• Sri Lankan Restaurant

    BARCEILAN: Interview With Sasha Dayal Fernando 1.Tell us something about your upbringing, travels and experiences I have lived my whole life in the U.K but spent three years studying at the Overseas School in Sri Lanka, in my early teens. After returning to the UK, I studied cooking and hotel management. Due to having a Chef’s qualification, […]

  • Ramon Martinez Buades

    Ramon Martinez Buades Interview Tell us something your background. My late father was a polyglot who spoke, wrote and read in Spanish, English, French and German with remarkable ease. This meant that I had a very cosmopolitan upbringing on all levels. I should also add that he was a great lover of art & music, […]

  • Music
    Manu Khalwa

      Tell us something about your background.  I come from a family of musicians from Rajasthan in India. I am a musician and singer and my aim is to make Indian music more familiar to the ears of Westerners. Music has been in my family for 12 generations. Our ancestors used to perform at the […]

  • Music
    The Mi and L’au Interview

    The Mi and L’au interview with 24/7 Valencia Magazine 1) Where did you meet and what are your backgrounds? Paris. Mia was into art therapy and modelling, and I was working for a cinema production company. We then flew around, betting on the map, drinking one million bottles of wine, and finally woke up, half […]

  • Food
    El Patio De Pepa (PINCHOS Y TAPAS)

    Tapas Bar Of The Month Nestled in the heart of the Barrio del Carmen and just a stone’s throw from La Lonja…you will find the newish ‘El Patio de Pepa’, which serves tapas and pinchos with your wine, beer and spirits.  This is Mediterranean food with Latin touches. It is set in a 19th century […]

  • Music
    MARA ARANDA

    As an active participant in the Sete Sóis Sete Luas Festival, Valencian musician Mara Aranda has taken part in international projects with Luigi Cinque, for his record Alentejo Story Concert (2005) inspired by Saramago’s novel Levantado do Chão along with Elena Ledda. Following this, she teamed up with the Algerian singer and composer Akim El […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA BOOKS TIMOTHY O’GRADY

    VALENCIA BOOKS TIMOTHY O’GRADY 1. Tell us something your background and travels…    I’m from Chicago. When I was twenty-one someone offered me the use of a house on a deserted island off the coast of Donegal in Ireland. I expected to return from there to America but never did. I lived in Dublin, London, Valencia […]

  • Editorial
    Naima Interview

    Valencia Music Naima 1. How did ‘Naima’ begin ? Naima began in 2004 with the intention of making music, influenced by jazz but not in any way bound to its rules and regulations. With the risk of being in no man’s land, where no-one can box us into a category, we prefer to develop our creativity […]

  • Food
    RESTAURANT CONTRAPUNTO ( BELOW THE OPERA HOUSE)

    Having previously eaten at this restaurant some months before our dinner date for ’24/7 Valencia’, we were very excited about a repeat visit. Our first dinner had been soon after it’s re-opening…more about that later. The restaurant, to be found on the terrace below, and part of the ‘Reina Sofia Palau de Les Arts’, is […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA BOOKS : MOVIES MADE IN SPAIN

      MOVIES MADE IN SPAIN In which small village in Guadalajara did Katherine Hepburn spend a summer making a film about Troy? Where did Steven Spielberg build his prisoner of war camp in Spain for ‘Empire of the Sun’? Which famous British actor tried to steal some jewels from the Spanish royal family’s summer palace […]

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