On Saturday 27 in July, at 22.30 hours, will take place the XXIII Living Chess of Xàbia, event organized by 1996 Mare de Déu de Loreto Festival Commission with the collaboration of the City Council and this year will also have the help of Fundación The Caixa. It will be the edition number 23 of the cultural event that received in 2002 the award of Fiesta of National Tourist Interest.
It will be represented A family of musicians, quatre monstres i a putxero, written by Raquel Violero and Héctor Cruañes, who will also direct the stage direction together with Loreto García and Ana Cruañes as assistant directors. The general coordination will be in charge of José Erades and the direction by Rafael Andarias Estevan, director of the Living Chess.
In this edition, a fantasy story will be staged, whose underlying theme is the importance of culture and traditions. It will be developed in Spanish and Valencian in a language easily understood by the spectators.
More than a hundred collaborators, including musicians, singers, dancers and extras, in addition to the forty students who will play the role of pieces of the game will participate in this occasion. The Xàbia Symphony Orchestra will participate under the baton of Joan Bou, the Salomé Rodríguez Dance Studio, which will include the participation of the dancer Naim El Meslouhi and members of the Teatre Jove de Xàbia Workshop.
The performance will be held on the avenue of Lepanto where stands will be installed to accommodate almost a thousand spectators. Admission will be free and free until full capacity is reached.