White Night is a cultural event which was released for the first time in Paris in 2002, because of its success it was quickly adopted by several European cities and later even by other cities worldwide. White Night takes place after sunset and has many different artistic and cultural activities, this free event was celebrated for the first time in Malaga in 2008 feauturing arts, museums, exhibitions, music , guided visits and special activities for individuals or the whole family.
The month of October in Malaga marks since almost three decades the birth of one of its most famous sons, Pablo Picasso, during the so-called Picassian October. The Picasso Foundation situated in the birthplace of the painter and artist offers an extensive cultural program around this world famous personality who was born in Malaga.
During the month of May we can enjoy a new initiative that takes place in Malaga city: The first festival of performing arts Solycalle on the streets of the capital of the Costa del Sol, with theatre performances, dance, circus and puppetry. The coming Saturdays, beginning May 5 and until the first Saturday in June, there are held performances in the square of CAC (Contemporary Art Centre).
Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra presents its new schedule for the season 2011/12 in Malaga. With a total of fifteen concerts over the next few months, the season began on September 16 and runs until June 23, 2012.
Very close to the popular Parque de la Paloma (Paloma Park) in Benalmadena has been created a new space for urban culture. In an area of 11,000 m2 with green areas are located several facilities dedicated primarily to the youth of the municipality, with outdoor activities, and a Youth Auditorium.