Day: July 9, 2018

Help to launch a smart cane for blind people

Local company is crowdfunding their technological innovation that could help many people A project to launch a technological cane that detects obstacles for blind people, developed by a spin-off company of Miguel Hernández University in Elche Scientific Park, only has until Thursday to find €9,000 from investors by crowdfunding on the website Kickstarter. What is the Egara Cane? Day after day, blind people deal with a world filled with difficulties. From the invention of the white cane, more than 100 years ago, blind people have only had this tool to perceive their environment. This cane, with the tracking technique,...

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Algorfa fiestas get off to a glittering start

Activities, games, concerts and parties until July the 17th Algorfa fired the starting pistol for its patron saint fiestas in honour of the Virgen del Carmen on July the 6th with the Coronation of the Queens and Fiesta Clubs (Peñas), and the reading of the official announcement. Don’t worry if you missed it though because there are still plenty of activities to join in with the celebrations this week. Mayor Manuel Ros compared the fiestas with a race in which “if we all behave respectfully towards each other then everybody wins” and encouraged people to come and enjoy themselves...

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The King of Pop in Torrevieja

Oh baby give me one more chance… Beat it… Coz it´s a THRILLER… What we´re trying to say is that the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, is coming to Torrevieja, at least in tribute form. The musical, Michael´s Legacy, has been performed to more than 200,000 people already, and during this current tour, Torrevieja is on the list of locations where this spectacular show can be experienced. The International Auditorium is the location, August 17 is the date, so make sure you cancel, move or just ignore anything you´ve already got in your diary to make sure you don´t...

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Major Earthquake Planned for November

Once again the emergency services will be put to the test when a major earthquake hits Torrevieja and the surrounding area in November – Luckily, it´s just an exercise The Mayor of Torrevieja, José Manuel Dolón, along with senior members of the local government, security and emergency services met last week to start planning for a major earthquake drill that will take place in November. The simulation, which will operate with its own social media hashtag, #gransimulacro2018, will take place on November 14. Following the meeting, the Mayor explained that the “different places where this drill will be held...

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Saturday’s Night of Culture in Guardamar

Some unique performances taking place in Guardamar this Saturday This Saturday evening, the coastal town of Guardamar del Segura will be a hive of activity as the Nit de Cultura takes place. This is a whole night of culture, which is being held to celebrate 30 years since the town’s Casa de Cultura was inaugurated. The town hall has organised various events to suit all tastes, including art, photography, literature, music and dance, with the majority of activities taking place around the main square – the Plaza de la Constitución. The evening kicks off with a show by the...

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