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Erotica Tapas festival on now

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3rd November 2017 was the start of Tapas Erotica, the town of Fuengirola kicked off the 9th edition of the “Ruta de la Tapa Erótica” (Erotic Tapas Route), a simple and original idea which, since the first edition, has become a reference all over Spain. Up until the 19th November, visitors to Fuengirola will be able to […]

Picasso played by Antonio Banderas in Malaga

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Banderas / Picasso – Filming for the show in which Antonio Banderas will star as Pablo Picasso has begun. Genius, the Fox 21 and National Geographic series about the life of the painter from Malaga started filming in the city earlier this week. On Tuesday, film crews filled the Malagueta bullring to recreate an important […]

Costa del Sol to sizzle – up to 35 degrees predicted

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Sun lovers and beachgoers on the Costa del Sol are set to enjoy a mini Indian summer. The hot, dry wind known locally as the terral is set to sweep Malaga province (Friday) with the mercury forecast to rise to a sizzling 35°C. State weather agency AEMET has revealed that the unseasonal blast of heat will […]

La Cala Beer festival this weekend

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18 – 20 August in La Cala -Birra & Art is the opportunity to taste the best craft beers from southern Spain and so much more! Gastronomy, art and live music everyday to enjoy with your friends and family. Don’t miss the greatest Craft Beer Summer Festival in Mijas

Flamenco show tomorrow night in La Cala

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TRADITIONAL FLAMENCO DANCE SHOW Sundown Sounds tomorrow ( Thursday 10th August ) at 9pm Venue – The plaza in front of the La Cala de Mijas town hall. Be sure to arrive in plenty of time as this is a very popular show and attracts 100s to watch it.

Abba Tribute Voulez Vous live in La Cala tomorrow night

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Tomorrow Night at Sundown Sounds we have an extra special treat when Roly Sax will be performing before Voulez Vous take to the famous Plaza stage with their highly acclaimed ABBA tribute show. So tomorrow only ( Thursday 3 August ) the music starts at 8.50pm at the square in front of the Municipal office opposite […]

La Cala horse Parade Thursday 20th July 2017

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La Cala News – To start off the Feria celebrations were will be stalls and lots of goings on, but later in the day the fabulous horse parade. Locals will be dressed up in their finest including flamenco dancers. Horses will be groomed and carts all decorated. Well worth a visit.

The Virgen del Carmen Festival in La Cala tonight July 16th 2017

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Tonight July 16th, the towns and fishing villages along the southern coast of Spain honor La Virgen del Carmen, the protector of seamen. An effigy of the virgin is paraded through the streets and taken for a sail on one of the colourfully adorned boats in the harbor. One of the best places to see this […]

La Cala Feria 2017 Date change

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La Cala Feria 2017 has a date change, normally from Thursday to Sunday, this year we have just found out its from Friday 21st July to Tuesday 25th July. Hope to see you all there.

Sting – Fuengirola Castle next Monday July 17th 2017

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Sting and Live concerts at Sohail Castle in Fuengirola Amazing landscape at the Arabian fortress Sohail for the concerts, situated on a hill a few meters from the beach. The Beach Boys band will make a unique concert in Andalucia the 24th of June in Fuengirola . Sting will make a live concert on July […]

La Cala Feria 2017

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This years Feria in La Cala starts July 26 until Sunday July 30. Its a great few days and not to be missed.  

Starlite Marbella 2017

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STARLITE FESTIVAL WILL RUN 13 JULY – 26 AUGUST 2017 Over a full month of stars under the stars as the theme is defined. Concerts which are purposefully for a reduced number of spectators so that they can see and hear their favourites up close. Intimate set up instead of overcrowded arenas is what Starlite […]

Antonio Banderas home for Malaga Semana Santa

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Antonio Banderas is home again, excited and ready for Semana Santa THE two weeks of processions are set to begin for Semana Santa in Malaga this Friday (March 31). Numerous churches and brotherhoods will carry religious idols throughout the city centre for the duration of the festivities. Here is a list of the weekend’s marches: […]

Semana Santa – Not to be missed

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Holy Week, Semana Santa, in Andalucia is an event that literally transforms towns and cities across this region. Processions of elaborately decorated floats with Jesus and Mary statues, groups of pointy-hood wearing Nazarenos (penitents), and shrill brass bands, walk slowly through the streets, from their parish church to the cathedral and back. It is an […]

La Cala Christmas Fayre

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La Cala Christmas Fayre – Saturday 10th December is the Christmas Fayre at the parade of shops, bars and restaurants at garden Botanico, La Cala. The Fayre features Father Christmas in his grotto with elves, Facepainting, make your own cookies, Make a card for Santa and hand it to him in the Grotto, lots of […]

Fuengirola Feria 6 – 12 oct 2016

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Feungirola Feria – It is held on the purpose built fair ground, on the road between Fuengirola and Los Boliches. It is roughly equidistant from Fuengirola and Los Boliches train stations and the fair ground can be seen from the train. When the fair is on, you can’t miss it. The fairground is lit up […]

Mijas Feria 7 – 11 Sept

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This weekend in Mijas is Feria which is held in and around the Plaza Virgen de la Peña, with a huge choice of food and drink stalls circling the main square, and the live entertainment being held in the centre. You´ll see plenty of people dressed in traditional feria clothing, and is a great time […]

Simply Red Fuengirola Castle August 18 2016

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The iconic 1980 / 90s band Simply Red will be appearing at Sohail Castle in Fuengirola on 18 August Mick Hucknall and the band will perform all of their hits, including “Stars”, “If you don’t know me by now”, “‘Money’s too tight to mention”, “Holding back the years”, “Fairground” and “Something got me started”. They […]

Malaga Feria 2016

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The annual Malaga city fair in August is an exuberant week-long street party with plenty of flamenco and ‘fino'(sherry).The fair commemorates the re-conquest of the city by Isabella and Ferdinand in 1487 and traditionally runs from Saturday to Saturday on the third week in August.This castanet-clicking fiesta starts off with a bang, literally, with an […]

Mijas Auditorium concert

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Just had an old friend Laurie staying with me last week who was booked to do a gig here on Saturday night at the Auditorium in Mijas Pueblo.  She is a Karen Carpenter tribute act, obviously I went along to the concert to see her and to my surprise it was a great line up […]

La Cala Feria 2016

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Last night was the start of Feria in La Cala for 2016, all the streets were all trimmed up and as usual all the women all elegantly dressed in Flamenco dresses. The Feria fairground was officially opened and will go through until Sunday night. Well worth a visit.