The culture will flourish in the autumn with the inauguration of the October Festival 2017, edition number XVI, with presentations of visual arts, cinematography, dance, literature, music and theater, national and foreign artists who will be touring the different municipalities of Baja California.
The most important cultural festival of the State will count on the performance of artists such as El Tri, Paco Rentería, National Dance Company, National Theater Company, Héctor Bonilla, Alejandro Luna and Jours de Papier, among many others. All the events are free!
One of the musical novelties of this edition will be the EME Circuits, which by its acronym in Spanish means Encounter of Emerging Music, which will bring together hundreds of followers of ska music, alternative, cumbia and urban, with bands like public disorder Venezuela), Adan Jodorowsky (Chile), Turbo Sonidero (United States) and German (Cabo San Lucas), respectively, among others.
The October Festival is organized by the State Government through the Institute of Culture of Baja California (ICBC) in coordination with the Secretary of Federal Culture.
For this year an estimated budget of 8 million pesos is calculated, which will allow to have about 200 activities and more than 550 artists.
The October Festival, which will take place from October 1 to 31, 2017 in Baja California, fulfills the objective of ICBC to preserve, promote and disseminate culture and artistic expression among the population.
Throughout its history it has extended to more cities and towns, like Mexicali, including San Felipe, Ciudad Guadalupe Victoria (Km 43) and Los Algodones; Tecate, Tijuana, Rosarito and Ensenada beaches; with artistic presentations in San Quintín, Bahia de los Angeles, El Rosario, Punta Colonet and Vicente Guerrero.
For more information on the activities of the XVI Festival of October 2017 visit the official website of the Institute of Culture of Baja California www.icbc.gob.mx or Facebook of the Festival of October(Festival de Octubre).
You can also contact the ICBC General Offices or the Representation of the Cultural Institute in your municipality.