When : 6th,7th & 8th of December 2014
Tolox, in 1570, suffered a deep and brutal transformation. their residents had supported the rebels who fought in the Moorish war. After years of bitterness and humiliation, they had decided to rise in a suicidal war, which led them to an end. 6, 7 and 8 December these events are remembered in the village of Tolox, a tradition rooted in the sixteenth century and known as the Day of “The Mozas”.
The residents of the town, draw their own costumes following models of the time, are preparing recipes dining that will lead to the kitchen of another era. And a theatrical spectacle in which many residents involved of the locality, give life to the characters and events of that fateful year.
What can the visitor find in the town of Tolox in the XVI century?
An atmosphere that will take you back in time, making the space in a small corner of Tolox of 1570. And within that space, Moorish and Christian taverns offer us a variety of 40 different tapas-inspired dishes and meats of the XVI century. Many will remember our today tapas.
In Christian bakery, visitors can enjoy muffins pregnant as a flagship product. Nothing better for cold tea, coffee, tea or sweet form XVI Century. And who doesnt want a good donut with chocolate newly brought from the Americas. Visitors will enjoy the area of the Church. And all this with products and Christmas crafts created by the residents of the municipality, to adorn the tables of visitors to our event. All this in a weekend where we can enjoy history live in a cozy village that will make you spend some unforgettable hours.
Synopsis of the play:
The play will be represented in 12 scenes, a tribute to a part of our Hispanic history of being expeled for the sole reason of having different customs than the ones marked by the ideology at the time. The war is over and the rebels have defeated the Moors. even so try to keep their customs, despite persecution and humiliation to which the victors subjected them Christians. Peter and Mary are a Moorish marriage that has experienced first person hardships of war. Pedro, defeated in last Battle near Istan, now a slave of the Marquis and meets the orders benefited from the locality. Mary does not give up and retains the status of a free woman. But they are besieged by Christians. Especially for Doña Berengaria, a perverse woman , aided by his power that definitely wants to humiliate them.
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