The XVI International Gathering and Family Day
💠 Dean Shelton, Councillor for Foreign Residents and Tourism, publicly presents the poster of the XVI International Gathering and Family Day, which will be held between 17 and 19 May.
💠 As usual, you will be able to enjoy the traditional stands of different countries, taste their gastronomy, buy typical products; in addition to a varied programming for all audiences where there will be various performances and activities.
This year the Manilva XVI International Festival and Family Day will be held on Friday 17th to Sunday 19th May.
The event sees some 24 nationalities showing off their traditions, gastronomy and culture, at the Castle in Castillo de la Duquesa.
The weekend kicks off on Friday, with a parade by all the nations participating, which will set off at 7 pm from the Castle, through Duquesa Port and back to the Castle.
From 8 pm, there will be a Cuban Party, in the Parque del Huerto, organised by Raíces Productions.
The international stands open around 12.30 pm on the Saturday and the Sunday, and there is an extensive programme of entertainment from 1 pm until late on both days.
The festival also features an artisan market, and in the adjoining Parque del Huerto the International Family Day has loads of fun, entertainment and activities for the youngsters.
Don’t miss this great event.
𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗺𝗺𝗲
𝗦𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗱𝗮𝘆, 𝗠𝗮𝘆 𝟭𝟴
1.00 pm – Performance by Love to Sing Choir.
1.45 pm – Inauguration by the Mayor and the Councillor for Foreign Residents; presentation of plaques to participants.
2.15 pm – Speech by representatives from Ukraine.
2.30 pm – Phunam Bhattrai, dances from Nepal.
3.00 pm – Flamenco dance by Ana Guerrero’s School (Spain).
3.30 pm – Performance by Gary Fearon (United Kingdom).
4.00 pm – Performance by Yolithza (Mexico).
4.15 pm – Marcelo and Lorena, Argentine Tango.
4.30 pm – Juan Camilo Valencia, popular music (Colombia).
5.00 pm – Arte Venezuela, featuring Efraín Silva, Anayansy, and “Ada Nuñez” talent school.
5.40 pm – Harp and guitar performance (Paraguay); “Viva al bravo Paraguay”.
5.45 pm – Performance by the Municipal Dance School of Manilva.
6.20 pm – Viva al bravo (Paraguay)
6.25 pm – “Tezaurul Carpatilor” (Treasures of the Carpathians), dances from Romania; singer. Doru Cîrciu.
7.10 pm – Bolivian group QORY SONQOS X SIEMPRE.
7.30 pm – Body dance school by Jessica Quiñones (Manilva).
8.10 pm – Rossy Graziano, songs from Italy.
8.30 pm – Traditional Paraguayan dances “Chopi”.
8.35 pm – Performance by Miguel Fernández, Flamenco pop (Spain).
9.00 pm – Brazil. Capoeira and Mulatas show by “Brasil Tradicional Show”.
10.00 pm – Pop Fm Band – Pop covers from the 60s to the 90s.
11.45 pm – Close.
𝗦𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘆, 𝗠𝗮𝘆 𝟭𝟵
1.00 pm – Manena Escosio, traditional Filipino songs.
1.10 pm – Marcelo Filippa and Pablo, Traditional Malambo Argentine.
1.15 pm – Rubén Cardenas Singing School.
2.15 pm – José Jáuregui. Keeping the tradition alive, Venezuelan LLANERO Folklore.
2.45 pm – Group “kalmukas de Malaga” and Кema Sarangova.
2.50 pm – Samai, indigenous music (Ecuador).
3.10 pm – Joáozinho show from Brazil.
3.40 pm – Marlu, British pop songs (United Kingdom).
4.00 pm – Adonis, the Charangero (Cuba).
4.30 pm – Neilly Diamond – Tribute to Neil Diamond (United States).
5.00 pm – Moroccan musical group “Ayt saghro”.
5.50 pm – Music from Paraguay.
6.00 pm – NRK Family, Rap and Trap (Uruguay).
6.30 pm – Ada Nuñez. “Las bailables” by Ada Nuñez (Venezuela).
7.15 pm – JfeEs – Urban Genre (Colombia).
7.45 pm – Sapucai Dance and Isla Saka (Paraguay).
7.50 pm – Kathy Lorenz. Belgian song covers.
8.30 pm – H Cantante, Latin music.
9.00 pm – “GIPSY KINGS TRIBUTE QUARTET” performance.
11.00 pm – Close.
Location: Castillo