May in Madrid is not just awesome because of the pleasant weather, but also a great month for travelers to enjoy a lot of different and great events all over town. If you are a person who likes to enjoy a wide range of activities, May would be the perfect month to visit the Spanish capital and benefit from its amazing leisure time activities.
Madrid Open: This event is truly an institution and not just famous around great sport fans but known all over the world. The Mutua Madrid Open take place for its already 12th time in 2014 and will again gather huge audiences to spectate at the world’s greatest Tennis players. From May 2nd to 11th beyond successful and leading athletes like Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams will populate the high-tech tennis courts at stunning Caja Màgica to defend their titles. Being part of the prestigious ATP World Series this tournament is one of the biggest sport events of the year and provides an exciting and unique activity opportunity when in Madrid during May. Get your tickets and enjoy some excellent tennis!
DocumentaMadrid: DocumentaMadrid is an amazing international Film Festival dedicated to the art of documentary filming. The 11th edition of this great event takes place from April 30th to May 11th and is once again hold at CINETECA MADRID, Spain’s only cinema that exclusively shows documentaries. Latest since last year DocumentaMadrid can be considered as one of the world’s most important documentary film festivals and attracts producers, writers, professionals and of course the interested audience. Being committed to ambitious non-fiction productions, people can enjoy films reflecting international society, culture, technology, art, environment and economic, each chosen by high-standards to offer great quality. For more information feel free to visit the official website.
Jessie J in concert: Get out your fanciest Nike’s and some bright and flashy fashion: Jessie J is about to give a concert in Madrid – and you know that you won’t be able to stop your body from dancing when this lively musician is playing. The “Price Tag”-interpreter will attract fans from probably all over Europe to come together on May 31st to enjoy the US-Star performing live on stage at Palacio Vistalegre. Being known for colorful outfits, creative stage designs and of course catchy melodies, this concert promises to offer amazing entertainment! Don’t miss it and save yourself some of the highly-demanded tickets.
2 de Mayo Fiesta: On May 2nd Madrid’s community celebrates its “2 de Mayo Fiesta” – a festivity remembering the defeat over Napoleon’s invasion in 1800. This event is truly a day people spend outside joining all the different happenings taking place in Madrid’s streets such as parades, concerts and sport events. In the afternoon there usually is an amazing Military display at Plaza Oriente that shouldn’t be missed. Another great thing is an enormous firework taking place in the night of May 1st at the Vistillas Gardens providing a perfect opportunity to spend a romantic time with your sweetheart 🙂
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