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Festivals of Moors and Christians of the Muro de Alcoy, is held in honour of the Mare de Déu dels Desemparats during the second weekend of May. During this long weekend, the festival begins on Friday until Monday and concentrated most of the acts, as entries blackberries and Christian alternating each year during a Saturday and another Sunday. It is the relocation of the Virgin from their parish church to the shrine where he stayed for one week his veneration. In fact, the following weekend, known as "The Pujà", is called so because the image of the patron is climb back to his hermitage where will the rest of the year.
Another feature of our festivities are the mythical Embassies, which takes place in the main square of the town near the castle of the village from the hosts of the two sides, leaving the victorious Christian army of the castle. We can not forget the so-called "Ambaixada of Tonell", an humorous embassy that is represented by filaes Llana and Mare de Déu. This dialogue takes place in the middle of the square between two partners, the Moorish ridding a donkey and Christians over a barrel. During the discussion referred to festive and expressions characteristic of the town, leading to the laughter of the audience.
The second weekend is called "The Pujà" as it is the transfer of Virgin to his hermitage, concluding the feasts of Moors and Christians. Festivals of the Muro de Alcoy are undoubtedly one of the oldest known, because since the latest years of the XVIII century are held.
Significantly, Muro de Alcoy, is a population that is part of the UNDEF (National Union of Organizations Festeras of Moors and Christians) and in March 2008 held the Annual Meeting of the UNDEF, a very prominent within the festive scene of the Moors and Christians.