What’s on in Spain: November 2015
The Local · 2 Nov 2015, 13:45
Published: 02 Nov 2015 13:45 GMT+01:00
Updated: 02 Nov 2015 13:45 GMT+01:00
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Les Fires de Sant Narcis, Girona, until November 7th
Catch the last of the festival, honouring Girona's patron saint. The traditional fest includes dancing, music and of course Catalonian sport of castell - human tower-building.
Madrid en Danza, November 13th - December 5th
Photo: Madrid en Danza.
The annual international dance festival kicks off in the Spanish capital with troupes from around the world arriving to perform anything from flamenco to ballet - to avant-garde naked shows.
Food & Drink
National Tapas and Pinchos Competition, Valladolid, November 9th - 11th
A chef preparing tapas at last year's competition. Photo: Cesar Manso/AFP.
If you're as serious about tapas as the chefs in this competition, then head over to the town of Valladolid in Castile and Leon as some of Spain's top chefs battle it out for the top €6,000 prize.
Orujo. Photo: Juan/Flickr Creaive Commons.
Cartagena Jazz Festival, October 31st – November 22nd
If you’re a fan of jazz, head to the coastal city of Cartagena in November where the city is playing host to its annual Jazz Festival. There are concerts throughout November as well as free "street jazz" every Sunday at 1pm on the Plaza del Icue.
Seville European Film Festival, November 6th -14th
Photo: Lluis Gene/AFP.
Watch the two Spanish rivals go head-to-head in Madrid's Bernabéu stadium.
Photo: Madrid Horse Week.
Equestrians from around the country will flock to Madrid for Spain's major horse-riding event. With both serious competitions and fun activities, this fest has something for every horse-lover: show-jumping contests, dressage, acrobatic performances and even pony-riding for kids. The world's top professionals will even be on-hand to host training sessions.