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Valencia Events

Valencia events, a calendar of events in Valencia, Spain. See things to do about current events, upcoming live concerts, event venues, special festivals, sports shows, local exhibitions and free activities for family. Find out what's on in the city with our comprehensive listings including entertainment, music, sport, festival, fashion, etc. What to do today, this weekend, the next days or this summer. A complete What's On guide to Valencia with dates, tickets prices, recent news and latest details.

For centuries, drawing and sketching were used purely for preparatory work in art. Sketches provided material that the artist would then expand and incorporate into a painting. The reappraisal of drawing as an art form in its own right led to the appearance of a huge variety of techniques and styles that you can now admire free of charge at the exhibition Modern maestros of drawing. Abello Collection, until 29th March, in Valencia's Carme Centre.The exhibition…
Friday, 16 January 2009 00:17

Flamenco spirit in the Palau de la Musica

Valencia is preparing for the 13th edition of its Flamenco Festival at the Palau de la Musica. Between 17th January and 20th February. Lovers of good music can enjoy an eclectic programme featuring top music acts.One of the leading exponents of flamenco guitar, Vicente Amigo, will be opening the Flamenco Festival on 17th January. Then, Pitingo will be presenting his latest album Souleria, which offers a unique fusion of flamenco, soul, gospel and pop. Paco Berbel,…
Thursday, 08 January 2009 00:17

Vicente Peris. Las lunas at the IVAM

The exhibition Vicente Peris. Las lunas, organised expressly for the Valencia Institute of Modern Art (IVAM), brings together 48 pieces by the artist, including 14 drawings and 34 mixed technique works, oil painting and photography, and two video projections. The work of this Valencian artist reflects on the pictorial in perfect harmony with the photographic.Whilst contemplating the window designs of major brands, Vicente Peris was trapped in the reflection, in other words, by the appearance of…
Thursday, 08 January 2009 00:17

II City of Valencia Winter Festival

The voices of Georges Moustaki, the Vienna Boys Choir, Pastora and Noa will be echoing in your head long after the concerts have finished. The magnificent Valencia Opera House (Palau de la Musica) offers you the chance to enjoy the II City of Valencia Winter Festival until 12th February.The programme chosen includes: on 9th January, Georges Moustaki, one of the great artists of the French chanson tradition, the inspiration for great voices such as Edith Piaf.…
The 2009 season is about to get underway at the Ricardo Tormo Race Circuit in the Comunitat Valenciana. On the horizon, 13 competition weekends that will get the adrenaline pumping in all petrol heads.Some of the most important dates for your diary in 2009 are: Superbike, on 5th April; WTCC and Formula 2 on 31st May, and the Valencian Grand Prix, which will bring the MotoGP World Championship to a close on 8th November. The Formula…
Tuesday, 23 December 2008 00:17

Valencia: city of art, science and Christmas

Valencia is a magical place at this time of year: the spirit of Christmas seeps into every corner, and the La Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias is no exception. From 20th December onwards, children take centre stage at these cheerful celebrations and the countless activities on offer around the complex.In the Science Museum Principe Felipe, children will have a great time creating their own comics, painting their faces like the Incredible Hulk and enjoying…
Thursday, 11 December 2008 00:17

Anforas del Mar at the Oceanogràfic

Until February 28th, the Oceanogràfic at the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias will be home to the exhibition Ánforas del mar, containing over 100 reproductions of different sized amphorae that represent the trading spirit of Mediterranean cultures.Alongside these faithful reproductions of the everyday art created by ancient peoples, the exhibition shows visitors their origins on the coast of Lebanon and Syria during the 15th century BC and how they were used throughout the Mediterranean…
Until January 6th, a huge nativity scene, entitled The Light of the Nativity at the Cathedral, will be on display at the Cathedral of Valencia,. This is the first time a nativity scene has been exhibited in the Cathedral for four centuries and it has been set up opposite the San Luis Obispo Chapel. This nativity scene is 12 metres long by 6 metres wide and consists of 400 pieces.Up until the 17th century, the Cathedral…
Thursday, 11 December 2008 00:17

From Modern India to Valencia at the IVAM

ndia. Art and culture on the Indian subcontinent (1857- 2007) at the Valencia Institute of Modern Art (IVAM) is the most important international exhibition of modern and contemporary art from India, one of the world's most culturally dynamic countries.The exhibition features around 500 works of art by over 100 artists and spans a period of over two centuries. India Moderna narrates the history of a solid and rich artistic tradition, which dates back to the exchange…
Cavalia is arriving in Valencia with a multimedia show brimming with creativity and imagination. Over two million people have enjoyed the tour so far and now you will have the chance too. Be amazed by the stars of this equestrian odyssey, with performances until December 14th on the Explanada del Veles e Vents, in the Juan Carlos I Marina.The show, which features 33 artists from ten different countries and close to 50 horses of eleven different…

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