LA TRAVIATA OPERA:
Saturday, 4th March at 20.30 and Sunday, 5th March at 18h at the Centre Cultural Sant Julià de Lòria (Entrance: 32 €. For those under 18 27€ on codetickets web page, Duration: 2.30h) La Traviata: (The fallen Woman) Verdi’s three act opera. THE STORY: Violetta, a famous courtesan abandons her lifestyle to follow her love, Alfredo. His father, Mr. Germont, asks Violetta to abandon Alfredo so his sister can marry honorable. Violetta understands and leaves distraught. Finally, sick with tuberculosis, she is visited by Germont, who recognizes his mistake too late. Violetta dies.
SIDONIE: Saturday, 4th March at 21.30 at the National Auditorium, Ordino. (20€) The rock band from Barcelona with thousands of fans and millions of touring kilometers under their belts, have just released their eighth album which pays tribute to all their favourite groups from the past.
Tuesday, 28th February at 20h at the Cinemes Illa Carlemany, Escaldes-Engordany. Ballet Direct: The Sleeping Beauty by The Royal Ballet Company, Covent Garden, London. Starring: MARIANELA NUÑEZ and VADIM MUNTAGIROV. Journey to an enchanted world of princesses, fairy godmothers and magical spells in this production of Petipa’s classic ballet, to glorious music by Tchaikovsky.
BAD BOYS OF DANCE – ROCK THE BALLET
Friday, 3rd March at 20h at the Centre de Congressos, Andorra la Vella. (25€, 30€, 35€ Tickets on sale from morabanc web page or Andorra la Vella tourist office.) Temporada de Musica i Dansa: A fast-paced dance show with themes from rock songs that marked the twentieth century including the energetic rhythms of Coldplay and Aerosmith, interpreted today by one of the most prestigious ballet groups in the USA. Traveling around the world the show combines classical dance with the rhythms of artists such as Lenny Kravitz, Beyonce and Michael Jackson.
THE VERY LAST DAY OF CARNIVAL IN ENCAMP
Tuesday 28th February at 20:24 Hot Barbequed Sardines in the square in front of the Ministry of Culture. 21:04 Reading of the last wishes of His Majesty Carnestoltes with a stellar performance by CULLEROT in the Plaça dels Arínsols. 21:11 Firework display by FINGERLIGHT and the burning of Carnestoltes.
Monday, 27th February at 20h, Tuesday 28th to Thursday, 1st March at 20.10 at Cinemes Illa Carlemany, Escaldes-Engordany.. Director: DANNY BOYLE. Starring: EWAN MCGREGOR, EWEN BREMNER, JONNY LEE MILLER. THE STORY: First there was an opportunity… then there was a betrayal. Twenty years have gone by. Much has changed but just as much remains the same. Mark Renton returns to Scotland, to the only place he can ever call home. They are waiting for him: Spud, Sick Boy, and Begbie. Other old friends are waiting too: sorrow, loss, joy, vengeance, hatred, friendship, love, longing, fear, regret, diamorphine, self-destruction and mortal danger, they are all lined up to welcome him, ready to join the dance.
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