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The Twisting of Words

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The twisting of words, over a long period, changes what was an old British worded song, Rule Britannia, into something foul and forbidden but...

Three Spanish Hospitals Set to Take Part in Clinical Trials of...

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Spain will take part in clinical trials of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine with 190 volunteers, said Health Minister Salvador Illa on 28 August....

ANCIENT HISTORICAL HERITAGE FOUND AT SEA

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Civil Guard confiscate Roman amphoras possibly from the 1st century, 18th c. metal anchor and limestone plaque, inscribed ESTE, in Santa Pola raid By...

Discover the cultural and historic heritage of Orihuela

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The Councillor for Culture, Mar Ezcurra, has announced a program of guided tours around Orihuela museums, that will take place every Saturday during  August...

Las Santas Justa y Rufina church roof collapses in Orihuela

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The sacristy roof of the church of las Santas Justa y Rufina in Orihuela collapsed on Tuesday morning The collapse occurred at dawn causing only...

Romeo y Julieta ’ postponed at Torrevieja Auditorium

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The ballet 'Romeo y Julieta', scheduled to take place at the Torrevieja Auditorium on 16 May has been postponed to July 18. The Moscow...

Mojácar’s Easter, Full of Tradition and History

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Mojácar, like so many other Spanish towns, is experiencing the strangest Easter ever.  This time of year is always looked forward to for all...

Marisol Brunet exhibits her work at Mojácar’s Centro de Arte

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Mojácar’s La Fuente art centre is hosting an exhibition by the artist Marisol Brunet until March 8th, featuring 53 eye-catching pencil and ink drawings. Marisol...

Pilar council to pay 2.7 million for cancellation of “La Paloma”

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During the current financial year the City Council of Pilar de la Horadada will have to 2.7 million euros in compensation for the cancellation...

Vega Baja gastronomic National Artichoke Congress

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By Andrew Atkinson Almoradi is amongst towns within the Vega Baja regions preparing for the annual gastronomic event the National Artichoke Congress in March. The National...

Torrevieja Carnival 2020

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What a wonderful evening last Saturday for the Torrevieja annual carnival where over 2000 people danced through the city streets cheered along by thousands...

Valor Chocolate Museum celebrates twenty years

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The Valor Chocolate Museum in Vila Joiosa is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a wing dedicated to the production of cocoa, designed "to awaken...

The International Cofradia needs you

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The processions in Torrevieja during Semana Santa (Holy Week) attract thousands of residents and visitors to the town to witness these spectacular events chronicling...

Los Montesinos’ Gastronomic delights at Madrid Fitur 2020

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Los Montesinos fortunate to have fundamental values for cooking: product, tradition and sensitivity for cooking - Mayor Butron By Andrew Atkinson Los Montesinos were part...

Medieval Market gets underway in Orihuela on Friday

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The Councillor for Festivities, Mariola Rocamora, announced details of the traditional Medieval Market of Orihuela, it’s XXII edition, and which will be located in...

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...