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The Luna Mora Festival Returns to Mijas Pueblo

Festival de la Luna Mora de MijasAfter the success of the previous edition, the white village of Mijas will celebrate its second Luna Mora Festival. Last year, this unique event managed to attract more than 20,000 visitors and organisers are hoping to more than double that figure attracting over 45,000 people to this years festivities.

One of the highlights of this year’s event is the fact that it will be celebrated over two consecutive weekends; from the 17th to 19th July and from the 31st July to 2nd August. The other notable addition this year is that all the activities and attractions will extend into the centre of town multiplying the festivals surface area by five.  Read More…

Fuengirola’s Great Beer Festival 2015 at the Sohail Castle

 

Grand Beer Festival Fuengirola 2015The spectacular Sohail Castle in Fuengirola will, once again, host the city’s very own ‘Oktoberfest’: the 8th Grand Beer Festival.

This fun beer festival (Oktoberfest Olé) opens to the public from the 3rd July to the 19th July. If you’re a beer lover, this is one stop you’ll have to make during your holiday. You’ll be able to sample the finest Bavarian beers and tasty dishes including german sausages, frikadellen and chucrut. All this accompanied by live music from a true German orchestra! They even have a special kids area with organised activities to keep the little ones amused :-).

A special feature this year will be the new VIP area offering a more personalised service and located away from the hustle and bustle of the main festival. If you want to make use of this new service, you’ll have to sign up on the official web page (www.oktoberfestole.com) or on their Facebook page.

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‘La Noche en Blanco’ in Malaga: More Than 183 Free Cultural Activities

Malaga's White Night 2015Malaga’s ‘La Noche en Blanco’ (White Night) has established itself as one the city’s most important cultural events. On Saturday 16th May – from 8:00pm to 02:00am – all who visit the Costa del Sol’s capital will be treated to an unbelievable selection of free cultural activities. 

This years event will have 183 different activities, with a couple of notable new additions including the new Pompidou Centre and the collection from the Russian Museum of St Petersburg. All the activities are grouped into six categories and themes:

  •  Art, Museums and Exhibitions (48 activities)
  • Artistic performances. Urbanand Street actions (27 activities)
  • Visual Arts (15 activities)
  • Literary and Scenic Arts (25 Activities)
  • Music (37 activities)
  • Extraordinary Visits (29 activities)

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Weekend Must-See: ‘Dances of the Seas’ in Benalmadena Marina 

Danzas del Mar in Benalmadena MarinaOn Saturday 2nd May, Benalmadena Marina invites you to take a stunning voyage around the world in just one afternoon and get to know international cultures through their dances and traditions.

Named ‘Danzas del Mar’ (Dances of the Seas) this new event is the latest in a series of initiatives which form part of the local government’s plan to breath new life to the Marina and create a truly unique leisure and entertainment offering to all who visit.  Read More…

Spring Song & Dance at Sunset Beach Club 

Spring Song & Dance at Sunset Beach ClubSpring is in the air and at Sunset Beach Club we’re busy preparing for 4 big singing and dancing events taking place here during April and May.

On the 16th April we welcome back the Spanish Association of Barbershop Singers (SABS) for ‘En Armonia’, their annual convention. This is the third time in the last 4 years that SABS chooses Sunset Beach Club for their convention and, looking at the weekend programme, they’re in for a fun packed weekend full of activities and contests.  Read More…

Benalmadena Marina Hosts 7th Edition of the ‘Feria del Marisco’ (Seafood Fair)

Sea food fair in Benalmadena Marina 2015

UPDATE: Click here to see information for the 2016 edition of the Benalmadena Seafood Fair

The weather forecast isn’t looking too good for the weekend but that wont stop the thousands of visitors expected to descend on the Marina for its annual Sea Food Fair (Feria del Marisco). It’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy the best fresh seafood accompanied by an ice cold beer! 

From  Thursday 19th March – and until Sunday 22nd March – Benalmádena Marina will host the 7th edition of this increasingly popular Sea Food Fair.  Read More…

Mijas Tapas Festival: Enjoy a Tapa and a Drink for Just 2€! 

Mijas Tapas FestivalAs from the 27th February – and until the 29th March – the white village of Mijas will celebrate it’s Tapas Festival (Festival de la Tapa de Mijas).

Every weekend (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) participating bars and restaurants will offer their best tapas to all visitors. You’ll have the chance to sample traditional and typical tapas dishes as well as more exotic and innovative recipes. Read More…

Musical Weekend at Sunset Beach Club With Two Great Shows in Aid of Charity

Posters for Musical Weekend for CharityWe’ve got a busy weekend of musical entertainment here at Sunset Beach Club with two fantastic shows in our Moonlight Theatre.

Both shows are in aid of local charities and we’d appreciate you helping us spread the word so that we can fill the Moonlight Theatre and raise lots of funds!

Here are the details of the shows… Read More…

Benalmadena Marina Launches New Activities & Entertainment Programme for Spring & Autumn 

Puerto Marina, Benalmadena

Puerto Marina, Benalmadena

This year (2015) Benalmadena Marina – also known as Puerto Marina – is set to become the port with the most varied leisure and entertainment programme in all Andalucia.

Benalmadena Town Hall and the Association of Business Owners in the Marina have put together a new plan to energize the Marina and turn it into a true theme park. To fulfil this challenging objective, they’ve organised a large number of activities and events to take place during the spring and autumn seasons, activities which all have one clear theme: The sea! Read More…

Local Photographic Exhibition Features Images of Benalmádena Taken Over the Last 60 Years

Exposición Benalmádena de Ayer y HoySince  the 30th October the Benalmadena Exhibition Centre (Located just in from of the Riviera Hotel) has been featuring a stunning collection of photographs which highlight Benalmadena’s urban evolution over the past 60 years.

The exhibition, named ‘Benalmadena de Ayer y Hoy’ (Benalmadena of Yesterday and Today), features over 100 photos from an important database of images collected and treasured over the last 60 years by local families and with contributions from the Local Library’s archives.  Read More…

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