Tradition

The Dolçaina and the tabalet

The dolçaina (traditional flute instrument) produces a distinctive characteristic sound together with the tabalet (small drums) present in all the traditional dances and popular celebrations. There are music scores especially composed for these instruments and are played by small bands (Collas) of these traditional instruments. These players are thus called dolçainers and tabaleters....

The danses

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Tradition and culture are important elements in this festivity. They are represented by artistic expressions like for instance, in dancing. The danses are traditional dances which take place during the year as samples of traditional Levantinian folklore. ER4B4076 (2) Foto: Tony Diez...

Nanos i Gegants

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St John’s Bonfires are festivities based on the traditions of Alicante. They are the expressions of Alicante folklore, regional costumes and art from our ancestors.

In the pursuit of regaining past traditions, the festivity of fogueres share traditional expressions with other towns like Nanos I Gegants,...

The flower offering to the Virgin of Remei

The flower offering to the Virgin of Remei is one of the multitudinous acts of the many ones celebrated during the central days of the bonfire festivities. It is considered one of the oldest ones in Spain and has been celebrated since 1941.

The people belonging to the festivities parade along the...