The Alternative Festival (Alternative Fest) will be celebrated for the first time in Torrevieja on the 5 th August. Information about this new event was presented
at a press conference and the festival has been organised by the department
of youth. It will take place in las Eras de la Sal between 5pm and 1.30am the
next day.
There will be workshops, creative activities, music, raffles, food and a
programme of activities and events for all the family. One of the children’s
workshops will be making instruments from recycled materials and these will
later be played in a concert.
The groups who will be playing include El Seko Band, Dr. Falma and La
Bongo and the Cuban Rxnda Akozta will also be taking part. It will cost nine
euros for a ticket but this also includes something to eat and a donation of one
euro to la Red Solidaria Popular. Children under 12 can go for free.Tickets
can be obtained from Origami art Tatoo (Orihuela Costa), Monroe’s Music
Pub (Torrevieja), Pub Labohémia (Guardamar). More information is also
available on Facebook.