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Nerja Folklore Day 2018

The traditional event kicks off on Friday the 4th of May at 10:00 with students from the third and fourth-year classes of Nerja and Maro Schools performing dances, shows and poetry readings throughout the day. Saturday’s agenda will open with a parade of the Panda of Verdiales San Isidro de Periana, from the ground floor of the Town Hall before …

Nerja Athletics Club wins Andalucian U-20 Competition

The Nerja Athletics Club athletes finished top of the 12 clubs competing with 217 points beating out second place Bahia de Algeciras on 187.5 and third place Velez Rincon with 155 points. For the past 20 years, the men of the Nerja Athletic Club have won the competition 15 times finishing second the other five, while the woman have won …

Nerja to Suffer Power Cuts

The affected areas on Thursday 19, from 09:00 to 18:00 are: Phase two of Urbanization Alhambra, Phase one Urbanization Alhambra, Urbanization Almijara III, Road Camino Ronda (Capistrano), Cuesta Colorada Street, Urb Fuente del Badén I, Urb. Fuente del Badén II, Jacaranda Street, Urb. Las Jacarandas, Urb. Jardines from Nerja, Calle Juncos, Carretera Málaga-Almería, Carretera Nacional 340, Rs / Sector SUP-4, …

Prosecutor finds environmental breach at Illegal Nerja Landfill

According to reports coming out of Nerja, the towns Urban Planning department has sent an expert to work with the Guardia Civil on the case which goes by the name “Operation Rubbish.” Located in an old quarry the illegal dump covers an area of 802,000 cubic metres and contains mostly waste dumped by a group of construction companies in Nerja. …

Fines that you can get when you’re a pedestrian

When it comes to the rules of the road in Spain the assumption is that pedestrians always have the right of way and while this may be true in most instances heavy fines can be imposed on people who don’t realize they are doing anything wrong. In a recent study conducted by the RACE (Real Automobile Club of Spain) pedestrians …

Airports punished over Bottled Water prices

Now following numerous complaints from residents and holidaymakers the government has ordered the Spanish Airports Authority, AENA to regulate the price of water in all airport shops and vending machines. Some airport shops were selling a half litre bottles of water for 3.50€ which is more than ten times the price you would normally pay in the supermarket. The new …

Norwegian Air Shuttle wins Top Award

During the annual ATW Airline Industry Achievement Awards held in Dublin last week low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle was named best ‘Value Airline of the Year’ for 2018. When accepting the award, CEO and Founder of Norwegian Air Shuttle Bjørn Kjos said: “To be named Value Airline of the Year is a major accomplishment for the entire Norwegian team – …

Hot reality television show comes to the Costa del Sol

The hugely successful television series will be filming between Malaga and Marbella over the next few months and is looking for people interested in taking part in the show. While speaking to a local Costa del Sol newspaper, series producer Bob Brear, said:  “We are looking for people who are both trying to ‘live twice the life for half the …

Man Hunt Underway following a violent Costa del Sol Burglary

[the_ad id=”58014″] Hearing screams coming from a flat in the La Virreina district of Malaga, neighbours called the police who found the 35 and 75-year-old victims tied-up and gagged. They told police investigating the break-in that their attackers forced entry into the flat while they were asleep, tying them up and beating them before ransacking the place in search of …

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What's On in Nerja and nearby

Tango Nights

Classically trained and influenced by jazz, Fernando Egozcue brings his own interpretation of the world-renowned dance that originated in lower-class districts of Buenos Aires in the late 19th century.   Together with Claudio Constantini on the bandoneón and the choreography of dancers, Rebeca & Guillermo, the ensemble aims to create a show full of technique and feeling.   Tickets for …

The Animals Band To Perform in Nerja

Formed in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1960s, the English rhythm and blues and rock band was a part of the British invasion taking America by storm with hits that included, “House of the Rising Sun”, “We, Gotta, Get Out of This Place” and  “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”. Altogether, the group had ten Top Twenty hits in both …

Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra of Cologne

The motto of the orchestra is “classical music the world over “with its talented musicians performing with the same zeal whether they are playing in a small theatre, the Cologne Cathedral or in the Sydney Opera House. The object of the orchestra is to inspire all generations of people from around the world to appreciate and enjoy classical music. In …

Malaga Quartet of Harps

The Quartet of Harps of Malaga was formed in 2014 and is made up of four harpists Lidia del Río de Miguel, María Jesús Bedoya Ruiz, Tibor Tejeda del Río and Thaïs Tejeda del Río. Their performance on Saturday will include adaptations of classical works along with contemporary scores that many people will be familiar with.

Jazz and Poetry Concert

Those taking part in the concert include: Poet: TOMÁS HERNÁNDEZ. Tomás Hernández Molina was born in Alcalá la Real in 1946. Dedicated to teaching throughout his career he has received, among others, the City of Zaragoza Award, the Manuel Alcantara Prize, the Jaén Prize, the Antonio Oliver Belmás Prize and the City of Pamplona Prize. Jazz Band DANIEL AMAT (Piano) …

Great Tuna Competition comes to Nerja

Tuna competition comes to Nerja

While for the uninformed this may sound like a fishing competition, it is, in fact, a Spanish tradition dating back to the 13th century when poor students would sing together in the streets for money to pay for their tuition fees. Over the years it has evolved into a singing competition where students dress in traditional costumes and sing serenades to …

New Bed & Breakfast Opens in Torrox Countryside

bed and breakfast near Nerja

English speaking hosts Luuk and Ethel have opened a family run bed and breakfast that is situated in the most delightful surroundings. The peace and tranquillity of this ideal location makes it the perfect spot for a relaxing holiday. With uninterrupted views, spend your days soaking up the wonderful atmosphere and the beautiful climate of the Costa Del Sol. For …

Axarquia – Your guide to exploring the region

AbsoluteAxarquia.com is a great guide and large directory to Axarquia, which is east of Malaga City. It includes details on its historical past and is informative about its present. There are articles on Nature, Flora and Fauna, Fiestas, Sports and even details on the what to expect in the night sky. Be sure to click on the link when exploring …

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