The following are scheduled in the coming weeks, but please check with the Tourist Office for confirmation of events taking place.
Tel 968 128 800
Exhibition – Tierra Minera Y Cantaora by Artist Rosario Gijón @ Subjective Room ‘Nicomedes Gómez› of the Palacio Consistorial(until May 17th)
The young artist takes a tour of the landscape of the Sierra Minera, the experiences of the miners themselves and the International Festival of Cante de las Minas. The main objective has been to work with the land, use landscapes and capture wisdom and suffering and the risk involved in working in the mine, including the cause of deaths.
Tues-Fri 10am-1.30pm & 5pm-7pm
Sat 10am-1.30pm & 5pm-8pm
Sun & hols 10am-1.30pm
Saturday 9th May – Cartagena Jonda @ Archaeological Museum
The Óscar de los Reyes Dance with Blas Martínez and Jesús Corbacho
Concerts @ El Batel, Cartagena
Sunday 9th May
The Year of Discovery – 6pm 3€
The film by the Murcian director Luis López Carrasco, shot in Cartagena and starring actors from the region, it is undoubtedly the event of the year and could not be absent from the
FICCMOTECA programming . The film has a long history of awards and recognitions in reference film festivals in various countries including France, Greece, South Korea, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico. It has recently won the ‘Feroz’ award for Best Documentary, awarded by the Association of Cinematographic Informants. It has also received two Goya awards, for ‘Best Documentary Film’ and ‘Best Editing’.
Synopsis – Spain, 1992. The Barcelona Olympic Games, the Seville Expo and the commemoration of the fifth centenary of the discovery of America. The country proudly presents itself to the international community as a modern, developed and dynamic nation. Meanwhile, in Cartagena, the increasingly violent protests caused by the economic crisis culminated in the burning of the regional parliament.
Tickets and season tickets can be purchased at the El Batel Auditorium and Nuevo Teatro Circo box office, or for single concerts go to www.auditorioelbatel.es
Friday 28th May
El Matojo de Rosas 7€
This innovative puppet and musical show is full of magic. The promoter is the actor and director from Cartagena, Adían Quiñones, who is firmly committed to the theatre being a basic and fundamental tool in education.
In its short two-year history, the company has been chosen within the PLATEA 2021 Programme by the INAEM, of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, for its show for adults Un Atípico Quartero Lrico (premiered last year in El Batel).
Nuevo Teatro Circo de Cartagena
Saturday May 15th
Perfect Strangers 7€
A fun comedy that was taken to the cinema in Spain by Álex de la Iglesia, talking about how hyper-connected the people today and the lack of communication that exists with the people who are closest.
Saturday 5th June
Concert by the Cartagena band Ayoho 7.30pm
Saturday 26th June
Concert – Mavica presenting her new work.7.30pm
The concerts are part of the special programme for the 50th anniversary of the theatre, which hosts performances of the ‘Cartagena is Culture’ project.
Ramón Alonso Luzzy Cultural Centre
Friday 7th May
An Intimate Conviction, by Antoine Raimbault
Since Nora attended the trial of Jacques Viguier, accused of the murder of his wife, she has been convinced of his innocence. Fearing a judicial error, he convinces a lawyer to defend him in a second trial. Together they will fight a fierce battle against injustice, but as the circle closes around Viguier, whom everyone accuses, Nora’s search for the truth turns into an obsession.
Wednesday 12th May
‘Something happens in the world’by Miguel Sánchez Robles
Friday 4th June
The Advertisers of The Company Theatre of Delivery
Three advertisers reveal something very important to the human race. Advertisers who communicated with other areas of the planet through the Krak system, inform viewers of everything that is happening in real time in different places.
Events at Teatro
Circo Apolo in El Algar
Saturday May 8th
Malaga actor Miguel Ángel Martín will perform with his ‘Monologues Of The New Normality’. Miguel acquired great notoriety during the quarantine of last March on social networks, where he shared his reflections through videos in which he recorded himself from home, talking about various topics with a touch of humour that made him connect with his audience. 7.30pm 10€
Tickets from Apolo Theatre website or 2 hours before the show. Seats will not be assigned when purchased in advance. The day before the show, spectators will receive their assigned seats by email.
Online Chess (until 28th May)
‘Chessline Cartagena’; an online chess platform that under the slogan ‘Ajedrizate’ aims to serve as an educational tool after school hours and to stimulate participation of schools to set up a Municipal Chess League. The approximate cost is 15€.
The online chess platform ‘Chesslang’, will enable both monitors and students to make video calls with a shared chess board, as well as options for different types of tournaments, online training and many other activities.
There will be group classes of 8-10 with specialized platforms to teach chess, for one hour a week divided by levels, education and age.