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Rain doesn’t stop play in Benidorm

RAIN in Benidorm today (Thursday) morning did not stop play for thousands of Britons who enjoyed the traditional Fancy Dress Party along Calles Mallorca...

The moors are comin’

Villajoyosa is gearing up for its famous 'Desembarco' - the arrival of the Moors - to be held at sunrise on Saturday. The event...

British Queen of Alfaz

Irena Bodnarec interviews Shannon Abbot, the young lady who was crowned local fiesta queen in Alfaz del Pi at the weekend.

Fallas finally here

Despite delays in erecting the papier-mâché effigies due to the bad weather conditions earlier this week, fallas are now in place in main towns....

World heritage ‘Fallas’

VALENCIA’s main fiesta was added to Unesco’s Immaterial World Heritage list on Wednesday. The panel of representatives from 24 different countries finally decided to include...

Fancy that!

The traditional Benidorm British fancy dress party, held every year at the end of the popular local fiestas, was again a huge success today...

Benidorm invaded

Saturday night was the spectacular parade of the Moors and Christians through the main streets of Benidorm Old Town. The crowds were certainly out in...

‘Fira i Festes’ is here

MAYBE the weather hasn't completely cottoned on yet, but autumn 2016 is now nine days old and Gandia is gearing up to celebrate it...

Over 65,000 tell Jávea to cut the bull

A PETITION on Change.org calling for Jávea to ban its bous a la mar 'festival' has been handed to the town hall by an...

Splat!

Bunyol (Valencia) held its traditional 'Tomatina' tomato fight on Wednesday - 160,000 kilos of tomatoes were used in the battle.

15 year old gored in Calpe bull running

An incident involving a teenage boy tainted the first day of Calpe fiestas on Saturday. At 2.15am, the 15-year-old youth sneaked past the security measures...

‘Bous a la mar is not cruel’

BANNING the controversial Bous a la mar 'festival' in Dénia is not on the cards and a referendum will not be called, stresses fiesta...

Torched bull ban

ONDARA council has become the first one in the Marina Alta to ban the 'bou embolat' and 'bou encaixonat' elements of their Sant Jaume...

Bulls in court

Legal loopholes means Dénia's Bous a la Mar organisers should face €4.8m fine every summer, says an animal action team ANIMAL protection group PACMA has...

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