The Nerja Caves were represented at the recent Festival of of Gastronomy and Culinary Tourism, Gastrotur, held in Granada between February 22nd and 26th. The event is open to all types of tourist related entities, not just those concerned with food and catering.
After an absence of over twenty years, ambient music has returned to the Nerja Caves, with selected pieces of classical music now being played as you wander through the caverns.
The Nerja Caves Foundation, revitalised since the change in management, is determined to reverse the downward trend in visitor numbers to the Caves and has been investing heavily in cruise tourism, one of the few sectors in Málaga province currently experiencing a boom period. It is hoped that this investment will bear fruit during 2013.
The Nerja Caves are joining in with the Feria celebrations this year, offering two concerts in the Chamber of Ballet for those who have purchased a ticket to visit the caves. What a striking difference the new caves management has made. On October 11th at 17:00 there will be a performance by the German choir Mucher Konzertgemeinschaft as part of their …
Tickets for the Russian Ballet on July 20th and for Pasión Vega on the 21st have already sold out. There are still tickets available for the other concerts, part of the 53rd Festival of Music and Dance, and these can be obtained online at www.cuevadenerja.es, at the Nerja Museum (Plaza de España) or at the box office at the Nerja …
For the first time, the annual accounts for the Nerja Caves Foundation show a negative balance, due in the main to the construction and operation of the Nerja Museum which was finally inaugurated in December 2011.
Scientists and historians have spent decades debating whether Neanderthals were capable of producing art, notably cave paintings, with the scientific community arguing that such ability was exclusively the domain of modern man.
The Spring Concerts in the Nerja Caves have been deemed a great success and another series of similar concerts is being planned for the autumn, these to take place between October 21st and December 9th.
The Nerja Caves Foundation is undertaking a number of measures to halt the decline in visitor numbers to the Caves, something which should have been done a long time ago according to the new manager of the Nerja Caves Foundation, Ángel Ruiz.
The Spring Concert programme organised by the Nerja Caves Foundation has started and presents an opportunity for residents of Nerja to enjoy these free of charge.