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Sant Jordi schedule – Saturday 20 April

Programació Sant Jordi. Dissabte 20 d'abril del 2024 a Calonge Poble de Llibres. Tallers, escacs, xerrades, música i espectacles.

Sant Jordi schedule – Saturday April 20, 2024

Throughout the day, book and rose stalls in the old town of Calonge and author signings.

From 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Introductory workshop to the performing arts, by the Moderna de Calonge.
Do you like theatre, singing and dancing? The music and performing arts school La Moderna de Calonge and Sant Antoni offers a free workshop to learn first-hand what the performing arts are and how they work from a very musical approach. It will be a very practical workshop to introduce musical theater to children aged 6 to 11. Free registration with prior reservation at In la Sala Gran del castell. 

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Simultaneous chess games, with Grandmaster Jaime Alexander Cuartas Medina, from the Peona i Peó Chess Club of Barcelona.
In the plaça d’Armes del Castell. Organized by: Club d’ Escacs Calonge i Sant Antoni. 

From 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Concert of Combos, by the students and teachers of the Escola de Música la Moderna de Calonge i Sant Antoni.
The Combos de la Moderna will offer a concert with the repertoire they have been working on throughout the year. In the plaça Major. 

At 12 pm, Kokedama Workshop with Müsgo.
Learn the technique of making Kokedames (natural potted plants) and take your own home. Limited places. Registration at Free. 

At 12.30 p.m., Presentation Els pecats de la xona, i tot allò que la Moreneta ens perdona (Rosa dels Vents, 2023), by the authors Laura Fa, ournalist specializing in matters of the heart, and Marta Pontnou , stylist, advisor of image and columnist at Núvol.
Casual presentation and dialogue, putting humor into the everyday life of women, and a “review” of the patriarchate,la Sala Gran del castell.

From 5 to 5.30 p.m. / From 6 to 6.30 p.m. and from 7 to 7.30 p.m, Músics de drap: una instal·lació de titelles gegants.
They will offer a very special concert, music accompanied by poems from Catalan literature. In the pati d’armes del castell.

From 5 to 7 p.m., Great readers. Valentí, Xang, Lila and Florència love to read.
Find them and find out what they read. Funny characters who will carry out actions related to literature and who will hide in the streets of bookshops. The children will have to find them, find out which book they recommend and take photos with them.

At 6 p.m., Duos and chamber concert, by the Associació de Corda de Calonge i Sant Antoni. In the sala Fontova.   

At 6 p.m., itinerant music show with La Dinamo. La Dinamo is funk in motion, it’s bicycle music.
A unique formation of musicians on wheels that breaks the mold with a high-voltage traveling concert and a fast-paced street party. A local show in which the audience participates and makes each concert unique. Through the streets of the old town.

At 6.30 p.m., Presentation of the book Tots les contes, with its author, Maria Barbal, Award of Honor of the Catalan Letters.
The event will also be attended by the editor Carme Arenas and Marcel Fité, writer, and the actress Berta Vidal. In the Sala Gran del castell.

At 7.30 pm, Concert: “Tina Turner Big Band Tribute”. With the Black Music Big Band.
The Black Music Big Band wants to pay its particular tribute to Tina Turner by bringing the songs from her repertoire to the big band format. A musical journey from the beginning of the 60s where soul will be the protagonist until the 90s where rock and pop will have more presence. Great hits as well as lesser-known tracks from Tina Turner’s discography in a show that will be pure energy. In the castle gardens. Free.

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April 20, 2024
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