“Romanza”in Italian, is a love affair Here, Romanza is a love affair with St. Augustine. It’s a collection of unforgettable experiences in music, dance, visual arts, theater and cuisine, all steeped in this truly unique historical setting.
“Romanza”in Spanish, is a love song a chorus of voices celebrating St. Augustine’s rich cultural legacy, natural and architectural beauty, unparalleled history and creative energy.
“Romanza”in Spanish St. Augustine means Music, Dance, Theatre, Art & Cuisine
Romanza attracts local, regional and international audiences by featuring headliners and an exceptional cast of regional and emerging stars. Venues include traditional auditoriums as well as a collection of unique historic and cultural spaces most within comfortable walking distance.
Romanza Week (May 14-20, 2012) kicked-off four years celebrating St. Augustine as “the oldest continually occupied European Settlement in the Continental United States”, leading up to the City’s 450th birthday in 2015.
Over three dozen organizations presented over 50 productions & exhibitions in a week-long extravaganza to help kick off St. Augustine’s Anniversary Years, 2012-2015.
Oct-Dec 2012 Ancient City Mosaic/450 Local Artists Exhibit Visitor Info Ctr
October 20, 2012 Spanish Constitution Celebration Government House
October 2012 Intl Spanish Wine & Food Festival Visitor Info Ctr & Promenade
And in 2013:
New World in the Eyes of Explorers
Spanish Royal Visit (Invited)
Ponce de Leon Mass & Celebration
Gathering & Healing Ceremony
Maritime Heritage Festival