The Fiesta de las Lagrimas (the tears) de Santa Marta celebrates a miracle. But it wasn't the first miracle the saint performed for the town of Villajoyosa.
Moros y Cristianos: why Villajoyosa’s fiesta is unique in Spain
The little town of Villajoyosa has a great Moros y Cristianos fiesta. It’s unlike any other in Spain - and let’s face it, there’s quite a lot of competition in that department
Easter in Villajoyosa
Semana Santa or Holy Week is a seriously big event in Spain. The processions of the hooded penitents in Sevilla and other Spanish cities are spectacular celebrations of faith. Here in Villajoyosa, they’re obviously not quite on the same scale, but there are processions in the town every evening in Easter week.
Correfoc: devils dancing on the streets of Villajoyosa
A Correfoc is an explosion of noise and fire on the street, a cacaphony of shrieking whistles, rhythmic drumming and fireworks. Watch this video of the correfoc in October 2017 on La Vila's main street.