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GRANADA 2018

Semana Santa is from 25 March (Palm Sunday) to 1 April (Easter Sunday) this year.

The Corpus Christi Fair is from 26 May to 3 June (Corpus: Thursday, 31 May).

The Romería de San Cecilio is on 4 February.

120 years since

•Lorca was born: 5 June 1898

100 years since

Impresiones y paisajes was published: April 1918

•The two editions of El Gallo were published: March & May 1918

•Two talks on contemporary painting (eulogising Salvador Dalí) were given at the Ateneo: 11 & 26 October 1918

90 years since

•the first publication of Romancero Gitano: April 1928

•the crime of Nijar (catalyst for Bodas de Sangre): 25 July 1928

 

What's on in Granada? (Highlights chosen by me.)

Flamenco

... viene del sur.

Teatro de Alhambra: una serie de conciertos entre febrero y mayo. Hasta:

14 de mayo: Angelita Montoya celebrates lady poets who belonged to the Generación de ’27.

13 de abril. SARA BARAS. Sombras. Palacio de Congresos.

 

Exhibitions.

Until 31 March: Bab Al-Saria/la Puerta de la Justicia. Alhambra.

Until 1. April. Gabriel Morcillo. Centro Cultural Caja de Granada.

Until 20 May: "El 27 y los Jóvenes Argonautas de la nave Gongorina." Casa natal de Lorca, Fte Vaqueros.

Until 16 December: La ciencia de Al-Andalus. Palacio de Dar el Horra.

 

Big Gig.

28 June. Simple Minds.

Plaza de Toros.

 

SARA BARAS

GENERATION OF '27. LEFT: IMPORTANT AUTHORS (MEN). RIGHT: MEN & WOMEN AUTHORS

Classical.

Orquesta Ciudad de Granada. Manuel de Falla Auditorium.

20 April. Mozart’s Jupiter.

24/5 May. Beethoven’s Ninth.

 

 

Gig. 27 February.

Glenn Miller Orchestra. Palacio de Congresos.

 

Festival. 10 March.

II Festival Internacional de Canto Coral. Manuel de Falla Auditorium.

 

Fiesta. 23 June.

Fiestas del Agua y el Jamón. Lanjarón.

 

 

 

Dated 21/01/2018

ABOVE: PUERTA DE LA JUSICIA. ALHAMBRA

RIGHT: ORQUESTA DE LA CIUDAD DE GRANADA. AUDITORIO MANUEL DE FALLA