Turisme del Vendrell
Av. Brisamar, 1
Tel. +34 977 68 00 10
The concert cycles at the Pau Casals Auditorium, the traditional sounds of the Music in the Vila, the organ performances, the concerts at the Vil•la Casals, the two music schools, five choral groups, two groups of gralleros (players of the gralla, a kind of flageolet), two traditional music groups, numerous rock bands, jazz bands, five orchestras and various composers of the typical Catalan dance the sardana, all speak for the traditional musical vitality of a village that knows how to enjoy all types of rhythms.
The town of El Vendrell dedicates all efforts and means possible to guarantee that its inhabitants receive a good musical education, in this way fulfilling the desire of Pau Casals to bring music to the people. The Pau Casals Municipal School of Music is an outstanding example.
El Vendrell, Ciutat Pubilla de la Sardana 2002 (El Vendrell, 2002 capital city of the Sardana)
The Sardana meeting takes place on the first Sunday of June.
There are dances on Sundays in July and August on the Rambla (main boulevard).
And Sardana contests during the Saint Theresa fair celebration, held in October.
Since 1988, on every Wednesday in August, traditional music groups from all parts of the Catalan nations get together in the Plaça Nova for a concert called Music in the village, which is now considered a must-attend festival, both due to the quality of the groups and the audience’s enthusiasm.