Costa del Sol has all the
cultural and art manifestations in its inlands and coasts.
Music is an important
cultural activity of the region. Live music by by well-known
singers take place almost in every fair and event. The most popular
cultural music festivals in Costa del Sol include;
Flamenco Festival of
Mijas in July
Festival Flamenco de lo Rancio
Ronda in August
in Ojén in August
Málaga in August
Málaga displays a
wonderful and lively array of color and the townsfolk’s participation
during its “Ferias”. The
typical folklore is a must to visit and see.
|When it comes to
concerts, there are numerous of them during the year. The most
popular ones include; Bands of Music in spring,
Andalusian Artists in August, Young Music in fall
and Young Artists in winter. All
have an active musical
program for all tastes.
In addition, International Festival of Music
and Dance in
Nerja is held
in the famous prehistoric Nerja Cave
during July with participation of worldwide stars.
Ronda hosts its
honor of Pedro Romero with a
singular Goyesque bullfight.
Films and Film Festivals has a special
significance on the lands of Costa del Sol. There were many movies that
had filmed in Costa del Sol. Many famous directors and
actors also reside in the region. The most popular film
festivals in Costa del Sol include;
Speleological Cinema in
Comedy Film Festival in
Torremolinos during January
Week of Scientific Films in
Theater and dance also has an important place in the culture of Costa
Festival of Music and Dance in Nerja and
Theater Week in Ronda in August,
Ballroom Dance Contests in Torremolinos are some
of the popular ones.
The Picasso Foundation and the Cultural Center of the
Generation of ‘27 in Málaga are the important cultural
institutions that are
holding numerous cultural
events related with
painting, literature etc.
Wide range of art can be seen in the various museums
on the Costa del Sol.
Málaga has the most popular museums in Costa del Sol including; Picasso
Provincial Gallery of Fine Arts, Cathedral Museum, Arte Sacro Museum,
Popular Arts Museum, Aquarium and Holy Week Museum.
museums in the towns of Costa del Sol include;
- Archeological Museum,
Municipal Museum, Picasso
Gallery, and Bullfighting
Museum in Antequera,
- Bullfighting Museum located at the Bullring and
Archeological Museum in
Museum of Pre-Columbian Art in
Museum of Spanish Engraving in
Archeological Museum in Nerja.