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Spain’s Picasso Museum Malaga launches online shop

THE Museo Picasso Malaga (MPM) now has an online shop where you can purchase many of the products currently available in the physical shop...

Felipe Orlando Pre-Columbian Museum in Spain’s Benalmadena reopens after 2-year closure due to pandemic

THE Felipe Orlando Pre-Columbian Art Museum, located in Benalmadena Pueblo, has reopened its doors this month after being closed for two years due to...

Carmen Thyssen Museum in Spain’s Malaga will celebrate International Museum Day with an open day and free guided tours

THE Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga will be one of the many places in the world that will join the celebration of International Museum Day...

Valencia street to be renamed to honour cartoonist killed by Franco during Spain’s dictatorship 

VALENCIA city is to name a street after famous cartoon artist Carlos Gomez Carrera, also known as ´Bluff´, who was shot after lampooning fascist...

‘Queen of the Most Expensive’ shows latest work in Marbella’s Puerto Banus marina

A ONE million euro mural inspired by Puerto Banus and designed by British luxury designer Debbie Wingham is set to be unveiled in the...

Spain’s Museum of Malaga inaugurates exhibition adapted for visually impaired

AS of last week until July 3, the Museo de Malaga is hosting the exhibition ‘Hoy toca el Padro’, which features tactile reproductions of...

‘Exploring Andalucia’: Journey through southern Spain with glossy new book by British couple who fell in love with the...

BRITISH couple Calum Chace and Julia Begbie have penned a glossy book on Andalucia encapsulating their love for the region. Hailing from Sussex, the couple...

Saddle up for wine, dance and music at Sevilla’s famous Feria de Abril

SEVILLA’S renowned Feria de Abril is set to kick off this Sunday May 1 with celebrations running all through the week until midnight on...

IN PICS: Gallery exhibition showcasing international talent opens in Fuengirola on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The exhibition in the coastal city’s Svenska Kyrkan gallery has been curated by Nok Chutima Kerdpitak and runs from February 6 to 17.

From red knickers to food fights: The unusual traditions you should look out over the festive season in Spain

Spending Christmas in Spain? These are the things to look out for, writes Olive Press’ Spanish hack Pablo Balbontin

Schoolchildren promote rich cultural and religious heritage with video made on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA schoolchildren have participated in a video to remind us of Spain’s rich religious cultural heritage. The City Council has been working with an organisation...

Cirque du Soleil back on the road with new dates announced for Spain tour in 2022

THE spectacular Cirque du Soleil  is returning to Spain in 2022 after a COVID-enforced break of a year-and-a-half. It’s new show called Luzia can be...

BULLS OFF THE MENU: Spain’s €400 ‘culture vulture’ voucher for 18-year-olds will exclude bullfights

A ROW has broken out after it was revealed a €400 ‘gift voucher’ birthday present to 18-year-olds to spend on ‘cultural’ activities will not...

Spain’s Malaga drive-in cinema to opens its doors on October 8 with the screening of ‘Grease’

MALAGA’s all-year-round drive-in cinema will open its doors to the public on October 8. The drive-in, located on 16,000 square metres of land on the...

Beer-tastic! Sixth edition of Oktoberfest returns to Spain’s Torremolinos

THE popular Oktoberfest beer festival, an event that was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, returns to tourism hotspot Torremolinos. The councillor for...

Alhambra Museum in Granada receives more than 43,000 visitors in first half of the year

THE Museum of the Alhambra in Granada has received 43,470 visitors in the first half of this year, with a staggering 20,463 people visiting...

Piano Man zooms in to Marbella and you can win tickets

HE has supported a host of famous acts, including George Benson, Simply Red and Michael Bolton. But now Paul Maxwel has an amazing show...

Gibraltar reveals plans for a new National Theatre and Cultural Centre

THE Government of Gibraltar has unveiled plans to create a new National Theatre and Cultural Centre, at the John Mackintosh Hall complex. The project represents...

Sculpture transforms disused lighthouse on island off San Sebastian in northern Spain

ACCLAIMED Spanish sculptor Cristina Iglesias unveiled Hondalea, a site-specific bronze piece which transforms a disused lighthouse on the island of Santa Clara in the...

Major outdoor cultural and gourmet complex to open in Alicante on the Costa Blanca with claims to be one...

A new outdoor centre in the port area of Alicante is claiming to be the 'largest gastronomic and artistic cultural complex in the open...

Spain’s Marbella signs off new contract for popular Starlite Festival until 2027

THE most popular music and cultural festival on the Costa del Sol has signed a new contract for the next six years in breakthrough...

How a Toledo synagogue became a symbol of anti-Semitism in Spain

To mark Castilla-La Mancha Day, the Olive Press visits a curious monument symbolic of an age-old conflict in Spain.

Spain’s Malaga celebrates International Jazz Day with two-day music festival

THE tenth edition of the Malaga International Jazz Day festival will be held in the Plaza de la Merced this weekend. The two day Jazz...

FOOTLOOSE: Neanderthal footprints 106,000 years old found in Spain

IT is one of the most famous and popular beaches on Southern Spain’s Atlantic coast. Its kilometres of white sandy beaches have proven to be...

The Queen and Goya! Letizia travels to Zaragoza to celebrate 275th birthday of Spain’s most famous painter

QUEEN  Letizia never puts a fashion foot wrong, and continued to show off her array of glamorous ensembles as she attended celebrations to mark...

Five incredible castles in Spain’s Malaga every history-lover should visit

THE castles in Malaga provide its landscapes with grandiose silhouettes. Malaga has over 90 legendary fortresses scattered throughout the province, however the passage of time...

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