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Agenda de l'été à Saint Jean de Luz

Summer Holiday Events in Saint Jean de Luz

Some of the things to do and places to visit
in St Jean de Luz in July and August 2014

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From June 19 to 23 the people dress in red and black for the "Fete de la St. Jean", in honor of the saint patron of the town
Concerts, street parties, Toro de Fuego and St Jean's bonfire bring the streets of the town to life.

A very friendly atmosphere to kick off the summer !

Throughout the season various events take place throughout the city.

The Louis XIV square is the centre of festive activities, the church of St Jean Baptiste hosts many concerts, the tourist office organize lots of guided visit and the Jaï Alaï unforgettable Cesta Punta tournaments.

From July 8 to August 28 : The world's best players on the kantxa Luzienne

ST JEAN DE LUZ AGENDA JULY - AUGUST 2014


(more events in July) (more events in August)


CULTURE

Exhibition "Légum'attack"
From 3 June to 27 July 27 July - 11am to 6pm
Jardin Botanique, 31 avenue Gaëtan Bernoville - All about vegetables

Exhibition "La Côte Basque, Terres des Arts - 1920-1930"
From 15 June to 24 August - from Wednesday to Sunday: 3pm to 7.30pm and Saturday: 10am-12.30pm / 3pm-7.30pm
La Rotonde, place Maurice Ravel et Villa Ducoténia, avenue Ithurralde

Conference "Les Mardis de l'été"
The 8-15-22 July - from 5.30pm
The 5-12-19 August - from 5.30pm
Salle paroissiale , avenue de la paix - Various themes

Exhibition of Sculptures by Isabelle Esnult and Paintings by Anik
From 1 to 15 August - 10am to 7pm
Galerie du port, quai de l'Infante

Les Jeudis Artistiques du boulevard Thiers"
The 31 July - The 14 and 21 August - from 5pm
Boulevard Thiers - Arts and crafts - Literature - Painting

Exhibition of Sculptures by Isabelle Esnult and Paintings by Laurence Alaux
From 15 July to 31 August - 10am to 7pm
Galerie du port, quai de l'Infante

Guided Tour «Cœur de Ville»
The 3-10-17-24-31 July / the 7-14-21-28 August - 10am - Tourist Office

Guided Tour «Les mardis du littoral»
The 8 and 22 July / The 5 and 19 August – Tourist office

SPORT

Initiation to Pelote Basque (see an explanation of the different Pelota games)
The 3-7-8-10-15-17-21-22-24-28-29-31 July / The 4-5-7-11-12-14-18-19-21-25-26-28 August
10am - Mur à gauche, avenue Maranon - Reservation Tourist office

Initiation to la Cesta Punta
The 9-11-16-18-23-25-30 July / 1-6-8-13-20-22-27-29 August
1h course. Classes start at : 9.30am - 10.30am - 11.30am - Jaï Alaï Avenue Ithurralde


SOME ENTERTAINMENTS

Toro de Fuego and Bal
The  6-13-20-27  July / The 3-10-15-17-24 August - 9.30pm - Place Louis XIV -  Battle of confetti and toro de fuego at 10.30pm

Toro de Fuego and Basque songs
The 9-16-23-30 July / The 6-13-20-27 August - 9.30pm - Place Louis XIV - Battle of confetti and toro de fuego at 10.30pm

"Toro Piscine" Comic show with  vachettes d’intervilles (cowhide)
Every Sunday and Wednesday un July and August  - 9.30pm - Arènes d’Erromardie - Comic show with  vachettes d’intervilles (cowhide)

The MARKET

The Market in St Jean de Luz

place Louis XIV St Jean de Luz

AGENDA JULY 2014 ST JEAN DE LUZ


ENTERTAINMENT - MUSIC - DANCE - DINER

Wake Up Donibane
From 4 to 6 July - Le Sélect - Louis XIV square and Parc Ducoténia
Discovering St Jean de Luz : concerts, crafts, culture surf, exhibitions
Concert d'Orchestre d'Harmonies Intercommunal

The 6-13-20 July - 11.30am - Place Louis XIV
Fête du Thon (tuna festival)
The 12 July - 6pm - Port de pêche - bandas, concerts, diner, bals, toro de fuego
Basque Songs with Arrantzaleak

The 14 July - 11.30am -Place Louis XIV
Fireworks : The 14  July - 11pm - Bal Maréchal Foch suare  
Nuit de la Sardine

The 19 July - 8pm - Grill, musical entertainment, bal et toro de fuego - Parking Campo Berri, av. Ithurralde
Concert with "Bluegrass"

The 19 July - 10pm -Place Louis XIV
Flamencoswing Show with Catalina Gommes
The 20-27 July - 9.15pm- Théâtre de la nature, 12 avenue André Ithurralde
Concert of French songs

