The year in Xàbia begins loaded with culture. The Town hall today presented the cultural program for the first semester of 2023, a powerful combination of theatre, music, art and literature organized in cycles and festivals.
The responsible councilman, Quico Moragues, has broken down some of the most interesting quotes, such as the one that opens the season this Friday, January 13: A educational concert of the brothers Maria Jose and Jose Angel Hevia (master piper), referents of traditional Asturian music. Entitled "The Conference" the performance -free- will be at 20:XNUMX p.m. in the Multipurpose Room with a repertoire, accompanied by projections, which will allow the public to be transported to the landscapes and festivals of Asturias.
El cycle "The colors of music" It will have other interesting events such as the one that comes from the Generalitat Choir (March 10) or a tribute to Luciano Pavarotti (April 29) performed by his granddaughter, the soprano Simona Todaro Pavarotti.
In other styles, Xàbia maintains its winter contest Jazz to 100 with four top-level concerts such as those by Sergio Pereira, Ales Cesarini, Kontxi Lorente & Latino Blanco and Eva Catalá or Joan Soler and Sara Dowling.
The humor of COMEDY dijous, with monologues by Toni Pons, Pepa Cases, Carol Tomás, Mau Badenes or Pepi Labrador: And the theater, with leading works such as Professor Lazhar, Els Villalonga or Lázaro.
And the cinema in Valencian in the House of Culture for children, the children's theater or the weekly storytelling in the two libraries.
Faithful to their appointment with the public, festivals like the Xàbia Folk (from May 5 to 7) and newly created ones such as the Arenal Blues in the Arenal (from March 17 to 19) and Swing Sun-Day, which once a month will delight lindy hop fans with very danceable concerts in the Comare Maruja Varó square.
And for photography lovers, this year Red eyes comes with Peru as a guest country and one of the best photographers of our country, Isabel Muñoz. There will also be space for art with a calendar of exhibitions which is renewed every month and for literature, with presentations and Book Week, in which authors such as the poet Jaime Siles or Rafa Lahuerta will participate.
The Councilor for Culture has pointed out that all the activities will be free or with very affordable tickets (between 3 and 5 euros) to continue encouraging culture to reach the entire population. From his department they have remarked that the axes for programming are to prioritize quality proposals and diversify so that there is a choice and reach all public profiles.
For his part, Mayor, José Chulvi, has highlighted that one more year Xàbia can boast of a first level programming and during every week of the year. That is why Chulvi wanted to value the work of the councilor and the technician Pepa Roig to achieve this great commitment that gives life to the population.
All the programming can be found in a small magazine that also includes a directory with all the associations and cultural entities of Xàbia and how to contact them.