When you are looking for a vibrant and buzzing atmosphere featuring high temperatures in one of Europe’s biggest metropolises, Madrid is the place-to-be for you. The Spanish capital convinces in June with sunny days, hot nights and exciting events. Find out what to do in Madrid in the month of June and start planning your trip today!
La Feria del Libro Madrid: Every year this event provides one of the main and most important occasions for culture fans and book lovers. From May 30th to June 15th visitors of La Feria del Libro Madrid (Madrid Book Fair) can get lost in the creative and exciting world of the written word. The fair goes back to the early year of 1933 an in 2014 enters its already 73rd edition aiming to please people with novels, biographies, reference books and Co. More than 200 stalls are expected to populate the Paseo de Carruajes in the city’s famous Retiro Park offering everything new in the literary scene. A special bonus is that you cannot just discover what is currently on the bestseller list, but also get to know the people responsible for the creations since a lot of bookstores organize readings, book signings etc. featuring different authors in person. The fair is open to enter from Monday to Sunday from 11.00 am until the evening hours.
Pop Art Myths: Pop art is about to take over the Thyssen-Bornsmisza Museum in Madrid! Starting on June 10th about to stay until September 14th, the Pop Art Myths exhibition will offer colorful, creative and modern pieces of art for spectators to admire. Since this exposition is regarded to be the most important one of the established institution Thyssen-Bornsmisza in 2014, art lovers should not think twice about enjoying the big collection of around 70 selected pop art paintings. The exhibition is prepared to take visitors on a tour through the whole range of this popular style containing British, American and European artists of different epochs. Dig deeper and find out more details online.
DecorAccion: This is really a very special event and one of a kind in Madrid. DecorAccion is an open-air market dedicated to the magical and exciting world of antiques taking place in the inspiring Literary Quarter. In the period of June 5th to 8th you won’t just find stands and crafts selling beautiful little treasures at the event’s flea market at Calle San Pedro – the whole area will be affectionately decorated to turn the whole district into pretty, little vintage heaven. Visitors should pay special attention to the new Deco Pop Up section where talented young artists, craftsmen and creators show their work and sell some of their unique pieces. Spice up your IKEA living room and get one or two of these magnificent items!
Dia de la Musica: “THE BIG Stereo Party” is again about to fill Spain’s capital with some fine music! The Day of Music is an annual festival taking place in Madrid and features national and international artists to play live on stage each year. In 2014, on June 20th and 21st people are welcome to enter the Matadero Madrid to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the hosting label SUBTERFUGE 0 with this year’s festival edition. Featuring bands of all different genres there really is no stereotype of guests, but a big bunch of various people enjoying their common love of music. The line-up features internationally rather unknown but resonant names like Najwajean, Pauline at the Beach, Sexy Sadie and many more and promises some colorful entertainment. Buy your tickets, which come to really moderate prices, easily on the official festival website.
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