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Rodearte Arts Festival

May 4 - May 6

Free

Three days of art, crafts, live music and culture all in the unique surroundings of the Rodeo Caves in Rojales

Friday 4th May

 7 p.m. EL CASCABOT, Traditional band of Dolçainas (Valencian oboe) and Tabalets (Valencian drum) from Elche, parading round the streets and caves area, starting from the Archaeological Museum.

 7:30 p.m. The Carousel for children opens. An ecological and handcrafted carousel with figures representing different animals.

 7:30 p.m. Exhibition “Art and Craftwork Meeting”.

Presentation and visit of the 15 different Cave-Workshops with their art and handicraft displays.

 8 p.m. XIMO. Magic Show for the whole family. Place: Replaceta del Teatro.

 8:30 p.m. Opening of the Germán Herretes’ Exhibition “Nunca es tarde para el arte y el amor”. A self-selection of pieces made by this artist over the last 2 years, where he displays through his drawings everyday moments of ordinary people comparing them with art and love. Place: Mengolero’s Cave.

9:15 p.m. Opening of the Carlos Carmona’s Exhibition. This sculptor presents his most recent artistic creations, fusing materials, themes and experiences. Place: Cave 13.

10 p.m. DINGOLONDANGO. A band that will make you dance following the vintage wave, playing dancing great hits of Jazz, Samba, Bossanova and Latino. Songs belonging to Old School, from the beginning of the 20th Century until the 60’s. Place: Replaceta del Teatro.

SATURDAY 5th MAY

 10:30 a.m. The Cave-Workshops and Zoco open their doors.

12 noon. Kite & Face painting Workshop by the Association Cuevas de Rojales. Place: Replaceta del Merendero.

2 p.m. Lunch Time at the restaurant area.

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Workshops for children by the Association Cuevas de Rojales. Cave 1: Ceramic and Cave 11: Painting.

8 p.m. SING, DANCE & PLAY. Show for children with clowns and dolls. Place: Replaceta del Teatro.

9 p.m. HERMANOS MARIALEX. Great Circus Show: acrobatics, juggling, crazy plates, balancing acts, etc. Place: Replaceta del Teatro.

 10 p.m. ROY HUBBARD QUINTET in concert. Five great musicians with an original and classic Jazz repertoire, putting together tradition and modernity. Place: Replaceta del Teatro.

SUNDAY 6th MAY

 10:30 a.m. The Cave-Workshops and Zoco open their doors. Artist and artisans of the region display their works.

 11 a.m. The adventures of Siroko, the crazy archaeologist. Games focused in Egyptian Mythology with games, riddles, relics, etc. Place: Replaceta del Teatro.

 12 noon. ROKAVIEJA. This band is made up of seven musicians forming from other various bands of different music styles. This makes ROKAVIEJA a musical confluence that plays from Ska rhythms to Rock and Roll solos, giving its music a new and genuine style that aims to please everybody. Their passion for music, friendship and their desire to shout are the solid pillars on which this band was formed. Place: Replaceta del Merendero.

2 p.m. Lunch Time at the restaurant area.

2 p.m. to 8 p.m. DIOMAR & EL AVISPERO. DJ session. A DJ who creates poetic and musical universes, fusing both artistic expressions.

 6 p.m. BATUKADA by the students of the Rojales High School “La Encantá” parading round the streets and caves area, starting from the Archaeological Museum.

 7 p.m. Music & Dance Show by the Municipal Dance School of Rojales and the Dance School Mari Luz Men

Details

Start:
May 4
End:
May 6
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Ayuntamiento de Rojales
Website:
www.rojales.es

Venue

Cuevas del Rodeo, Rojales
Calle Cuevas del Rodeo
Rojales, Alicante 03170 Spain
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