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Festival d'Estiu de Teatres-Sagunt a Escena
Theatre, music, dance and circus in Sagunt a Escena
Festival d'Estiu de Teatres-Sagunt a Escena features theatre, music, dance and street performance from July 19th to September  3rd 2017.
The ancient location for this exciting event being a feature in itself - The Roman Theatre in Sagunto.

Joan Miró Foundation
The Fundació Joan Miró (Joan Miró Foundation) possesses an incomparable collection of work by the 20th-century master, and also stages many impressive temporary exhibitions.
Joan Miró, a man deeply rooted in his homeland but with a worldwide reputation. The world's most complete collection of works by Joan Miró can be found at the Foundation. This building is located on Montjuic Hill with a fantastic panoramic view over the city.

The Misteri d'Elx (Elche Mystery Plays)
is a sung drama with Mediaeval origins, which has been declared by UNESCO to be a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
It is a Mediaeval play and its origins date back to 1632, when Pope Urban VIII issued a papal bull.
14th & 15th August.

Santander International Festival
1st to 26th August

Madrid City Council during the months of July and August creates a cultural programme in major venues of the city that includes all styles, to create a time place for all to enjoy through the summer.
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Elias Garcia Martinez- Fresco in Borja, Spain
A previously little regarded painting has become a tourist attraction in the small Spanish town of Borja. Since it was placed in the 'Misericordia Church' in 1930 the fresco has suffered the pains of time and age. So a caring parishioner Cecilia Gimenez an eighty year old grandmother decided to make good the signs of age.

International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts.
31st May to 27th August 2017

Cristóbal Balenciaga Museum
Evening gown from 1957. Cristobal Balenciaga Museum, Getaria
Contact details
Aldamar Parkea, 6
20808 Getaria, Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa (Basque Country)
Tel.:+34 943008840
Cristóbal Balenciaga Museum
May 27, 2017 - January 25, 2018
The Rachel L. Mellon Collection exhibition, under the direction of Hubert de Givenchy, presents to the public a careful selection of garments and documents that offers a different perspective of Balenciaga’s Haute Couture, through the personal filter of this extraordinary lady’s taste and way of life.


Trujillo Classical Music Festival

Mérida Classical Theatre Festival
July to August
Dedicated to theatre, and while the fundamental core of texts are of Greco-Latin origin, the festival is also open to the dramatic arts in general and includes music performances and a film season.

Deià International Music Festival
1st April to 30 September

Festival of Contemporary Music in Alicante
16th and 24th September

Other Concerts in Spain

Barcelona Flamenco Cafe Royale
c / Nou de Zurbano, 3 next to the Plaza Real

Cultural Autumn in Vilafamés
A Series of Ancient Music Concerts
The Vilaframes Museum of Contemporary Art

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Ribadavia medieval festival of History,
The last Saturday in August every year.
declared of National Tourist Interest.
Traditional festivals in Spain.

The Misteri d'Elx (Elche Mystery Plays)
11th to 15th August

Price Circus Theatre
Teatro Circo Price
Ronda Atocha, 35

Eating 12 Grapes
on New Year's Eve

For a long time, Spanish people have had a traditional custom to celebrate New Year's Eve. On the last day of the year, the 31st of December , they wait until twelve p.m. Everybody has to have twelve grapes ready to eat when the clock starts to chime. It is traditional to listen to the clock from Puerta del Sol in Madrid.

City of Úbeda" International
 Festival of Music and Dance
 May to June. It is a prestigious musical event, and each weekend during the festival sees top quality concerts from orchestras and soloists alike.

International Air Cinema Festival
This is the only festival of its kind in Spain, and it offers a chance to enjoy the best in national and international air cinema.

Cinemas in Madrid and Barcelona

Gran Teatro del Liceau

Palau de la Musica


Teatre Lliure


Circuito Cafe Teatro

Palau de la Musica


Teatro Real

Teatro Haagen-Dazs de calderon


Teatro Cervantes

Madrid Symphony Orchestra

C/PRADILLO, 12,, 28002 - Madrid,
theatre website

c/ cea bermudez, 1 - 28003 MADRID
teatro canal

Spanish National Auditorium of Music
The Auditorio Nacional de Música (National Auditorium of Music) is a complex of concert venues located in Madrid, Spain  comprises two main concert rooms: a symphonic hall and a chamber music hall.

The resident orchestra at Auditorio Nacional is the Orquesta Nacional de España,although it is also the main venue for the symphonic concerts of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid and the Community of Madrid Orchestra.
The Auditorio Nacional is the main venue for guest orchestras performing in Madrid.

C/Príncipe de Vergara 146,



National Orchestra of Spain

RTVE Orchestra

Queen Sofia Chamber Orchestra

C / Lepanto 150 08013 Barcelona


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