PICK OF THE WEEK: 14th – 17th December 2017
A CONCERT OF POLISH ORGAN MUSIC Thursday, 14th December at 20.30h in the Church of Sant Esteve, Andorra la Vella (FREE) In celebration of the centenary of Polish Independence, given by the organist MARTA MISZATAL BLOCH.
CHRISTMAS CONCERT BY THE PETITS CANTORS DEL PRINCIPAT D’ANDORRA Friday, 15th December at 21h at the CENTRE DE CONGRESSOS, ANDORRA LA VELLA. (Tickets 15€ available from La Llacuna and all branches of AndBanc.). All money collected is destined for the ESCOLA ESPECIALITZADA DE NOSTRA SENYORA DE MERITXELL (special school).
A CHRISTMAS CONCERT BY THE CORAL LLAR DE LÒRIA, THE PETITS CANTAIRES LAUREDIANS, THE CORAL ROCAFORT and the guest choir, COR DE CAMBRA JOLIU. Saturday, 16th December at 22h in the parish CHURCH OF SANT JULIÀ DE LÒRIA. There will be a voluntary collection in aid of Sant Julià de Lòria’s parish branch of Càritas.
THE 4TH EDITION OF THE ESCALDES-ENGORDANY LIVING NATIVITY SCENE Saturday, 16th December at 20.30h and 22.22h and Sunday, 17th December at 19.30h and 21h AROUND THE PARISH OF ESCALDES-ENGORDANY. (Tickets 3€ from the Comú or the Tourist Office in Plaça Santa Anna.). There’ll be live animals: sheep and a donkey, probably some chickens and then dozens of local actors drawn from around the country in this reliving of the Christmas story. Watch the video from 2015 to get a feel for the event.
CHRISTMAS MARKETS AND VILLAGES
2nd POBLET DE NADAL/ CHRISTMAS VILLAGE: ANDORRA LA VELLA
(Until Sunday, 7th January.)
Welcome to the capital of illusions where the traditions, colours and emotions of the holidays will create unforgettable memories. The Christmas Village will transport you to a magical and light-filled world where the dreams of young and old alike come true. The Menairons dels Meners have worked all year round so that you can enjoy the Village every day with family and friends.
WORKSHOPS: in the Plaça del Poble, Andorra la Vella.
FRIDAY, 15th December from 18h – 19.30h For children: CHRISTMAS ACCORDION DECORATIONS with MÒNICA ARMENGOL.
SATURDAY, 16th December from 11h – 12.30h Workshop for seniors: DECORATIVE CHRISTMAS BALLS CREATED FROM SCRAPS with MARTA GARCÍA
SATURDAY, 16th December from 17.30h – 19h Workshop for children: WHO’S HIDING BEHIND THE CLOSET? with ZOE.
SUNDAY, 17th December from 11h – 12.30h Workshop for children: MAKE A MINI CHRISTMAS TREE FROM SCRAPS with MARTA GARCÍA
ANDROS ICE DRIVING TROPHY Friday 15th and Saturday,16th December 2017 at the permanent Circuit d’Andorra Port d’Envalira, Pas de la Casa. The best international specialists in this style of driving will compete in the various categories established for cars (including both combustion and electric motor vehicles) and motorcycles. The circuit, located at the head of the Envalira port, is, at 2,300 m, the highest in Europe
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