Valencia's array of cultural activities is enormous. In theatre, both classical and avantgarde productions are staged, in which the Centre Dramàtic de la Generalitat Valenciana (Rialto) and the Teatre Principal play an important role. In cinema, the Mediterranean Film Festival, or Mostra, can be cited, and there are a large number of cinemas and cinema clubs and a film archive. In music, regular concerts are given at the Palau de la Música i Congressos ( 21Kb ) , an International Marching Band Festival is held yearly, pop and rock concerts are staged throughout the year, especially during the July Fair, and autumn brings the Mediterranean Music Festival.
Special courses and seminars are given by the Universities of Valencia, the Universidad Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP), and there are many great libraries, conference halls, exhibitions and galleries open year round.
There are many museums to be visited and monuments to be admired.
Ask about programmed activities at any Tourist Information Office.