World famous Finnish choir announces winter concerts in Malaga

Finnish choir malaga

The world famous Laulu-Miehet Choir will perform concerts this November in Malaga.   Founded in the spring of 1914 by students of the Helsinki University Chorus, the choir premiered national composer Jean Sibelius’s celebrated Jäger March on 8 December 1917 following Finland’s declaration of independence from Russia. The choir went on to perform Sibelius’s Finlandia hymn, a musical score that …

Old San Francisco market in Vélez reopens

mercado velez malaga

 After having been closed for years the Old San Francisco market in Vélez has once again opened its doors to the public.   Following an extensive reform, the newly invigorated market will feature a gastronomic and artisan workshop. Installations inside the market will include a kitchen where cookery workshops will be held as well as an audio-visual area showcasing regional …

Flamenca by Manuel Alcaide

Flamenco

Manuel Alcaide presents his latest production “Esencia” at the Nerja Cultural Centre on Saturday, September 29th 2018.   Having studied the art of flamenco in Marbella, Manuel went on to work with various flamenco troops throughout Spain and France. Manuel formed his own company of dancers and musicians in 2012. The new group debuted at El Palacio de La Paz …

The whole of Malaga province is under a yellow weather alert

rain in Nerja

Aemet, the Spanish Met Office is warning residents that over 20 litres of rain per square metre could fall in an hour over anywhere in the province this weekend.   The national weather authority issued its latest alert after 45 litres per square metre of rain drenched Rhonda on Thursday leading to flash floods. The torrential rain started around 4pm …

Richard Ray Farrell Band

Blues concert Nerja

The Richard Ray Farrell Band will be performing Friday the 28th of September at the Nerja Cultural Centre.   Born in upstate New York near the world-famous Niagara Falls, Richard Ray Farrell is today a go-to reference on the international circuit of Blues musicians. Throughout his career illustrious career Richard has taken his voice, harmonica and guitar to stages and …

Nerja World Music Outdoor Festival 2018

music festival Nerja

Nerja’s Playa el Playazo plays host to the Chanquete World Music Festival next Saturday, September 15th. If you love sun, sea, sand and great music this is one concert you don’t want to miss.   The outdoor concert features renowned Hip Hop, Electrónica and Rock music stars from around the world entertaining you with their music. The concert starts at …

Thousands of tourists visit “Game of Thrones” filming locations in Spain

Game of Thrones

The theme for the series is based on George R.R. Martin’s best-selling series of books `A Song of Ice and Fire’ a medieval fantasy epic where kings, queens and knights play a deadly game to see who will control the Seven Kingdoms and sit atop the Iron Throne. The huge popularity of HBO series has attracted a record viewership with …

Local company creates a mini-shuttle to reduce pollution on the cliffs

Sea Kayak Nerja-Maro

Local sea kayak company Maro-Kayak Nerja is now offering its customers a free shuttle bus service from Nerja to Maro beach. The new courtesy shuttle alleviates the need for customers trying to find a place to park while also helping to reduce pollution in one of the area’s most beautiful natural settings.   The Nerja to Maro beach shuttle starts …

British artists work goes on display in Nerja

exhibition art nNerja

Organised by the Nerja Department of Culture, an art exhibition titled “Curious Stories” has gone on display in the Municipal Exhibition Hall.   The works of art were all created by British artist and Nerja resident Melissa Launay who graduated from the Seville Faculty of Fine Arts. Melissa’s professional career is centred around the UK where she is represented by …

Spain’s top cycle race comes to Malaga

Vuelta a España comes to Malaga

The main field or group of cyclists in the Vuelta a España will make its way across 280 kilometres of southern Spain taking in the Costa del Sol and inland areas during the first four stages of this year’s tour from Saturday August 25th through Tuesday, August 28th.   Spain’s biggest cycle race never forgets Malaga, with this year’s tour …

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