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Mijas hosts the XXXVI ‘Tuna’ Contest of Malaga on April 12th and 13th

  • The contest is part of the 50th anniversary of the Medicine ‘Tuna’ of Malaga

El concejal Juan Carlos Maldonado presentó la cita en la plaza Virgen de la Peña

La tuna llamó mucho la atención de los turistas durante la presentación del encuentro

La tuna llamó mucho la atención de los turistas durante la presentación del encuentro

Hubo quien se arrancó a bailar

More than 170 ‘tunos’ from 12 groups of Malaga, Granada and Mexico will walk through the streets of the town to the rhythm of coplillas (traditional songs)

Bandurria lovers have good news: Mijas will host the XXXVI ‘Tuna’ ( student music group) Contest of Malaga in a two-day event that will bring together twelve groups and more than 170 musicians dressed in their traditional costumes. The event will take place on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th of April and will include parades, performances, a contest and many more surprises.

As stated by the Councillor for Culture and Tourism Promotion of the Municipality, Juan Carlos Maldonado (PMP), this meeting "will be very entertaining and will give a lot of content to the town, a tourist attraction that will complement the shops and restaurants", so "I thank the 'tunas' for this initiative and for choosing Mijas as the centre of the artistic and university scene". 

Thus, on Friday 12th, at 19:00 hours, a parade will start and a round competition will take place in Malaga Street and in the Casa Museo. On Saturday 13th, activities will begin at 16:30 with the competition of the participating 'tunas' in the Plaza Virgen de la Peña.

There will be twelve groups from all over the province of Malaga, Granada and even Mexico: Industrial Engineering Tuna of Malaga, Law Tuna of Malaga, Philosophy and Letters Tuna of Malaga, Female Tuna of Medicine of Malaga, Tuna of Health Sciences of Malaga, Education Tuna of Malaga, Tuna of Medicine of Malaga, Tuna of Technical Architecture of Granada, Female Tuna of Medicine of Granada, 'Tuna' of Economics and Business of Malaga, 'Cuarentuna Malacitana' and 'Tuna Real de Don Vasco' and 'Cuarentuna' of Morelia (Mexico).

 
  • La tuna llamó mucho la atención de los turistas durante la presentación del encuentro

The event is part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Tuna de Medicina de Málaga and as stated by its leader, Rafael Zuazo, "we have chosen Mijas because we have a long tradition of coming to town throughout the year, they let us play in the bars, on the street, the people know us and, the truth is that we feel very loved here”.

In short, a fun and original event that promises to leave all those who want to attend with their heads full of lyrics and coplillas, such as 'Clavelito de mi corazón' or 'Cielito lindo', which they won't forget for a long time and won't stop humming them.

 
  • Componentes de la Tuna de Medicina de Málaga

 

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