy this tradition it is highly recommended to do so.

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