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Event Calendar – Spain & Latin America Culture

Spanish holidays. Find the most important holidays in Spain & Latin America 2011. Las Fallas, San Fermin, Holy Week, Cervantino, Tomatina...

In Spain and Latin America there are celebrations in every month of the year. When we plan a trip to another country we want to submerge ourselves in the culture and learn about its traditions. This event calendar includes all of the most important holidays so that you can plan your trip and live Spanish.

July 2014
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JULY
JUL2

EL BUSCÓN (Until August 2)
Sevilla

From the 2nd July to the 2nd August, Seville’s classical theatre group is putting on a free interpretation of “El Buscón” (the rogue) in Seville’s Santa Clara. “El Buscón” is an interpretation of the picaresque work by Francisco de Quevedo, written and directed by Alfonso Zurro.

JUL3

Nights in the Fonseca Patio 2014 (Until July 29)
Salamanca

The annual Las Noches del Fonseca returns once again for its 25th year straight with an exciting program of 7 performances that will take place during the month of July. From July 3 to 29 these performances will be held in the historic Fonseca Patio of the University of Salamanca. Shows begin at 23:00 and the ticket price for all shows is 18 euros. 3 July: Juan Asperilla's "Así es, si así fue España: de los Trastámara a los Austrias". Directed by Laila Ripoli 10 July: Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía 15 July: The Teatro Corsario presents: “Clásicos cómicos. Entremeses de burlas” 17 July: The theater production of "La Hermosa Jarifa" directed by Borja Rodríguez 22 July: The Teatro de la Danza presents “El lenguaje de tus ojos o el príncipe travestido” by Amelia Ochandiano. 25 July: The Antonio Gades Dance Company presents "Carmen" written and Choreographed by Carlos Saura. 29 July: Internationally recognized musical artist Jorge Drexler.


JUL3

Vive tu castillo 2014 (Until August 30)
Alicante

The “Vive tu Castillo” program aims to fill the castle in Santa Bárbara with excitement and entertainment this summer, between the 2rd July and the 30th August. There’ll be an array of acts and various shows and entrance to some of these is free. The opening hours of the fortress will be extended to accommodate Vive tu Castillo 2014: it will be open from 10am to midnight, and the elevators will be free of charge from 7pm onwards. The events running as part of the program are spread throughout the castle, set up and decorated accordingly. Most of the action takes place on two main sites: The crafts market will be held in the Plaza de armas Felipe 2nd, and workshops, children’s games, small theatrical performances and the“Toda la Galaxia” show in the tavern and the guards’ room. La plaza de Ingenieros will host medieval themed dinners with shows, flamenco nights, children’s theatre, full moon concerts, fencing displays, performances by students from the performing arts schools, pop and rock themed nights, etc. Naturally there’s also something to appeal to a younger audience. There will be a sequence of children’s theatrical performances, with 4 shows: 1. La princesa que estaba dormida (Sleeping Beauty) R & D Productions, 11th July 2. Titeres a la carta (Puppet show) Diamante & Rubí, 18th July 3. Cuentos que vienen del mar (Tales from under the sea) Pampol Theatre, 1st August 4. Chicas Teatralizadas (Girls on stage) Estatur. 22nd August


JUL3

UNA DE ROMANOS (Until July 26)
Sevilla

Sevillian theatre group Síndrome Clown are performing their latest comedy “Una de romanos” in the Antiquarium in Seville. It’s based upon a work written especially for this particular one-off production. The Síndrome Clown theatre group suggest a visit to the Roman town of Seville. This visit will be advertised on billboards until the 26 July, from Wednesday to Saturday at 9:00pm. The pair of clowns, Práxedes Nieto and Víctor Carretero will be answering questions such as the following: What do Adriano, Trajano and Viriato have in common, aside from all being streets in Seville with great bars? Was Híspalis ever visited by Julio Caesar? Why did the Romans leave here: boredom, restlessness, the heat? "Brutus", was he really stupid or did he at some point manage to pass high school? Just to name a few.

