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Day: June 21, 2018

Town Hall of Pilar de la Horadada Bans Bonfires on Its Beaches

Public banned from burning bonfires on any beaches of Pilar In a public edict signed by the Mayor, the town hall of Pilar de la Horadada has banned the making of any type of fire or bonfire for the fiestas of San Juan, celebrated this weekend on the 23 and 24 June. The communication states that it is prohibited to build any fires and set them alight in any open space within the municipality until 17 October 2018. Particular mention is given to the following: Burning any plant material (branches, twigs, logs etc) and pruning Lighting bonfires in areas...

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La Paca Market – Creativity, Sustainability and Fun

A Creative way of bringing the Community together Looking at the comments about this vintage and eco-friendly market in Elche, this looks like a fantastic event to attend. The two main organizers are two ladies that both go by the name of Paca, and one of their main aims is to bring the Community together in a celebration of all that is positive and good for the area in terms of sustainability, eco-friendliness, music, creativity, conscious consumption, food, healthy living and much more. As well as plenty of stalls for your perusal, there will also be food, drinks (vermouth...

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Pensioner in Court over Bleach Argument Murder

The prosecution claim the defendant even hit the victim with a toilet brush A court has began hearing evidence against a 63-year-old woman, Ramona FF, accused of murdering her friend over an argument related to a disagreement over using bleach to clean a bathroom. The incident took place in the Valencia town of Alfafar in May of last year when, according to the prosecution, the defendant became involved in an argument with the victim in the bathroom, “Ramona knocked the victim to the ground, took her head and slammed her furiously on the ground,” the evidence recounts, afterwards, “she...

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Summer-Season Opening of the Guardamar Craft Market

If you’re stuck for something to do one of these summer evenings, head down to the Handcrafts Artisan Market in Guardamar. A great number of stalls selling a huge variety of handmade goods has been set up along the road that runs down from the town centre to the beachfront, parallel with the Reina Sofia Park. There are also a large number of great bars, cafeterias, ice cream parlours and restaurants in the vicinity, so why not make a night of it! Take note that the market is only open in the evenings. Date: Until Saturday 15 September 2018...

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Correfocs in Rojales – Not for the Fainthearted

Run with the devils and fire then watch the Hogueras burn OK, so if you love fireworks of all kinds, loud bangs, whizzing noises, fire, heat, strange medieval music and large crowds of people running about in different directions, then this is definitely the event for you this week. This Thursday 21 June will see many towns burning their Hogueras that have been set up on display since the end of last week. In Rojales the actual setting of the effigies on fire – the cremà – will take place at 23.00h. Nevertheless, an hour before, at 22.00h, there...

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