Day: May 5, 2016

Reunite International charity football tournament kicks off on Saturday

Watch the matches at the Orihuela Costa CDM then join the family fun at The Fire Station bar This Saturday (7th May), we have the first group stages of our Reunite International Shield 8-a-side football tournament which is being held at the Municipal Sports Centre (CDM) in Playa Flamenca, Orihuela Costa. Everyone is invited to come down and enjoy the matches between teams that have been set up by local businesses. There will be four games this Saturday, two at 5pm and two at 6pm. The tournament shall run each weekend in May with the Semi Finals and Finals being played on Saturday, May 28th. Afterwards, join them for be an evening of entertainment at The Fire Station Bar in Via Park I, La Zenia, including a raffle of prizes donated by local businesses and music from the talented young singer Janelle. It should be a fun day out for all the family. Reunite International Child Abduction Centre is the leading UK charity specialising in advice, assistance, mediation and research in relation to international parental child abduction and the movement of children across international borders. One of Reunite’s main services is their UK based telephone advice line, which accepts calls from parents all over the world, and also offers an emergency service outside of office hours. The advice line provides advice, information and support to parents, family members and...

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Queens and Concerts in Rojales and Quesada this weekend

Classical music, a fiesta gala and a saxophone quartet This weekend’s events in Rojales and Ciudad Quesada include concerts and and this year’s Fiesta Queens Gala. First up, at 7pm on Saturday, May 7th at 7pm is a violin and piano concert at the Cultural Centre in Ciudad Quesada on Calle del Pino. Entry is free and the audience will be treated to performances of pieces by Mendelssohn and Massenet played by Stassnislav Tkach (violin) and Youlia Tichtchenko (piano). At 9pm that same night, the Capitol Theatre in Rojales will celebrate the 2016 Rojales Fiesta Queens Gala, at which tribute will be paid to last year’s queens and dames and those who have been chosen to represent the town this year will be announced. Entry is free and tickets can be collected from the Information and Tourism Office in the Town Hall. Then on Sunday morning, back at the Cultural Centre in Ciudad Quesada at 11:30am, there will be a saxophone quartet concert by Ars Musicandum and Sax in Actus. This is a fundraiser for the animal charity APADAC and tickets cost €4 each from the box office from 10am. If you cannot attend but would like to make a donation to the charity send an email to...

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“At Home in Europe” survey reveals real estate trends

The new weekly low down on local real estate from RE/MAX BEACH HOMES By Erica Hayward, Manager, RE/MAX Beach Homes RE/MAX Europe, home to over 16,000 agents, recently published the “At Home in Europe” survey results. Over the next couple of weeks I will be taking a deeper look at the survey and sharing interesting details about how your Spanish neighbours react in the real estate market locally and how homeowners react in other countries. I invite you to join me on this real estate journey around Europe. Because we are in Spain, we will start off with your Spanish neighbours. Do you ever sit back and think about your Spanish neighbours? Are they retirees, a young couple with children, single or maybe baby boomers? Survey results in Spain, show that over 80% of Spanish are homeowners. While the ideal home size for a Spanish homeowner is approximately 141 square meters. Approximately 20% of Spanish citizens have holiday homes with nearly all of their second residences being in Spain. However the study finds that close to half of those holiday or secondary homes are in a rural setting. If you live on the coast, you might find this surprising with the amount of Spanish holiday home owners. Near our office, for example, we have a considerable amount of homeowners from Madrid, followed by Central Spain (Albacete region) and some...

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Clarinets in concert in Guardamar on Saturday

Players from Guardamar and Dolores to play Mozart, Miller, Scott Joplin and more The Auditorium of the Guardamar Music School will host a free concert on Saturday, May 7th at 8pm called ‘Clarinetu2’. Performing will be clarinetists from the Agrupación Musical de Guardamar and the Unión Musical de Dolores. In the first part of the concert they will play the pieces Ragon Falez, Moonlight Serenade, Fashion Rag, The Easy Winners, Wolverine Blues and The Entertainer. The second part will begin with the Allegro of Mozart’s Symphony number 25; the first movement of Ciesla’s concert for clarinet; Concerto d’amore, by J. de Haan; and will finish with the four movements of Mangani’s Jewish...

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  1. Art Exhibition – Mediterranean Cosmopolitas

    July 13 @ 7:00 pm - September 9 @ 7:00 pm
  2. Orihuela Moors and Christians Fiestas

    July 15 - July 21
  3. Ida y Vuelta Hispano-Cuban festival

    July 16 - July 21



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