JUL4

LA FUERZA DEL DESTINO (Until July 6)
Tenerife

“THE STRENGTH OF DESTINY (Tribute to Mecano)” will be performed in the Adán Martín auditórium in Santa Cruz, Tenerife in the Sala Sinfónica. This musical features all the songs that marked the modernizing of the Spanish music industry. The spectator, taken on a sort of magical metro journey, will notice that each stop is a Mecano song, and each station a leap into a magical musical dimension. The director, Hansel Cereza, worked with La Fura dels Baus, the National Spanish Ballet, and the Cirque du Soleil. Friday 4th July, 21:00 Saturday 5th July, 21:00 Sunday 6th July, 18:00 Entrance tickets priced at between 19 and 35 Euros.


JUL4

Homenaje al rock andaluz
Cadiz

The old Andalusian rock group ALAMEDA will perform in Cadiz on the 4th July at 22:00pm, accompanied by Pepe Roca in the Baluarte de la Candelaria. Tickets are 12 Euros when bought in advance, or 15 Euros on the door, and those attending the show will be able to enjoy one of the most important bands in the history of Spanish rock music. The successes of other bands such as Triana, Medina Azahara and Lole & Manuel will also all be remembered.


JUL4

II Festival de Teatro Clásico L'Alcúdia-Universidad de Alicante (Until July 25)
Alicante

For the second festival of classical theatre, Alicante’s L'Alcúdia-Universidad will put on 5 shows in open air on the site known as el yacimiento ilicitano. Entrance tickets can be bought either on the INSTANT TICKET website, in the Compás bookshop, or on the premises of L'Alcùdia. The 10 euro entrance fee includes access to the play and a gourmet Roman menu. The evening meals will take place at 21:00 and the performances at 22:00. Program: 4th July: “Iphigenia” 11th July: Aristophanes’ “The Assemblywomen” 18th July: Plautus’ “The swaggering soldier” 24th July: Aristophanes’ “The birds” 25th July: Winner of Greek-Latin Theatrical Competition Ilici Augusta


JUL4

LA FUERZA DEL DESTINO (Until July 6)
Tenerife

A musical paying tribute to the group Mecano. In Tenerife’s Adán Martín theatre. Performances will be at 21:00 on the Friday and Saturday, and at 18:00 on the Sunday. Entrance prices vary between 19 and 35 Euros.

JUL5

XIX Marcha por la Paz
Sevilla

On Saturday 5 July, Seville will see hundreds of people take to the streets for the nineteenth Peace March, to show solidarity with the Saharaui people claiming independence from Western Sahara, and to denounce the adandonment of the Saharaui population. The March will beging at 19:30 from Las Setas (Pza. de la Encarnación) and will pass through Calle Imagen, La Campana, O'Donnell, Rioja, Plaza de la Magdalena, San Pablo, Reyes Católicos, Paseo de Colónand will finish at the Torre del Oro (the Golden Tower). Here, a Manifesto adopted by all of the Spanish associations who share solidarity with the Saharaui people will be read, and the event will finish with music, to ensure that the evening ends with some fun.


JUL5

Mc Enroe, concierto acústico.
Alicante

On Saturday 5th July, the garden of Un Buen Día Lounge presents Ricardo Lezón, guitarrist and singer of the McEnroe band, who will interpret the songs of the band accompanied solely by his guitar. McEnroe is doing a small acoustic tour, playing songs from their last album which was called "Las Orillas". The performance begins at 20:00.

