May in Madrid


In May the capital of Spain is bustling of music. Many different festivals and concerts are taking place around the city.


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Race for Women

Race for Women, in Spanish “Carrera de la Mujer”, is run on Sunday 7th May. This day is also the international Mother’s Day.

Race for women is the biggest women’s sporting event in Madrid and the aim of the event is to raise money for breast cancer charities. The route is 6,3 kilometers long and over 20.000 women took part on it in 2016.

More information and the route map here.



Sound Isidro

Sound Isidro music festival is taking place on various venues in Madrid from 3rd of May until 8th of June. This music festival is presenting some national and international indie rock and rock bands.

Full program and tickets here.




Atlético de Madrid – Real Madrid

Atlético de Madrid plays on their home field Vicente Calderón Stadium against Real Madrid. This thriller will be seen 10th May at 8:45pm. You can buy tickets to the game here.

Real Madrid – Sevilla FC

Real Madrid plays against Sevilla FC on Santiago Bernabéu Stadium 14th of May at 8pm. You can buy tickets to the game from here.


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Flamenco Madrid 2017

If you like flamenco, you should definitely go and enjoy Flamenco Madrid 2017. The program includes traditional flamenco dance, vocals, flamenco exhibitions and conferences. One aim of the event is to create a space where flamenco artists can perform their latest works.

This year Flamenco Madrid is trying to set a new world record for the largest number of people dancing flamenco at the same time, with the aim of beating a record. This performance will be held 14th May at 12am at the Plaza de Colón.

Flamenco Madrid is going on from 17th of May to 11th of June and the events will be held at Fernán Gómez Centro Cultural de la Villa, Guirau Hall, and Jardiel Poncela hall.

You can see the full program and buy tickets from here.



Tomavistas Festival

Tomavistas festival has been organized every year since 2014. This two-day festival is taking place at the Hipódromo de la Zarzuela from 19th to 21st of May. The Tomavistas festival offers gastronomy and a variety of indie, pop, rock and electronic music.

Full program and tickets here.


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GetMAD! Festival

GetMAD! music festival is organized in Madrid now for the second time. During the weekend 26th and 27th of May various venues around Madrid will be hosting different performances and concerts. There will also be parallel concerts in other public spaces around the city.

Full program and tickets here.



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