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5 Extreme Places to Visit for Students

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Do you know where are the most extreme places in the world? Read our list and choose one to visit next year! Ennedi Plateau,...

The Southern Costa Blanca Jewish Community celebrates Chanuka 2019

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On the last night of Chanukah, Sunday 29th. December, more than 65 people gathered on the beach at Playa Flamenca for the lighting of...

Watercolours by Lourdes Martinez de Arbuto on show in Mojácar

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Mojácar’s Centro de Arte has opened its doors to a painting exhibition by the watercolourist Lourdes Martínez de Arbuto who is exhibiting for the...

Torrevieja Municipal Theatre reopens

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By Andrew Atkinson Four years and two months after being closed, Torrevieja’s Municipal Theatre reopened its doors again on Saturday evening when it hosted the...

Madrid sheep festival mirrors Preston

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By Andrew Atkinson THE annual Fiesta de la Trashumancia October Festival of sheep in Madrid, that spans over six centuries, mirrors my home City Preston,...

Painting, Sculpture and Photography on show at Mojácar’s “La Fuente” Gallery

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Mojácar’s municipal art gallery recently inaugurated a new exhibition of painting, photography and sculpture by the artists Vara Tartalo and Pedro Barranco Vara, who studied...

Artist Olivia embracing Spain

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OLIVIA O'Rourke arrived in Spain aged six and was the only English student at the Art & Design College, that lead her onto the...

Spanish Castle Movie Magic

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In 1936 Gary Cooper and Marlene Dietrich made the film ‘Desire’, a musical comedy with Spanish scenery as a backdrop. Although the actors never set...

MOJÁCAR HOSTS MODERN ART COLLECTIVE

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PAINTINGS, PHOTOGRAPHY AND SCULPTURE ON SHOW On September 29th, one of the most interesting exhibitions held so far at Mojácar’s "La Fuente" Art Gallery...

Guardamar Patron Queens – Virgen del Rosario

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By Andrew Atkinson THE Guardamar Patron Queens - Virgen del Rosario de nesta Patrona - and Ladies in waiting have been chosen ahead of the...

Repairing Pascual Flores to cost 900,000 euros

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Repairing Pascual Flores to cost 900,000 euros The repair of the Pascual Flores schooner, restoring it once again to a sail worthy condition, will cost...

ANUSHREE KREMENTZ ART SHOW “10 YEARS IN MOJÁCAR”

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The artist Anushree Krementz is currently exhibiting a retrospective of some of her best works from the last decade at the town’s ‘La Fuente’...

Modernists attract curiosity in Pilar de la Horadada

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As a prelude to the modernist exhibition, which will be presented by the Department of Culture in Pilar next summer, 2020,  on one of...

Mojácar holds the Traditional Carrying of Water and Floral Offerings in...

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Mojácar’s Fiesta continued yesterday with the traditional carrying of water and floral offerings in honour of the town’s Patron Saint, San Agustín, with all...

Excavations at Guardamar Castle discover the original 13th century wall

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The works have exposed the tower of the old Renaissance church and the entrance to the city The City Council and the company that...

PATRON SAINT FIESTA IN MOJÁCAR’S HAMLET OF SOPALMO

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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

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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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

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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 …