One of the summer's most anticipated festivals begins today: Festiclown. From August 1 to 5, 120 perfromances, 45 companies, 13 training courses and 10 public demonstrations will fill the city with clowns and street artists.
Noon. Several streets in the ols town:
Chaos, or 'Desclowntrol' begins in the old town streets with Bandaclown and Invasión Zancuda.
Noon-2 pm. Plazas de O Toural, Praterías y Obradoiro:
One of the summer's most longed-for festivals begins, with its clown marathon or 'Maraclown'. At 12 noon, 1 and 2 pm, and also in the evening, the public will be able to enjoy these marathon sessions featuring Ale Risorio, Disco Delivery, Circo Los Delfines, Circo Zefiro, Circhonchita, Namakaca, Los Gemelos Diversos, María del Aire... and a lot more.
7 pm. Plaza de O Toural:
The young Galician artist Fredi, winner of last year's indoor intergalactic competition, performs several artistic techniques linked to New Circus.
7 pm-9 pm. Plazas de O Toural, Praterías y Obradoiro:
8.30 h. Praza do O Toural
Boni presents 'In Situ', a show featuring music, juggling and monocycle, along with the audience's participation.
8.30 h. Fundación Caixa Galicia:
Italy's controversial and politically committed clown Leo Bassi, one of the patrons of Festiclown, presents the book about his latest show, 'La Revelación'.
10 pm. Teatro Principal:
The company Pez en raya presents its show 'Pésame mucho' in Festiclown's international section.
11.30 pm. Teatro Principal:
The company La tribu imaginaria from Madrid presents its show 'La orgía'.