What’s On in Madrid

  • After taking all five continents by storm, the flamenco legend returns to the Spanish capital with her latest show (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. Check dates. Till 2 July).

    Sara Baras - Voices
  • Sara Baras

May highlights

The violence and horror of war in the work of the genius from Málaga (Reina Sofia Museum. Till 4 September).

The most exclusive interior design exhibition  in Europe celebrates its 25th anniversary (Antonio Maura, 8. 10 May-18 Jun).

Last chance

A carefully-selected group of over 60 works from the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest that includes paintings by Dürer and Raphael (Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. Till 28 May).

Two hundred works by the Dutch visionary whose drawings have inspired scientists and designers are showcased in what is undoubtedly one of the exhibitions of the year (Gaviria Palace. Till 25 June).

The singer from Puerto Rico offers another opportunity to experience his show as part of the One World Tour (WiZink Center. 23 May).

A dance performance that transforms the age-old Taiwanese harvest into movement (Teatros del Canal - Sala Roja. 26-28 May).

FC Barcelona and Deportivo Alavés are battling it out in the final of Spain's biggest football tournament (Vicente Calderón Stadium. 27 May).

Booksellers, authors and readers gather at one of the most traditional cultural events in the capital (El Retiro Park. 26 May-11 June).

A flamenco-filled month
  • After taking all five continents by storm, the flamenco legend returns to the Spanish capital with her latest show (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. Check dates. Till 2 July).

    Sara Baras - Voices
  • A month full of activities related to flamenco and Spanish dance (Fernán Gómez Centro Cultural de la Villa. 17 May-11 Jun).

    Flamenco Madrid 2017
  • An initiative which is to bring together on stage renowned artists such as José Mercé and Clara Montes (Teatro Rialto. Fridays. Till 2 June).

    Magical Nights
  • Two dynasties of flamenco legends come together on stage to offer a concert that is as special as it is moving (Teatro Lara - Sala Cándido Lara. 30 May).

    Pepe Habichuela and José Enrique Morente
  • Two weeks of the most sublime flamenco singing and dancing (Various venues. 6-25 June).

    Suma Flamenca 2017
  • Sara Baras
  • Flamenco Madrid
  • Las Noches Mágicas
  • Pepe Habichuela y José Enrique Morente
  • Suma Flamenca

JUNE HIGHLIGHTS

One of the world’s best lyrical singers today is taking part in the  Voices from the Real Cycle (Teatro Real. 2 June).

Two weeks of the most sublime flamenco singing and dancing (Various venues. 6-25 June).

The American dance company celebrates its 90th anniversary with a spectacular programme (Teatro Real. 8, 10 and 11 June).

The flamenco dancer offers a show based on his journeys and feelings throughout his life (Teatro Rialto.Thursdays to Sundays. 8-25 June).

The elite of European badminton is coming to Madrid (Centro Deportivo Municipal Marqués de Samaranch. 15-18 June).

The artist celebrates the 20th anniversary of the album that changed the history of Spanish music with a unique and special concert (Vicente Calderón Stadium. 24 June).

What's on for kids
  • A theatre festival for babies that celebrates its tenth edition (Fernán Gómez Centro Cultural de la Villa. Saturdays, Sundays and Special Performances. Until 11 June).

    Rompiendo el Cascarón – 10th Theatre Cycle for Babies
  • In the Espacio Fundación Telefónica you can find this unique collection that traces the history of telecommunications.

    The History of Telecommunications
  • The largest musical production ever seen in Spain. Over 80 million people around the world (Teatro Lope de Vega. Tuesdays to Sundays).

    The Lion King (El Rey León)
  • A museum in the Malasaña district showing the largest collection of robots in Europe.

    The Robot Museum
  • Two hundred works by the Dutch visionary whose drawings have inspired scientists and designers are showcased in what is undoubtedly one of the exhibitions of the year (Gaviria Palace. Till 25 June).

    Escher
  • An interactive music and dance show that pays tribute to the legendary English group, The Beatles (Teatro Español. 17-18 June).

    Bitels
  • Rompiendo el Cascarón - X Ciclo de Teatro para bebés
  • Historia de las telecomunicaciones
  • museum robot 1
  • All M.C. Escher works (c) 2017 The M.C. Escher Company - All rights reserved.
  • Bitels
  • Don't miss

    Enjoy the full programme of activities that has been prepared to celebrate the 4th centenary of the famous square (Plaza Mayor. Throughout 2017).

    400th Anniversary of Madrid's Plaza Mayor
  • Logo Cuarto Centenario Plaza Mayor
  • In 2017, Madrid is the international capital of diversity with the celebration of the great world LGTB Pride festival (23 June-2 July).

    World Pride Madrid 2017

Tourist trains

A period train running between Madrid and Aranjuez 

A unique way to discover the birthplace of the great Spanish writer

Travel to this Medieval city accompanied by troubadours and knights

  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place this year and start planning your next visit!

    2017 Events Calendar
  • Totem. Cirque du Soleil

OFFICIAL PRODUCTS

Make your way up to the observation deck for stunning views of the city.

Climb on board and discover the city in a panoramic format.

Discover 24 masterpieces hanging in Madrid's top museums.

  • Check out online or download our monthly bilingual magazine, packed with events, useful information and a map of Madrid and its metro.

    esMADRIDmagazine May 2017
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