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Festival MotorBeach Nicaragua 2018

Róger Solórzano Canales | Mar 20, 2018

Aposentillo beach will be the stage for the first edition of the festival during the Holy Week.

MotorBeach proposal can be summed up in these words: beach, concerts, surf, bikes, off-road cars, camping, classics cars, crowd. It is the first time that such an event will be held on the country, on dates March 29 to April 1. Four days of festival in the rural community and beach Aposentillo, in El Viejo municipality, Chinandega region.

There will be no cover fee during this first edition of the festival, decided the organizers. However, a voluntary payment fee is asked for all the people who would like to contribute. All contributers will get a bracelet which will offer some benefits, as free entrance to all the festival ambiance, participation in all activities and more, as explained on the event website.

The voluntary payment amount is absolutely free, and could even be from C$10 cordobas or more, said to Salvador Espinoza (SaXo Producciones), communications official of the festival. Another contribution asked on the event’s official press release for all participants, is to bring books, football (soccer) balls and school materials, which will be distributed among the community children.

Several organized groups are already expected to participate on the festival, including national and Central American automobile and motorcycle clubs. An important number of surfers are also expected to come.

The lodging options for all the people attending the festival include a camping area with WC, showers, shadows and security set by the event organization, as well as several hostels and resorts located in the area.

Concerts will be held from Thursday to Saturday with several bands and Djs performing each day from 6 PM. The festival music line up include Milly Majuc, Madheavier, Garcín, Cal I Jah, Revuelta Sonora band, Ximena, Zona 21, Monroy & Surmenage, The Camels Reggae Band, 4Reggae, LecheBurra, and DJs Cerdo, Henry Green, and Mr. Fishman (from Spain).

Another activities during the festival are:

  • The MotorBeach Surf tournament.
  • The Classic Cars competition.
  • The Dirt Track circuit.

You can register your self on the competitions on the event website (link available on the second paragraph).

Even though this will be the first festival edition in Nicaragua, the MotorBeach Festival is an event organized in La Espasa beach, in Asturias, Spain. There, the festival will have its sixth edition this year. According to the press release for the Nicaraguan event version, last year MotorBeach Festival in Spain was attended by more than 30 thousand people. Music performances included wold-class artist like Los Ramones, The Fuzztones and Dr. Feelgood.

MotorBeach Nicaragua director, Paulino Garcia, said: “… we found in Nicaragua a perfect paradise with the needed conditions to replicate the project; the idea is to held the festival in a tiny patch of land almost virgin, respecting the local people and nature. An event where locals and visitors could live together on several days of festive atmosphere with a lot of surf, cars, bikes and music”.

Aposentillo beach and community is located to the North of Aserradores estuary, and to the South of Santa Maria del Mar beach. It is reachable from the El Viejo – Potosi main road, from where you will take a road to the South-West, before the Teodoro Klint hospital location. The host establishment for the festival is Las Dunas Surf Resort.