Júzcar continues to prosper

Since becoming the world’s first Smurf Village on June 16th 2011, the small town of Júzcar in Málaga province, population 250, has certainly prospered. In the first ten days since the premier of the movie Smurfs 2, some 5,000 have visited this tiny village.

Júzcar and ‘Smurfs 2’

Júzcar, population 240 people, has benefited greatly from being the first ‘Smurf Village’ in the world, with around 185,000 people from all over the world visiting the village since it was chosen in 2011 for the promotion pof the film ‘The Smurfs 3D’. And the village will remain blue until the residents decide otherwise.

Still feeling blue

Júzcar, a small town of just 250 inhabitants about 22 kilometres from Ronda in the Serrania de Ronda district of Málaga province, has just celebrated its first anniversary as the ‘First Smurf Village’. In the spring of 2011, Sony Pictures chose the ‘white village’ (Pueblo blanco) of Júzcar for the global launch site of the movie ‘The Smurfs 3D’ and …

Forest fire under control

The forest fire which began in the Serrania de Ronda on Saturday was finally brought under control at 18:00 on Monday. The blaze has destroyed 750 hectares of chestnut, pine and scrub land in the municipalities of Pujerra, Benahavis, Jubrique and Júzcar.

Energy saving project in Júzcar

Málaga Provincial Council is investing €251,840 to renew the public lighting in the mountain village of Júzcar, with energy saving light bulbs being installed.