The singer José Ramón Márquez Martínez, Ramoncinwill be in charge of reading the proclamation that starts the festivities of San Isidro of the capital next Wednesday, May 10 at 8:00 p.m. from the Villa Houseold Town Hall of the city.

This is how it has been announced this Friday, from the Pradera that honors the Saint, the delegate of Culture of the Consistory, Andrea Leviwho has highlighted that May 12 to 15in the party program, “the musical avant-garde and a look back, nostalgic sounds, rock, pop, electronic, indie, miscegenation, urban proposals and flamenco” will coexist.

Levy has focused on the “revision of the classic traditionalism” with the modernity “of the new Madrileños” in the poster that illustrates the festivities signed by Ignacio Goitia, which “captures this air of celebration.” It will also be a San Isidro of traditional celebrations such as the pilgrimage in the San Isidro meadow in which there will be no shortage of lemonade and smart and silly donuts. In addition to the traditional May festivities, the Holy Year is closed.

The Zarzuela lands in El Retiro

This edition offers many activities dedicated to the family audience, such as workshops, games, stories, flamenco, puppets or family rock and pop concerts. As a novelty, within the programming of San Isidro 2023, is presented ’21districts’, the festival for families of 21 districts. In addition, for the first time, the El Retiro park will host a show of one of the most Spanish stage musical genres, the Operettawhich will be performed by the Orchestra and Choir of the Community of Madrid.

Folklore and Madrid and Castilian dances that evoke the Madrid of yesteryear return, with the Madrid Bolera School, better known as Goyesca, or the Baile Vermú castizo in the festival of the San Isidro meadow, where chulapas and chulapos come together to mark some chotis. Nor will the Giants and Bigheads parade.

This edition of San Isidro is once again committed to the implementation of Puntos Violeta in its different settings, in coordination with the Families, Equality and Social Welfare area. The Violet Points are spaces for information, awareness and attention to prevent sexual violence against women.