A procession of the Three Wise Men
is held on the 5th eve of January in the majority of the towns.
Week is the popular ones of the fiestas along the coast while inland towns
such as Guájar-Faragüit celebrate Maundy Thursday and Good Friday with
processions that depart from the Church of San Lorenzo.
pilgrimages honoring the Virgin of El Carmen, held on the afternoon of July
16th is the important fiesta in the villages of the Tropical Coast.
festival of San Juan and San Pedro is held from the 24th to the 29th of June
in Salobreña that is a week of festivities to open the summer season for the
A Flamenco contest called Lucero del Alba is held in the
Moorish castle in each August. Salobreña celebrates the traditional festivals of
the patron saint, the Virgen del Rosario with a pilgrimage to the seaside during
the first week of October.
hosts the International Guitar
Competition Andrés Segovia every year.
The Teatro Calderón de la Barca
Motril, the Casa de la Cultura (Cultural Center) in
the Auditorio de la Villa (Concert Hall) in
host numerous cultural
activities such as theater week and musical performances throughout the year in