This weekend in Valencia, there will be no time to get bored! With the arrival of spring, the city opens its doors to several festivals.

Discover more in the blog of our Spanish school El Rincón del Tandem and choose your own itinerary of leisure and culture in the city 😉

Open House VLC

From Friday, 3rd to Sunday, 5th
Several spaces of the city
Free activities.

The unique appointment with the OHV Festival has arrived. This initiative, promoted by the European Association of the Urban Landscape, offers to everybody the chance to get to know better the spaces and the architectural beauties of the city.

Besides opening the doors of 50 buildings in Valencia, the program provides a series of itineraries. During them, expert guides will make understandable spaces from the architectural point of view and will tell about historical and contemporary aspects of the city. Specifically, we highlight the itinerary of Republican Valencia and the Urban Art in the Carmen neighborhood.

Furthermore, the Plaza del Ayuntamiento will host performances, debates, workshops and concerts for two days. By attending them, you will experience urban spaces in a fun and instructive way.

Finally, if you are interested in exploring the city from an unusual perspective, do not miss the hot air balloon flight!
The starting points will be Plaza del Ayuntamiento and the Marina de Valencia.

For more information and booking, we invite you to visit the Festival website.

IV Arts Festival of Patraix

Saturday, 4th and Sunday, 5th
Barrio de Patraix
Free activities.

Do you already know Patraix neighborhood? If not, we invite you to stroll through its streets this weekend to enjoy the many activities offered by its Urban Festival.
This festival celebrates its neighborhood life through graphic arts, with a fair of illustrators, graffiti workshops, photographic routes and mural interventions.

Also, if you fancy some dancing, the program foresees a variety of concerts, including the Ukulele Concert (04/05 at 5:45) and the Doctor Divago (04/05 at 22:00).

To guide you in this wide range of activities, we suggest you to take a look at the web.

19th Internacional Festival of Short films of Radio City

From Sunday, 5th to Monday, 27th
Radio City, Santa Teresa 19
Free entrance.

With the spring also the Radiocity short film festival has come back!
It is an indispensable appointment with the international cinema, which celebrates its 19th edition this year. The program foresees the screening of 70 short films from different countries, such as China, Russia, the United States and Turkey.

The program is structured in different sections: the Official section of the international short films, the Valencian Short films section and the Experimental section.The latter is the novelty of this last edition, and is the result of the collaboration of the faculty of the Polytechnic University of Valencia with the festival. In it, short films produced by students and former students of the UPV will be presented.

The shorts movies will be showed every Sunday and Monday at 8:00 pm in Radio City.

Finally, you will find more information about the program and parallel activities on the festival website.

VIII Festival 10 sentidos

From Thursday, 2nd to Sunday, 19th
Several places of the city
Free or entrance with ticket according to the show.

Since its first edition in 2011, the Festival 10 Sentidos has been consolidated as one of the key cultural proposals of Valencia. It is a 360 degree festival, encompassing plastic, audio-visual, scenic and cinematographic arts.

This year, the festival proposal is articulated under the motto “Beasts”. Therefore, the theme of violence in all its aspects will be explored to generate a collective reflection through art.

For this weekend we highlight the following shows:

Beast dance by Shamel Pitts (USA) – Dance
4th of May, 12.30 am. Palau de la Generalitat

So Blue by Louise Lecavalier (Canada) – Dance
5th of May, 07.00 pm. Teatro Principal

La Vila by Daniel Lumbreras (Spain) – Concert
5th May, 1.00 am. MuVIM.

Finally, we invite you to visit the festival website to book your ticket.

We hope this blog will help you plan your week-end.

As usual, our Spanish school El Rincón del Tándem invites you to enjoy Valencia its diverse cultural and leisure life.

Finally, we wish you a happy weekend. Besides, we encourage you to keep learning Spanish in an enjoyable and entertaining way!

See you soon!