The Costa Blanca is a place characterized by the variety and originality of its festivals. You find them everywhere throughout the year. Among these are the Moors and Christians: gaudy tunics,
swords and clothing velvet adorn the streets of many towns to the sound of festive music and the sound of blunderbusses. They were declared of International Tourist Interest in Alcoy and
Villajoyosa together with Hogueras San Juan, Alicante, Misteri d'Elx, or the International Habanera and Polyphony Contest of Torrevieja.
The Costa Blanca is a region of ancient traditions and Holy Week lets feel a very intense way in the streets of many towns in the province. They are of International Tourist Interest in Orihuela
and Elche Crevillente well as the procession of Palm Sunday. The parade of the Three Kings of Alcoy, the oldest in Spain, Day Bous at the Mar in Denia, the Exchequer living Xàbia or Fira de Tots
Sants els in Cocentaina are other popular celebrations were declared of National Tourist Interest. And there are many others who are, in their way, a dramatic reflection of the history and the
vital character of its inhabitants.