In summer, enjoy our culture

26 June 2017 0 Comments Category: blog, Just Landed

enjoy our culture

Summer’s already here and it’s time to start enjoying it and doing it justice. So, we’re going to suggest some of the most interesting ideas for your free time in these hot months: festivals, plays, shows, music and exhibitions are just some of the summer dates you shouldn’t miss.
Come with us on this review of the main cultural calendars that will take you on a journey to Madrid, Barcelona, ​​Valencia, Malaga or Seville.

UNMISSABLE EXHIBITIONS

PHotoEspaña 2017

Once again, this year Madrid will become the protagonist in the world of photography. The international festival of photography and the visual arts PHotoEspaña celebrates its 20th anniversary with more than 100 exhibitions, works by 514 artists and a score of activities that will take place in more than 60 national and international venues. If you’re enthusiastic about photography, make sure you go to this event which will enable you to discover the latest trends in photography and the most internationally recognized artists.

  • Where: PHotoEspaña. Madrid
  • When: from 31 June to 27 August

Bacon, Freud y la Escuela de Londres (Bacon, Freud and the School of London)

Organized by Tate London, with the collaboration of Malaga’s Picasso Museum, the exhibition Bacon, Freud y la Escuela de Londres presents the work of a group of leading painters who worked in the English city between the post-war period and the end of the 20th century with a focus on the representation of the human figure and the everyday.

  • Where: Picasso Museum. Malaga
  • When: from 26 March to 17 September

Sorolla. Un jardín para pintar (A garden to paint)

Seville’s CaixaForum traces the evolution of the Valencian artist’s painting while he designed his own garden and watched it grow.

  • Where: CaixaForum. Seville
  • When: from 5 July to 15 October

David Bowie Is

Barcelona’s Museu del Disseny (Design Museum) is hosting a comprehensive retrospective of the London star’s work. The exhibition has already received more than 1.5 million visitors in the 8 cities in which it has taken place.

  • Where: Barcelona Museu del Disseny
  • When: from 25 May to 25 September 2017

Anzo

The Valencian Institute of Modern Art aims to advocate the work of one of the most original and visionary Valencian creative forces in the Spanish artistic panorama: José Iranzo Almonazid artistically known as Anzo. The exhibition on display in Valencia is based on “Aislamientos” (Isolation), a set of paintings and engravings that he made between 1967 and 1985.

  • Where: IVAM. Julio González Centre. Valencia Institute of Modern Art. Valencia
  • When: from 29 June to 5 November 2017

MUSIC LOVERS

Santander Music 2017

Santander’s Campa de la Magdalena will host the event with the best in current music. Pop, rock and electronic music will take over the Cantabrian capital for three days. Los Planetas, The Vaccines, Lori Meyers and Sidonie head the bill for Santander Music 2017.

  • Where: Campa de la Magdalena (Santander)
  • When: from 3 August to 5 August

37th Cordoba Guitar Festival 2017

In July, Cordoba becomes the city of the guitar with many performances that revolve around that instrument. There will be concerts from Imelda May, Ana Popovic, Amaral, Pasión Vega, alongside the Israeli Noa, and Mayte Martín, among others.

  • Where: various venues in Cordoba (Guitar Festival)
  • When: from 30 June to 9 July 2017

41st Vitoria-Gasteiz Jazz Festival 2017

This year, the internationally renowned Vitoria-Gasteiz Jazz Festival 2017 brings together more than 15 artists including Stanley Clarke, Patti Austin, Rubén Blades and Monk by 4, among others.

  • Where: Vitoria-Gasteiz
  • When: from 11 July to 15 July

Jazz Festival

Jardins de Cap Roig Festival 2017

If you like to dance, you shouldn’t miss the Jardins de Cap Roig 2017 festival headed by Jason Derulo, Luis Fonsi, Umberto Tozzi, Wilco, Anastacia, Passenger and David Bisbal. And the little ones can enjoy the children’s show Alicia en el País de las Maravillas (Alice in Wonderland)

  • Where: Auditori Cap Roig Calella de Palafrugell. Girona
  • When: from 7 July to 22 August

Huercasa Country Festival 2017

The Spanish country music festival par excellence is back in force. In this fourth year, Aaron Watson heads the line-up. There will also be performances from Shooter Jennings with Waymore’s Outlaws and The Cactus Blossoms.

  • Where: Las Delicias Municipal Football Pitch. Segovia
  • Dates: 7 and 8 July

PLAYS AND SHOWS

Troyanas (Trojan women)

Directed by the dramatist Carmen Potaceli, this play tells the story of the women who were distributed by the winners of the Trojan War as if they were booty. This production has an excellent cast that includes Aitana Sánchez Gijón, Ernesto Alterio, Alba Flores and Maggie Civantos.

Dos más dos (Two plus two)

If you want a bit of fun, Miren Ibarguren, Daniel Guzmán, María Castro and Álex Barahona star in an entertaining comedy about couples.

  • Where: La Latina Theatre. Madrid
  • When: performances from 6 July to 10 September.

Obra de Dios (An Act of God)

Obra de Dios is the Spanish adaptation of the well-known work “An Act of God”. Starring Mariano Peña, this comedy places “our Lord” on the stage to rewrite His ten commandments

  • Where: touring through Huelva, Murcia, Álava, and Navarra
  • When: performances from 6 July to 9 September.

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Bizet’s Carmen 

Betrayal, love, folklore and madness: fall in love with Carmen and flamenco in a show designed to steal your heart.

  • Where: Apollo Theatre. Madrid
  • When: performances from 6 July to 31 August.

Mayumana. Rumba!

The famous company offers us a new show of music, dance and percussion, this time with songs by the duo Estopa, two brothers who specialize in Catalan rumba.

  • Where: touring through Guipúzcoa, Álava, Barcelona, ​​Asturias, Zamora, Zaragoza, Murcia, Navarra, Pontevedra and Valladolid.
  • When: 2 July until 26 November

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