• Editorial
    EXCLUSIVE REPORT ON THE DYNAMIC BARRIO OF BENIMACLET (VALENCIA)

    ##The city of Valencia can be split into sub-divisions or neighbourhoods often known as “barrios”. One of these barrios is called Benimaclet, a name with Arabic origins meaning “sons of Majlad.” This barrio is located to the northeast of Valencia’s city centre. Before 1970, this barrio practiced local sovereignty; therefore Benimaclet was its own town […]

  • Editorial
    THE WAY OF THE HOLY GRAIL IN VALENCIA

    ##‘24/7 Valencia’ were honoured to be invited to the presentation of the European consortium of ‘ The Way of The Holy Grail’ at the Ateneo Mercantil de Valencia on 29 November 2019.The presentation and celebration, by the civil society of the Institutional Declaration of Les Corts Valencianes on the ‘Way of the Holy Grail’  included […]

  • Editorial
    LEGACY OF MUSLIM VALENCIA

    ##Valencia was a Muslim town for well over 500 years. The Moors ruled over a prosperous, expanding city but how much of their legacy remains? The great Moorish General, Tariq Ibn Ziyad, a former slave who had risen through the ranks and had already conquered most of Southern and central Spain with a small but […]

  • Art
    THE LEGENDARY ‘CAFÉ DE LAS HORAS’ 25th ANNIVERSARY INTERVIEW

    ##24/7 Valencia: Could you please tell us about the history of Café de Las Horas? Marc of Café de Las Horas: “Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have somewhere to sit and read?”  “Why is there nowhere with classical music?”  “I’d love a cocktail but can’t find one.”  “Wouldn’t you just KILL for a piece of […]

  • Art
    ‘EL CABANYAL’… DYNAMIC & HISTORIC VALENCIA

    ##El Cabanyal is the barrio or neighbourhood in Valencia that is directly to the west of ‘La Playa de Malvarrosa’. In this barrio you can smell and hear the sea next to you, while enjoying the views of a barrio full of authenticity and grit. As you walk through the streets, you can see the […]

  • History
    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 most humble team of the […]

  • History
    VALENCIA BATS

    ##You can find bats everywhere in Valencia, both the symbolic version on the city’s crests and the real thing in the cracks and crevices of its buildings. There are four times as many Patudo bats in one cave in ‘El Montgó’ mountain in Javea than in the whole of France, and there are 22 different […]

  • Editorial
    TANKS FOR THE MEMORY

    ##For those of us living in Spain today, democracy is a given and pretty much unmoveable. The dark, dull days of dictatorship seem a long way off. However, if some dangerously deluded bright sparks had got their way on 23 February 1981, things might have been a whole lot different and at the centre of […]

  • Editorial
    ‘CABANYAL ANY ZERO’ …AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH DOCUMENTARY DIRECTOR FRÉDÉRIQUE PRESSMANN

     ##24/7 Valencia:What does the title “Cabanyal Year Zero” refer to? FRÉDÉRIQUE PRESSMANN: The title is in reference to the restoration of ‘El Cabanyal’, which refers to the time after  the “war” between the local government and the residents, so to speak. People started using that phrase in 2015, after the monumental elections, referring to it […]

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