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Day: April 24, 2018

Renowned trombonist Dan Barrett to play Torrevieja

Concert will celebrate International Jazz Day on Sunday Sunday April 30th is International Jazz Day and the Torrevieja Municipal Culture Institute has booked the Dan Barrett Quintet to play a concert. This Californian musician and arranger is without doubt one of the most important jazz trombonists on the international scene, with an impressive career of more than 100 recordings. He has formed part of bands with the likes of Benny Goodman, Woody Herman or Buck Clayton, and recorded with singers of the stature of Rosemary Cloony, Mel Tormé and Tony Bennet among many others. His production discography is so...

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Portuguese man o’war spotted in Guardamar

Town Hall warns do not go swimming or touch these venomous invertebrates on the beach Photo by Guardamar Town Hall Several Portuguese men o’war, one of the most feared marine species, have been spotted on the coast at Guardamar del Segura, the Town Hall has warned on social media. In the last few days the municipal services have detected six of these venomous invertebrates, which are often mistaken for jellyfish. Because of the danger that they pose, the Town Hall has asked people to take “maximum precaution and avoid swimming in the sea”. The municipal services are working to...

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King Felipe could visit the Vega Baja for the first time this May

Monarch expected to attend farmers’ conference in Torrevieja and Orihuela King Felipe VI could visit the Vega Baja for the first time in May as he has been invited to the 14th National Conference of Communities of Irrigators at the Torrevieja International Auditorium from May 14th-18th. The organisers want him to close the event, which will have over 1,500 guests including Valencian Government president Ximo Puig. Costa Daily understands that the Royal Household has confirmed his attendance but, as always with the King’s agenda, “it will not be totally official until 3 or 4 days beforehand”. The intention is...

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Costa weather gets complicated

High winds on Tuesday and possible heavy rain with storms on Wednesday and Thursday By The Mastral Project The stable spring weather has not lasted long. After a few days with a lot of sunshine and very pleasant temperatures the weather has changed again and could keep doing so over the next couple of days. Until today the wind had occasionally been a bit unpleasant, especially by the coast, with the Mastral Project weather stations registering gusts of over 60km/h in Torrevieja. These gusts got even stronger on Tuesday, especially in the morning, reaching up to 83.4km/h in La...

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