Things begin to warm up, Spain begins to move out of its hibernation, albeit still a little slow from its winter stasis, but the signs of life are there! This weekend in Valencia is no exception. See below for ‘24/7 Valencia’ best picks for this weekend.
Friday 26th January
Treat yourself to the ‘1978 Project’ at La Batisfera for an evening of blues and rock from the trio themselves. Reservation is required from email@example.com + €7 cash on the door. More about La Batisfera: https://www.facebook.com/laBatisfera.cafeterialibreria/
At La Fabrica Da Hielo there will be a house DJ Set by Camilo San Juan taking place from 20:30h until 02:30h – https://www.lafabricadehielo.net/evento/musica-en-viu/djs-convidats/sala-2-29/
If you feel like something relaxed and thought-provoking on a Friday, La Filmoteca will be showing ‘Live your Life’ from master of the Nouvelle Vague, Jean Luc Goddard. Information and tickets available here – https://taquilla.ivc.gva.es/janto/main.php?Nivel=Evento&idEvento=VIVIRSUVIDA
For fans of artichokes, the not to be missed event in your calendar will be the artichoke festival taking place in Benicarló this Saturday and Sunday. Live entertainment and of course artichokes prepared in a variety of ways. Full details can be found here – https://247valencia.com/fiesta-de-la-alcachofa-festival-of-the-artichoke-27-28-january-benicarlo/
La Fabrica De Hielo will be host to ‘Moira’ and ‘Solstice’ that evening who will be playing a variety of disco, funk, afrobeats and nu house until 02:30h with live visuals provided by ‘Dystorizon’ – https://www.lafabricadehielo.net/evento/musica-en-viu/djs-convidats/sala-2-30/
On the 27th and the 28th at Les Arts Valencia there will be a performance of ‘CAL·LÍOPE’, an interpretative piece drawing influence from the Greek muse famed for her voice, in a play exploring the origins of music from prehistoric times to the present day. Tickets available here – https://www.lesarts.com/en/cal%c2%b7liope/#info
The Valencia Language Exchange is offering a 7-9km hiking tour to the beautiful Sierra de Albarracín which would see you walking along the canyon of the ‘blanco’ river.
Tickets cost 31€ and include bus travel to and from Sierra de Albarracín. – https://valencialanguageexchange.com/tour/calomarde-en/?fbclid=IwAR1Gf8oFnxlZEgW2JLM9OwUAYJcgupVaSaTsy36w89bVYj0jKqyEuFQ3b3c
Whatever you decide to do this weekend, 24/7 Valencia wishes you the very best.
Report by Sebastian Garraway
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