Outdoor art festival and cultural weekend in Tolox

Live music at a previous edition of the Art Tolox festival. / ON.

The sixth edition of this event will see dozens of artists from various disciplines creating works in different places in the municipality

The streets and squares of Tolox will be filled with culture this weekend, when the city celebrates the sixth edition of the Art Tolox international meeting of artists.

Dozens of artists from different disciplines are working in various places in the municipality to create murals, sculptures and street art from today (Friday) until Sunday, September 18. The art spaces are open daily at 10 a.m. and entertainment continues until midnight on Friday and Saturday, ending at 2 p.m. on Sunday.

Other initiatives include an exhibition of abstract painting by Irish artist DMQC, as well as photography and printmaking exhibitions and a demonstration of digital painting, all of which can be seen at Colegio San Roque.

The festival also presents live musical performances on the three stages erected for the occasion.

These include Campo Melampo, a group made up of several British musicians; Leroy Stone and the House of Elders; Zyrab; and Argentinian singer Nico Sabatini.

Other concerts include violin and flamenco recitals, and a tribute to recently deceased local artist Pachi Gallardo.

The festival is used for the premiere of a short film shot in Tolox, while other activities include children’s theater performances, dance demonstrations, poetry recitals, a laughter therapy workshop and a course aimed at to teach young people crochet techniques.

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