PICK OF THE WEEK: Andorra (Pyrenees)

Main places:

Andorra la VellaEscaldes-EngordanySan Julia de LoriaLa MassanaOrdinoEncampCanilloPas de la Casa

PICK OF THE WEEK: Monday, 11th March – Sunday, 17th March, 2019


Wednesday, 13th March at 20.30h at Ushuaia, the Mountain Hotel, Arinsal, (Free) Vibrand Concert in Clau de Soul. Midweek beginning with the best vibrations, with live music and with the songs you like the most! We are waiting for you to enjoy a concert that is born of soul and goes through different styles such as funky, bag, jazz, reggae trip hop …, from the successes of current and evergreen performers such as Jamiroquai, Sting, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars, Amy Winehouse, Nina Simone, Joss Stone, Adele and Tom Jobim, Toquinho, among others. Also Friday 15th at 20.30h at the Hotel Piolets Centre, Soldeu, Saturday, 16th at 21.30h at Anyós Park, Anyós and Sunday, 17th March at 17.30h at Sport Hotel, Soldeu.

Wednesday, 13th March at 22h at the Sport Hotel Hermitage, Soldeu. Oscar León in concert. The pianist Oscar León, in concert at the Hotel Hermitage.

Thursday, 14th March at 12h in the lobby of the parliament building of the General Council, Andorra la Vella. 26th Season of the ONCA Foundation, 2019. Concert of the Constitution with the Quartet Americà of the Classical National Orchestra of Andorra. Programme: Franz Joseph Haydn: Albada string Quartet op. 76 no. 4, and Antonín Dvořák: American string quartet in F major op. 96 with Musicians: Francesc Planella and Sergi Claret (violins) Joan Fèlix (viola) and Carolina Bartumeu (cello) Followed by Sardana dancing in the square outside.

Thursday, 14th March at 21.30h at the Hard Rock Cafe, Andorra la Vella. Hard Rock Cafe Concerts: Lingus. Lingus arrives from Lyon, France to present his style Hybrid Rock

Thursday, 14th March at 21.30h at Sport Hotel Village Soldeu. (Free) Concert of the band Shuffle Express. A traditional and contemporary blues night in different styles (swing, rock, shuffle, calypso …) versions of artists such as BB King, Muddy Waters, Junior Wells, Joe Bonamassa, Susan Tedeschi and Jr. Watson, among others, with some compositions of the band. Musicians: Pablo Villar (vocals and guitar); Virginia Yañez (keyboard and vocals); Marc Milian (bass and sound); Dante Falótico (percussion). Also Sunday, 17th March at 21.30h at the El Cabin, Arinsal.

Saturday, 16th March at 21.30h at the Sport Hotel Village, Sodeu. (Free) Old School in concert. A concert born of soul that goes through different styles such as funk, bag, jazz, reggae trip hop … A repertoire of hits from current and evergreen performers such as Jamiroquai,

Sting, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars, Amy Winehouse, Nina Simone, Joss Stone, Adele and Tom Jobim, Toquinho, among many others.

Saturday, 16th March at 22h at the Sport Hotel Hermitage, Soldeu. Jordi Barceló in concert. Jordi Barceló is considered one of the musicians par excellence in Andorra. Pianist, composer and pedagogue, he directs the Valls del Nord Music School, where he teaches classical, modern and jazz piano. He combines this work with the musical direction of the music band Grossband de la Massana, made up of thirty musicians, as well as performing concerts around the world

Sunday, 17th March at 13h at the Ordino-Arcalís snowfield (Terrassa Moritz), Ordino. CLASSICAL ORDINO – Vermuts musicals with the paticipation of Andorra’s children’s choirs and students at the country’s schools of music.


Monday 11th – Wednesday, 13th March at 20h and Thursday, 14th March at 20.30h at the Cinemes Illa Carlemany, Escaldes-Engordany. The Mule. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Starring: Bradley Cooper, Clint Eastwood, Manny Montana. The Story: Broke, alone and facing foreclosure on his business, 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran, Earl Stone, takes a job as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. His immediate success leads to easy money. A larger, $3 million worth shipment of cocaine, soon draws the attention of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates. When Earl’s past mistakes start to weigh heavily on his conscience, he must decide whether to right those wrongs before law enforcement and cartel thugs catch up with him.



Tuesday, 12th March at 18h at the Communal Library, Encamp. (Free for children from age 6 but places limited so registration essential at the library or phone 732 704.) Workshop: A gift for Father’s day. Children who come to the library and who want to make a special gift for their father join us and we will make a magnet to decorate the refrigerator.


Thursday, 14th March at 19.45h & 22.30h at the Sport Hotel Hermitage, Soldeu. (Free) Performance by the Illusionist Jordi Caps. Jordi Caps is a professional illusionist, and a member of the Spanish Society of Enlightenment. The first wizard in the world to perform an official magic show aboard the largest passenger plane in the world, the Airbus 380. Also worthy of note is his collaborations for events of FC Barcelona, his performances for celebrities like Charlize Theron and, even, for the Royal Family of Saudi Arabia.

Wednesday, 13th March & Thursday, 14th March in Andorra la Vella. Celebration of the 26th Anniversary of the Constitution. The General Council (parliament) is once more organising various acts to celebrate the anniversary of the Constitution. In addition to the open days (I presume this means of the building itself C.A.) on 13th March in the afternoon (no clear time or place given…C.A.) and on 14th March at 11h two spectacles created for the occasion of the 600th Anniversary of the Earth Council (one of Europe’s oldest parliaments) will be released: the theatrical show for all audiences ‘600 years ago …’ by Mercè Canals and Olga Armengol, and the performance ‘Terra’ by the folk dance group Esbart Laurèdia with live music by the group El Pont d’Arcalís.

Culturally yours,



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