Mega summer music festival with sea views

Mega summer music festival with sea views

This year’s Brisa festival will take place in an unforgettable location by the sea. The Port of Malaga will be the stage of Brisa, a few metres from the historic Malaga centre and surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea. Get ready to live a unique experience that you will not be able to forget as you watch performers such as Derby …

High-rise tower block and hotel to be built on Malaga Bus Station site

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As a way of financing a new underground bus station on the other side of María Zambrano train station, Malaga will allow the building of a 29-floor office tower and a 19 story hotel. According to plans commissioned by city hall, Malaga is moving ahead with plans to build a new bus station which will be financed by money raised …

Hail storms bring chaos to Malaga roads

Early morning hail storms have caused massive traffic jams on Malaga roads. The traffic jams are mainly in the direction of Cadiz and on the Guadalhorce motorway. Heavy hail and rain that swept through the province this morning have caused traffic tailbacks on most major roads leading into Malaga. On the ring road and the A-357 traffic jams were at …

New planetarium to open on the Costa del Sol

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The city of Malaga has put out a tender order for the building of a state-of-the-art planetarium on a large site within Campamento Benitez. Interested parties now have until February 8th, 2020 to submit their plans for the building of the planetarium, along with a concession period that will last for 37 years. Located near Malaga’s border with Torremolinos, Malaga …

Malaga Province just had its driest ever year

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It’s official, 2019 was the driest every year for rainfall in Malaga province since records began. Using the rain metre at Malaga Airport (APG) the Spanish weather agency Aemet had collected just 204.6 millimetres of rainfall for the entire year. This now sets a record for the least amount of rainfall in a single year since record taking began back …

Historic Spanish Galleon Docks in Malaga

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A historically correct replica of a Spanish galleon treasure ship has docked in Malaga and can be visited up until January 12th, 2020. Timed to coincide with the holidays, the Galeón Andalucía is moored at Muelle Uno in the Port of Malaga. Fresh from a year-long tour of Europe, The Galeón Andalucía is an exact replica of the treasure ships …

Colin Firth will be filming around Malaga

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Oscar-winning actor Colin Firth along with Scottish actress  Kelly MacDonald will star in the wartime drama due to be filmed in March. Based on the real-life plot to disguise where Allied troops would invade Southern Europe, Operation Mincemeat was one of the biggest deceptions of World War Two. With the German central command not knowing whether or not the Allies …

Film extras urgently wanted in Malaga for a British film

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Malaga casting company Modexpor is looking for men over the age of 20 to take part in an upcoming British movie set in WWII. The directors of the film say they are looking for what they call a classic British male look. In other words, short-back and sides, no beards and no visible tattoos. Not too much has been revealed …

Multi-million euro go-karting complex to be built in Malaga

Multi-million euro go-karting complex to be built in Malaga

A 50€ million go-karting complex complete with a cinema, events room and a sports museum is set to open on the Costa del Sol in 2020. Dutch sports and leisure investment company Nansen Capital has announced plans to build the sporting complex in Malaga. Working in conjunction with Spain’s Sun Kart, Nansen Capital is currently studying three possible sites in …

A Chorus Lines opening night sells out within hours

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Within hours of going on sale earlier this week tickets for Antonio Banderas’s A Chorus Line at the Teatro del Soho Caixabank in Malaga were sold out. The 59-year-old Hollywood actor’s production of the popular Broadway show will run starting on November 27th right through until January 19th. The approximately two hours ten-minute show will start at 20:00 Wednesday through …