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Costa town is ready to rock

FUENGIROLA’S councillor for Culture, Rodrigo Romero, has announced that legendary British rock band Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow will be headlining the town’s inaugural Rock the Coast festival next summer. The hard rock festival will be on June 14 and 15, and will involve around 40 bands from around the world. It will take place at the […]

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Flying the flag in China

FRANCESC COLOMER, the regional tourism secretary, has led a business mission to China with the aim of encouraging more Chinese visitors to the Alicante province. The visit is due to end today (Friday) and much of the time will be spent meeting representatives from leading Chinese tourist organisations, the Caissa Travel Group and Ctrip Beijing. […]

Auditorium plans finally in place
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Auditorium plans finally in place

JAVEA MAYOR JOSE CHULVI took to social media to announce that the construction of the long-awaited auditorium/ theatre will begin this month. Mayor Chulvi posted on Facebook last Saturday, advising friends and followers that he had signed the contract with the head of the construction company the day before, calling the project “one of the […]

A touch of glass
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Javea´s U3A touch of glass

THIRTY members of Javea U3A’s Spanish Culture and Cuisine Group enjoyed a day-trip to L’Olleria for a triple treat of history and modern craftsmanship. Led by group leaders Angela Chantry and Tony Dearie, the party visited the historic buildings of 18th century Capuchin Monastery and the former palace of Casa Santonia. In contrast, the group […]

Green Project
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Bank funds green project

FUENGIROLA’S Council has teamed up with La Caixa bank’s social work team to put on an exhibition, entitled El Bosque (the woods), on the importance of conserving ecosystems. The display, which runs until September 12 on the town’s promenade, includes examples of Spain’s main tree species, as well as their ecology and relationship with humans, […]

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Culture vulture

UNTIL Saturday July 15, the beautiful white-washed mountain village of Competa will be hosting a summer art exhibition at Galeria Luz de la Vida. Gallery owner Lieuwke Loth has invited various talented female artists to show their art in the gallery in a colourful exhibition at her “authentic and cosy” gallery which offers contemporary art […]

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International Museum Day culture vultures

MIJAS HAS celebrated International Museum Day with live music performances at the town’s museum yesterday. Attendees were delighted by a classical guitar and violin concert at the free event. Fuensanta Lima, the town’s Councillor for Culture, explained, “we want to open the doors of our museums for a day and invite all residents to participate […]