• 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 […]

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    MY RUZAFA (ONE OF VALENCIA’S HIPPEST BARRIOS)

    ##Ruzafa or Russafa (Valenciano) means something similar to “scented garden” in Arabic. The Valencian barrio is known for being an upbeat and progressive area and home to many artists, local families and immigrants. Located on the southern side of the city, historically, it used to be seen as somewhat apart from the centre of action […]

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    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MARIO KEMPES ‘EL MATADOR’

    ##24/7 Valencia:What are your memories of the 1978 World Cup? Mario Kempes: 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 […]

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    VALENCIA PEOPLE…RAFA LAHUERTA YÚFERA

    ##Rafa Lahuerta Yúfera is a Valencian writer, blogger and former member and founder of the Valencia CF supporter’s group Gol Gran. His book “La balada del bar Torino” (in reference to the bar in C/Barcelonina where  Valencia C.F. was founded back in 1919) was published to acclaim. It is more than just a book about […]

  • Art
    ‘LA FÁBRICA DE HIELO’ IN CABANYAL IN 2020

    ##“La Fábrica de Hielo is one of our favourite “chill-out” spots. This artistic and diverse space hides in the barrio of ‘El Cabanyal’, just next to the beach. Revamped from an abandoned ice factory; on the inside there is natural light that pours from the ceilings to illuminate a playful, hipster interior with colourful mismatching […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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