Social Programme overview
12 June - Tuesday
Visit to Alhambra
Word Cultural Heritage, the Alhambra was a palace, a fortress and a citadel; the residence of the Nasrid Sultans and top government officials, court servants and the royal guard. The architectural complex has four distinguishable zones: the Palaces, the military zone or Alcazaba, the city or Medina, and the villa of the Generalife, all of them surrounded by gardens.
10:00 - Visit to Alcazaba and Generalife
This visit is a non-guided tour and will take place after the Conference Check-in.
22:00 - Guided visit to the Palaces of Alhambra
The visit to the Palaces will take place at 22:00. The Delegates will be organised in several groups and the tour will be guided by members of the Directorate of the Alhambra and Generalife
13 June - Wednesday
19:30 - El Canto de la Sibila (ICH): Church of Los Santos Justo y Pastor
El Canto de la Sibila (The Song of the Sibyl) is classified as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of UNESCO since 2010. It is a song belonging to a liturgical drama of the Middle Ages that has disappeared, but that has been sung uninterruptedly for 800 years in the Island of Mallorca, sonorous testimony of European musical history.
The concert will take place at the Church of Los Santos Justo y Pastor, Plaza de la Universidad. El Canto de la Sibila will be performed by the Spanish musicians:
Mª Ángeles Ferrer Forés (Sibila)
Antonio Reyes Merlo (Organ)
14 June - Thursday
17:00 - Visit to Historic Centre of Granada
The monumentality of the Catholic Monarchs' favorite city is felt in impressive monuments like the Cathedral, a symbol of Granada's Christianity.
Nearby the Cathedral, the Royal Chapel holds the remains of King Ferdinand of Aragon and Queen Isabella of Castile along with the bodies of Queen Joanna I, Philip I and Prince Miguel da Paz.
Other monuments are architectural and artistic landmarks of the Historic Centre of Granada, such as the Monastery of San Jerónimo, an outstanding jewel of the Renaissance which construction is attributed to the Catholic Monarchs.
This visit will be guided by Dr. Antonio Orihuela Uzal, Dr. José Manuel López Osorio and Dr. Gabriel Fernández Adarve.
20:00 - Social Dinner at Palacio de los Cordova
The Palace of the Córdova is located in the Albaícin district.
The construction of the Palace of the Cordovas began in the Placeta de las Descalzas in approximately 1530 and was completed in 1592. Its first owner was Luis Fernández de Córdova. Over time, having passed through the hands of several owners, it became the property of Ricardo Martín Flores and was demolished to make way for the Gran Capitán theatre. The remains with historical and artistic value were conserved in the Villa María building, on Camino de Pulianas.
*This is a tentative programme. Changes may be apllied on due course.