Yunquera Guerrillera : 10,11,12 March 2017

When : 10,11,12 March 2017

What : Yunquera Guerrillera : Historical Reenactment

Where : Yunquera, Málaga, Costa del Sol, Spain

The municipality of Yunquera celebrates the VI edition of its historic recreation ‘Yunquera Guerrillera’ on 10, 11 and 12 March under the motto ‘Blood, gunpowder and fire in the mountains of the Sierra de las Nieves’.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

A series of gastronomic, cultural and tourist characters framed in the nineteenth century in which more than 300 neighbors participate as actors and extras in the representation of the clashes between the side of guerillas and Yunquera and the Napoleonic army in 1811.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

The events will begin on Friday, June 3, starting at 5:00 p.m. with the opening of the agri-food and craft market, and the subsequent inaugural parade. This edition also has routes themed by the most emblematic corners of the town, historical and natural, organized for the mornings of Saturday and Sunday.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

LINKS

http://ocio.laopiniondemalaga.es/agenda/noticias/nws-569341-napoleon-vuelve-yunquera.html

http://www.yunquera.es/turismo/index.php/es/fiestas-y-eventos/41-yunquera-guerrillera

http://www.inlandproperties.info/town-information/malaga-province/yunquera-property-and-history.html

PROPERTY IN YUNQUERA

Villas,fincas,townhouses,village houses,plots, and cortijos for sale and rent in Yunquera

LOCATION OF YUNQUERA

Yunquera Guerrillera : 10,11,12 March 2017

When : 10,11,12 March 2017

What : Yunquera Guerrillera : Historical Reenactment

Where : Yunquera, Málaga, Costa del Sol, Spain

The municipality of Yunquera celebrates the VI edition of its historic recreation ‘Yunquera Guerrillera’ on 10, 11 and 12 March under the motto ‘Blood, gunpowder and fire in the mountains of the Sierra de las Nieves’.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

A series of gastronomic, cultural and tourist characters framed in the nineteenth century in which more than 300 neighbors participate as actors and extras in the representation of the clashes between the side of guerillas and Yunquera and the Napoleonic army in 1811.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

The events will begin on Friday, June 3, starting at 5:00 p.m. with the opening of the agri-food and craft market, and the subsequent inaugural parade. This edition also has routes themed by the most emblematic corners of the town, historical and natural, organized for the mornings of Saturday and Sunday.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

LINKS

http://ocio.laopiniondemalaga.es/agenda/noticias/nws-569341-napoleon-vuelve-yunquera.html

http://www.yunquera.es/turismo/index.php/es/fiestas-y-eventos/41-yunquera-guerrillera

http://www.inlandproperties.info/town-information/malaga-province/yunquera-property-and-history.html

PROPERTY IN YUNQUERA

Villas,fincas,townhouses,village houses,plots, and cortijos for sale and rent in Yunquera

LOCATION OF YUNQUERA

Yunquera Guerrillera : 10,11,12 March 2017

When : 10,11,12 March 2017

What : Yunquera Guerrillera : Historical Reenactment

Where : Yunquera, Málaga, Costa del Sol, Spain

The municipality of Yunquera celebrates the VI edition of its historic recreation ‘Yunquera Guerrillera’ on 10, 11 and 12 March under the motto ‘Blood, gunpowder and fire in the mountains of the Sierra de las Nieves’.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

A series of gastronomic, cultural and tourist characters framed in the nineteenth century in which more than 300 neighbors participate as actors and extras in the representation of the clashes between the side of guerillas and Yunquera and the Napoleonic army in 1811.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

The events will begin on Friday, June 3, starting at 5:00 p.m. with the opening of the agri-food and craft market, and the subsequent inaugural parade. This edition also has routes themed by the most emblematic corners of the town, historical and natural, organized for the mornings of Saturday and Sunday.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

LINKS

http://ocio.laopiniondemalaga.es/agenda/noticias/nws-569341-napoleon-vuelve-yunquera.html

http://www.yunquera.es/turismo/index.php/es/fiestas-y-eventos/41-yunquera-guerrillera

http://www.inlandproperties.info/town-information/malaga-province/yunquera-property-and-history.html

PROPERTY IN YUNQUERA

Villas,fincas,townhouses,village houses,plots, and cortijos for sale and rent in Yunquera

LOCATION OF YUNQUERA

mijas liberation from the french army reenactment 2014

mijas liberation from the french napoleonic reenactment 2014

The next 18 and 19 October in Plaza de La Libertad and the Plaza de la Constitution de Mijas, there will be the  historical reenactment “Mijas: one people against Napoleon’s soldiers”, organized by the municipality of Mijas in collaboration with the Historical and Cultural Association and Peña 1831 Torrijos of Mijas. All are invited to attend who are attracted by the town’s history.

torrijos before been executed at Malaga beach

torrijos before been executed at Malaga beach

Experience this historical reenactments by 1831 Torrijos Association, which since 2003 recreates the landing of General Torrijos at the Mijas beach of “El Charcón”, and does the anual “March over the Torrijos Road”.

At 21 hours starting on Saturday the recreation at the “Plaza de la Libertad” and consists in recreating the moment in which a riders Regiment of Malaga brings a letter from the military governor of the capital in which he tells the mayor of Mijas of the fall of the city of Málaga in the hands of Napoleon’s troops.

mijas liberation napoleon army french army

mijas liberation napoleon army french army

There, the character who plays the ruler of the town reads a proclamation warning of the approach of the French Army to the village of Mijas.

Now the next day, at 11:30 hours on the same site, there will be the enlistment of more than 70 people, who would become part of Mijas Infantry Regiment and Malaga, and most likely died at the bloody battle of Ocaña (Toledo).

mijas liberation napoleon army shooting

mijas liberation napoleon army shooting

The event,is the first time it is performed, as it has been this year when we found a notice in a newspaper of the time (1808) that revealed this fact. It is a tribute to those citizens of Mijas.

mijas liberation napoleon army guerrillas

mijas liberation napoleon army guerrillas

The latter performance will take place in Constitution Square from 12:15 hours and will see the appearance of Mijas in a 1810 market day, the occupation of people and town  by the French troops and their repression, the actions of the Mijas guerrilla, and the killing by the french of two of Mijas patriots, Quero Blanco and Garcia Moreno. It all ends with the release of Mijas by the troops of General Ballesteros.

alqueria conde mollina where torrijos was arrested

alqueria conde mollina where torrijos was arrested

alqueria conde mollina arab tower 2014

alqueria conde mollina arab tower 2014

A little ghost story : In all the area there is the legend that the tower of the village you can hear voices and strange sounds that give you goosebumps; some think they are the spirits of the brave liberals who roam these parts, showing their discontent because nobody helped them!!!!

LOCATION OF ARAB TOWER

LOCATION OF REENACTMENT

INFO ABOUT MIJAS

 http://www.inlandproperties.info/town-information/malaga-province/mijas-property-and-history.html

PROPERTY IN MIJAS AREA

 http://www.inlandproperties.info/html/search_property_for_sale.html?situat=COAST&tabla=ANY&situat=COAST&situation=FOR+SALE&pueblo=ANY&pricelow=10000&provincia=ANY&pricehigh=1500000

LINKS

Torrijos Route : http://ca.wikiloc.com/wikiloc/view.do?id=3717906

Mijas Townhall : http://www.mijas.es/portal/en/

Asociacion Histórica General Torrijos : http://www.torrijos1831.es/

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Yunquera : General Ballesteros against Napoleons Army Reenactment 2014

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