Dance, theatre, music and a week of culture in Los Montesinos

This Thursday 5 July sees the start of the XXII Cultural Week in Los Montesinos.

Almost every evening until 14 July, there will be some form of cultural activity or performance taking place in the main square for the public to watch for free.

And there’s something for everyone, with performances of dance, theatre, music and song.

For those who have never visited Los Montesinos, the performances will take place in the main square – Plaza del Ayuntamiento – which is surrounded by numerous cafés and bars with plenty of seating all around.

It’s sure to be a fantastic week for culture in the square with a fantastic atmosphere created by everyone taking part and watching.

The programme of events is as follows:

Thursday 5 July at 20:30h: Inauguration of the PAINTING AND CRAFTS EXHIBITION by the Women’s Collective of Los Montesinos.

Place: Salón de Plenos del Ayuntamiento.

21:30h: Inauguration of the XXII Cultural Week followed by the “FUSIÓN” DANCE FESTIVAL by the “Carmen Lorente” Dance Academy with teachers Mª Carmen, Viudes, Virginia Gea, Sergi Loiza & Manuel Vidal.

Friday 6 July at 21:30h: GRAND CONCERT “Music of yesterday, today and always” by the “Asociación Cultural Aromas de Azahar” choir, directed by Daniel Clemente & Joaquín Pedraza. This will be followed by performances from some local singers and young artists, Diana Costa, Carmen Aguilera and Nerea Almendros.

Saturday 7 July at 21:30h: SPANISH SONG SHOW, “Songs of yesterday and today” organised by the “Sagrado Corazón” Association of Pensioners and Retired Residents.

Sunday 8 July at 21:30h: THEATRE NIGHT lead by the different groups of the Municipal Theatre School of Los Montesinos directed by Javier Pérez Sánchez.

Monday 9 July at 21:30h: CHILDREN’S THEATRE, a night dedicated to the little ones and the whole family. “Children’s Musical Treasure Island”.

Tuesday 10 July at 21:30h: SUMMER FESTIVAL OF DANCE by Footwork Dance Studios of Los Montesinos, directed by Erica Dorill. Then a performance by the GRUPO DE CHIRIGOTAS “Los Sangochaos” from Torrevieja.

Wednesday 11 July at 21:30h: NIGHT OF RHYTHM with a performance by GIM Ballesta, a gala full of movement that is not to be missed! – body-jump, aero-dance, step, cardio-box, Zumba, amongst others!!! Closing ceremony of the XXII Cultural Week.

Saturday 14 July at 20:30h: Night dedicated to MUSIC, with a FESTIVAL OF MUSICAL BANDS “MANO A MANO” lead by the Banda de La Unión Musical de San Miguel de Salinas directed by José Ángel Martínez Martínez and the Agrupación Musical Montesinos, directed by José Vicente Pérez Pérez.

NOTE: This performance will be held in the Auditorium of the School of Music and Culture because the Musical Group Montesinos is in the last week of preparation for the International Contest of Musical Bands in Valencia.

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