The 28th edition of the Seville Festival of Nations opens its doors this Friday to a journey through the five continents where you can enjoy more than 100 live shows, live concerts by some of the country’s leading artists, as well as a unique gastronomic offer with dishes from more than 50 countries.
Starting at 7:00 p.m., the Prado de San Sebastián will become an intercultural factory where crafts, music and dance from around the world will merge with children’s activities and areas set up for family enjoyment.
A total of eight thematic days and eight countries and regions invited to celebrate the Day of Africa, the East, Spain, Seville, Cuba, the day of Argentina, Brazil, the Day of Hispanic Heritage in fusion with Mexico and the Day from Bulgaria which, in this edition, will become the guest country.
The enclosure will have two well-differentiated entrances to facilitate the comfort of visitors. Admission will be free except for Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, which will cost two euros in order to avoid crowds on the days of concerts and special performances to maintain a more comfortable venue. Ten percent of the ticket proceeds will go to social purposes and to different NGOs in Seville at the end of the event.
As a novelty to access the venue, this edition has launched special bonuses such as ‘Family & Friends, through which five people can access and only three of them pay. Added to this is a Vip Bonus where for five euros you can access every weekend and on holidays, at any time and to all the concerts. Tickets can be obtained online to enter directly.
With a new children’s area, located on one of the sides, it will have a new educational and sustainable park with innovative games for children and a large 3D selfie zone.
As one of the main novelties in terms of promoting sustainability, the Festival of Nations will feature a giant green heart where visitors can climb a five-meter structure to recycle and take a snapshot with impressive views of the city.
In addition, a total of 17 dance schools will pass through the El Prado tables from October 23 to 30. They will be joined by eight groups of local talents who will perform from Andalusian folklore to jazz, swing, pop, rock, soul and blues. A sample of the city’s vocal talent in full interaction with the audience.
On Friday the 24th, the international flamenco company Álvaro Méndez will perform. On Saturday, October 1, Falete will arrive with a unique story and, after Falete, the show will arrive on October 7 film womenwhere two Laura de los Ángeles and Cheché Álvarez will review the best classics of women’s cinema.
On October 15, Natalia, a finalist in Operación Triunfo, will celebrate International Pride Day. As a golden closing, María del Monte will present her new work where she will share the stage with guest musicians and artists.
The great stars of the music scene will also be present at this edition. A total of 15 tributes to great artists including Janis Joplin; Isabel Pantoja, ABBA, Triana,