About us About us. We are an agency that orchestrates public support for the promotion of culture, both in Spain and overseas. PICE Grants. Cultural Network. International Poetry Festival of Granada The International Poetry Festival of Granada is an annual event that brings together more than poets of different nationalities who read their poems in squares, church atriums, schools, streets, universities and museums of the city of Granada in Nicaragua. It has a large following, both nationally and internationally.
Confirmed as of 24th May With artists, musicians and dancers coming from around the world to perform, this magical event takes place within the grounds of the Alhambra palace. This edition is celebrating years since the birth of Beethoven. Yet each year the festival has a different theme. Last years festival, had a record attendance of Daniel Barenboim on Friday 24th of July at 9. A romantic piano recital by French Pianist Bertrand Chamayou. Liszt and Ravel feature in this evocative performance in a memorable setting.
In September, the city of Granada celebrates its patron saint with the Fiesta de San Miguel , a popular celebration that ends each year with the pilgrimage to the San Miguel hill. There are lots of cultural and leisure activities which take place which both the inhabitants of the town and tourists attend with great enthusiasm. Granada is a city with thousands of years of history, wonderful landscapes, special customs and friendly and hospitable people. It is full of the white houses typical of Andalusia , guarded by the mountains of Sierra Nevada. The province also stands out for its other beautiful landscapes including the fertile plains of Granada and the coast, each with their own climate and charm. Granada is also an ideal tourist destination where you can walk along hiking trails, do winter sports in the mountains and a take tour of its Andalusian heritage, with the Alhambra palace being the obvious focal point for all visitors. The summers in Granada are warm and the winters are perfect for enjoying the snow and a bit of skiing. It shares borders with the provinces of Malaga, Cordoba, Jaen and Almeria , all of which you are recommended to visit at any time to make the most of your stay. Granada has an incredibly rich historical and cultural background.
Corpus Christi is probably one of the biggest festivals in Spain and definitely the most important in the Andalusian city of Granada. The celebrations go on for a whole week, from Saturday 26th May until the following Saturday 2nd June, and there are many activities taking place during this period. It's not a bad idea to take a trip to Granada and take advantage of this week-long getaway to enjoy the various different fun activities on offer for the whole family, from workshops to storytelling, passing through puppet shows and festivals. This is one of the liveliest popular festivals in Andalusia. The air you can breathe is authentically flamenco and the typical local costumes, the stalls and the horses all give life to the processions of this religious festival. Then there are the magical surroundings of the Alhambra. Granada is host to one of the most incredible and beautiful Arab citadels in the world, a symbol that consists of different areas such as the Charles V Palace, the Alcazaba fortress, the Nasrid Palaces and the Generalife. The same goes for El Sacromonte, a famous landmark in Granada for its incredible views and cave houses.