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Norwegian band playing in Almuñécar at last year's festival
Norwegian band playing in Almuñécar at last year's festival / SUR

Tropical marching bands

The fifth Festival Tropical gets under way on Saturday 24 June in Almuñécar and will see more than ten different marching bands from Scandinavian countries playing in different locations around the town.

The bands, which include Slemmestad Skolekorps and Anestadt Skolekorps, both from Norway, will be joined by Almuñécar’s municipal band in locations such as the Plaza del Ayuntamiento, Paseo Maritimo and Parque Majuelo. As well as the marching bands there will be dancing and exhibitions by local artists.

The performances will take place on 24, 25, 26, 28 and 29 June and each one starts at 8pm, apart from on the 28th when it starts at 7pm. For details on venues and timings visit the Facebook page ‘Festival Tropical Almuñécar’ or the town hall’s website (www.almunecar.es).