Maria Pita Square The big month of La Coruña festivities kicks off on Monday evening, the 1st. James Blunt from the stage and Carolina Iglesias, Barnacles and Grelos, as heralds, they will be responsible for launching a few weeks of musical, cultural, sports and leisure activities throughout the city. In addition to the musical performances on the square, there are the concerts of the Northwest Party, musical competitions such as Habanerasthe Atlantic thumbnails and cultural and commercial activities in Mendez Nunez as part of the book fair, crafts and magic shows in Palexco there The parrot
Comedian and screenwriter Caroline Iglesias everything will begin with his proclamation of the Maria Pita Square at 9:00 p.m. He will offer the proclamation of the festivities with the mayor, Agnes King. Just after his speech, at 10 p.m., the British artist James Blunt will take the stage set up in the square to begin the series of free concerts. He will offer the public of La Coruña a repertoire with the best hits of his career such as Bonfire Heart, goodbye my lover oh You are beautiful. This year, it is no longer necessary to reserve your place, as in the previous edition, and performances can be enjoyed standing up.
In this same square there will be visits by national and international artists under the seal of Nights of Maria Pita. This Tuesday 2 will be the turn of snowy, who in recent weeks had to interrupt his concert tour due to a vocal problem. On Wednesday 3 he will sing Daniel Fernandez and, on Thursday 4, a musical battalion with the night of Los40 summer live With the presence of Blas Canto, Abraham Matthew, Marlon, Natalia Lacunza, Leo Rizzi, Polo Nandez, Depol and Samurai. Towards the end of the first week Illegales will act, on Friday 5; Monkey, Saturday 6; Yes Caroline Rubirosa close to Javier BecerraSunday 7. Texas there Ana Torroja left for days 8 and 9, respectively. The end of the cycle will be in the third week. Luis Fonsi will bring its Latin rhythms on Monday 15 and Caroline Durante The performances will end on Tuesday the 16th.
The stage in the square will remain until the end of the month with a change of musical disc. Before, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the International Folklore Festival City of La Coruña. From the 20th to the 26th, Classical Music Week is celebrated at Mary Pita with the concerts of Galician Symphony Orchestra, Municipal Orchestra with Serafín Zubiri, Galician Chamber Orchestra, GAOS Orchestra and El Eco Polyphonic Choir.
The music will reach every corner of the city for free with the rest of the August offers. north west party Estrella Galicia will put ten locations with five days of music from August 10 to 14. Tanjugueiras, Baiuca, UB40 there Zahara headliner on stage Riazor. The festival spans venues such as the Santa Margarita Park, Trasatlánticos wharf, Campo da Leña, Azcárraga plaza, el Castillo de San Antón, Fundación Luis Seoane, A Cormelana plaza oh Casares Quiroga Museum, in addition to several parades. Artists of the stature of Luna Ki, La Pegatina, Emir Kusturica, Dorian, Delaporte, Amparanoia, Familia Caamagno there Julian Maeso Sexteto, among others.
In the case of Saint Margaret, will stick to it Coruñés Independent Rock Festival on the 19th and La Coruña Electronic Festival, On the 20th. On the last weekend of the month, the traditional pilgrimage will take place with performances by folk groups in the amphitheater of the park from Friday 16 to Sunday 28. The parrot will host the competition Habaneras between the 15th and the 21st. The neighborhoods will make their particular contribution to the patronal feasts with their own pilgrimages and celebrations, especially in the second half of the month. This is the case of Neighborhood parties O Castrillón, with a concert by Heirs of Crus on 6 at 10:00 p.m. in the Pablo Iglesias Square. There will also be parties in the areas of Eiris, Labañou, Oza-Gaiteira there New Mesoiro. For the young, make you crack offers activities for children throughout the month in the Marina, Mesoiro, Palavea, As Conchiñas, Elvina, Eirís, Matogrande oh I see
As usual, on August 14, the naval battle will take place in the Orzan Cove.
Magic, comics, crafts and historic cars
Atlantic thumbnails This will be one of the demands during this month of August. The Alfonso kiosk, Palexco, the Tower of Herculesthe aquarium, the exhibition hall of the Municipal Palace and that of Salvador de Madariaga will host the La Coruña cartoon festival, in which thirteen national and international artists will take part from August 8 to 14. will share space with Mostartthe fair of Handicrafts from Galicia which began last Saturday and will last until the 28th of the Méndez Núñez Gardens. In The parrot There will be an emotionally charged and tense afternoon on Saturday 6 at 8:30 p.m. the escapee Victor Hill, one of the best in the world, will demonstrate its know-how to the entire public during the navy avenue. In this same place will be held the Teresa Herrera Rally on the 13th and 14th. On these dates, an exhibition of old and historic vehicles will be open in Maria Pita.