Monday, August 3, 2020

Live bands contest planned to boost “severely punished” music sector on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A free-to-enter live music competition is being staged in Alicante this September to act as a fillip for new bands that have...

Spain’s Andalucia kicks off its grape harvesting season, becoming one of the first in Europe

The harvest season in Montilla-Moriles, Cordoba, is one of the first to commence in the whole of Europe.

Art vs COVID-19: New exhibition fights impact of the pandemic

ARTISTS from Gibraltar, Austria, Spain and Argentina have put on a joint exhibition on the Rock with a Minister describing culture as giving us hope.

Remains of lost Roman city potentially discovered in Spain’s Malaga

Researchers believe the exact location of the Roman city is at a site in Cañete la Real.

Spain’s Alhambra palace celebrates 150 years as a national monument

The sultans of Granada, the rulers of the last muslim kingdom, built the palace in the 14th century

100 SPANISH ICONS: Who is Spain’s top shoe designer Manolo Blahnik?

FANS of TV show Sex and the City will remember the scene when Carrie Bradshaw got mugged in New York.

Palma de Mallorca requests €300,000 culture aid package from Spanish government, in bid to save arts following coronavirus crisis

PALMA’S Ministry of Culture has requested €300,000 in aid, in a bid to help save the arts amid the coronavirus crisis.

Red Hot Chili Peppers announced for Madrid’s Mad Cool festival as 70% of lineup revealed

THE Red Hot Chili Peppers have been announced for the rescheduled Madrid Mad Cool festival in 2021. The LA...

Multi-millionaire rocks art world with removal of Mata Mua painting from Madrid gallery as talks with Spanish Government crumble

KNOWN as ‘La Misteriosa’, she has shadily presided over an art collection worth €390 million that counts Matisse, Picasso and Rodin among...

The oldest city in Spain was built 5,200 years ago near Almeria, researchers discover

The study’s surprising conclusions have been made possible by radiocarbon dating of several human remains located inside the monumental tombs

Orihuela Costa to screen top operas inc. Puccini’s Tosca from Madrid’s Royal Theatre starting July 22

TOP operas from Madrid’s Royal Theatre are to beamed onto a big screen on the Orihuela Costa this summer.

Spain’s Sierra Nevada offering nature and sports getaways in bid to revive tourism this summer post COVID-19 lockdown

The mountain resort is a hidden gem for outdoor adventure sports in the summer.

Elche’s world-famous Nit de l’Alba fireworks display cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

ELCHE’S world-famous ‘Nit de l'Álba’ firework display has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The city’s major...

Five wineries in Spain with underwater cellars worth a visit in 2020

Spanish winery submerges bottles underwater in a twist to the aging process

Madrid’s Mad Cool Festival confirms rearranged dates for 2021

MADRID’S Mad Cool Festival has been rearranged for next year, due to the coronavirus crisis.

Mystery of Spain’s riverbed ‘Virgin Mary’ becomes clear after expert analysis

THE mystery of the 14th century 'Virgin Mary' statue found on the bed of a northern Spanish river may have been solved...

Why expats SHOULD be learning Spanish as Spain opens up post-lockdown

YOU may have been too scared to venture outside over the past few months, even for life’s basic necessities.

Fisherman discovers 14th century sculpture on Spanish riverbed

AN angler in the Galician region of Santiago de Compostela has unwittingly uncovered a 700-year-old granite sculpture while out on a fishing...

Cinemas across Spain’s Malaga to reopen from TODAY

The establishments will reopen applying the appropriate safety measure to ensure ‘maximum security to customers and employees'

Councils across Spain’s Costa Blanca ban San Juan bonfire jumping parties and prohibit beach access on June 23

COSTA BLANCA councils have banned the annual San Juan beach bonfire fiestas from happening next week. Municipalities across the...

Incredible survival story of Spanish Armada captain, Francisco de Cuellar to be re-told in new film

THE incredible survival story of a Spanish Armada captain is to be re-told in a new film, it has been announced.

Spanish archaeologist sentenced to more than two years in prison for faking finds that would ‘rewrite history’

A SPANISH archaeologist has been sentenced for faking Basque finds that included supposed hieroglyphics.

Bullfighting to return to Spain’s Andalucia from June 21, with 50% of spectators allowed

BULLFIGHTING will return to Andalucia from next week, with 50% of spectators allowed in bullrings, it has been announced.

Spanish Government and bullfighters SLAM British F1 star Lewis Hamilton over his ‘offensive’ criticism of bloodsport

BRITISH F1 star Lewis Hamilton has been slammed by Spain over his incendiary bullfighting remarks. The Mercedes-AMG Petronas driver,...

EXCLUSIVE: Jon Clarke goes on the hunt of Spain’s La Tigresa, the evil ETA terrorist who inspired hit BBC...

“She just got led astray,” insists her mother, while her father is the picture of sadness THE village of...