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SHOWSTOPPER: Antonio Banderas and Lloyd Webber to promote musical theatre in Spanish

INTERNATIONAL movie star Antonio Banderas together with the master of musicals Andrew Lloyd Webber plan to compete on Broadway with Spanish musicals. Banderas and Webber...

Spain’s Malaga to restore Mount Gibralfaro with a €11 million budget

MOUNT Gibralfaro to receive a €11 million facelift with works to begin in 2023. The Gibralfaro Special Plan, approved in 2015 after a lengthy administrative...

Film maker and artist Tim Burton to get first ‘Ambassador of Madrid’ award in Spain

FILM director Tim Burton is to be awarded the first-ever 'Ambassador of Madrid' title. Madrid City Council approved the new award in April which...

From the Rock to Hollywood: Movie deal for trio of films by Gibraltar director

GIBRALTARIAN film director Ian Serra has signed a Hollywood film deal on three of his movies.  And the Rock itself is destined for the silver...

Rare medieval codex turns up 84 years after vanishing during Civil War in Spain

A rare codex dating back to the 13th century has been recovered in Spain after it went missing in 1938. A soldier 84 years ago...

Popular medieval market in Spain’s Valencia area returns at start of June

BUÑOL hosts its annual medieval market this weekend on the Paseo de San Luis with a chance to see artisan craftsmen demonstrating their wares. There'll...

Russian Museum in Spain’s Malaga reopens its doors with 350 works by Picasso

THREE and a half weeks after its closure, Malaga’s Russian Museum has reopened its doors in the Tabacalera building. The Tabacalera building, which also houses...

Spain’s Estepona to celebrate Noche de San Juan with funky music festival

ESTEPONA will turn into ‘Funky Town’ on San Juan Night, the City Council has announced. The Noche de San Juan is a festival marked by...

Fuengirola to host first female music festival in Spain—the LGTBI music event ‘Fulanita Fest’

MARENOSTRUM Fuengirola to host this coming Saturday the 'Fulanita Fest', the first female LGTBI music festival in Spain. The event, to vindicate the power of...

Politicians force cancellation of popular fiestas in Costa Blanca town in Spain

BENEJUZAR has cancelled all of its 2022 fiestas after a council meeting voted down a proposal to pay for them. The news means the abrupt...

Museums in Spain’s Malaga host special activities to celebrate International Museum Day

Museums in Spain’s Malaga host special activities to celebrate International Museum Day.

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...

Murcia’s airport set to be renamed after local inventor despite opposition from government in Spain

THE battle to rename Murcia's international airport at Corvera in honour of a local air pioneer has taken a new turn. The region's Governing Council,...

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...

52 patios in Spain’s Cordoba to take part in the Patios de Cordoba Festival

THE Patios de Cordoba Festival returns after a two year hiatus due to Covid-19 with a total of 52 patios taking part in this...

The Alcazaba and Gibralfaro in Spain’s Malaga sees more than 208,900 visitors in the first three months of 2022

MALAGA’S most emblematic monuments, the Alcazaba and Gibralfaro have attracted a total of 208,936 visitors in the first three months of the year. Specifically, in...

Spain’s Malaga to ask UNESCO to declare Monte Gibralfaro and Alcazabilla World Heritage Sites

THE Malaga City Council plenary session held last Thursday, April 28, has approved the proposal to put forward the declaration of Mount Gibralfaro and...

Streaming giant Netflix signs ground-breaking deal in Spain

INTERNATIONAL streamer Netflix has signed its first-ever collaborative deal with a Spanish council which will see it support future TV and movie makers in...

Archaeologists uncover 120,000 year-old Neanderthal camp site in Spain’s Alicante area

AN archaeological team has discovered an open air Neanderthal camp site in Alicante Province dating back around 120,000 years. Researchers from Alicante and Valencia universities...

Costa Blanca classical musicians join forces for Ukraine Charity Gala in Spain

TOP classical musicians from the Costa Blanca are joining forces this Sunday for a Charity Gala in aid of Ukrainian refugees. The event has been...

Costa Blanca movie and TV studio in Spain that competed against Hollywood will reopen this summer

A major Alicante film and television studio forcibly closed by the European Union in 2012 over illegal public funding is reopening this summer. Ciudad de...

Correllengua: Festival celebrating Catalan language makes comeback in Spain’s Mallorca

A FESTIVAL which promotes Catalan language is to return to Mallorca this summer after a nine-year hiatus on the penultimate weekend of April. The event,...

World-famous St. Patrick’s Day parade returning to fill streets on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A world-famous St. Patrick's Day parade returns to the Costa Blanca next week for the first time since 2019. Leading off the celebrations as 'Grand...

Spectacular world-famous Fallas featuring fireworks and giant statues return to Spain’s Valencia

THE Fallas de Valencia celebrations are in full swing with a return to pre-pandemic schedules. The heady mix of fireworks, bonfires, flowers, festivals, and eye-catching...

Iconic ‘Red Wall’ building on Spain’s Costa Blanca to be celebrated in 50th anniversary year

THE Muralla Roja(Red Wall) building in Calpe reaches a landmark next year with the local council announcing a special commemoration of the iconic structure. Calpe...

Spain’s La Sagrada Família is the most reviewed tourist attraction in the world

WHAT comes to mind if you were to guess what the most popular tourist attraction in the world is? If you guessed the Eiffel Tower,...

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