JUL6

FIESTAS DE JULIO (Until July 20)
Puerto de la Cruz

Puerto de la Cruz is full of party spirit and a celebratory atmosphere for the entirety of July. The most important events in the calendar are as follows: 6th- Swim to San Telmo, departs the fishing bay at 10:00. 10th July- Selection ceremony for the Festival Queen. Plaza de Europa, 21:30. 12th July- Canary Islands inspired dinner in the Plaza de Europa at 21:30 followed one hour later by the Magician’s Dance (Canary Islands traditional dress is a must). 14th July- Sardinada and Verbena in the Plaza de Europa, with the “Orquestra Maquinaria”, an enchanting mix of Salsa and Merengue, at 21:30. 15th July- Full day at the fishing bay begins at 10:00 with hot chocolate, then we’ll stay at the dock all day to enjoy the “Cucaña” (at 15:00) and later on, the Procession of the Virgin Carmen and the boarding of the boats, which is attended by thousands of Portuguese locals. 18th July- Concert from Los Sabandeños in tribute to César Manrique at lake Martiánez at 20:30. 20th- Celebratory bicycle ride from the Plaza de Reyes Católicos at 11:00 to the fishing bay. Then, at 14:00, paella feast at the dock, only 1 Euro per person.


JUL6

PRIMAVERA MUSICAL
Tenerife

Tenerife's "Federación de Bandas de Música" (Band Network) will be putting on a concert at 11:30am, in the theatre at Tenerife's Concert Hall. Entrance is free; limited seating.

JUL7

Un jardín de cine (Until July 11)
Alicante

The first Open Air Cinema Week, free for all members of the public until capacity is full, will take place in the Jardines de la Diputación. "Un jardin de cine" will begin on 7th July with a programme made up of five documentaries made by the provincial Department of Moving Images, that reflect on different aspects of the province, and five films with titles such as Hugo and Puss in Boots. The screenings will begin at 21:45 with the half-hour documentary being shown first, followed by an animation, adventure or comedy film which is appropriate for the whole audience. The first documentary in the programme is "A la sombra de Aitana" (2003), which will be followed by "Planes" (2013) by Disney. On Tuesday 8th July, after "Los dominios de Al-Azraq" (2002), "Puss in Boots" (2011) by Disney will be shown, and on the Wednesday, "La sangre de la tierra" (2002) and "War of the Buttons" (2011) will be screened. The progamme will continue on Thursday with "Paraíso entre montañas" (2003) followed by "Hugo" (2011) by Martin Scorsese; finally, "El valle de la cereza" (2002) and "The Lone Ranger" (2013) by Disney will be shown on Friday 11th July.

JUL9

Cádiz se convierte en la capital mundial del tango (Until July 11)
Cadiz

The Tango is a typical Argentinean dance, which began in the suburbs at the beginning of the 20th Century and spread from the working classes through to the upper classes. Today, at 8.00pm, in the Latin American house (La Casa de Iberoamérica), the Primer Festival Internacional de Tango Cádiz (First international festival of Cádiz Tango) will begin; organized by the Cádiz local council and Buenos Aires’ town government, the festival will take place from the 9th to the 11th July in the “Tacita de plata”. On the 9th July, at 8.30pm, in the Casa de Iberoamérica, the show “El tango como género urbano contemporáneo” will be performed, with Fabián Carbone on the accordion, Carlos Andreoli singing and on guitar, Alberto and Cristina as the dancers and Horacio Rébora as narrator. Entrance is free. On Thursday the 10th and Friday 11th, shows will be put on in the Castle of Santa Catalina. Entrance for both is priced at 15 € and will begin at 10.00pm. In the same location, from Thursday onwards, visitors will also be able to enjoy Roberto Durán’s photography exposition.

JUL10

Conciertos en LA CONCHA (Until September 28)
Alicante

The Banda Sinfónica Municipal de Alicante will be performing twelve free concerts this summer in the Concha open air auditorium. The next concerts will be taking place on 10th, 13th, 20th and 24th of July; 7th, 10th and 14th of August and 21st, 25th and 28th of September. The Sinfónica Municpal will perform various programmes of music, such as "Verano del 64", "Con nombre de mujer", "Bandas sonoras", "Músicos valencianos", "Día de Galicia" and "Los Madrileños", as dedications to those people spending their holidays in Alicante. José Vicente Díaz Alcaina and Francisco Amat will be directing the Sinfónica.


