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Alcoy celebrates Moors and Christians Festival after two-year break due to pandemic

Alcoy celebrates Moors and Christians Festival after two-year break due to pandemic

Hundreds of people have participated in the festival that includes a historical re-enactment and a street parade, commemorating the battles fought between Moors (or Muslims) and Christians during the period known as “Reconquista” (Reconquest) from the 8th century through the 15th century.