The Bilbao Aste Nagusia will start on August 20
Some comparsas have been since the first edition of Aste Nagusia was in 1978
This year the txosnas venue will have 27 spectacular structures, one less than other years
On the eve of the start of the Aste Nagusia in Donostia, Bilbao is beginning to prepare to host the long-awaited festivities after two years without celebrations like those prior to the pandemic. More than a thousand people will work from now on until August 20 in the assembly of the txosnas venue whose first structures have already begun to rise in Bilbao’s El Arenal. Saturday and Sunday will be the busiest days. Everything has to be prepared to receive Marijaia on August 20.
the federation Bilbao Konpartsakthat groups the 28 troupes of Bilbao regret that this year one of them failed. Some troupes have been organizing the festive atmosphere since the first edition of the Aste Nagusia in 1978.
nine days of celebration
During the nine days long as the Bilbao Aste Nagusia lasts, these 27 spectacular structures they changed in the heart of the party.
The skeleton of the txosnas begins little by little to take shape to later be filled with color. The place occupied today by trucks and construction materials in just a few days will be occupied by thousands of Bilbao residents and visitors who want to enjoy one of the most emblematic festive spaces in the Villa.