• Sports
    MARCELINO TO LEAD VALENCIA NEXT SEASON

    VALENCIA FOOTBALL On May 11th it was officially announced that Marcelino Garcia Toral would become the new manager of Valencia CF. He now becomes the 19th different name to head the club since the turn of the century. During this time household names like Rafa Benitez, Claudio Ranieri, Gary Neville and Cesare Prandelli have come […]

  • Food
    FREE SPANISH TORTILLA

    FOOD: VEGAN & WHEAT-FREE SPANISH TORTILLA By Helen Westwater There’s an expression in Spanish ‘como agua en mayo’, for something that comes as a happy relief, be it water to soak dry fields, money or for me an exciting new recipe, ‘Vegan tortilla!’ As regulars to La Ola Fresca will know, it has become my […]

  • Food
    THE VURGER (VEGAN FOOD)

    VEGAN RESTAURANT IN VALENCIA Linda McCartney would be proud! It’s not often we review a fast food restaurant, but we have good reason to this month. Not a very long time ago when it was almost impossible to find a vegetarian restaurant in Valencia…finding a vegan restaurant really was impossible!!! I remember the first time […]

  • History
    JOHAN CRUYFF AND LEVANTE UD

    JOHAN CRUYFF AND LEVANTE UD One of the greatest football players of all time, thrice (1971, 1973, 1974) Ballon d’Or winner, many tend to forget that besides his glorious contributions to Ajax Amsterdam and FC Barcelona and to the Netherlands national team, Johan Cruyff left his mark in the humble city of Valencia…possibly in the […]

  • Sports
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL

    TWO LA LIGA TEAMS IN VALENCIA NEXT SEASON…CONGRATULATIONS TO LEVANTE UD!!! At the first time of asking, Levante UD have regained their La Liga status and will join Valencia CF in the top flight of Spanish football next season. ‘Los Granotas’ have totally dominated their league from the beginning of this year’s campaign. They confirmed […]

  • Music
    WILL McCARTHY

    SOUNDTRACK COMPOSER Emmy-Award nominated Hollywood Film Sound Mixer & Sound Editor Robert Gravenor describes Will McCarthy’s instrumental music as “virtuoso and versatile…there is real poetry in his playing.” Robert Gravenor coordinated Will McCarthy’s first solo album entitled “This is Music for Films”. Robert Gravenor’s praise of Will McCarthy’s music is qualified as being a sound […]

  • Art
    ART IN VALENCIA

    ‘SWARM: ROBOTIC HYBRIDS’ Charlie Sutcliffe, a London and Valencia based artist, presents his fantastical and innovative new exhibition in the creative barrio of Ruzafa. Creating work which aims to incite the viewer, to examine the near future and the relationship we will have with ‘Artificial Intelligence’. The show presents a vision of mutated hybrid beings, […]

  • Art
    INTERVIEW WITH STEPHEN GARLAND

    VALENCIA COMEDY: 1.Tell us something about yourself, your background and experiences. I studied Music and Media MGMT back in the day and have been involved in music and, subsequently, the comedy industry since. People from my hometown in Ireland started the most legendary and seminal of comedy clubs in Ireland. ‘The International’ is a little […]

  • Music
    TESA

    Rapper Tesa has released her first solo album ‘Al-Tesa’, which defends the Valencian language & culture and criticizes gender inequality… This is the first solo album of MC Tesa of the Valencian group ‘El Delito’. TESA brings us a fresh rap album, rather different and totally influenced by Valencian culture. It shows us a different […]

  • Food
    MULTI-COLOURED VEGETABLE SPAGHETTI!

    MULTI-COLOURED VEGETABLE SPAGHETTI! By Helen Westwater In the neighbourhood of Benimaclet, where La Ola Fresca is situated, we are swinging into Spring kicking off in April with a series of monthly organic food markets and talks which explore the production of food through ecological and sustainable methods. It’s Ecomaclet! Check out Facebook Ecomaclet for the […]

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