24th edition of the Festival Internacional de Xàbia
will be taking place at the end of this month, from
Thursday 27th June to Saturday 29th June, at its normal
location next to IES Número 1 high school in
Vía Augusta. The festival has become hugely
popular for offering the chance to sample plenty of food
and drink from around the world as well as a full programme
of live music and entertainment.
organising association has presented the details of
this latest edition of the cultural festival which highlights
the many different nationalities that live together
in harmony in Xàbia through gastronomy as well
participating countries in 2019 will be Spain, Madagascar,
Mexico, Morocco, Argentina, Italy, Uruguay, Poland,
France, Colombia, Germany, Switzerland, Ecuador, Chile,
Cuba, Venezuela, Belgium, Peru, Holland and England,
each of which will be offering typical food and drink
from their homeland. Also attending will be the Bomberos
Voluntarios de Balcón al Mar, the Cruz
Roja de Xàbia as well as the Department of
Tourism at the Ayuntamiento de Xàbia.
Raúl de Lope, president of the Asociación
Festival Internacional, explained that Ireland and
Russia will not be taking part this year whilst Peru
will be returning after a short absence.
well as the food and drink, there will be live music
and entertainment on the main stage with performances
by Mariachi Monterrey, The Valery Jean Stage
School, Allerton Road, Klau Gandía Dúo,
Endanza, Black Glitter, Nueva Generación
and Chamanes del Compas.