Sanfermines 2017 offers entertainment , including music, shows and theater for all ages.
The programme, designed by the Area of Culture of the Town Hall of Pamplona, combines local artists and music in Basque with well-known performers on an international level and those beginning on the national musical scene. La Plaza de los Fueros, Plaza del Castillo, Plaza Compañía, Plaza de la Cruz and the Paseo de Sarasate are the locations for the five stages where you can find all types of entertainment.
Choices for everyone
The largest concerts this year, that take place in the Plaza de los Fueros, will be on July 6, 7, 8 and 9, coinciding with the beginning of the fiesta. The time is 23:30. On July 7 the Gypsy Kings will perform with their rumba and flamenco after being in the Festival of Jazz of Montreal. Other groups take the stage on the remaining days.
Starting on July 10, the Plaza de los Fueros changes into a youth zone, especially dedicated to those between 12 and 17 years of age, with music, DJ, concerts, Karaoke and other surprises.
Another novelty is in the Plaza Compañía with two music acts: Jazzfermín in its 20th anniversary from July 9 to July 12 and concerts of Music of the World on July 6, 7, 8 and 13.
Jazzfermín will have four exciting acts at midnight and four concerts at 20:00 h.
On the days of July 6, 7, 8 and 13 the Plaza Compañía is the show place for different types of music for many corners of the world in sessions at 20:00 and at midnight
July 11 is the day of Elder People and is celebrated in the Plaza de la Cruz. There will be a special performance with the singer, Tamara, known for her bolero music. There will be evening dances at 20:00 and at 23:30 h, except for July 14 with music in one session.
At midday from July 8 to July 14, traditional jotas will be performed in the Paseo de Sarasate. In the afternoons and on the same stage, there will be acts to entertain all publics as well as two dances for children from July7 to July 14 beginning at 19:00 h.
The traditional Basque flute concert, held on July 9 at 13:00 is in its 58th edition and takes place in the Plaza de San José. The programme, “Mugaren bi aldeetan” tells stories about the contraband carried out between France and the region of Baztan-Bidasoa. Fifty-five musicians on stage interpret selections by young authors of Navarra and the Basque country, in addition to songs typical of Basque-Navarra folklore composed for this occasion.
The show of txistularis has been celebrated in Sanfermines since 1959, making it one of the oldest acts of the fiesta.
Palacio del Condestable. Exhibitions.
Duguna 1951-1953. Origin of the municipal group of Basque dancers
The exhibit shows three large curtains, two small stages, 12 original photos from the first tour of Duguna (1951 – 1953) with the original music.
On July 28, 1951, Duguna performed its first show in the Gayarre Theater and (1951 – 1953) thus beginning its 22nd representation in Navarra/ Basque Country.
Posters of Sanfermines. Selection of 24 finalists in the International Contest of Cartels of San Fermín 2017
15 of July to 18 of July
Sanfermines. Photo exhibition of Miguel Bergasa
July 15 to August 18
This photographer from Pamplona puts on show 30 images that follow the fiestas of San Fermín between 1972 and 2003.
Put yourself in my Place. When they have fun. Show of modern art
June 28 to August 18. Responsible for the exhibition: Mariano Navarro and Javier Balda.
Between June 28 and July 9, 2017, The Hold will be shown in a new version to fit Sanfermines 2017. The Hold is a combination of cabaret, theater, burlesque, circus, music and humor.
Auditorium Palace of Conventions Baluarte
Baluarte opens its doors again to the public in Sanfermines and offers two shows. On July 10 and July 11 at 21:00 h., the curtains open on “5
y…!Acción!”, a classic comedy – satire about the world of movies, television and the great desire to triumph at any price. On July 12 at 21:00 h., “Héroes”, a work by Gérald Sibleyras, awarded the prize Lawrence Olivier for Best Comedy 2006 tells the story of three veterans of war who live in a military hospital verbally fighting battles of forgotten campaigns.