What to do in the Basque Country - Traditions, Art, Music, Events & Exhibitions Agenda February 2017

A list of best events for the traveller in February 2017 in the Basque Country in Spain & France, Rioja & Cantabria selected by your Basque private tour guide.

Regarding traditions and festivities:
  • In Logroño. XVI Pinchos Competition of La Rioja. February 1st to 27th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz, Carnival Celebrations 2017. February 21th to 28th.
  • In San Sebastian. 2017 Carnivals. February 23th to 27th.
  • In Bilbao. 2017 Carnivals. Concerts, dance shows, tastings and various competitions, various activities… February 23th to 28th.
Regarding arts and exhibits:
  • In Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum. “Albert Oehlen exhibition. Recent work”. Until February 5th, 2017.
  • In Bilbao, Guest Work: The Salzillo´s Nativity. Sculptor Francisco Salzillo (Murcia, 1707-1783), polychrome three hundred pieces, about 30 cm and modeled in clay or carved in wood. Bellas Artes Museum. Until 6th February 2017.
  • In Bilbao, Food Truck Forum. Bilbao Exhibition Centre. Until February 7th to 8th, 2017.
  • In San Sebastian. “Carmen”, G. Bizet.,   by local company Opus Lyrical. Kursaal Auditory, February 10th & 12th.
  • In San Sebastian. “Les Ballets de Monte Carlo: Romeo & Juliet”. Kursaal Auditory, February 15th.
  • In Bilbao. Titanic - The Reconstruction. Palacio Euskalduna. Until February 19th, 2017.
  • In Bilbao. Don Giovanni Opera. Palacio Euskalduna. February 18th, 21th, 24th & 27th.
  • In San Sebastian. Dani Martin Concert “La Montaña Rusa”. Kursaal Auditory, February 25th.
  • In Tolosa, Gipuzkoa, a Iranian puppets exhibit in The Puppet Museum. Until March 5th.
  • In Getaria. Expo: "Coal and Velvet Looks of Ortiz Echagüe and Balenciaga on the popular costume". Balenciaga Museum. Until May 7th.
Regarding music:
  • In Zumarraga. Lectures to play Txalaparta. Topaleku, Eitza. From 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. February: 3 & 17th, March: 10th & 24th, and April 7th.
  • In Bilbao, WOP Special Night: TEENAGE FANCLUB. In Kafe Antzokia, on February 24th.