The cultural programme ‘Estepona lives its streets’, which this year celebrates its eighth edition and which has become a reference within the cultural, leisure and tourist agenda of the municipality due to the varied activities it offers to audiences of all ages.
For this new edition, which will take place from March 24 to 27, more than twenty activities have been scheduled. The event will start on the 24th in the gardens of the Parque Botánico-Orquidario with the presentation of ‘La Parcel’, the first novel by the writer from Estepona, Alejandro Simón Partal, who will be accompanied by the guitarist Daniel Casares.
Likewise, he highlighted the free concert that will be offered on Saturday, March 26, on San Lorenzo Avenue with the groups ‘La Frontera’, ‘Cómplices’ and ‘Tam Tam Go’.
Other musical performances that will take place that weekend will be those of the singer Noelia Quiñones, who will be accompanied by the sax of Jerry Erola, the concert of Hugo Toscano, founder and former guitarist of the group ‘Elefantes’ or the group from Tarifa ‘Malamanera’
Music will continue to play a special role with other concerts such as that of the Estepona Municipal Music Band in the Plaza del Reloj or that of the Malaga Symphony Orchestra and the Malaga University Choir in the Felipe VI Auditorium.
In addition, the celebration of the XI Ruta de la Tapa in which 27 restaurants will participate, offering a tapa and beer, soft drink or water for two euros or a tapa and wine for 3 euros. Participants who take this gastronomic tour will be able to pick up their passport and stamp the tapas of each restaurant they visit to vote for the best tapa. A prize of 1,000 euros will be awarded to the ‘Best Cardio-healthy Tapa’ and a prize draw will be held among the citizens who participate with their vote. Among the prizes that will be raffled are hotel nights, tickets to concerts, electric scooters or gastronomic experiences, among others.
Continuing with the gastronomic activities this event is the XII National Contest of Ham Cutters ‘Trofeo Popi’, which will be held on Sunday from 12:00 to 16:00 on Calle Real (Paseillo area).
Activities for the little ones have also been scheduled, such as the VIII Interschool Chess Tournament for Teams and VIII Intercenters for ESO and Baccalaureate for teams or the children’s musical ‘The Wizard of Oz’. In addition, we can also enjoy the V Historical Reenactment ‘Manzanares Estepona 1831’ and the Estepona- Peñas Blancas International Climb 2022.
There will also be theatrical performances and poetry recitals that are moved to the outskirts in this edition with the performance of the group ‘Compás Flamenco’ in Cancelada.