JUL10

Verano musical alicantino (Until August 5)
Alicante

A very musical Summer in Alicante. In the Plaza de Toros in Alicante, Loquillo, MClan and Burning will all come together to play a concert on the 18th July. Mónica Naranjo will stop off at the IDA auditorium on the 19th July as part of her “4.0” tour. David Bisbal will play in the Candalix carpark on the 11th July performing “Tú y yo” (you and I). In Alicante’s “Auditorio de la Diputación”, Niña Pastori, Farruquito, Miguel Poveda and the Temple group will be performing from the 10th to the 13th July. Flamenco (de altos vuelos). Low Festival: massive indie event from the 25th to the 27th July. Julio Iglesias will perform in the Jardines de Abril (April Gardens) on the 5th August.


JUL10

Flamenco en el ADDA (Until July 13)
Cadiz

Between the 10 and 13 July, some of the best examples of singing, dancing and flamenco music will come together in the Auditorio de la Diputación De Alicante (ADDA). Names such as Niña Pastori, Miguel Poveda, Farruquito and the Temple Ballet will perform the best of flamenco art to the public in Alicante.


JUL10

Free WiFi on the Motril beaches. (Until July 31)
Motril

Motril (Granada) council has pioneered a system to introduce free WiFi on the Playa de Poniente, allowing Wifi access on the shore. To connect to the network, the user need only search for "Ibérica beach" on their mobile, and automatically and without a password, access will be enabled.


JUL10

X Corral de Comedias de Triana (Until July 20)
Sevilla

The "Corral de Comedias" in Triana, organised by the Viento Sur Teatro, brings its tenth edition to perform on the patio of the Antiguo Hotel Triana between 10th and 20th July. On 10th, 11th and 12th July the Viento Sur Teatro will perform one of the great classics of Spanish theatre, "Don Juan Tenorio", directed by Maite Lozano. The 14th and 15th July will see a version of the Don Juan myth performed, "Carnaval Barroco", as portrayed in the dell'Arte comics, under the direction of BarrocoClown. On the 16th and 17th, "Viga y olivos" by the Al-Alba Theatre Company will be performed. It draws inspiration from poems by Lorca about the exploitation that peasants suffered and is directed by Estrella Benavides. "La vida es sueño: El bululú" will be seen on 18th and 19th, a play directed by Aedo and with Jesús Torres as the protagonist. To end the programme, on July 20th, "La venta de los gatos" will be performed by the Compañia Di Tempo, incorporating theatre, singing anf flamenco dancing. The performances in this tenth "Corral de Comedias" in Tiana will begin at 22:00. Tickets cost ten euros.

JUL11

FIMUCITÉ 2014 (Until July 12)
Tenerife

Once again the Festival Internacional de Música de Cine de Tenerife will take place in the Adán Martín Auditorium of Tenerife. This eigth edition of the Festival is dedicated to television soundtracks of the 80s and the 75th anniversary of the BATMAN comics. On 11th it will take place from 21:00, and the 12th from 20:00. Tickets cost between 15 and 30€.


JUL11

VII Alacant Rock (Until August 8)
Alicante

The seventh Alacant Rock festival starts this Friday in the Concha de la Explanada de Alicante with concerts by "De veras" and "Marakas the Machine". The festival features nine other groups who will be performing over the next five weeks. The concerts will be on 11th, 18th and 25th July and the 1st and 8th of August, between 20:00 and 22:30, and the eleven groups will perform a variety of rock, metal, fusion and alternative music concerts. On July 11th "De veras" and "Marakas the Machine" will perform; on the 18th "Grey Harbour" and "Piramidal"; the 25th "Gimnástica", "Hoodoo" and "Smokin' Rings"; the 1st August "Furia Animal" and "Mind Driller"; and August 8th "Xalar" and "Gatos Pardos".


