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Day: October 9, 2018

Learn Russian or How to Install Solar Power

You’d better торопиться if you fancy learning the basics of Russian, or how about photovoltaic solar power systems On Wednesday morning, a public lottery will be held to choose 30 students who will be added to two training courses, one to learn Russian, the other looking into installing solar power systems. The courses, organised by the ADL employment agency will offer 40 hours in the basics of the Russian language, and a 25-hour course for installing photovoltaic systems. Each course has places for 15 students, with anyone welcome to apply for the draw, which will be made at 9...

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World Cycle Race Schedule Announced

From Spain to China and everywhere in between (even Yorkshire), next year’s cycle race schedule has been published The International Cycling Union, Unión Ciclista Internacional, has announced the next season of cycling events, including one of the biggest events of the year, La Vuelta. The cycling tour of Spain, La Vuelta, will start in Torrevieja. Giro d’Italia will take place between May 11 and 2nd of June, later than previous years. The World Championships, the now famous ‘Tour de Yorkshire’ will take place in Britain between September 21 and 29th. As for the slightly smaller events, the Clásica de...

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Kyle Eastwood – Second in the ‘Torrevieja Suena a Jazz’ Series of Concerts

Kyle Eastwood is considered one of the best contemporary jazz double bass players in the world, and he will be performing in Torrevieja this Saturday evening. Eastwood has performed at some of the best and most prestigious jazz festivals across the globe and his music has featured in the scores of numerous films, including Million Dollar Baby and Invictus, which were both directed by his father, Clint. He will showcase his latest work – In Transit – which is out on sale now. Catchy and modern, In Transit has many virtues. Enthusiasts will see in it the blueprint for a contemporary form of jazz which encompasses melodic richness and groove, whereas purists, as well as enjoying original compositions, will be able to roam through history thanks to some enthralling Count Basie, Monk and Mingus covers, not to mention Kyle Eastwood’s favourite Italian cinema theme, which symbolizes his special relationship with the film industry. Tickets can be purchased from the Auditorium on this link: Date: Saturday 13 October 2018 Time: 21.00h – 22.30h Place: Auditorio de Torrevieja Address: Partida de la Loma s/n, Junto Hospital San Jaime, 03183 Torrevieja, Alicante Entrance:...

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World-Class Jazz Pianist Roberto Fonseca to Perform in Torrevieja

Jazz lovers are in for a treat this Friday evening as Cuban-born jazz pianist Roberto Fonseca brings his Afro-Cuban band to the auditorium in Torrevieja for a once-in-a-lifetime concert. The Roberto Fonseca Trio will be the first in a cycle of three jazz concerts taking place over the course of this weekend. Fonseca, who at the age of 15 had already made his successful debut at the Havana International Jazz Festival, will be presenting his latest album – Abuc – a musical journey through the various styles of music popular in the Caribbean over the years, including jazz, bolero,...

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Free Tap Water in Restaurants to be Law?

If you’ve ever had to pay for a glass of tap water in a restaurant, you’ll be pleased to know that charging for it may soon be outlawed A consumer association has welcomed a proposal to the Spanish government’s congress by the Unidos Podemos political group, that would force catering establishments to offer tap water free of charge to customers. Many other European countries, such as neighbouring France, already have similar laws in place, and so the group believe that the proposal would bring Spain in line with other community countries. Many restaurants in Spain already offer tap water...

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