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    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MARIO KEMPES ‘ EL MATADOR’

        ##What are your memories of the 1978 World Cup? I genuinely believe that winning a World Cup is the greatest possible achievement for a football player. On top of that, I had the great fortune to win it in my own country of Argentina…which is the most emotional feeling of all. It was […]

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    HOLY GRAIL IN VALENCIA

    ##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 it and, even then, only […]

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    VALENCIA WINE AND FOOD FAIR AND BODEGA SIERRA NORTE

     It is hard to believe that Sierra Norte, the Utiel-Requena based bodega with interests throughout the Valencian Community and Jumilla, has just reached its 20th birthday! Nonetheless, this was celebrated with a tasting of the new wines and a buffet on Monday March 4th in the prestigious balcony VIP of Valencia’s Mestalla stadium. Distributors, the […]

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    SHOPPING & ART AT GALERIA KUPKA IN THE HISTORIC CENTRE

    ##Galería Kupka was founded in Valencia by creative artists & well-travelled artisans. It is a rather distinctive shop with a varied selection of original gifts & accessories. Check out their leather handbags, belts, purses, wallets, bracelets and necklaces. They also have jewellery, which includes silver, enamel & glass choices. There are often eye-catching illustrations on […]

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    HAIKU PRESENTATION IN VALENCIA…INTERVIEW WITH DANNY BLACKWELL

    ##Tell us something about your background and upbringing… I was brought up in Yorkshire, in the North of England. I have a degree in Music and a Masters in Literature. My final thesis was on Rayuela by Julio Cortázar. Apart from Spain, I’ve lived in Japan, Argentina, Portugal and Mexico. Oh, and I used to […]

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    TAPAS BAR OF THE MONTH….LA BODEGUILLA DEL GATO

    ##What a great name for a tapas bar! This roughly translates as ‘The Cat’s Wine Cellar’ but it does sound cooler in Spanish. Arguably, this is still one of Valencia’s best kept secrets and it is nicely hidden away in a mellow corner of the historic centre… Over the years, members of the ‘24/7 Valencia’ […]

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    WHY VALENCIA?

    ##Why Valencia? ¿Por qué Valencia? It’s a reasonable question, I suppose. Why do I, and others from around the world, choose to live here? After all, the third-largest city in Spain doesn’t normally rate on most people’s “must-sees”. The Lonely Planet guide, in its suggested city-based itinerary, talks at length about Madrid and Barcelona and […]

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    VALENCIA FOOTBALL… ¡ILLA, ILLA, ILLA; NOS VAMOS A SEVILLA!

    ##Valencia Football Club secured a place in this year’s Copa Del Rey Final after outgunning Real Betis 3-2 in two epic encounters, thus finally ending over 11 years of misery and frustration for the club’s fans. They can now support their team in a meaningful final in 2019. Not since the victory over Getafe, at […]

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    Interview with ‘Jimmy Glass’ Jazz Bar Owner Chevi Martínez

    ##Jimmy Glass Jazz Bar is Valencia’s best-known jazz club but don’t stroll in expecting to find people in double-breasted suits and kipper ties, drinking whiskey sours to a backdrop of Miles Davis or Billie Holiday. Apart from the stage and the photos of jazz performers on the wall (mostly taken by the owner himself), it […]

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