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All set for the celebration of the XXI edition of the Moorish Games of Abén Humeya

Moorish Games
The Moorish Games are back after four years. Brick-lifting is one of the competitions to be held in the Purchena square.

The Moorish Games return to the municipality of Purchena after four years. A meeting that after the pandemic, will try to make the visitor travel back in time to relive what has been considered the missing link in the Olympic chain.

We will witness unique sporting competitions such as the Burxana stone lifting and brick holding; the Moorish-style horse races or the musical nights of the Games in which flamenco merges with Arab rhythms come to life again in the Plaza de Purchena.

Those who attend will be able to learn about events of Olympic origin such as the sprint races, triple jump or shot put; or be surprised by the traditional slingshot and stone throwing events. A stroll through a unique handicraft souk or tasting traditional recipes in the gastronomic field.

A unique historical event declared of Tourist Interest is waiting for you in the historic Moorish town of Burxana.

The Moorish Games of Abén Humeya will take place in the town of Purchena from 28 to 30 July.
the Games return to the valley

Programme of activities and registration for the sporting events on the website www.juegosmoriscos.es.

Sponsored by: Purchena Town Council, Almería Provincial Council, Junta de Andalucía, Omya and Gestagua.

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