Moors & Christians Festival

Moors & Christians Festival – Alcoy, Spain

Moors & Christians Festival - Alcoy, Spain

One of the participants in the Moors and Christians Festival in Alcoy, Spain.


Battle for Alcoy

Battle for Alcoy

Reenactment of the battle during the Moors and Christians Festival in Alcoy, Spain.


No Smoking

No Smoking

No Smoking sign posted at the Moors and Christians Festival in Alcoy, Spain. That’s black powder smoke in the background.


Little Moor in a Fez

Little Moor in a Fez

                    A little Moor and his Dad during the Moors and Christians Festival, Alcoy, Spain


Andalusian Soldier

Andalusian Soldier

Andalusian Soldier at the Moors and Christians Festival in Alcoy, Spain


Dancers

Dancers

Dancers in the Moors and Christians Parade in Alcoy, Spain


Small Christian Soldier

Small Christian Soldier

A small Christian soldier.  There were thousands of kids in the parade during the Moors and Christians Festival in Alcoy, Spain.


Egyptian Woman – Moors and Christians – Alcoy, Spain

Egyptian Woman - Moors and Christians - Alcoy, Spain

Egyptian woman at the Moors and Christians Festival in Alcoy, Spain


Woman Labrador Warrior

Woman Labrador Warrior

Woman Labrador warrior during the Moors and Christians Festival in Alcoy, Spain


Moorish Soldiers

Moorish soldiers at the Moors and Christians Festival in Alcoy, Spain


Moor on Horse with Banner

Moor on Horse with Banner

Moors and Christians Festival, Alcoy, Spain, May 2011


Moors and Christians Festival

Moors and Christians Festival

This shot was taken at the Moors and Christians Festival in Alcoy, Spain, in May 2011. This is a close-up of one of the helmets worn by a Christian warrior during the festival. This festival commemorates the battle for Alcoy which was fought on April 23, 1276, between Moorish and Christian armies, for control of […]