Today begins the International Festival of music and dance of Granada, one of the most attractive and representative of the city cultural events. The Festival has its origin in the symphonic concerts that were held from the year 1883 during the festival of Corpus-Christi. The 65th Edition of the Festival International of music and dance of Granada begins the 17 of June and the last show it can be admired the 8 of July of 2016, as every year the functions occur in the Alhambra.
The festival also immersed in the city and in the monumental spaces, the main squares and corners of the city can enjoy FEX or extension Festival, scheduled between 13 of June and 12 of July 2016, the program is free. During the Festival everyone can see shows of renowned artists from different countries (China, Cyprus, South Korea, U.S.A., France …); and discover the magic of music and dance, whose charm is enhanced by the unique beauty of the city of Granada.
The current Festival also marks 80 years from the death of poet Federico García Lorca and the 400th anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes and William Shakespeare.
Do not miss the opportunity to live this unique experience and participate in the activities of FEX13!
Some of the upcoming activities:
Wednesday, June 15: Part of Everything fits, Concourse Exhibition and Congress, at 22:00
(Official description: fresh and visual work that roadside waterfalls, flights and human towers, unfold revealing the most personal and funny acrobatic side.) (A sample of overcoming and confidence.)
Thursday, June 16: Lumen, giant light Yera Teatro, Fuente de las Granadas Plaza de las Pasiegas, at 22.00
(Official description: Street activity in which several giant puppets walk and choreographically move to the beat of the music.)
Friday, June 17: Municipal Band of Granada, Granada City Council (Patio), 21.30.
(Official Description: Works by George Gershwin, Artie Shaw, Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein).
Saturday, June 18: Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Manuel de Falla Auditorium, at 21.00.
(Official Description: Works by Mikhail Glinka, Antonín Dvořák, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Claude Debussy).
Saturday, June 18: EDx2 of Modern Feeling, Plaza de las Pasiegas, 21.00 and 22.30.
(Description official: the movement physical intense, accurate, the variety of styles: hip hop, arts martial, acrobatics, contact… are some of the features of this company Korean.)
You can find the complete schedule here:
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