Cruz Roja Flag Day

If you’re out and about in Torrevieja on Friday, be sure to keep an eye out for Cruz Roja members, who will be offering flags for those who support them with a little donation. The teams will have information tables set up, one at the Plaza de la Constitución and one near the Hombre del …

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Gender Violence Awareness Events

Councillor for Social Services, Women and Equality, Fabiana Ibarra, has launched an awareness campaign which will run from today until November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. “We do not want this date to be just a commemoration, and that is how we transmit it throughout the year, developing intense …

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Dramatised Walks through the Salt Lakes

This weekend, there will be two dramatised walks through the salt lakes of Torrevieja, with theatrical performers taking guests on a tour of the historic and beautifully natural area of the Costa Blanca. The walking talks will take place on both Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 November, departing at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., under …

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New Buses take to the Streets

Torrevieja’s councillor for transport, Javier Manzanares, showed off the two new buses that will be carrying passengers around the town, as he was taken around the vehicles by the operations manager of the Avanza Group, Luis Gonzalez. “These new vehicles will allow us to offer a better urban transport service to users,” said Manzanares. Each …

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World Day Against Breast Cancer

The association of relatives and cancer patients of Torrevieja (AFECÁNCER) has commemorated World Day Against Breast Cancer by reading a manifesto and displaying a panel with messages of solidarity in support of the many women, and some men, who have overcome or are surpassing this disease. The rally, held in the Plaza de la Constitución, …

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Autumn Cultural Schedule Published

Torrevieja’s councillor for culture, Domingo Perez, has presented the schedule for the autumn cultural calendar, offering a range of events which includes concerts, exhibitions and cultural and leisure events for the months of October , November and December. More events will be added to the calendar as the season progresses, but the schedule already includes …

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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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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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