Summer nights at the Andorran museums (All events in Catalan unless otherwise stated.)
Tuesday, 16th July at 17h at the Church of Sant Miquel de la Mosquera, Encamp. (Reservations at 833 551.) Guided tour of the Mosquera, the Tremat and the church of Sant Miquel.
Wednesday, 17th July at 21.30h at the Hydroelectric road of Engolasters, Escaldes-Engordany. (Prior booking obligatory on tel.(+376) 739 111 and at [email protected] It is necessary to bring a flashlight.) A dramatized visit to the Engolasters hydroelectric road (in Catalan) Two women, isolated at the Engolasters guardhouse, will show us the customs and work of FHASA workers. Their Pelton jams are sensational. Come and discover them with Lluïsa and Carmeta. You won’t be able to resist them!
Wednesday, 17th July at 20.30h at the Escaldes-Engordany Art Center, Escaldes-Engordany. (Prior booking obligatory. More information at tel. (+376) 802 255 or at [email protected] .) Water architecture’s itinerary. Itinerary through the upper part of Escaldes-Engordany, leaving the CAEE and arriving at Caldea, which presents the main architectural testimonies related to the water, its exploitation and the beginnings of the tourist activity of the parish.
Thursday, 18th July at 19h around Santa Coloma. (Prior booking, ticket sales and more information at the Tourist Office of Andorra la Vella, tel. (+376) 750 100) The Saint, the Russian and the Count, a dramatized visit. Dramatic tour of Santa Coloma. Three very representative characters from Santa Coloma will enlighten us, through an unusual visit, showing the singularities of the town on a route that will review the most fascinating moments in the history of Andorra.
Thursday, 18th July at 20h at the Thyssen Museum, Escaldes-Engordany. (7€ You must make a reservation in advance by email or by phone at +376 800 800.) New edition of the Treasury at Thyssen. The MCTA allows the bravest to participate in an activity where, immersed in the world of pirates, and divided by groups, participants must go for a hidden treasure. On track, the filibuster crew will find indications inside the Museum that will allow them to find the secret place where the coffer is hidden. This new proposal is included within the activities proposed by the Museum to bring art to all audiences. Under a new vision of the exhibited works, and after a guided tour, the participants will be able to experience a new understanding. We await you to be part of our crew!
Saturday, 20th July at 19.30h at the Historical Centre of Andorra la Vella. (Prior booking, ticket sales and more information at the Tourist Office of Andorra la Vella, tel. (+376) 750 100.) Travel through history and legends (in Spanish). A theatrical visit to the old quarter of Andorra la Vella that recreates the adventures of three people who flee from the authorities and take advantage of the presence of a group to camouflage and cross the streets together. You will discover houses, streets, legends and other stories.
Saturday, 20th July at 21h at the Museum Casa d’Areny-Plandolit, Ordino. (Tickets on sale at the gate depending on availability. No price given.) “What do the gentlemen want?” A dramatized visit to the House of Areny-Plandolit with the Somhiteatre Company, which will present the family and Andorran history with some comic points.
Saturday, 20th July at 16.30h & Sunday, 21st June 21 at 11h at the Thyssen Museum, Escaldes-Engordany. Thyssen en famille. (15€ Limited places Pre-book: [email protected] or +376 800 800. Price includes admission to the museum for 1 adult and a minor, the adult and the child’s t-shirts, a brochure for adult/child pairs and all materials necessary to carry out the activity.) The Thyssen Museum dedicates weekends to families with the activity #CatalystFamily, a workshop designed for those who want to go to the Museum in search of a time of collaboration between parents and children that will be the key to the success of the activity. The synergy between the MCTA and the students of Bàxxor in Education Sciences of the University of Andorra, allows the two generations to create a personalized t-shirt from a game in which they will participate together to find out the Artistic movements and use them in a totally original and personalized design. The activity is designed for minors from 5 years old, who must be accompanied by a minimum of one adult (They will need to sign a residents document during the activity).