Cultural, sports and scientific events along with artistic manifestations and traditional customs will colour the city of Bilbao for the entire month of February. Have a look at what’s happening in Bilbao throughout the month.
Music & Culture
Musika Música, London and New York: 28th February – 3rd March
The classical music festival, Musika Música brings on stage international musicians and ensembles, the music being cantered around this year's chosen theme: London and New York. Focused on CITIES and their dynamics during 21st century, this edition is meant to showcase music created by composers who lived in either London or New York.
For more info and tickets, please click here.
Ópera: Semiramide: 16th – 25th February
Gioachino Rossini's most famous composition, Semiramide, will be brought on stage by the San Carlo theatre of Napoli. Euskalduna Palace will be the venue and the opera will roll for three days during February.
For tickets and more info, please visit the event's page.
St. Agatha: 5th February
It is a Basque tradition on the eve of St Agatha for groups to walk from door to door singing - while keeping the rhythm with a traditional makila - and ask for money in exchange. Traditional clothing is worn and the money raised now goes to social causes most often. Keep an eye on the streets of the Old Quarter of Bilbao!
To find out more, click here.
Events & Workshops
Zinegoak film festival: 18th February – 3rd March
An International Queer film festivals and of national level importance for the LGBT community, the Zinegoak film festival will showcase a series of international films that have been nominated for, or won important awards.
For more details and tickets, please visit the Zinegoak film festival website.
IX Japan Weekend Bilbao: 23rd February
Japan comes to Bilbao for one day full of traditional cultural events, arts and gastronomy. Contests and fun activities for kids will take pace as well. Find the detailed program of the event and tickets information on the event's website.
lV Marine energy Week: 2nd – 14th February
The renewable energy congress will take place at the Bilbao Exhibition Centre, being one of the events organised during the World Maritime Week, along Futureport, Sinaval and Eurofishing congresses.
To find out more about the event, visit Bilbao Exhibition Centre website.
Outdoors & Tours
World Championship X-Trial: 16th February
A good show for both families and fans of the extreme sport, X-Trial world championship will be held at the Bizkaia Arena on the 16th of February. Challenging trails and tricky obstacles will make the event exciting for both participants and spectators.
For more info and tickets, please visit the X Trial website.