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PATRON SAINT FIESTA IN MOJÁCAR’S HAMLET OF SOPALMO

The little Mojaquera hamlet of Sopalmo begins its traditional Cristo Rey Patron Saint Fiesta on Friday, August 9th, with a full weekend of events...

A celebration of Horadada’s Roman history

More than a thousand people attended a celebration of the Roman history of Pilar de la Horadada last Saturday evening when the Department of...

ART IS IN MY HEART – I JUST FEEL I HAVE...

Cuevas del Rodeo de Rojales Exclusive report by Andrew Atkinson ROJALES Cave houses - Cuevas del Rodeo de Rojales - famous artist Carlos Carmona has...

Thousands honour the Virgin of Carmen in San Pedro

Last Tuesday San Pedro del Pinatar celebrated one of its most important and traditional festivals,   the pilgrimage by land and sea in honour of...

LOS Montesinos XXIII SEMANA CULTURAL

Los Montesinos has a great cultural heritage and artistic wealth - Mayor Jose Report and photos: Andrew Atkinson LOS Montesinos XXIII Semana Cultural Show drew...

Antonia García Amat opens “AGARTHA” Art Show in Mojácar

Mojácar’s ‘La Fuente’ Art Gallery has opened its doors to an exhibition of digital graphic work entitled "Agartha" by Antonia García Amat, an interior...

Dates Announced for San Fulgencio Virgen del Paz Fiesta

The dates and location for the annual August fiestas held on the Urbanisation Marina-Oasis in honour of the Virgen del Paz. On FRIDAY, AUGUST...

MOJÁCAR´S CUARTILLAS FIESTA WELCOMES NEW IMAGE OF THE PATRON SAINT

The little Mojaquera area of Cuartillas begins its fiesta this weekend, which is once again held annually in honour of its Patron Saint, San...

PHASE TWO OF ‘MOJÁCAR LA VIEJA’ EXCAVATION BEGINS

The 2nd excavation phase of the old settlement of Mojácar known as "Mojácar La Vieja" has started once again in the town, led by...

Mojácar´s Moors and Christians parade goes out live on American tv’s...

Mojácar´s Moors and Christians Fiesta has once again drawn to a close for another year, following a well organized event that certainly pulled in...

MOJÁCAR’S MOORS AND CHRISTIANS FIESTA GETS UNDERWAY

On Friday 8th June, Mojácar’s eagerly anticipated Moors and Christians Fiesta gets underway, with non-stop action throughout the weekend that fills the town with...

Future Master Chefs from Torrevieja

Torrevieja town hall is to give two scholarships to students to study the Master of Rice and Mediterranean Cuisine at the University of Alicante, to develop works based on the culture of salt and fishing and use of blue fish, products which feature in traditional Torrevieja gastronomy. The councillor for Tourism, Fanny Serrano, announced the …

Torrevieja is Best for Tapas

A recipe deeply rooted in the Vega Baja, prepared by a restaurant in Torrevieja, is the best tapas in the entire Valencia region, according to the judges ot the regional competition, Mejor Tapa MadeinCV. The dish consists of gallo pedro, otherwise known as Zeus faber, from the Zeidae family, a deep sea pelagic fish with …

Quirónsalud Opens New Centre in Alicante

From Monday, May 20, you may book an appointment at the Alicante healthcare centre. The centre will open its doors on Monday, May 27, offering almost all medical specialisations, diagnostic tests, laboratory, and general, paediatric and gynaecological accident and emergency service. The new Centro Médico Quirónsalud Alicante [Quirónsalud Alicante Medical Centre] will open its doors …

Quirónsalud is the leader in patient care for international tourists and...

Quirónsalud Torrevieja and Valencia Hospitals are benchmarks in the Valencian Community offering an international approach with “in house” translators, international admission and bilingual medical staff Healthcare industry is one of the sectors with the most promising future in the economy of the Valencian Community. The rapid growth in recent decades in terms of training of human …

Torrevieja celebrates International Dance Day with dance marathon

Next Monday is International Dance Day and to celebrate it the Town Hall of Torrevieja together with the Municipal Institute of Culture and the Municipal School of Dance have put together a programme of events including the popular Dancing in the Street Marathon. The event, which has been celebrated globally since 1982, will take place …

New dates agreed for Torrevieja Sevillanas Fair

Originally scheduled to take place from 8-12 May the City Council has not been able to meet the deadlines to formalise the contract, and...

Los Montesinos Mayor José leads Rojales and Torrevieja history tour for...

By Andrew Atkinson Los Montesinos Town Hall received a round of applause from foreign residents who were invited to a taste of Vega Baja history...

Culture to spend 80,000 euros restoring El Maestre windmill

Murcia Region’s Ministry of Culture is to refurbish the windmill El Maestre de San Javier, registered as an Asset of Cultural Interest (BIC), with...

 An Alicante paradise for the Chinese Dragon

At the start of 4717, another Chinese New Year, as they celebrate the year of the pig, Alicante’s Chinese community, the fourth largest in...

Watercolours On Show At Mojácar’s “La Fuente” Art Gallery

The Almería ‘Asociación de Acuarelistas’ are currently exhibiting a selection of their watercolours throughout January at Mojácar’s La Fuente Art Gallery, with more than...

Three Kings Parade brings magic to Costa streets

Because Spain has a strong religious history, Christmas is a more holy festival, a time to spend with the family. Although some gifts may...

Silver Screen Spain; Better than Ever

The statistics can lie to us or deceive us, but the facts are undeniable; international film making in Spain has never been better. ‘Movies Made...

Night of Souls to be enacted in Orihuela

The Councillor for Culture, Mar Ezcurra, has announced the II Night of the Souls that will take place in Orihuela’s Historic Quarter, on the...

Mojácar makes fiesta preparations to honour their patron saint,Virgen Del Rosario

Fiesta preparations are well underway in Mojácar to honour their Patron, Saint Virgen del Rosario. The event will take place on the 6th, 7th and...

Competition to capture the essence of Orihuela

The Councillor for Culture, Mar Ezcurra, announced details of the V edition of the National Photography Contest of the City of Orihuela, organised by...

The first findings of the 2018 ‘Mojácar La Vieja’ Archaeological Project

On Friday, October 19th, at 7 p.m. at Mojácar’s Centro de Usos Múltiples, this summer’s archaeological campaign ‘Mojácar la Vieja’ will be back on...

Anyone for a Timple?

“How about a timple?” I was asked by an earnest assistant in one of the traditional music shops in Las Palmas. I had just...

Free Concert in Torrevieja’s Natural Park

Music enthusiasts will be able to enjoy a new edition of "Music in the Park" next Friday, September 28, at 6:30 pm, in the...

Van Gogh Alive: The Experience in Alicante

The exhibition “Van Gogh Alive – The Experience” will take place in Alicante from 13 September to 16 December 2018. Whilst on tour this has...

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