The Ciudad Patricia
seminars by the Elda, Pinoso and Guardamar del Segura universities and
the courses for foreign students at the
University are the high-profile occasions for the topics on
The L’Alfàs del Pi and Elche Film Festivals and
Orihuela Encuentros de Cine e Historia are the major
three events warranting special mention by means of cinema and movie
Alicante’s Teatro Principal and the annual Review of
Contemporary Theatre are the home for theatre and drama lovers.
When it comes to music,
the Benidorm Song Festival, the Torrevieja Habanera and Choral
Music Contest and the Alicante Festival of Contemporary Music
is the spots.
Music, polyphony and theatre together gathers a unique spectacle that is
the Misteri d’Elx, the Mediterranean culture’s oldest known sung
dramatic work. It is staged in the Elche’s Church of Santa María every
August and November.
Also the Azorín Prize for novels and the Enric Valor Prize
for texts in Valencian are the highlights in the literary calendar of