• Food
    SCONES BY HELEN WESTWATER OF LA OLA FRESCA

      On the weekend of 20th and 21st October, Benimaclet celebrated the 5th ‘ConFusion Festival’ with over 300 activities in two days.  On the Sunday 21st, as part of the festival at La Ola Fresca, we had a day of swing music and dance workshops. It was in collaboration with Satchmo Dance and artist Tina […]

  • Art
    MOSAIC ARTIST EMILIO VERDEJO

    The handmade production of Emilio’s mosaics began in 2008, inspired by his interest in the beautiful work done with this same technique at the main train station of Valencia (‘La Estación del Norte de Valencia’) and also by the work of Gaudí. However, his need for working with his hands and exploring various techniques as […]

  • Sports
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL AT VILLARREAL FC

       Valencia CF and Levante UD are frequently cited as the main football clubs in the Comunidad Valenciana. However, a third club called Villarreal FC has pushed its way to the forefront in recent times and has firmly established itself as one of the success stories of Spanish soccer. Just one hour North of Valencia, […]

  • Editorial
    LA RIADA…THE FLOOD OF VALENCIA

    For most of the year the Turia was a dormant little stream which trickled along the sticky mudflats, which Valencia liked to call a river. Writing at the beginning of the nineteenth century, British writer Richard Ford mocked the Valencians for the false grandeur of their magnificent bridges and high river walls… all for a […]

  • Sports
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL…JURY STILL OUT ON THE ROTATION SYSTEM

      Valencia CF continue to slowly claw themselves up the league ladder with improved performances but concern continues to grow over the rotation system policy that Marcelino has adopted. Last season, there was the occasional tinkering of the squad but at times this campaign there has been a complete hatchet job. The defence is finally […]

  • Editorial
    Holy Grail in Valencia

    Looking for the Holy Grail King Arthur, Percival, Lancelot and the other knights of the round table, Siegfried the crusader, Adolf Hitler, the freemasons, Monty Python and Indiana Jones all spent huge amounts of time and energy in search of the Holy Grail and its magic powers. Only Percival and Indy actually got to see […]

  • Editorial
    LA MOSTRA FILM FESTIVAL VALENCIA 2018 (OCTOBER 18-28)

      ‘MOSTRA DE VALÈNCIA-CINEMA DEL MEDITERRANI’ is a meeting for film lovers, both experts and amateurs, where the public and creators meet to enjoy a specially selected programme with the aim of bringing them high-quality films that are not usually found on the commercial circuits. The programming of the Mostra is also specific to a […]

  • Editorial
    ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE IN SPAIN…INTERVIEW WITH ‘FUNDACIÓ PASQUAL MARAGALL’

     1.What is Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s is a disease that causes significant cognitive deterioration, characterized by memory loss, language alterations, loss of sense of direction and difficulties in task planning or problem solving. Changes in personality and behaviour often also occur. Affected people progressively lose the ability to be autonomous, including even the most basic activities. […]

  • Food
    VALENCIA WINES…WHAT’S GOING ON IN UTIEL-REQUENA? (IT’S VALENCIA’S BIGGEST D.O.)

                                                   After the smaller crop last year, caused by the drought and late storms, this year’s harvest has just started with the Macabeo and Chardonnay varieties for Cava now being picked. The harvest has almost returned to traditional dates this year…after gradually coming forward by up to three weeks, in recent years, due to global […]

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