Feasts of Carthaginians and Romans – Cartagena 2017
The feasts of Carthaginians and Romans – Cartagena 2017 (Region de Murcia), from the first Friday after September 15 and lasts ten days.
The meaning of this celebration is to highlight the events of the Second Punic War 2,200 years ago, taking into account the history and archeology of Cartagena.
A landing commemorates the storming of the city in 209 BC. AD by the Roman troops of Scipio. This results in a festive week, days are reserved for two beligérants alternately: Romans and Cartagenois.
We will attend the wedding of Hannibal and Imilce. We will have the games of the Roman circus with gladiators and wild beasts. Everyone ends up in the big parade on Saturday, the great day of the feast, when all the troops and legions march on the city.
2017 will be held from 15 to 24 September.
The wedding of Hannial and Himilce or the day of the Roman Circus, with its gladiators and wild animals, lead into the great parade on Saturday 23rd, the big day of the fiesta, when all the troops and legions march through the city.