Events

The Weekend – 16 and 17 August 2014

ALL WEEK

ALICANTE

MARQ Archaeological museum – Exhibition – “Deltebre I. History of a shipwreck” displaying artefacts rescued from a British navy ship which was sunk in the mouth of the Ebro in 1813 (until January 11, 2015). Exhibition – Art and archaeology from the Chinese Han Dynasty, 206 BC – 220 AD. Exhibition – Wines of Alicante through history (Through a hundred pieces, some with over twenty centuries old, – vases, jars, bottles, cups, and other publications related to the growing and production of wine utensils visitors can see the origin of production in Alicante).

Exhibition – “Toda la galaxia en el castillo”. A collection of 20,000 items of interest to Star Wars fans, including toys, models and works of art. Castillo de Santa Bárbara (Until 11 April).

ELCHE

Elche fiesta week, a variety of musicians, DJS and bands performing around the city until weekend.

GUARDAMAR DEL SEGURA

Exhibition of historic coins, Museo Arqueológico (Until Oct).

ORIHUELA

NEW – Exhibition of historic documents regarding the request to hold a market in the town of san Agustín, dating back to 1756. Biblioteca Pública Municipal María Moliner (Until 31 August).

SANTA POLA

Naturalia Exhibition of gems, minerals, fossils, insects and shells, Castillo Fortaleza, C/ Almirante Antequera (Final week).

Book Fair. Plaza de la Glorieta, opposite the main facade of the Castle (Until 24 August).

Exhibition “Tierra y Mar de Sal”, Museo de la Sal (Until 31 August).

TORREVIEJA

Festival of San Roque is celebrated all this week at the Barrio de San Roque. Includes a variety of events such as games for children, a gymkhana, bouncy castles, music and more.

SHOWS AND MUSICALS

The Lion King, Teatro Lope De Vega, Madrid (Until 2 November).

Otelo, Teatro Bellas Artes, Madrid (Until 14 September).

The Russian National Ballet perform Sleeping Beauty, Tívoli Theatre, Barcelona (all week).

SATURDAY 16 AUGUST

Markets

Alcoi, Alicante, Almoradi, Elche, Santa Pola.

ORIHUELA COSTA

Tribute act to Spanish pop groups, Zenia Boulevard.

TORREVIEJA

20:00 – Mass and procession for the Festividad San Roque.

SUNDAY 17 AUGUST

International Smile and Wave to Tourists Day.

Markets

Benidorm, Elche, La Nucia, Campoverde, La Marina, Zoco, Almoradí street market, Lemon Tree Road, Mil Palmeras.

MARBELLA

Tom Jones, Auditorio De Marbella Málaga.

ORIHUELA COSTA

La Banda de Ary Tikky, especially for the younger people, Zenia Boulevard.

Underwater guided snorkelling tour (Every Wed and Sun in July and August).

Sunday paradeTORREVIEJA

20:30 – Summer parade, departing from the Municipal Theatre, crossing Ramon Gallud to “Virgen del Carmen” cultural center. More than 500 people participate in this parade.

21:00 – Musical, “La Reina de la Sal. Leyenda Helada. El Origen de una Tradición”.

FUTURE EVENTS

Torrevieja – Kool & The Gang, 20 August.

Buñol – La Tomatina tomato fight, 27 August (Sold out).

Torrevieja – MOWO – Mobile photography and Instagram event, September.