JUL11

XIX Trofeo Tabarca (Until July 13)
Alicante

The Real Club de Regatas de Alicante (RCRA) hosts the 19th version of the Trofeo Tabarca Ciudad de Alicante which will take place between the 10th and 13th July. At the last event 65 boats took part. The 65 vessels (and 500 competitors) are divided in four categories: 0RC1, ORC2, ORC3 and Club Group. On the Friday 11th, the race will take place around the island of Tabarca. In this regatta, the ORC1 participants will cover 30 miles, the ORC2 and ORC3 groups, 24 miles, and those in the Club Group will cover 22 miles. On the remaining two days, the other four regattas will take place, depending on the wind conditions.


JUL11

A Date With Laughter
Puerto de la Cruz

¨The Imaginary Ivalid¨ by Moliere will be presented by the Tenerife troupes Delierium Teatro and Abubukaka at the Sala Timanfaya in Puerto de la Cruz. A bit of classic theater that begins at 21:00. General admission €10.


JUL11

Early Season en Sevilla
Sevilla

The Metalcore Early Seasons group will be in Seville on 11th July. This French group was founded in 2011 and has become a prime example of the French music style. On this occasion, they will be accompanied by three Andalusian groups too: In Dying Days, Dicaprio's Revenge and My Mom Dances Mosh. The concert will take place in the Sala Orpheus in Mairena del are on sale now for 3,5€ and for 4,5€ from the ticket office.

JUL12

Esparrago Music Festival
Granada

Half an hour from Granada, the rock and alternative music festival returns to Huétor Tájar, capital of the green asparagus in Andalusia, in the Asparagus Music Festival. Groups such as El Puchero del Hortelano, Eskorzo Afro Beat Experience, Tatamka, Sonido Vegetal, Los Vecinos del Callejón, 29 seis 70, Game Gómez and the Ezequiel Carlucci Band make up the interesting programme for this one (long!) day festival which takes places on Saturday 12 July in the city's indoor arena. Doors open at 5pm and the concerts begin at 6pm.

JUL15

AL JARREAU
Tenerife

Al Jarreau, one of the most prestigious jazz singers in the world, with 7 Grammy Awards to his name, will be performing in the Symphony Hall of the Auditorio de Tenerife at 21:00. Tickets: 30€


JUL15

Tenerife Lan Party 2014 (Until July 20)
Tenerife

Tickets for the Tenerife Lan Party (TLP) 2014 sold out in two minutes online, which shows the enormous interest that this event has had amongst Internet-users. The TLP, the biggest technology and new trend event in Spain, will take place between 15th and 20th July in the Santa Cruz de Tenerife Fairground. This year, the number of places for participants has been increased to 2000, with access to the venue being valid 24-hours a day for the duration of the six-day event. The millions of people who do not get a place as a participant have the option to attend the event as a visitor and take part in the vast majority of the hundreds of activities that the TLP has to offer. These passes are sold in the ticket offices at the Fairground.


JUL15

Embarcación de la Virgen del Carmen y San Telmo
PUERTO DE LA CRUZ

On July 15th, in Puerto de la Cruz, a phenomenen occurs which unites faith and celebration. Millions of islanders gather in the fishing harbour to await the arrival of the Virgen del Carmen and San Telmo parade, which embarks on a seaborne procession. Throughout the day, people gather on the port to make sure they have a good position to view the embarcation of the procession. It is recommended that you leave the port mid-morning to get a position on the sand, and spend the day enjoying the stalls of fried fish that are positioned around the harbour.

JUL16

AURYN
Tenerife

The "boy band" AURYN will be playing their most popular songs from 22:00 in the Plaza del Auditorio de Tenerife. Tickets cost between 12 and 18 euros.

JUL17

Antonio Lizana Group y más.
Tenerife

The Antonio Lzana Group, the Gabacho Maroc Connection and the Lucky Peterson Band will be performing at 20:30 in the Plaza del Auditorio de Tenerife in the Festival Internacional Canarias Jazzmàs Heineken. Entry is free until full-capacity is reached (which is a lot!)

