Events and Conferences

There are up to six outstanding events in the province to fully immerse yourself in the cultural and artistic heritage of Jaén through the writers that make up the literary route.

Events that revive medieval times to pay homage to Jorge Manrique in Segura de la Sierra and Chiclana de Segura; others that delve into the mystical knowledge of Saint Teresa of Jesus and San Juan de Cruz in Beas de Segura; cultural tributes to Antonio Machado in Baeza; or live re-enactments of the Civil War such as the Battle of Lopera.

Any of them is an excellent pretext to visit the literary places linked to these authors and enjoy the event itself.

Come and discover them!

Machadian Week (celebrated in February)

The Machadian Week is usually held around the time of anniversary of his death, on February 22. Different events are held, such as conferences, book presentations, flamenco and poetry recitals and other activities, among which a “Machadian walk” with a pre-established itinerary stands out, where various readings of his work are carried out along the…

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Manriqueñas Conference (held in April)

The Manriqueña Conference of Segura de la Sierra was born from the academic and institutional sphere as a means to praise the cultural and historical heritage of Segura de la Sierra and its surroundings, focusing on one of the most illustrious figures who lived in this municipality, Jorge Manrique. The first Conference was held in…

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Festival de la Encomienda (held in July)

Since 2010, the Encomienda Festival has been held in Chiclana de Segura, linked to the figure of Jorge Manrique. It is usually carried out for three days in the month of July and the activities are carried out throughout the day. During these days, the streets of the municipality go back to the Middle Ages…

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Teresiano-Sanjuanistas Conference (held October-November)

Beas de Segura annually hosts the “Teresiano-Sanjuanistas” conference. Several days where the municipality hosts conferences, presentations, as well as screenings related to the life and work of Teresa de Jesús and Saint John of the Cross. The Conference is usually held in the third quarter of the year (October-November), for three or four days a…

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Historical Recreation of the Battle of Lopera (held in April)

The Lopera City Council has tried to consolidate the historical event of the Battle of Lopera as a tribute, cultural act and tourist element, for which a recreation has been held since 2016 in the trenches located next to the Salado stream, in the setting called Las Esperillas , where the “trenches” are located. It…

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Sanjuanista week of Úbeda (celebrated in Octubre)

Since 1977 the community of Discalced Carmelites of Úbeda has hosted one of the most relevant events around the figure of Saint John of the Cross. The event, of international projection, is celebrated every year with a cycle of conferences and liturgical and artistic events with the intention of delving into the life, work and…

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