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What's New? The Best Things to Do in Madrid This Week

Updated: Oct 3, 2018



Check out the very best things to do in Madrid this week including cultural events, startup conferences, film festivals, dance parties and more. Check out the very best things to do in Madrid this week including cultural events, startup conferences, film festivals, dance parties and more.


1. Brunch in the Park (Oct. 7th)


Imagine a nomadic brunch with pop-ups from the coolest emerging designers in the city, workshops, food trucks and the best electronic music spun by both international and local DJs. Welcome to Brunch in the Park, our featured event for the week.


This is Brunch In The Park's third season in the Spanish capital—they also throw parties in Barcelona and Lisbon. Each event unfolds over a Sunday afternoon, from 1 PM through 10 PM, at the Parque de Enrique Tierno Galván.


The October 7th edition features:


20:00h a 22:00h Âme

18:00h a 20:00h Henrik Schwarz 16:00h a 18:00h Saoirse 13:00h a 16:00h Javi Redondo


2. South Summit (Oct.3rd - Oct. 5th)


South Summit is a leading startup conference in Europe aimed at showing to the world the talent, innovation and opportunity of the and disruptive trends, that gathers together the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Get your tickets today!


3. Another Way Film Festival (Oct. 4th - 7th)


Another way Film Festival is the first film festival about sustainable progress in Madrid. After the success of its first edition, AWFF returns to Matadero on October 4th-7th. With the aim of promoting and disseminating cinematography focused on sustainability, based on the triple balance: social, economic and environmental.


4. Madrid Grafica (see schedule)


Dimad and the City Council of Madrid, with the support of the Business Forum for Madrid, have organized a showcase of the best graphic design in Madrid with 14 simultaneous exhibitions.


5. Nomada Market (see schedule)


Nómada Market was created to bring visibility to the work of emerging designers, and provide a setting for the sale of goods and the exchange of projects with other with other creators, shops, specialized press and buyers.


10 years on, more than 120 designers of fashion, decoration, jewelry, DIY, illustration and gourmet products gather in the Market in each edition and more than 25 thousand people visit.


6. Clash Madrid: Berlin Edition (see schedule)


The Clash Madrid exhibition series was created to build bridges between Madrid and other cities and artists around the world. From October 4th-6th, Urg3l will host an incredibly diverse exhibition of paintings, sculpture and installations, in which Berlin and Madrid’s artists showcase and collaborate.


7. Architecture, City and Cinema (see schedule)


The Architecture and Society Foundation, in collaboration with the Círculo de Bellas Artes, presents Architecture, City and Cinema, directed by writer and screenwriter Manuel Hidalgo. The activity promotes reflection and dialogue about the city through films and creators.


The projection of October 3 will be accompanied by a colloquium with Marta Sanz (novelist and essayist), Luis Antonio de Villena (writer and literary critic) and Manuel Hidalgo (writer and screenwriter).


8. Brief Festival (Oct. 4th - 6th)


Brief Festival celebrates the graphic disciplines of design: graphic design, illustration, typography, motion graphics, branding, photography and web design. The festival brings together leading Spanish and foreign professionals in Madrid to reflect on the sector’s present and future and to raise public awareness of the importance of design in society through lectures, workshops, collaborative projects, studio visits and exhibitions.


9. Altru Ritmo 2018 (Oct. 6th)


Altru Ritmo is a festival created and organized by a group of friends whose sole purpose is to connect music, entertainment and solidarity. Enjoy the best music offered by national artists and local emerging talents.


10. Festival Piel (see schedule)


Matadero Madrid and Mahou present the PIEL Festival, the first installment of La Plaza in Autumn. Curated by Pedro Portellano, the PIEL Festival highlights the importance of the most primary aspects of sound creation.


This first edition, features the Venezuelan producer Arca, who will display his extreme and captivating stage proposal accompanied by the visuals of the artist Carlos Sáez. For its part, the Colombian producer based in Berlin Lucrecia Dalt will present her new album Anticlines, in which she builds experimental sonorities of great abstraction and beauty. Finally, the Madrid producer Lanoche will combine deep house and atmospheric techno.Check out the very best things to do in Madrid this week including cultural events, startup conferences, rooftop yoga, concerts and more


Each event will unfold over a Sunday afternoon, from 1 PM through 10 PM, at the Parque de Enrique Tierno Galván.


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