The small Spanish city of San Sebastian, the administrative center of the province of Guipuzcoa in the Basque Country, is located on the southern coast of the Bay of Biscay, near the Spanish-French border. This is one of the fashionable resorts in Spain, there are many historical and architectural sights, for example, the castle of La Mota, the Buen Pastor cathedral, built in the neo-Gothic style, the ancient church of San Vicente, the maritime museum with an aquarium, etc.
San Sebastian is known for hosting several prestigious international film and music festivals. One of them is Kisiena Musical, which is the oldest music festival in Spain. It takes place annually at the end of summer and lasts about a month. For example, in 2012 the Kisiena Musical festival opened on August 3 and ended on September 2. Traditionally, musicians perform there, both individual performers and orchestras playing classical and symphonic music. Among foreign performers, there are often Russian citizens. This year in San Sebastian our country was represented by the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra. The Russians performed successfully, receiving favorable reviews from audiences and music critics.
To become a participant in the festival called "Kisiena Musical", you must first send an application to the committee for organizing the event. This can be done, for example, by fax +34 943 00 31 75. All necessary information can be obtained by calling +34 943 00 31 70, as well as sending a message to the e-mail address of the festival organizers [email protected]
The most complete information about all aspects of the preparation and holding of the Kinsena Musical music festival, as well as the contacts of the festival organizing committee, can be found on the official website.
You can get to San Sebastian either by plane of the local airlines IBERIA and VUELING AIRLINES, departing from the airports of Madrid and Barcelona, or by rail from the same cities in Spain. If musicians or tourists who wish to attend the festival are in the southern regions of France, it is easiest for them to get to San Sebastian by road along the highway connecting the two neighboring countries.