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15th Season At The Nerja Cultural Centre Starts This Weekend

Latest Whats On Wednesday 19th of September 2012

The 15th Season at the Nerja Cultural Centre starts this month with La Peña Nerjeña and the presention of their new album ”Cositas de mi Nerja” in a sound and light show, on Friday 21st of September at 9pm. Entrance is free and you will also be able to purchase the CD in the intermission for €5.

The music includes Sevillanas, rumbas and carols dedicated to the town of Nerja, composed by Francis Barranquero Portillo, choir director, Salvador Gil Benitez, who created another piece dedicated to Nerja, “Nerja por los senderos” (Nerja on the trails) and Conde Salvador from Vélez Malaga.

On Saturday 22nd of September at 9pm there is a performance of “La vida es sueño” (Life is a Dream) by the theatre company Deucalion. It is a loose adaptation, with humor, of the work of Calderon de la Barca. Entrance to this performance is also free, with tickets available from 7pm.

This years season is starting a month earlier than normal, due to an expanded programme, which will include all the usual events such as Nerjadanza, Nerjazz, the Flamenco Festival, and Imagine, as well as new ones such as Nighthawks, which aims to bring young people to the Cultural Center with fun entertainment from eleven at night.

Nerja Hotel Summer Occupancy Rates Were 90%

News Tuesday 18th of September 2012

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The tourist office have released figures collected from Nerja’s hotels that show that occupancy rates during the summer months averaged just over 90%. In June, the occupancy rate was 86%, July 91% percent and in August 93%. These figures are slightly higher than those of 2011, when hotel...Read More »

El Cañuelo Beach Will Have Sun Loungers In 2013

News Monday 17th of September 2012

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Nerja Council have announced that the Environment Ministry has given their permission to have sun loungers and parasols available for rent on El Cañuelo beach. El Cañuelo is one of the remote beaches between Nerja and Almunecar in the Maro-Cerro Gordo natural park. Currently, other than a beach...Read More »

Demonstration In Support Of The Taller De La Amistad Nerja

Saturday 15th of September 2012
Nerja residents were out in force last night to protest about the Junta’s (regional government of Andalucia) failure to pay Nerja’s Taller de la Amistad over €160,000. The payments date...Read More »

Veladilla de San Miguel, Nerja 2012

Saturday 15th of September 2012
This years Veladilla de San Miguel takes place in Plaza Andalucia, Nerja on Saturday the 15th of September. The events start at 9.30am with a diana floreada by the San Miguel Arcángel Bugle and Drum...Read More »

Bids Revealed For The New Water Treatment Plant

Friday 14th of September 2012
The Mayor of Nerja, has announced that Spain’s Central Government remains committed to the new water treatment plant planned for Nerja, as the Environment Ministry officially unveiled the...Read More »

Picture Of The Week

Strolling on the Balcón de Europa

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Tripadviser Users Rate The Balcon As Excellent

Thursday 13th of September 2012
Users of the Tripadviser website have been giving the Balcon de Europa in Nerja their ratings and comments over the past year and 95% of them have rated it as “excellent” or “very good”. Since August 2011 until the start of...

Nerja Cine Club September Programme

Wednesday 12th of September 2012
The Autumn season of the cine club is kicking off this Wednesday, 12 September. With the late start comes a short line-up, with a total of 6 films to be shown at the Nerja Cultural Centre this month. Among them: the rarely-seen Anatole Litvak film...

Costa Camera Club Exhibition, Nerja

Wednesday 12th of September 2012
The Costa Camera Club are exhibiting in the Sala Mercado (on Calle de San Miguel, near to the Mercadona). On show will be photographs taken by 12 of the members, both foreign residents and locals. The photos show a wide variety of different...

Riogordo Country Feria – Best Rescue Dog & Waggiest Tail

Sunday 9th of September 2012
Axarquia Animal rescue are holding a country festival in Riogordo (which is around 34 miles from Nerja) on Sunday 14th of October (postponed from September due to the storms). Fun for all the family including dog show, handicraft competitions, Best...

Maro Feria On This Weekend

Saturday 8th of September 2012
The Maro Feria de las Maravillas (Fair of Wonders) got underway yesterday, with the election of the Queen of the feria and her maids of honour, along with the junior king and queen. The Feria continues throughout this weekend as follows: Saturday...

28 Bids Received For New Burriana Car Park

Friday 7th of September 2012
Nerja council have announced that they have received a total of 28 bids from contractors hoping to be awarded the contract to build the new car park at Burriana. The tender process for the project has been running since April and work is expected to...

Registration Open For Council Run Courses

Thursday 6th of September 2012
The Councillor for Equality, Gema Garcia, has announced that this year there will be a total of 73 different courses on offer at the “Clara Campoamor” Multipurpose Center on Calle Carabeo. A total of 70 people have volunteered to provide...

Nerja Day Of The Tourist 2012

Wednesday 5th of September 2012
This years Dia Del Turista takes place today Wednesday 5th of September 2012. The events start at midday, when Pastora Soler will be officially named as Tourist of Honour 2012 at the town hall meeting room. Pastora Soler was Spain’s entry in...

70% Of Nerja’s Visitors Plan To Return

Tuesday 4th of September 2012
More than 70% of holidaymakers who stay in Nerja, claim that they plan to return again within 3 years. This is one of the findings of a tourism study carried out by the Spanish consultancy SOPDE last year. According to the study, the majority of...

Nerja Caves Gardens To Be Opened Next Year

Sunday 2nd of September 2012
It has been announced that the new botanical gardens under construction at the Nerja Caves should be ready to open to the public by Summer 2013. The new gardens are located on the southern side of the caves complex, next to the Maro footbridge. The...

Botanical Gardens Planned For Torrecilla

Saturday 1st of September 2012
Nerja council have announced plans to construct a botanical garden on the cliffs at the side of the promenade near to Plaza Cangrejos (by Torrecilla beach). The garden would be called “Acantilados del Mar de Alborán” (Alboran Sea...

Huge Forest Fire Near Marbella

Friday 31st of August 2012
A huge forest fire towards the western end of Malaga province, has caused thousands of people to be evacuated from their homes and hotels and has burnt around 1,000 hectares of land in the area between Coin and Marbella. Despite the size of the...

Fireworks, Paella and Tripe – Maro Feria of Wonders 2012

Wednesday 29th of August 2012
The Maro Feria de las Maravillas (Fair of Wonders) will be held on the 7th, 8th and 9th of September 2012. The day before the opening, on the 6th, the fairground rides will be operating at half price for children. Friday 7th September 2012 Events...

Russian Icons Exhibition At The Nerja Museum

Tuesday 28th of August 2012
The Exhibition Hall at the Nerja History Museum will host an exhibition of 16th to 19th century Russian icons owned by the Faustino Orbegozo Eizaguirre Foundation. The exhibition will be open from September the 5th until September the 28th during...

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