JUL18

Antonio Orozco
Tenerife

Singer Antonio Orozco will be performing songs from his latest album "Dos Orillas" in the Plaza del Auditorio. The concert will begin at 22:00, with tickets costings 20€ (14€ for under-13s).


JUL18

Canarias Jazzmás
Tenerife

At 20:30 on 18th July, the Big Band de Canarias, the Maraca & Ramón Valle Quartet and Ester Rada will be playing in the in the Plaza del Auditorio de Tenerife. Admission is free, and there is limited capacity.


JUL18

FIJAZZ 2014 (Until July 26)
Alicante

July 18 – 26, Jazz legends Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Bill Evans will perform at the FIJAZZ jazz festival in Alicante Spain. Among the other performers attending will be Dave Holland, Mike Stern, Hirmoi and Ximo Tebar. For the third year in a row the festival will take place in the ADDA auditorium (Auditorio de la Diputación de Alicante).


JUL18

Steve Harris en Sevilla
Sevilla

Frontman and composer of the music for the legendary Heavy Metal band Iron Maiden, Steve Harris, is on tour and will be stopping in Seville on June 18. He will be in concert at the Sala Custom where he will play songs from his latest solo project "British Lion".

JUL19

LX Certamen Internacional de Habaneras y Polifonía (Until July 26)
Alicante

21 choirs will take part in the sixth international concert of Habaneras and Polifonía de Torrevieja, which will be celebrated between the 19th and 26th July in the Eras de la Sal. Only 14 of the groups, coming from Europe, America and Asia, from a variety of new countries, will take part in the competition, amongst these five Spanish choirs originating from the Canary Islands, Madrid, Castilla La Mancha and the Basque Country. The remaining, all from Torreviaja, will perform on closing night, but not as part of the competition.


JUL19

Joshua Redman
Tenerife

Joshua Redman, a virtuoso of the tenor saxophone, shows his range of musical talents in the Chamber Hall of the Adán Martín Auditorium in Tenerife at 21:00, as part of the Festival Internacional Canarias Jazzmás Heineken. Tickets cost 20 euros.


JUL19

ÓSCAR D'LEON
Tenerife

In the Plaza de los Alisios, in the Auditorium of Tenerife, the "Pharoah of Salsa" will stir both the hearts and hips of all that attend. Entry costs 20€.

JUL22

En la memoria del cante: 1922 (Until August 30)
Granada

“En la memoria del cante: 1922” is the new show as part of the “Lorca y Granada” series from Generalife, from the 22nd July to the 30th August in the Alhambra. The show brings together music and dance, with traditional Andalusian song as the backbone of the production. The show will include performances from the Flamenco Ballet in Andalusia and the flamenco singer José Enrique Morente (son of famous flamenco singer Enrique Morente RIP). It’s a look back at the Andalusian music competition held in Granada in 1922, a fundamental event in the history of flamenco which was held in the Plaza de los Alijibes in the Alhambra, and which was the first event celebrating Andalusian folk song on the National stage. This 1922 festival was organized by Manuel de Falla, Ignacio Zuloaga, the young Federico García Lorca and a selection of well established intellectuals of the period. For an hour and 15 minutes of the show, tribute will be paid to those artists who have made a significant impact on flamenco dance, while playing snippets of the music the audience have been listening to in the Plaza de los Aljibes all those years ago in 1922. For example; the “soleá” of “El Tenazas”, the “seguiriya” by manuel Torre, the “toná” by Caracol or the sacred song from Niña de los Peines. The production was staged last January in Córdoba’s “Gran Teatro” and has since passed through various Spanish provinces. The Granada show will feature the new addition of flamenco singer José Enrique Morente, whose show will include new elements of production, both scenic and audiovisual, and an increase in the number of dancers.

