The Nit de l’Art in Palma, the night of art, is an event typifying Majorcathat is organized in the capital and that surprises everyone who attends. Celebrated for more than 20 years, this night pays homage to culture through the work of artists of all kinds who strive to fill the city with exhibitions of paintings, sculptures and crafts and to put on theatrical, poetic and musical performances. As a family it’s a great way to get to know an alternative side of the island that not everyone who visits has the pleasure of knowing.
On September 22, the city of Palma becomes the scene of a large number of artistic exhibitions. From early in the afternoon to the early hours of the morning, the capital becomes a canvas for a continuous display for all ages. From storytelling and children’s shows, to personal performances in individual lounges, paintings, poetry in the street, sculptures, dances and small plays that are performed in the squares and bars of Palma.
Sol Hotels would like to recommend some of the best areas of the city to enjoy this great cultural display that highlights the need to recognize the work that artists carry out to create the Majorcan cultural identity. The areas of Escorxador, and calle Blanquerna are reserved for artistic performances that can be group or individual, depending on the type of show that the artist is putting on. Exhibitions of painting and sculpture are reserved for the Plaza Mayor, which also hosts music concerts and some photographic exhibitions. The Paseo del Borne is reserved for theatre, dance and music groups while the Jaume III and Paseo Majorca areas host dance performances and exhibitions. Finally, the calle de Las Ramblas is usually reserved for a craft market where typical products and Majorcan crafts are available.
During the ‘Nit de l’Art’ the museums open their doors, allowing the public free entry to the works that they regularly exhibit. This event is also an excellent opportunity to try Majorcan food such as coca de trempó (cod and spicy sausage), ensaimada (cream cakes), tumbet (roast vegetables), frito mallorquin (fried meat and vegetables) and sausages, among many other dishes. Come to the ‘Nit de l’Art’ in Palma and choose Sol Resorts to enjoy a relaxing experience full of comfort and fun in our private theme park Sol Katmandu Park. Majorca knows all about the best family holidays.