Welcome to our website

Welcome to the website of the Municipal Board of Habaneras from Torrevieja (Spain), the municipal agency in charge of organizing the different competitions that have their common denominator in the genus of habanera. Among all these cultural manifestations, the INTERNATIONAL CHORAL CONTEST OF HABANERAS AND POLYPHONY FROM TORREVIEJA, the oldest of its kind and authentic reference in the international choral music.

This event is declared as International Tourist Interest and is held every summer in the «Eras de la Sal», becoming the most authentic expression of the city of Torrevieja. Choirs from all over the world, compete for the precious and prestigious awards that this Contest awards each year.

At the same time, the Municipal Board develops other events related to the genre of habanera, such as the INTERNATIONAL CHORAL JUNIOR CONTEST HABANERAS FROM TORREVIEJA, in which children's and youth choirs become protagonists around the caderous habanera genre. Other dissemination activities in habanera, such as the "MANUEL PARADA" HABANERAS COMPOSITION PRIZE, which stimulates the creation of new works or the popular, HABANERAS NIGHT ON THE BEACH, which has a souvenir of habanera more traditional.

Likewise, the support of the Municipal Board of Habaneras extends to the MUNICIPAL CHORAL SCHOOL and the PULSED ROPE SCHOOL, or activities related to the choral world such as the CORAL MEETING "TORREVIEJA CITY", as well as the determined support to the Torrevieja corals, that are carriers of the song of habanera.