Rafael Ferrero, town crier of the Moors and Christians celebrations of Lleida 2020

Rafael Ferrero Terol
4 November, 2019

The honorary president of the Festeros Society of Ontinyent will live the event on May 2 on the 25th anniversary of the feast of Lleida. Next May, Lleida celebrates the 25th anniversary of its Moors and Christians Festivals and for this celebration, the Catalan festeros have named the onteniense Rafael Ferrero Terol as town crier. Rafa Ferrero was president of the Sociedad de Festeros between 2008 and 2011. Among other…

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The gunpowder problem is transferred to the Ministry of Industry

Reunió Ministeri
31 October, 2019

In a meeting with the presidents of several cities where Fiestas de Moros y Cristianos are held have raised improvements in the rules of arcabucería. The president of the Sociedad de Festeros del Santísimo Cristo de la Agonía, Vicente Pla, went to Madrid on Friday 25 October, together with the presidents of Yecla, Elda, Caudete, Almansa and Villena representing the platform “Pueblos de la Pólvora” to a meeting at the…

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Granted subsidy works roof Main Hall

23 October, 2019

By Decree 9559 dated 08/07/2019 the Provincial Council of Valencia has agreed to grant a grant to the Sociedad de Festeros del Santísimo Cristo de la Agonía, for an amount of € 20,000, for the demolition of the roof and air conditioning ducts of the main hall of the headquarters and the placement of a new roof.

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Reception Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Foto Recepcion
14 October, 2019

Last October 1st, a delegation of the Moors and Christians of Ontinyent, headed by Vicente Pla, president of the Society of Festeros del Santísimo Cristo de la Agonía and a representation of the Mudejar group formed by the captain Alberto Climent, the president of the group Carlos Sarrió, The Primer tro Juan José Lliso and the Mudejar in charge of the captaincy’s cultural project, Rafael Ferrero, attended the reception organised…

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The Periòdic d’Ontinyent donates a collection of La Fiesta supplements to the Festeros Society

Donació Periodic
5 September, 2019

The President of the Festeros Society, Vicente Pla Vaello, has received from Vicente Soriano Mateo, manager of the Ontinyent Communication Projects company, the publishing company of El Periódico de Ontinyent, a complete collection of the extraordinary supplements edited by the local newspaper from 1996 dedicated to the Moors and Christians of Ontinyent. The delivery has been carried out in the boardroom of the Festeros Society and the director of El…

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The problem of gunpowder will be dealt with in the Cortes and in the Diputación Of València

Reunió Polvora
2 August, 2019

Last Monday, July 29, the president of the Society of Festivities of the Most Holy Christ of the Agony of Ontinyent, Vicent Pla and his vice president, Javier Ureña, met with Felipe Carrasco, regional deputy in the Valencian Courts, and Joan Sanchis, deputy of the Vall d’Albaida in the Diputación de Valencia, to transfer them the problem about the distribution, storage and use of gunpowder during the festive events, as…

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The Sociedad de Festeros organizes a second course of the Powder

3 May, 2019

It will take place next June 9 in the Assembly Hall of the Society of Festeros. The Society of Festeros of the Santísimo Christ of the Agony along with the City council of Ontinyent have organized a second gratuitous course on the use of muzzle-loading and powder guns that will take place next Sunday, June 9, to the Assembly Hall of the Society of Festeros de 09.00 to 14.00. and…

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Graphic media protocol Fiestas 2019

Reporteros graficos
15 March, 2019

The Festival belongs to the people and to the people, so they present the basis for regulating the work of graphic media during the events of the Festival of Moors and Christians in Ontinyent. Being clear that there is the right to information, we have to put the common eye on mutual respect between people. If the public cannot enjoy the show that is offered, if the party cannot participate…

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Canvi data Publicació de Festes

13 March, 2019

The act moves with full consensus just one month before: June 29 The governing board of the Ontinyent Festeros Society, under the chairmanship of Vicent Pla Vaello, has put forward its first major proposal. In addition, it has done so with the unanimity of the 24 comparsas, who have given their full support to the change of the publication date. This year will move to June 29. The idea, proposed…

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