Program Mig Any Fester

13 February, 2021

Here are the events and activities that the Societat de Festers has organized for this atypical Mig Any Fester of 2021: From 6 to 26 February : 1st Instagram contest February 13 at 18:30 : Inauguration of the virtual exhibition School Drawing and Literary Contests. February 19 at 19:30 : Streaming conference by Daniel Català Pérez. 20 February at 10:00 : Fornite Championship February 20 at 18:30 : Guided visit…

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Rules 1st Instagram Contest

6 February, 2021

Within the events planned to commemorate the Half Year Fiestero in this atypical year, from the Society of Festeros del Santísimo Cristo de la Agonía of Ontinyent has organized the first Photography Contest of Moors and Christians Festivals in the social network Instagram. The main objective of the contest is to motivate, encourage and excite festive men and women in these difficult times that we are living as a result…

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Promotional Video Festivities 2020

Nuria Aceta i Maria Rosario Llinares
23 January, 2020

Nuria Aceta i Maria Rosario Llinares authors of the promotional video The City Council of Ontinyent, at the suggestion of the Society of Festeros del Santísimo Cristo de la Agonía, commissioned the editing of the promotional video of the Moors and Christians of 2020 to Nuria Aceta and Maria Rosario Llinares. With over 32 years of experience in the world of audiovisual communication, Foto Flash 2 is a company created…

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José Luis Castells will be the Town Crier of the 2020 Medieval Market

José Luis Castells Arques
16 January, 2020

The Town Hall and the Sociedad de Festeros name the medieval town crier José Luis Castells. This user of the Projecte Trèvol has been a member of the Cruzados group since 1995 Ontinyent City Council, at the proposal of the Society of Festeros del Santísimo Cristo de la Agonía, has appointed  José Luis Castells Arques as the Town Crier of the Medieval Market. The mayor of Ontinyent, Jorge Rodríguez, accompanied…

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Jaume Blai Santonja will direct Chimo

Jaume Blai Santonja
3 January, 2020

The young director will conduct the festive hymn on the afternoon of Thursday, August 20, after the Entrada de Bandas. Jaume Blai Santonja Espinós was born in Bocairent in 1986 and began his studies in Ontinyent, at the Josep Melcior Gomis professional conservatory and, more specifically, in percussion. Later, he continued his higher degree in music in Barcelona, at the ESMuC and completed it with a master’s degree in percussion…

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Festeros acquires a ground floor for use as a warehouse

Foto Adquisició local
23 December, 2019

The property is located in the call Arquebisbe Segrià, in front of the Societat de Festers building The Festeros Society has acquired a ground floor in order to free up the main building (where the Festero Museum and the administration offices are located) for use as a warehouse. The premises are located at 30 Arzobispo Segrià Street, in front of the Sociedad de Festeros. It is a newly built ground…

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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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