Grand Christmas Fayre for ECCH

Next Saturday, 10 November, Casa Ventura in Torrevieja will be the location of a Grand Christmas Fayre where the organisers hope to raise money that will go towards providing a better festive season for the children at the Elche Children’s Care Home. There will be plenty of stalls selling lots of lovely goodies to kick …

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Spoon Week Begins on Monday

If you haven’t heard of Spoon Week yet, you have missed out on one of the most popular gastronomic events in Torrevieja, now set to celebrate for the sixth time from Monday 5 to Sunday 11 November, 2018. Think beans, pulses, stews, think winter-warmers, think those perfect dishes granny (or the male equivalent) used to …

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Calls for Young Entrepreneurs

The Department of Employment and Local Development in Torrevieja has launched a competition aimed at young entrepreneurs, “Premios Jóvenes Emprendedores 2018”. The contest is aimed at young people under 35, which aims to “reward people with entrepreneurial initiative, linked to the city, who have developed or launched a business project,” said Víctor Ferrández, the councillor …

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Get your Midriff Out and Belly Dance!

This weekend in Torrevieja, the “Festival Orient el Hob” begins. What is it? It’s the International Belly Dance Competition. Launching in the Hotel Fontana on Friday (19th) evening, the Festival Orient el Hob will see dancers from around the world descend on Torrevieja, all hoping to be crowned the best in their field. On Saturday, …

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Bird Spotting in Torrevieja

Towards the end of this month, Torrevieja will be a haven for bird spotters, as the Birding Festival Humedales del Sur de Alicante returns to the Parque Natural de la Mata. The dates for your diary are the 26, 27 and 28 October, for an event dedicated to the world of birds and ornithological tourism …

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Autumn Workshops and Events for Young People

The councillor for young people in Torrevieja, Víctor Ferrández, has presented the 2018 autumn youth activity schedule, aimed at young people from 12 to 35,  and held mostly in the Centro de información y animación juvenil (CIAJ). The councilor explained that there are more than 25 activities available, which include leisure events, employment and training …

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World Tourism Day Conference – Making the most of new technology

Professor at the University of Alicante, Marco A. Celdrán, chaired the conference “New Scenarios for the Planning of Tourism”, which was held in the casino of Torrevieja, an initiative of the Department of Tourism in Torrevieja, in recognition of World Tourism Day. The coordinator of the University Headquarters of the UA in Torrevieja, José Norberto …

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Free Friday Concert in La Mata

There is hardly a more picturesque place, nor a more romantic setting, than watching the sun go down as the birdsong in the Natural Park of La Mata is echoed by classical music on Friday, 28 September, as the latest edition of “Música en el Parque” takes place. It´s the fourth time the musicians have …

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