Please find listed below all the events included in the social programme of the 5th International Conference of the Samuel Beckett Society.
Thursday 9th May, 21.00h — Flamenco Show and Welcome Reception (Aljibes Árabes, C/ Tenor Iribarne, 12)
Conference delegates will be treated to a traditional Flamenco Show and a Welcome Reception at one of Almeria’s most emblematic venues, the Aljibes Árabes, built by Jairán, King of the taifa of Almeria, in the 11th century, with the aim of preventing water shortages. Join us for a delightful evening of Almerian history, tradition, and music.
- Singer: Sonia Miranda
- Dancer: Isabel Guirado
- Guitarist: Francis Hernández
Friday 10th May, 22.00h — Gala Dinner (Bodega Las Botas, C/ Fructuoso Pérez, 3)
The Gala Dinner of the 5th International Conference of the Samuel Beckett Society will be held at ‘Bodega Las Botas’. Located in the city centre, ‘Bodega Las Botas’ is a traditional Spanish venue specialized in tapas and seafood. Join us to have a taste of Almeria, the ‘2019 national gastronomic capital’.
Saturday 11th May, 19.30-21.00h — Guided tour of the Alcazaba (C/ Almanzor, s/n)
The 5th International Conference of the Samuel Beckett Society will conclude with a guided tour of the Alcazaba, a Moorish fortress. Built during the second half of the 10th century on an area now known as the hills of San Cristóbal, the Alcazaba has overseen life in this small Mediterranean town ever since, and is one of the many contributors to Almeria’s considerable cinematographic legacy. Do not miss out on the views from the top!