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Game of Thrones film company to shoot Netflix series on the Costa del Sol

Netflix show filming on the Costa del Sol

Malaga based Film Company Fresco Film has chosen Andalucia to film a new 10-part series for American streaming media service Netflix.   Centred on manga comics Warrior Nun Areala by Ben Dunn, The story revolves around Sister Shannon Masters, a Joan of Arc-like heroine who embarks on missions to combat evil. Since being launched in 1994 the comic has come …

Holiday home owners & residents to paid for damages by Town Hall after Torrox Costa landslide

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A day after a landslide that caused damage to a door, several windows and a wall on the Calaceite housing development in Torrox Costa, residents were told that is was safe to return to the building.   ICS engineering company and Town Hall technicians carried out a full inspection of the building following Sunday’s landslide and deemed the building to …

Moving to Spain could help you live longer

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You may have read recently that Spain is set to overtake Japan when it comes to longevity thanks to their diet and the way they live their lives.   A report by the Seattle -based Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation has predicted that the Spanish will live longer than any other nationality on the planet by 2040. The Spanish …

Rod Stewart and The Jacksons to perform on the Costa del Sol

Rod Stewart

Scottish rocker Rod Stewart and members of the original Jackson Five will headline a list of 70’s stars set to perform on the Costa del Sol in 2019.   Heavy metal rock bands Rainbow and UFO will both perform at the Marenostrum Castle Park Festival on the 14th and 15th of June. Grammy Award-winning Stewart will then play the same …

Place in the Sun is looking for house-hunters in Spain

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Channel 4’s hit television series ‘A Place in the Sun’ is looking for people interested in buying a house in Spain.   If you happen to be on the lookout for your dream home in the Spanish sunshine, this could be a great opportunity to find out what’s available in your desired location. Freeform Media is looking for people interested …

British tourist dies in Spain without travel insurance

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After just one day into their holiday in Benalmádena on Spain’s sunny Costa del Sol, mother of two Jackie Lee was enjoying dinner with her husband Colin when all of a sudden she had difficulty breathing. The 57-year-old former nurse from Senghenydd, Caerphilly, in Wales told her husband “I’m dying, tell the kids I love them.” Colin said: “She told …

Marks & Spencer to open in Malaga

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British high street shopping favourite Marks & Spencer to is set to open its newest Spanish outlet on Calle Nueva before the end of the year. The leading fashion house has announced that it’s latest Spanish opening in Spain will be in the pedestrianised old town of Malaga. The opening of the new store will be the second Marks & …

Landslide between Nerja & Torrox causes road closure

The N 340 coastal road from Torrox Costa to Nerja has had to be closed off this evening due to heavy rains earlier in the day causing a landslide. A huge rock fell from the cliff blocking one side of the road. Fortunately no damage to individuals or vehicles has been reported. Emergency services are currently securing the area this …

Warning: Fake Costa del Sol Taxi Scam

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The British Foreign Office in their travel advisory to Spain is telling tourists to book their airport or taxi transfer with a licensed company.   A British Holiday maker raised the alarm after he was approached by a ‘fake’ taxi driver on the Costa del Sol. Sam Simmons, said he and his partner were waiting at a bus stop in …

Spain is #1When dreaming about moving abroad

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According to new research analyzed recently,  Spain heads up the list of where British citizens dream of living abroad.   Figures show that when dreaming about moving abroad 13% of people surveyed picked Spain as their number one destination. Spain remains the number one holiday destination for British citizens and it’s easy to see why many of them want to …

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What's On in Nerja and nearby

Why not experience a bit of Flamenco on your holiday?

Antonio Guerra perfoms in Nerja

If your on holiday in Nerja and are wanting somewhere to take your friends or family for a night out why not treat then to a flamenco show at the Nerja Cultural Centre.   Dancer and choreographer Antonio Guerra presents his new flamenco show, betting on a new format that gives prominence to all the artists Involved. Voice, guitar, violin, …

The Lito Blues Band comes to Nerja

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Energy, cohesion, sensitivity, freshness, emotion, professionalism … are all terms that come to mind when one attends a LITO BLUES BAND show. Formed in 1989 by the talented guitarist Lito Fernández, a recognized musician who has performed with Big Jack Johnson, Luther Allison and Richard Ray Farrel. During the 20 years of its existence, the LITO BLUES BAND has forged …

The Unsustainable Big Band comes to Nerja

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In 1918 one of the most outstanding musicians of the twentieth century was born: Leonard Bernstein. Conductor, composer, pianist and pedagogue, his multifaceted career has made him not only an icon of classical music for his work with the New York Philharmonic but also of opera and musical theatre for one of his key works: the mythical West Side Story. …

Top World Golfers arrive on the Costa del Sol

Beth Allen

Leading woman golfers Catriona Matthew, Laura Davies, Trish Johnson and Beth Allen will be joining Azahara Muñoz from the 22nd to 25th of November at La Quinta to take part in the women’s Open de España.   The presence of top players from around the world including England’s, Davies and  Johnson and Scotland’s Matthew will be an added attraction for …

Everything is coloured – local Flamenco Pilar Soto

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In everything is coloured you will be entertained by regional dances that include the Bolero, Verdiales de Comares, a stylized dance accompanied by castanets.   Pilar Soto and the Ana Cristina De los Reyes Dance Company will perform Flamenco favourites choreographed by Guajiras, to the sound of guitarist Juan Santiago and the voice of Rocio Santiago. Venue: Centro Cultural Villa …

Legends-Musician Daniel Martinez returns to play in Nerja

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With Legends, Daniel Martínez takes us to the purest beginnings of music capturing the essence of Mediterranean Spain and the Cultures that passed through the region.   Composed for voice, guitar and orchestra, Legends is a set of original and striking melodies that intertwine harmonies that are a delight for the senses.   Venue: Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, Calle …

Cuban music comes to Nerja

Cuban musiic in Nerja

Straight out of Latin America comes Old Havana featuring traditional Cuban music, such as Guantanamera, Che Comandante, La Negra Tomasa and Camisón de Pepa.   Venue: Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, Calle Granada, 45 Date: Saturday, November 10th, 2018 Time: 21:00 – 22:30 Admission: 12€

Swan Lake comes to Nerja

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Often considered as being the epitome of classical ballets, Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake is a tale of love, betrayal and triumph of good over evil. The representation of the characters in this story, particularly in the confrontation between the purity of the White Swan and the intrigue, by the duplicity of the Black Swan, requires virtuosity and dramatic talent.   The …

Tango Nights in Nerja

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With a new show that features two dance couples, musicians and singer “La Porteña Tango” celebrates the Argentinian groups 10th anniversary.   La Porteña Tango is considered to be one of the most popular Argentine tango groups with the largest audience in Europe. For their new tour in 2018, they released their fourth album produced by the renowned Litto Nebbia. …

Jazz-Swing: Anachronic plays the classics in Nerja

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Anachronic is a traditional jazz quintet comprised of Ana Villalba (vocals) Stefano Tomaselli (saxophone), Fali Martínez (guitar), Juan Baca (double bass), and Nicolás Huguenin (drums).   With a carefully chosen repertoire, they try to bring back to the stage the great American jazz classics such as “I’ve found a new baby”, “Puttin’ on the Ritz”, “Ain’t misbehavin’ “Or” I’m gonna …

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