—Films, Theatre and Music in Malaga

There is a spectacle heart beating in Malaga. It travels here and there depending on where the festival takes place: films, theatre, short films and concerts. The offer features different amazing spectacles that make the audience spellbound, especially when we talk about films. For this reason, there are in Malaga many festivals and contests that provide the whole province with the best films. Granted, the best one takes place in Malaga: Festival de Malaga-Cine Esparto!. In this meeting, the last productions of Spanish industry are shown. This year was the 8th edition. Other type of films, horror films, are found in the Semana de Cine Fantastico. Other similar festival takes piace in Estepona together with the short fiims festival. There is also a film festival in Benafmadena where short films and films contest: Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes y Cine Alternative de Benalmadena. Other examples are Eumvideo, a European competition of films and the Certamen de Cortos de Antequera. Something really unusual is the Bienal de Cine Cientifico de Ronda where art and science meet. In order to watch a fantastic interpretation we have to go to the theatre. This option is easy in Malaga since there are many programs that make theatre available to everybody. Especially interesting is the Festival de Teatro organised by Teatro Cervantes. We also have the possibility to go to the Festival de la Luna Mora in Guaro where we will see how was a middle-age city here. This festival recall us the interaction among Arabs, Catholics and Jewish, they were the roots of Andalusia culture. Flamenco lovers will spend a good time in the Festival Torre del Cante that takes place in Alhaurin de la Torre. Back on the Teatro Cervantes in Malaga city, actors and actress from all along the World wilt delight us in the Jazz Festival,or in the festival Musicas del Mundo, music from the Wortd. Fantastic music in an unbeatable scenario takes place in the festival of ethnic music Etnimalaga. Percussion, exotic voices and flamenco sound further the sea, in a beach known as Penon del Cuervo. There is a similar music festival called Avant Music Festival in Castillo de Sohail, a medieval castle, but there the music is electronic music and pop rock. Cuevas de Nerja is also a rocky scenario provided with amazing acoustics idea! for the smooth movements of ballet or the musical harmony of the orchestra that come for the Festival Internacional de Musica y Danza, a real spectacle. For those who love art, Nomadas, artistas en movimiento is a nice option in every trend. This is a multi- expression exhibition that changes the concept static art that people have. This idea became truth in 2000 and it brings along several villages different concerts, theatre, sculptures, paintings, comics, short films and workshops during some months every year. The fast stop for Nomadas is Malaga city. Every plastic, scenic and audiovisual artist closes this meeting with works of art, They make us to enjoy watching and hearing all they have to show us. Year after year Nomadas has become the instrument to convey culture village after village.

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