The outdoor shows in La Blanca will be fenced and with controlled capacity

There will be no La Blanca parties for the second year in a row, but Vitorians will be able to enjoy various cultural offers from August 4 to 9 around music, humor and theater.. Setting up the schedule around these dates “is complicated.” The City Council works “slowly” and “with patience” to offer an agenda that covers all spectrum and is attractive “for all audiences”.

The councilor has announced that there will be humor, children’s theater, puppets and concerts. And also that a protocol similar to that adopted by the Consistory in the pandemic will be followed for its celebration. Tickets must be taken out in advance and capacity will be limited. And in the case of events held outdoors, “they will be limited by a fence,” he added. A measure that has been criticized by residents for the festivities in the city’s neighborhoods, which will begin in June with those of Arana and Judimendi, due to the cost they entail. In that sense, the City Council will analyze “case by case” each of the proposals of the party committees according to the epidemiological situation.

Alternative concerts to Azkena

Return to La Blanca. Culture has to break through. We work so that this year, at least, there is a schedule and that it does not happen like last year. There will be acts, but we will not have parties as such», The head of Culture insisted in an interview with Radio Vitoria. Talking about a middle ground is delicate. There will be those who think that if the parties are not like before, that are not parties “, ditch.

There are other unknowns on the cultural horizon of the Alava capital. The Jazz festival? In principle, it seems that it will take place, since its format seems adaptable to the anti-Covid protocol. It’s still time to wait. The appointment that due to its characteristics has fallen is the Azkena Rock. The promoter Last Tour announced last week its postponement to 2022, but it seems that rock lovers will be able to take off their jumpsuit to enjoy the strumming of the guitars. The councilor has announced that they are working on a series of alternative concerts, although he did not want to give more details as several agents were involved in its materialization. «In principle, there will be a series of concerts. We will present it shortly, “he advanced.