TIJUANA. The 11th annual edition of the Opera in the Street Festival (Festival de Opera en la Calle) has extended its duration by a week and has arranged various activities throughout the city in order to reach a greater audience.
During the past few weeks, much has been heard about problems facing the San Diego Opera. Fortunately, Tijuana is not in the same boat and is dedicated to continue to bring opera to all. The events are free to the public and perfect for children and adults. The events will mainly take place on 5th street in Colonia Libertad, but will also be hosted by the Centro Cultural Tijuana (CECUT) where the final performance will take place.
For San Diegans the event is perfectly located, and both locations are just a short distance from the San Ysidro port of entry. During this edition, it is anticipated that more than 13 thousand people of all ages will visit the even. More than a thousand participants, including artists and staff, will make this possible.
Of course, there will be plenty of food fair offered, true to Baja California tradition, to include wine and food from this region. Just like each year, the Opera Festival will not only offer many artistic performances from different disciplines, but also many children activities centered around opera, as well as dance and music recitals, art exhibitions, sale of crafts.