A new edition of the prestigious Mérida Classical Theatre Festival will be held July-August in this historic town in the province of Badajoz. Classic Greco-Latin Plays come back to life in the magnificent stage of the Roman Theatre of Mérida. It has a great prestige due to the combination of theatre, culture and all the well-kept Roman Heritage.
The event is 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. One of the event’s main attractions is its stunning setting: the Roman amphitheatre and theatre that date from the end of the 1st century BC. This festival sees the theatre used for its original purpose once again.
Mérida’s Classic Theatre Festival is the most important classic festival in Spain, it has great prestige due to the combination of culture, spectacles, and above all the well-kept Roman Heritage. Along the whole summer, from June up to September, there are many events related with this festival: conferences, exhibitions, seminars, and other cultural activities..
More information: http://www.festivaldemerida.es
Category: Spain festivals