The 1st Festival of Artists for the Sustainable Development Goals (ODS) celebrates from the 11.00 am, at Innova, a collaborative art event, which will be directed by the multidisciplinary artist, co-creator of the Association of artisans of Priego de Córdoba and coordinator of several creativity workshops since 1998, Merche L. Valdivia.
Specifically, with the help of several of the artists, the citizens will create through the trencadís technique – a type of mosaicthat is made with irregular ceramic fragments joined with mortar- the logo of the 1st Festival of Artists for the SDGs. Through this architectural technique, used during Catalan Modernism and invented by Antoni Gaudí, locals and foreigners will enjoy the collaborative art until 1:30 p.m.
In the evening, at 9:00 p.m., the Kim pub will be the scene of the fusion of music and humor, which will come from the hands of Jesús Arenas, director of the Castilla-La Mancha Humor Festival, who has performed on stages throughout Spain with the most renowned comedians from within and outside the country.
On Tuesday, at 12.00 at El Bil Bil Castle, the poet and anthropologist Ángel Arenas will read the artists’ manifesto for the ODS with piano accompaniment. Arenas is a creative who has made interventions in more than 40 countries and is also a consultant for several international agencies and director of the Artists For SDGs platform.
In the evening, music will once again take center stage withthe concert, at 9:00 p.m., at the Vinyl bar of El Manin, a street poet and versatile artist. He sings, dances and even does beatboxing and accompanies artists such as Kanka, Izal, Rozalen, El Niño de la Hipoteca or Mr. Kilombo.
On Wednesday the 8th, the last day of this complete festival, at 11:00 am, the Plaza de Félix Solesio will witness a quick painting contest that will focus on biodiversity.
In the afternoon, the festival travels to the Plaza de la Mezquita, where from 5:00 p.m., a flashmoborganized by Guadalupe Díaz will take place, and in which associations from Benalmádena will participate.
The finishing touch to the festival will be the music. At8:00 pm in the Plaza de La Mezquita, the Málaga band Los Executives will delight those present with a concert for biodiversity.