The Departments of Education and Culture present Cultural Week programme, from 23 to 28 April.
Tuesday 23 – Book Day. Several poems will be recited throughout the morning. Students from various schools and members of some of the pensioners’ associations in the municipality will be participating. It will take place from 11 am in front of the Town Hall and will mark World Book Day as well as the opening of the Cultural Week.
A piano and bassoon concert, by Manuel Valero, will take place on the same day from 8 pm at the Las Viñas Wine Centre.
During the 23rd, 24th and 25th, they have also organized a series of concerts in schools in Sabinillas, Manilva and Maicandil respectively. These concerts will be educational and fun with wind instruments, strings and percussion, among others.
Wednesday 24 – Tribute to Alberti. This tribute will be presented by writer Felipe Alcaraz, with the event also featuring a performance from singer Lucia Socam in Villa Matilde from 8 pm.
Thursday 25 – Comedy. The monologue “Monolocos” will be performed by theatre company “Las Traperías” in the Las Viñas interpretation centre. The performers will entertain the audience throughout the evening with comedy to do with current issues. This event will take place at 8 pm.
A painting exhibition by Municipal students, taught by Charo Iglesias, will be held on the same day at Villa Matilde from 6 pm.
Friday 26 – Theatre. The play “La Molinera y el Corregidor” will be performed. It is a popular romance, where Pedro Antonio de Alarcón stages entanglements between several characters. This piece will be performed by members of the Friends of Culture Association of Velez Malaga and will be held at the Las Viñas Wine Centre at 8 pm.
Saturday 27 – Dance Day. To celebrate World Dance Day, which is on April 29, various dance schools will stage an exhibition of their students’ and teachers’ talents. It will involve different musical styles such as Cha, cha, cha, Hip-Hop, Flamenco, Classical Spanish and Tango, among others. The event is at the Las Viñas Wine Centre in Manilva and starts around 7 pm
Sunday 28 – Cinema. To close the Cultural Week there will be a small film series for children and the whole family at the Las Viñas Wine Centre. A children’s film will be screened at 4.30 pm and a family film at 7 pm. The title of the latter will be the drama, “The Impossible”.