Cultura – Culture

37th Edition of the Malaga Theatre Festival

20Jan

If you are currently on holiday with us at Hotel Florida Spa, your hotel en Fuengirola, and you love going to the theatre we bring you good news this week as last Wednesday, the 8th of January, the 37th edition of the Theatre Festival started in Malaga.

Malaga is a Cosmopolitan city that supports and promotes art, films and also theatre plays, for this reason until the 9th of February local theatres, and mainly Teatro Cervantes, will held 40 amazing plays, some of them with very famous Spanish actors as main stars.

Among the plays that participate in this festival the most recommended ones are the following:

‘Bells & spells’: It was the opening play and it took place on the 8th of January at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

‘Esperando a Godot’ (“Waiting for Godot”): It is an adaptation of the play by well-known Irish dramatist Samuel Beckett. Famous Spanish actor Pepe Viñuela is its main star and it was on the 9th of January at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

‘El coronel no tiene quien le escriba…(“No one writes to the Colonel”): It is a classic play by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and it is one of the best plays of the festival. It is directed by famous director Carlos Saura and it has Imanol Arias, one of our best national actors, as its main star.  It was on the 11th and 12th of January at 8.00 y 7.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

‘Mestiza’ (“Mixed Race”): This play has been nominated to the MAX Award given by Teatro Cervantes, and it was on the 13th of January, at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

‘El Guardaespaldas’ (“The Bodyguard”). This is one of the most awaited plays. This famous musical took place in Teatro Cervantes from the 15th to the 19th of January.  

‘Mrs. Dalloway’. This play by Virginia Wolf has famous Spanish actress Blanca Portillo as its main star and can be seen on the 21st of January at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

‘La Golondrina’ (“The Swallow”): Its main star is super popular Spanish actress Carmen Maura and it will be on the 26th of January at 7.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

‘El viaje de Ulises'(Ulysses’ Travels):  It is a play for children and the winner of the FETEN Award 2019 as best play. It will be on the 2nd of February at 6.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

‘Hamlet’. It is a new adaptation by Portuguese company Companhia do Chapitô of the Shakespearean play. It will be on the 4 of February at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

If after reading this week’s post you are interested in seeing any of these plays you can buy your tickets online on the official website of Teatro Cervantes https://www.teatrocervantes.com/es/ciclos-y-festivales/37-festival-de-teatro/

Enjoy the great cultural offer of the city of Malaga!

Beatriz Muñoz

Guest Relations

Christmas concert in Fuengirola

25Nov

December is now around the corner, and as it is starting to get Christmassy, this week there is a great Christmas concert.  

This concert will take place on Saturday, the 30th of November, at 7:00 P.M. in the Palacio de Paz Auditorium (located at the Fuengirola Fairground) and the artists that will perform at it are two very important Finnish singers: Jari Sillanpäa y Maija Hapuoja.

Jari Sillanpäa is a well-known Finnish solo artist born in Sweden, and he is the number 2 record seller in his country. On the other hand, Maija Hapuoja is a very important Finnish soprano and jazz singer.

At this Satursday’s concert Jari and Maija will sing popular Finnish and international Christmas songs.

If you are currently on holiday at Hotel Florida Spa, your hotel in Fuengirola, and you fancy attenting this beautiful and unique concert in Costa del Sol you might be interested in knowing that tickets can be purchased online on ticketmaster.fi or in Centro Finlandia, located right by our sister hotel, Hotel Angela.

We are very looking forward to Christmas, what about you?

Beatriz Muñoz

Guest Relations

New Teatro del Soho

21Oct

Did you know that world-famous Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas is from Malaga and that he is going to open a new theatre in the capital of Costa del Sol?

The theatre is called Teatro del Soho and it is right in the city centre in calle Córdoba, where former Teatro Alameda was.

Besides a theatre there will also be a great restaurant, which will be managed by well-known bodega El Pimpi, of which Banderas is part owner.  

Its opening play is called “A Chorus Line”, it is a musical that will be on stage until Saturday, the 26th of January 2020, and Antonio Banderas plays the leading role.   

Once it is over in Malaga “A Chorus Line” will go on tour to Bilbao, Madrid and Barcelona, and Spanish performer Pablo Puyol will play the same leading role that Antonio Banderas plays Málaga.

If you are planning on visiting Hotel Florida Spa soon, you love musicals and you are a massive fan of our most international actor we recommend you buy your tickets as soon as possible.  

Tickets are now available online on El Corte Ingles and you can purchase them and check availability by clicking here

Enjoy this unique experience in Malaga!

Beatriz Muñoz

Guest Relations