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The Week ahead in Torrevieja

The Week ahead in Torrevieja

Classic Cars, Dedications, Flamenco Singing, Blue Nights and the Blues this weekend Something of a diverse weekend of activities is on offer around Torrevieja this weekend, from Blues Music to Blue Nights to even Blue Cars! You can start the weekend early on Thursday with a touch of Flamenco especially suited for those fond of parody, as you'll be able to attend a workshop teaching you the basics of singing and clapping.  If you like to take the Mickey out of Spanish Flamenco singers, clapping of hands, stamping of feet and singing purposely off pitch, you can now learn the art for yourself! The first Course of 'Cante Jondo' is being off...
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What´s on in Torrevieja ths weekend

What´s on in Torrevieja ths weekend

There's no excuse for not being out and about this weekend in Torrevieja. In fact, with so much to choose from, you may need the next week just to recover! In case you had forgotten, April 23rd is St. George's Day, England's Patron Saint, famed for slaying some ancient dragons and entering mythical record books because of it! Although April 23rd will never quite match the popularity of St. Patrick's Day, it is gaining popularity year by year, as a fun day on the Costas. There are three major activities taking place on the 23rd.  So plan your day correctly, and you can partake in all of them! Just south of Torrevieja, at the Oriheula C...
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Mosquito eradication in Torrevieja

Mosquito eradication in Torrevieja

Torrevieja's mosquito fumigation process already underway If you happen to live anywhere close to 'fresh' water in Torrevieja, be it a lake, a disused swimming pool, gardens, fountains, heavy vegetation, green areas, parks or even some big puddles, this week you have probably seen a lot of men in masks spraying. These mysterious men are not killing weeds but fumigating the area of mosquitoes and their lavae to try and avoid similar problems caused last summer when the coast experienced an infestation of the hated and disease carrying, blood sucking insects. Torrevieja's Councillor for Health and Sanitation, Pilar González Cifuentes announc...
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Latest TDT news

Latest TDT news

Radio and TV singles not crystal clear! The age of Digital Television across Spain has not been a resounding success with 27.5% of the homes of the province of Valencia alone reporting problems with Terrestrial Digital Television (TDT), according to a study made by the Association of Housewives and Consumers, Tyrius (Asociación de Amas de Casa y Consumidores Tyrius). The report noted that 72.25% of the areas assessed throughout the province of Valencia are problem free while 13.5% are still having issues in spite of changing antennas, and/or purchasing a TDT tuner or aTelevision set with integrated TDT; some are not able to receive any tele...
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4 nights of fever in Torrevieja

4 nights of fever in Torrevieja

Saturday Night Fever in Torrevieja If the music of the Bee Gees and the name Tony Manero, played by a 20-something old John Travolta starts to ring a few bells, then you'll know about 'Saturday Night Fever'. Everyone that's forty plus can envision Travolta, in his white suit, one arm raised towards the gods, pouting for the camera. It's an icon of the seventies. For four nights only you can relive those times as the stage show, albeit in Spanish, comes to Torrevieja as part of the Spring Cultural program. Over half of the tickets for the show have already been sold. Spain's last show, Mama Mia sold out and left many wishing that they had...
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