• Music
    THE LEGENDARY ‘TWANGUERO’ PLAYS ’16 TONELADAS’ ON MAY 22

    Born and bred in Valencia and winner of a Latin Grammy, Diego Garcia a.k.a. ‘Twanguero’ is regarded as one of the best guitarists in the world. He returns to Valencia to play ’16 Toneladas’ on Sunday. El Twanguero is a tireless traveller and a unique guitarist. This Valencian who lives in Los Angeles makes his […]

  • Nightlife
    La Ruta: Valencia’s Hidden Underground, Coming to the Surface

    Just a day after I arrived in Valencia, my attention was drawn to a cultural movement existing here in the 80s and 90s. Labelled ‘La Ruta del Bakalao’ (also known as the Destroy Route, or simply La Ruta), this was a scene that represented many things at once: unlimited expression, the acceptance of all, and […]

  • Food
    STRAWBERRY EXPLOSION! By Helen Westwater ‘La Ola Fresca’

    Strawberries are hard to beat! Heart-shaped and juicy, they have also been scientifically proven to reduce the risk of a heart attack through their high content of flavonoids (antioxidants) and are rich in potassium, the mineral that helps to regulate fluids and blood pressure. Try them with a splash of balsamic vinegar, black pepper, rocket […]

  • Music
    PAINTING IN CABANYAL  FOR THE ‘MAR I JAZZ’ FESTIVAL!

    The Mar i jazz festival is “dressing up” the walls of Dr. Lluch park thanks to local artists and illustrators. The Cabanyal Park will be the setting for the jazz festival to be held from 10 to 12 June. The initiative once again enjoys the collaboration of Cervezas Alhambra, which continues to support live music […]

  • Music
    WHEN CHET BAKER PLAYED VALENCIA

    On the Friday 13th  of May in 1988, the legendary musician Chet Baker died in Amsterdam in mysterious circumstances. He fell from a hotel window and  drugs were found in his system. Whether it was an accidental overdose or a deliberate jump or even a murder… has never been established.  What is recognized is that, […]

  • Places
    Inauguration of the Greek Honorary Consulate in Valencia on May 17th

    The inauguration will take place in the presence of His Excellency Ilias Fotopoulos , Ambassador of Greece in Spain, and His Eminence the Metropolitan of the Greek Orthodox church in Spain and Portugal, Exarch of the Mediterranenan Sea, Monsignor Byssarion. The event will take place on May 17, 2022, from 16.00h to 19.00h at the […]

  • Music
    Tune in to the Loco Club’s live concerts this week (May 11th-15th)

    This week, the ‘Loco Club’ in Valencia welcomes three international and two local artists for five consecutive nights of live music. There will be an act on every night from Wednesday to Sunday, with Jerry Leger & The Situation kicking it off from 21:00h tomorrow. In his first visit to Spain, Jerry (who has already […]

  • Places
    THE HISTORIC CENTRE OF VALENCIA…

    Intrigue and murder. Love and conquest. Not every city centre can boast such risqué history and then rise up to become beloved by residents and visitors alike. The City Centre of Valencia could, and she did. Rewind the clock to 138 B.C. to discover how the heart of Valencia morphed from a swampy island on […]

  • Music
    ‘CAT POWER’ PLAYS VALENCIA ON JULY 5th!

    Vocalist, songwriter, musician and producer Cat Power (Chan Marshall), has just released her new album, ‘Covers’, which includes completely reimagined songs by Frank Ocean, Bob Seger, Lana Del Rey, Jackson Browne, Iggy Pop, The Pogues, Nick Cave and The Replacements, among others, plus an updated interpretation of her own song “Hate” from The Greatest album […]

  • Sports
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL…FRANCIS COQUELIN OF VILLARREAL CF

    EXCLUSIVE ’24/7 VALENCIA’ INTERVIEW   24/7 VALENCIA: Please describe the joy of winning the Europa league with Villarreal. FRANCIS COQUELIN: To be fair, it was a great journey! We had a great victory too in the Europa League final itself. The whole team, throughout the campaign, played really well. We faced some tough opponents like […]

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