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.
XXIV edición del SICAB (Until December 7)
All week until Sunday, the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones is holding the event known as SICAB, Seville’s International Horse Fair. This is the fair’s 24th occasion, and it’s organized by the National Association Horse Breeders Association of Spain. This is without a doubt the world’s most important fair dedicated entirely to Spanish pure-bred horses. It is held in the three event halls of the expo center, where you’ll find the horse corrals, the kids farm (a space where children can check out the animals) and the competition grounds.
Elphomega en concierto
Spanish HipHop artist Elphomega will perfom in concert in Madrid Barcelona and Granda. Elphomega is the artistic name Sergio Albarracín, an MC from Málaga. He will be perfoming in the Granada on December 5 at the Sala Tren where he will present his album "2003-2013, A 10 Year Discographic Journey". There is a €12 admission fee and tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. This MC's musical career spans from his first album, the maxi single "One Man Army" up to his latest tracks that have been released online. Among some of the albums we hope to hear songs from are "Homogeddgon", "El Testimonio Libra" and "Phantom Pop".
Belenes en Sevilla (Until January 6)
Below you can find a link to Seville’s most relevant nativity scenes which includes links to Google Maps showing the location of each one. http://elcorreoweb.es/2014/12/10/guia-de-belenes-sevilla/
The Feel Café, on the street Escritor Francisco Montes Aguilera de San Fernando in Cadiz, will be presenting “Por desamor al arte”, the latest álbum from ANTÍLOPEZ, on December 12 at 11 pm. Tickets are €10. Féliz López and Miguel Ángel Márquez make up Antílopez, an unprecedented group in today’s music scene. They are the precursors of a unique style that the band members themselves refer to as “chiripop”: a delightful mix of music, humor and quality.
Granada Gaming Festival (Until December 14)
Granada Gaming Festival is the first festival in the city of Granada dedicated to the field of video games. It will be held in the Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos with its 3,000 square meters, on December 13 and 14 of December. Some 4,000 people are expected to attend every day along with 90% of the industry’s companies and over 200 professional gamers. Companies, developers, distributors, and designers among others will all be at the Granada Gaming Festival.
KIKO VENENO Y MARIA RODÉS
KIKO VENENO AND MARIA RODÉS will be performing in concert at El Puerto de Santa María in the Sala Muchoteatro, which is located at calle Misericordia, 12. The event will be on December 13 at 10:30 pm. Tickets are €12. KIKO VENENO is a pioneer in fusion music. His own brand is a dynamic and personal blend of flamenco, pop, and rock. MARÍA RODÉS is a composer, singer, and arranger with three solo albums: Una forma de hablar (2010), Sueño Triangular (2012) and María canta copla (2014).
Jesucristo Superstar, en concierto. (Until December 30)
From December 26 – 30, the Auditorium of Tenerife is presenting the musical JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR performed in concert version. It’s an updated review of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s celebrated work. Tickets cost 15 and 25 Euros.