International Festival Music/Dance – GRANADA – 23 June to 14 July
GRANADA – the International Festival of Music and Dance has its origins in 1883 during the celebrations of Corpus Christi and then again in the 19th century.
Another performance was presented as the “Cante Jondo Competition” organized in 1922.
This festival was organised by García Lorca, Falla and other intellectuals and artists such as Andrés Segovia, Fernando de los Ríos, Zuloaga, Manuel Ángeles Ortiz, Turina and Rusiñol.
The Festival was organized in 1952 as the “First Spanish music and dance festival”.
Finally in 1953, the Festival was held as the International Festival of Music and Dance of Granada, name preserved to this day.
As susual le festival will be help in various sites such as:
- Carmen des Martires
- Corral del Carbon
- The San Jeronimo Monastry
- Centro Federico Garcia lorca
- The Generalife Theatre
- The Manuel de Falla Auditorium
- Hospital Real (Patio de los Marmoles)
- The Palace of Charles V
- Theatro Alhambra
In addition to disfrutar of dance pieces and music is also a good oportunity to know the Granada history sites