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A Multicultural Weekend of Culture, Folklore, Music and Gastronomy in Fuengirola

Feria Internacional de los Pueblos, FuengirolaFrom Tuesday 30th April to Sunday 5th May 2019, Fuengirola celebrates one of the most important events in its calendar: The “Feria Internacional de los Pueblos” (International People’s Fair).

This unique fair has grown to become a reference at local, regional and even international level. For 5 days, the Fuengirola fairground will be home to a fun and multicultural event for all the family.

In previous editions, this same event managed to attract over 1 million visitors! The town hall hopes to equal this impressive figure this year, thereby serving as a perfect stage to promote the virtues of Fuengirola and its multicultural population. Continue Reading →

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8 of the Most Popular Easter Processions in Malaga

8 of the most popular Easter Processions in MalagaWith less than a week to go until the start of its famous ‘Semana Santa’ (Holy Week) – From 14th April to 21st April 2019 – the city of Malaga is gearing itself up to welcome thousands of visitors who every year line its streets to watch the breathtaking processions. 

It’s a truly unique experience which all visitors to the Costa del Sol should experience at least once. The sight of the gigantic thrones (known as Tronos) being carried by over 200 men and the colourful costumes worn by members of the brotherhoods; the smell of fresh flowers and burning incense; the sound of music and peoples cheering and singing… a truly memorable experience!  Continue Reading →

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Holy Week Processions in Malaga: A Must-See During Your Easter Holiday

Easter Processions in MálagaIf you’re planning a holiday to this part of the world for your Easter Holidays this year (Holy week is from the 14th April until the 21st April), we highly recommend you take – at least – a day to explore the wonders of this amazing festivity; you won’t regret it.

The ‘Semana Santa de Málaga’ is famous for its impressive processions in which the ‘cofradías’ (brotherhoods) proudly parade their ‘Tronos’ (Thrones) through the streets of the city as the expectant crowds cheer, sing and applaud to the sound of the unmistakable music played by the marching bands.  Continue Reading →

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Natura Málaga: Healthy and Sustainable Living Trade Fair

Natura Malaga Healthy and Sustainable lifestyle trade fairNext Friday 5th April sees the start of the 11th edition of Natura Málaga, a trade fair dedicated to healthy living and sustainable development. The fair was a great success last year managing to attract more than 8600 visitors, 150 exhibitors and offering more than 120 parallel activities; success that has turned it into an industry leader in Andalucia.

So who’s the trade fair for? Due to the theme and excellent content of the workshops and activities, any professional who works in the ‘eco’ or ‘bio’ industry can’t miss the event. Anyone who consumes ecological products and services and feels a deep respect for mother earth and her natural resources will also enjoy the fair. Continue Reading →

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Van Gogh Alive: The World’s Most Visited Multimedia Exhibition is in Málaga

Van Gogh Alive - MalagaMálaga Port will host ‘Van Gogh Alive’, the world’s most visited multimedia exhibition experience until the 9th June 2019. This is by no means a traditional museum visit… You’ll venture into a unique and exciting new world which will allow you to engage with the work of Van Gogh from a completely new perspective.

This experience comes to Málaga after breaking attendance records in 45 cities across 4 continents. After visiting Seville, Alicante and Madrid, it’s now Málaga’s turn to enjoy Van Gogh’s masterpieces from new angles and discover unique perspectives thanks to the state-of-the-art technology used to display his work on giant screens, walls, columns, ceilings and even the floor. You’ll be treated to an explosion of vibrant colours and details so characteristic of Van Gogh’s style. Continue Reading →

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St Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Benalmadena: Here’s the Plan….

St Patricks Day in BenalmadenaSt Patrick’s Day is a popular celebration in Benalmadena. Every year over 1000 people (Irish locals, visitors and pretty much anyone looking to have a good craic) join in the parade in the centre of town and the amazing party which takes place next to Paloma Park afterwards!

It’s no secret that Sunset Beach Club is an Irish-owned hotel, therefore, the 17th March is an important day on our calendar. Every year we prepare our “Sunset Style” celebrations which include consuming copious amounts of Guinness at the Panorama Bar and a fantastic “Irish Themed” set menu for all our guests in the Oasis Restaurant!

This year we’ll also be hosting the International Celtic Festival on Saturday 16th March in our Moonlight Bar. The show starts at 8pm and you’ll get to enjoy Ceili Dance with Irish dancers and fantastic music with singers and musicians from Ireland! Tickets for this event are available from the Sunset Beach Club Leisure Desk on the 6th floor and are just €10 for a fun evening of traditional Irish music and dance! Continue Reading →

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 ‘La Cazuela de la Abuela’ Gastronomic Contest: A Great Opportunity to Sample Traditional Spanish Casserole Dishes

If you enjoy a warm and hearty casserole during these cooler winter days (well, cooler by Costa del Sol standards) then we highly recommend you take a quick trip down to Fuengirola for their annual ‘Cazuela de la Abuela’ (Grandma’s Casserole) event which starts this weekend.

Grandma's Casserole - La Cazuela de la Abuela - Fuengirola 2019From the 8th March to the 24th March, locals and visitors to Fuengirola will be able to sample tasty traditional Mediterranean casserole dishes – including yummy ‘lentejas’ and ‘callos’- just like the local’s Grandmas used to make (or still do!). Continue Reading →

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