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Veladilla de San Miguel, Nerja 2012

Latest Whats On 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 Band. Followed by:-

11.30am a mass will be held with the Arena y Sal (“Sand and Salt) choir taking part.

1pm the childrens King and Queen will be elected and a tribute will be paid to José Sánchez Martín.

1.30pm the dancing will start with a performance by the Torcuato Dance Academy followed by the Cristian dance group.

2.30 p.m. there will be paella courtesty of Ayo’s and Rafa Castro will perform.

After a break, at 5pm, there will be popular games followed an hour later with the Daniel Romero and Mireia Cortés dance groups.

The Elena Dance Academy will perform at 9pm and half an hour later the following choirs will perform: Coro Rociero de Mayores de Nerja, Coro Rociero de la Peña Nerjeña, Coro Rociero Abanico de Ilusiones de Nerja and Coro de la Hermandad de la Virgen del Carmen from Torre del Mar.

At midnight there will be a live perfomance from singer Tati Rodríguez.

Bids Revealed For The New Water Treatment Plant

News Friday 14th of September 2012

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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 tender bids yesterday. There are a total of 14 proposals, ranging in price from just under €20M to...Read More »

Tripadviser Users Rate The Balcon As Excellent

News Thursday 13th of September 2012

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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 September this year, tourists have added a total of...Read More »

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....Read More »

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....Read More »

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...Read More »

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Strolling on the Balcón de Europa

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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...

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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...

Beyonce Experience At The Nerja Cultural Centre

Monday 27th of August 2012
For Beyonce fans, the Nerja Cultural Centre is the place to be on Friday 31st of August at 9pm as Álvaro Zarco puts on his new show Beyoncé Experience. After the success of his musical Burlesque, local choreographer Álvaro Zarco’s new show...

The Long Hot Walk Down To The River

Sunday 26th of August 2012
Last month Nerja council announced they were going to make changes to the access to the very popular walk along the Rio Chillar in order to reduce the congestion. The walk is one of the most popular summer excursions in Nerja, starting in an area...

Samples Taken From Nerja Caves Paintings

Friday 24th of August 2012
The Nerja Cave Foundation have taken samples from six paintings in the Nerja Caves which could be as at least 42,000 years old. The paintings are of seals and they could have been made by Neanderthals living in the caves. It is the first time that...

Three Cultures Festival Frigiliana Starts Today

Thursday 23rd of August 2012
Since 2006 the Three Cultures Festival has been the highlight of Frigiliana’s year and takes place at the end of August. The old part of this pretty whitewashed village is acknowledged to be one of the best preserved Moorish towns in Spain....

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