Any excuse is good in Dénia to take the party out to the street: the Mig Any (in Valencian, Middle Year) is the festival that recalls that six months have passed since the celebration of the festivities of Moors and Christians, and that there are only another six months to fill the streets again.
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The Mig Any festivities are celebrated for eight days in the last week of February, approximately. At those times half a year ago that were the Moors and Christians festivities (which in Dénia are in August), and there are another six months before they return.
Program of events
The program for each year is not exactly the same as the previous one, but it is based on events like these: the party starts on a Friday night with the reception of filaes captains. This act is usually held in a large municipal space that accommodates the more than 500 members that make up the party.
The following Wednesday afternoon the presentation act of captains, flag bearers and first troopers of the different filaes in the Social Center of Dénia. He first tr He is in charge of representing his filà at the party, and this figure is chosen every year.
On Thursday afternoon the traditional mass in memory of the deceased festeros is celebrated in the Church of San Antonio. And on Friday, festeros and festeras gather to celebrate the gala dinner.
The last Saturday of February is the big day of the week of celebrations of Mig Any, with the entraeta from the Plaza del Consell of all filaes, who go through the streets Diana and Marqués de Campo accompanied by their music bands.