JUL23

Sorolla, Fiesta y Color (Until October 19)
Alicante

The Fine Art Museum of Alicante (Museo de Bellas Artes, MUBAG) hosts the exhibition "Sorolla Fiesta y Color" The exhibition "Sorolla Fiesta y Color. An ethnographic study" will be on display from July 22nd to mid-October 2014.

JUL24

XXIV ParapandaFolk (Until July 27)
Granada

KEPA JUNQUERA, MELECH MECHAYA, LA JAMBRE, AULAGA FOLK, JOSELITO MONTOYA are just some of the artists that will be performaing through Sunday in the fourth edition of the traditional music festival, PARAPANDA FOLK, which takes place in Íllora (Granada). 25 concerts in eight different locations will take place in and around Íllora over this long weekend. An unusual feature of this festival is the decentralisation of the activities, that will now take place in towns and villages in the area. Performances will be held in Alomartes, Tocón, Brácana, Obeilar and Escóznar. After the main performances, there will be late night events at various points around Íllora.

JUL25

Low Festival 2014 (Until July 27)
Benidorm

In Benidorm (Alicante) Low Festival will take place in the Ciudad Deportiva Guillermo Amor, where 75,000 people are expected to gather for the 3 day event on 25th, 26th and 27th July. Some of the most important national and international bands will be performing: this year, the program includes bands such as MASSIVE ATTACK, KAISER CHIEFS, EDITORS, THE HIVES, HOLY GHOST!, VETUSTA MORLA, LOVE OF LESBIANS, SIDONIE, IVÁN FERREIRO and TRIÁNGULO DE AMOR BIZARRO.


JUL25

Open Night of Cadiz
Cadiz

Next Friday, 25 July, Cadiz City Council is organising the "Noche Abierta" (Open Night) of Cadiz. The Open Night program occurs throughout the afternoon and night on Friday, organising the opening of museums and open air performances and street performers, and participating shops will extend their opening hours until midnight too. From 20:00 until midnight, the shopping areas of Casco Histórico (Plaza del Palillero, Plaza de Candelaria, Mercado Central, Calle Ancha, etc.) and Extramuros (Glorieta Ingeniero La Cievra, La Laguna, etc.) will play host to jazz, flamenco fusion and classical music concerts, as well as activities for children, acrobatic dance, batucada, Cuban and flamenco music fusions, theatrical comedy, parades, entertainers and a performance from the second-prize winner of the joke competition from the last carnival: "Lo siento Patxi, no todo el mundo puede ser de Euskadi" ("I'm sorry Patxi, not everyone can be Basque").


JUL25

Kid Soul + Irrational Dream
Sevilla

On Friday 25th July two fantastic Progressive Rock and Psychedelia bands - Kid Soul and Irational Dream - will be performing in the Orpheus de Mairena del Aljarafe Chamber, Seville. The concert will begin at 22:30 and tickets can be bought for 3€.

JUL28

XVI edición de Los Veranos del Corral (Until August 15)
Granada

The sixteenth edition of "Los Veranos del Corral" will be celebrated from 28th July until 15th August in the Corral del Carbón, in the very heart of Granada. The year Mayte Martín, La Moneta, Pepe Torre, Jorge Pardo, La Lupi, Anabel Moreno and Jesús Fernández, Adrian Santana and Agueda Saavedra, and Manuel Liñan, will appear in one of the most important historical sites in the city: the Corral del Carbón, built in the 18th Century. This edition of "Los Veranos del Carbón" has an emphasis on the flamenco relationship between Granada and Japan with a performance of "Japón y el Duende" (Japan and the Goblin) on August 15th. On August 7th there will be a large display of flamenco in Granada. Tickets can be bought online, on www.losveranosdelcorral.es and from the Corral del Carbón ticket office. For the 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st July and 13th and 14th August, tickets will cost 18€; and for 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 11th, 12th and 15th of August they will cost 16€. There is a 20% discount for groups and concessions (elderly, students and unemployed).

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