Tag: Alicante festivals

Alicante: Fires of San Juan

| May 7, 2012
Alicante: Fires of San Juan

Alicante celebrates the arrival of summer with the Bonfires of San Juan. In an atmosphere of music, colour, fireworks and extravagance, thousands of people throng the streets to experience this fiesta which pays tribute to fire. Dates from Jun 20, 2012 to Jun 24, 2012.
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La Villajoyosa: Moors and Christians Fiesta

| May 6, 2012
La Villajoyosa: Moors and Christians Fiesta

For eight days, the whole town steps back in time to hold a spectacular re-enactment of a battle fought in 1538. Dates from Jul 24, 2012 to Jul 31, 2012.
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Torrevieja International Habaneras and Polyphony Contest

| May 4, 2012
Torrevieja International Habaneras and Polyphony Contest

This celebration is a tribute to the sailors of Torrevieja (Alicante province), who travelled to trade with Cuba, bringing these popular melodies back with them. Dates from Jul 23, 2012 to Jul 29, 2012.
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Alicante International Contemporary Music Festival

| March 6, 2012
Alicante International Contemporary Music Festival

Every year the coastal city of Alicante celebrates a date with the most modern trends in music at its International Contemporary Music Festival.
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Elche, Alicante province The “City of Elche” Guitar Festival

| February 18, 2012
Elche, Alicante province The “City of Elche” Guitar Festival

This musical event has gone from strength to strength each year, thanks to performances by talented, internationally prestigious guitarists, along with up-and-coming young names that use the festival to launch their careers. The concerts take in different musical styles with the guitar as protagonist, and are held outdoors, in different locations around the city.
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Elche Medieval festival

| February 14, 2012
Elche Medieval festival

The city of Elche, in Alicante, is transformed into a medieval town on the occasion of this festival, which has been held every year since 1990. International artists bring through music, theatre and parallel activities the opportunity to encounter the past.

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