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Moors and Christians battle in Pollensa, Mallorca

Moors and Christians battle in Pollensa, Mallorca

The initial clash between Moors and Christians is pretty fierce.

Miquel À. Cañellas

The Balearic government has given its blessing to mass fiesta events taking place.

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Moors and Christians are on - but with crowd control?

The battle between the Moors and Christians, the climax to Pollensa’s La Patrona fiestas, is staged on the second of August.

Andrew Ede12/03/2022 10:28

Even the Moors and Christians battle failed to arouse great enthusiasm.

Even the Moors and Christians battle failed to arouse great enthusiasm.

Even the Moors and Christians battle failed to arouse great enthusiasm.

LAURA BECERRA

The Sant Pere fiestas that start next week are a shadow of their normal selves...

The Sant Pere fiestas that start next week are a shadow of their normal selves...

The Sant Pere fiestas that start next week are a shadow of their normal selves...

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No battle for Soller

The celebrated brave women of Soller wouldn’t be brave, they’d be downright foolhardy.

Andrew Ede10/04/2020 09:37

Fiestas

The battle in Pollensa's streets

The Moors and Christians battle in Pollensa; one of the most anticipated fiesta events.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/08/2019 19:46

Moors and Christians in Pollensa

Fiestas

Pollensa prepares for the big battle

The Moors and Christians will be taking over on Friday. Send us your videos or pictures to editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/08/2019 11:04

Majorca

What's on in Majorca: 29 July-4 August

Pollensa Moors and Christians, ending up with fireworks. Demon fire-runs and/or fireworks in Arta, Can Picafort, Colonia Sant Jordi, Inca, Llubi and Sineu. First date for the Sa Pobla Jazz Festival, Village People in Port Adriano, the Moscow Ballet in Alcudia, Cala Millor and Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/07/2019 07:26

Majorca

What's on in Majorca: 30 July-5 August

Moors and Christians battle it out in Pollensa on Thursday, and there is something of a rematch in Sant Elm on Friday. Colonia Sant Jordi has its version of the duck swim (plastic) on Sunday. Irish singer Damien Rice is at the auditorium in Palma on Thursday. The Sa Pobla Jazz Festival starts on Monday with award-winning singer Cecile McLorin Salvant. The first concert for the Pollensa Festival is on Saturday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/07/2018 00:00

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Majorca

What's on in Majorca: 15-21 May

Capdepera's hugely popular mediaeval market from Friday to Sunday. Wine days all week in the Binissalem region. The festival of traditional tattoo in Santa Ponsa from Wednesday, and Alcudia's Andalusian Feria de Abril is also from Friday until Sunday.

Andrew Ede14/05/2017 00:00

Fiestas

Soller clamping down on alcohol and drugs during the Firó

The issue that the town hall really faces is the party that runs in parallel to the battle re-enactment.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/03/2017 00:00

Fairs and fiestas

Moors and Christians battle it out on Sant Elm beach

Children get involved in the Sant Elm Moors and Christians battle.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/08/2016 00:00

Fiestas

More Moors than ever but Dragut still loses Pollensa battle

There were more Moors than ever this year, determined to try and reverse the battle result of a simulation that has been staged since the mid-nineteenth century.

Andrew Ede03/08/2016 00:00

Fairs and Fiestas

Soller battle: the result as forecast

Some 4,000 people took part, taking the roles of both sides, and there were a further 4,000 spectators.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/05/2016 00:00

Fairs and Fiestas

Soller bar owners seeking Moors and Christians compensation

Bars in Soller's Plaça Constitució will be obliged to close during the final Moors and Christians battle of the town's Firó celebrations.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/04/2016 00:00

Fairs and Fiestas

Soller seeking solutions to Moors and Christians overcrowding

One measure being considered is the issuing of wristbands so that it is clear who is who and in order to try and reduce the crowds, and the limit is due to be set at 9,000.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/03/2016 00:00