The 26 July - 10pm - Place Louis XIV
Spanish Dances with Fabiana
The 27 July - 11.30am - Place Louis XIV

SPORT

Trophée Altxkadi
The 5 July - 3pm - Salle Kéchiloa, chemin  -  Franco spanish weightlifting contest
Pelote Basque à Grand Chistéra
 (see an explanation of the different Pelota games)
The 6-13-20-27 July - 6pm - Fronton municipal, avenue Ithurralde
Pelote Basque à Chistéra, Joko Garbi and Ballets Basques
The 7-18-28 July - 9.15pm - Fronton municipal, avenue Ithurralde
Pelote Basque à Grand Chistéra

The 11-25 July - 9.15pm -Fronton municipal,  avenue Ithurralde
Traversée de la baie de Saint-Jean-de-Luz à la nage
The 14 July - 9.30am - Baie St Jean de Luz / Ciboure - Crossing the bay swimming
Force Basque show (see an explanation of the Basque strongmen games)
The 16-21-23 -30 July - 9pm - Fronton municipal, avenue Ithurralde


CONCERTS IN ST JEAN BAPTISTE CHURCH

Concert with the men choirs : Arin and Landarbaso Abesbatza
The 7 July - 9.15pm - Saint Jean Baptiste church
Concert with the choir Itsasoa
The 10 July - 9pm - Eglise Jean Baptiste
Concert  with the Basque choir Goraki
The 14 July - 9pm - Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste
Concert with the men choirs : Arin and Maddi Zubeldia

The 17 July - 9.15pm - Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste
Concert with the men choirs : Arin and Unama

The 24 July - 9.15pm - Eglise  Saint Jean Baptiste
Concert with Matthieu Esnult

The 28 July - 8pm- Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste
Concert with the men choirs :  Arin and Zortziburu
The 31 July - 9.15pm - Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste

Toro de Fuego in St Jean de luz Kiosque place Louis XIV St Jean de Luz Danses basques place Louis XIV St Jean de Luz

AGENDA AUGUST 2014 ST JEAN DE LUZ


ENTERTAINMENT - MUSIC - DANCE - DINER

Concert Argentine Tango
The 2 August - 10pm - Place Louis XIV
Flamencoswing Show with Catalina Gommes
The 3-17-24-31 August - 9.15pm - Théâtre de la nature, 12 avenue André Ithurralde
Musical Entertainment

The 3-15-31 August - 11.30am - Place Louis XIV
Baleapop

From 6 to 10 August - Parc Ducoténia - 
Nuit de la Sardine

The 9 August - 8pm - Parking Campos Berri  Parking Campo Berri, av. Ithurralde - Grill, musical entertainment, bal and toro de fuego
Concert funk

The 9 August - 10pm - Place Louis XIV
Basque Songs with Arrantzaleak
The 10 August - 11.30am - Place Louis XIV
Concert Soul-Reggae
The 16 August - 10pm - Place Louis XIV
Basque Dances
The 17-24 August - 11.30am - Place Louis XIV
Spanish Music Concert

The 23 August - 10pm - Place Louis XIV


SPORT

Pelote Basque à Grand Chistéra (see an explanation of the different Pelota games)
The 3-10-17-24-31 August - 6pm - Fronton municipal, avenue Ithurralde
Pelote Basque à Chistéra, Joko Garbi et Ballets Basques
The 25 August - 9.15pm - Fronton municipal, avenue Ithurralde
Pelote Basque à Grand Chistéra
The 1-8-22-29 August - 9.15pm -Fronton municipal, avenue Ithurralde
Force Basque (see an explanation of the Basque strongmen games)
The 4-6-11-13-18-20-27 August - 9pm - Fronton municipal, avenue Ithurralde
Trophée Teink
The 9 August - 5pm - Port de pêche - Arrival of the race :  batteleku Bilbao/Saint-Jean-de-Luz
Traversée de la baie de Saint-Jean-de-Luz /Ciboure à la nage
The 15 August - 9.30 am - crossing the bay swimming, start 9h30 Socoa beach, arrival on the Grande Plage de Saint-Jean-de-Luz


CONCERTS IN ST JEAN BAPTISTE CHURCH

Concert with the Basque choir  Goraki
The 7 August - 9.30pm - Saint Jean Baptiste church
Concert with with the men choirs :  Arin and Estudiantina de Ciboure

The 14 August - 9.15pm - Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste
Concert with the men choirs :  Arin and Kartsuki

The 21 August - 9.15pm - Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste
Concert Flûte et Orgue Guy Angelloz-Claire Lizon

The 21 August - 9pm - Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste

Programs are subject to change, for more information, contact the: Saint Jean de Luz Tourist Office

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