(UPGRADE Here you have the program of the Fiestas de San Isidro 2012 in Madrid)
One of the parties most important to be held in Madrid during the year they are undoubtedly the San Isidro festivities, which this year 2011 takes place from May 11 to 15.
Cultural and, above all, musical activities are, as usual, the main protagonists of the Festivities of San Isidro 2011 in Madrid, occupying traditional spaces, such as the Jardines de las Vistillas or the Lavapies neighborhood.
Below I detail the most outstanding activities included in the official program of the Fiestas de San Isidro 2011.
Giants and bigheads parade
The first activity of the festivities is the usual giants and bigheads, which develops on May 11, from 5.30 pm, through Celenque Square, Preciados Street, Sol, Alcalá and Cibeles Square.
Pregón and concert of Carlos Buate
The Festivities of San Isidro 2011 officially opened on the same day May 11, with the proclamation and concert of the singer Carlos Baute, which takes place at 20 hours in the new enclosure of the Plaza de Cibeles.
Fire Nights over the River
One of the great novelties of the program of the parties of this year 2011 are the so-called Fire Nights over the River, which integrate the new park in the management holidays Madrid Rio.
We dance in the Sabatini Gardens
On May 13, 14 and 15 you can enjoy the ballroom dancing in the Sabatini Gardens, from 7 pm to 0.30 am, with the performance of an orchestra and dancers from 10 pm.
Strolling around the Circus Theater Price
On May 13, 14 and 15 you can see various performances by artists from Circus theater Price in the popular Lavapies neighborhood, specifically, in the places of Cabestreros, Agustin Lara and La Corrala de Lavapiés.
Here you have the complete program of the performances of Callejeando at the Fiestas de San Isidro 2011 in Madrid.
Madrid Planet Music Festival 2011
In the Enrique Tierno Galván Park it is celebrated during the Saturday, May 14 This music festival and sustainable development, with root music performances from various countries of the world.
SEAT concert of San Isidro 2011
Without a doubt, the great musical event of the Festivities of San Isidro 2011 is the San Isidro Seat Concert, which is celebrated on May 15 in the Spain Square, from 6 pm to 11.30 pm, with the performances of Stick syrup, Butterfly Effect, Cab and Nothing to say.
In the Festivities of San Isidro 2011 other diverse activities are also developed:
- University Festival, with the awards Rock Villa of Madrid
- Fangoria concert at the Palacio de los Deportes, on May 13 at 10 p.m.
- Madrid Independent Circuit, from May 11 to 15.
- Music in the Vistillas, from May 12 to 15 in the Jardines de las Vistillas
- San Isidro in Proximity, from May 12 to 15, with a program of theater, dance and classical music performances.
- Concert of the Municipal Symphonic Band, on May 15, at 12 noon, at the Templete del Retiro Park.
Here you can download the pdf with the full official program of the Fiestas de San Isidro 2011 in Madrid.