Albert Quiñones will design the Party Poster

ALBERT QUIÑONES
8 January, 2020

The young illustrator and graphic designer is in charge of posing the image to the cry of the Party. The Ontinyent City Council, at the proposal of the Society of Festeros of the Holy Christ of the Agony, commissioned the Poster of the Moors and Christians Festivities of 2020 to the local designer Albert Quiñones Borredà (Ontinyent, 1981). He is an illustrator and graphic and textile designer. A young festive…

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The Book of Festivals of 2019, awarded with 3,500 euros

Llibre Festes 2019
24 December, 2019

The Regional Ministry awards the fourth prize to the Festeros Society. The Department of Education, Research, Culture and Sport of the Generalitat Valenciana has awarded the Society of Ontinyent Festeros and specifically in the book of festivals 2019 the fourth prize for best publication in the field of festive of the Valencian Community. This recognition also means a prize of 3,500 euros. This competition opened by the Ministry evaluated criteria…

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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 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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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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Fester Museum Convention – City Hall

25 April, 2018

Ontinyent City Council and the Society of Festivals of the Holy Christ of Agony have signed an agreement for the free transfer of the temporary exhibition hall of the Fester Museum. The mayor of Ontinyent, Jorge Rodríguez, and the President of the Society of Festivals, José Rafael Sanchis, accompanied by the Vice President and the Director of the Fester Museum, signed this Friday an agreement that will allow, on the…

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Pólvora Ontinyent meeting

16 April, 2018

On Sunday, April 15, the headquarters of the Society of Festivals of the Holy Christ of Agony of Ontinyent hosted a meeting of the presidents and boards of government of the towns that celebrate Moors and Christians Fiestas to deal with the problems arisen with the application of the new law of explosives. This is a working meeting of festive entities that are not part of the UNDEF, and which…

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Well of Cultural Interest

23 March, 2018

In 2011, the Society of Festeros, at that time chaired by Rafael Ferrero Terol, filed an application with the Conselleria de Cultura for two of the most emblematic events of the Moors and Christians Festival of Ontinyent, the Baixà del Santísimo Cristo of the Agony and the Embassies, were declared of Cultural Interest (BIC). The request remained paralyzed in the offices of the conselleria for a few years, which coincided…

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