Copies of the Cultural programme for Torrevieja covering the winter period from the beginning of January to the end of March are available from tourist offices and the rear entrance of the Municipal Theatre in the centre of the town.
First off, the hit musical ‘Chicago’ is being performed in the municipal theatre on Thursday the 17th February to Sunday the 20th of February with tickets, available now, priced at either €40 or €45 depending on which row they are booked for. Tickets can be obtained from the municipal box office outside the theatre or online through Servicam.
On Sunday the 22nd , there will be a version of ‘Annie’ the musical staged by the Escuela de Danza Mari Trini Garcia also in the Municipal Theatre with tickets priced at €5 each.
February is of course Carnival time in Torrevieja and this year the town celebrates the 25th anniversary of the carnival processions with an exhibition of the carnival through the years in the Vista Alegre Exhibition rooms which will be open to the public from Sunday the 6th of February to Sunday the 27th of February. The main Carnival processions themselves will take place on Sunday the 27th of February starting at 4.00 pm and then the night procession will be the following Saturday evening, March the 5thstarting at 10.00 pm.
The third Torrevieja drag queen competition will take place on Friday the 11th of February stating at 9.30 pm in the Municipal Theatre. The winners will once again take part in the Carnival processions.
Then we have the model boat exhibition which will be taking place in the Los Aljibes exhibition rooms at the top end of the Park of Nations. The exhibition is being opened on Saturday the 12th of March and continues to May the 1st. The exhibition, now in its eighth year, features both static and radio controlled models of all types of vessels. Each weekend during the exhibition some of the radio controlled boats are put through their paces by their constructors. Entrance is free.
The Velvetones will be performing on Thursday the 24th of February in the Palacio de Musica starting at 8.00 pm with entrance free with an invitation and before that on Saturday February the 12th Lyrica Nostra will be on stage in the Virgen del Carmen Cultural Centre starting g at 8.30 pm with tickets costing €6.
The ‘Mago de Oz’ (Wizard of Oz) is being staged for children at the Municipal Theatre on Sunday the 13th of March with two performances, the first at midday and the second at 6.00 pm, Admission is €10 and it is on at the Municipal Theatre.
The Nottingham Trent University Chamber Choir are paying a visit to Torrevieja in March and are putting on two concerts, the first taking place on Monday the 28th of March in the Palacio de Musica and the second taking place on Wednesday the 30th in the Sagrado Corazón church. Spanish singer Pasión Vega is appearing at the Municipal Theatre on Saturday the 19th of March and tickets are priced at €22 for a programme that starts at 10.00 pm.