The I Concentración Motera took place at the weekend and the smell of burning rubber was the order of the day. Hat tip to Matt Ives for the great photos.
The IX Festival 3 Cultures takes place in Frigiliana on August 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st, with a dozen concerts, exhibitions, tapas routes and numerous other activities day and night.
Frigiliana Feria – Feria de San Antonio – takes place from June 12th to 15th and new this year is the I Carrera de Autos Loco – Crazy cars – which is on the 15th.
Coffee and a slice of chocolate cake was my choice at La Tienda, near the church in Frigiliana. Light and fluffy in texture and with a warm chocolate sauce, it made a nice change from the more traditional ‘heavier’ cakes one normally finds.
Sunday March 30th is the very first Día de la Miel de Caña – Day of the Sugar Cane Honey – in Frigiliana, with entertainment throughout the day and various tastings.
The Council has approved a motion to request the General Secretariat for Integral Management of the Environment and Water of the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, dependencies of the Junta de Andalucia, to clean up an unauthorised rubbish dump on the border of Nerja and Frigiliana.
Frigiliana celebrates the Fiesta de San Sebastián, patron saint of the town, on Monday January 20th, although the procession of the image from the chapel to the church will take place from 17:00 on Sunday January 19th.
Frigiliana has been awarded the Premio Reina Sofía 2013 for Universal Accessibility which carries with it a cash prize of €15,000.
Two British nationals have been arrested in Frigiliana on suspicion of operating a marijuana plantation and drugs trafficking. Both are apparently the subjects of outstanding international arrest warrants issued by the British authorities.
Stopped off at La Tienda, just off the main square (opposite the side entrance of the Iglesia de San Antonio de Padua) in Frigiliana for coffee and a piece of homemade cake. I went for cheesecake.