This Saturday, why not leave this planet and take a trip somewhere far away, albeit not in physical form Find a dark spot, away from light pollution, and look up to the stars, for they tell a story of long ago, a time before you and I, a time when mankind could never dream of what we have today, and a time we seldom reflect to, as the modern pace of life takes over and we sometimes forget the beauty of the canvas that surrounds us, as nature paints the landscape before us. Or, just join in this Saturday...Read More
Day: October 15, 2018
We know quite a few of you have been looking forward to more information on this event, and so, we can now share the schedule for the 5th Vegan Festival in Alicante The schedule for the 5th Vegan Festival in Alicante has now been released, with a range of conferences, workshops and concerts to celebrate this growing lifestyle choice. Whether you are a strict vegan or just interested in making a small change, there will be something to tantalise you in the event taking place on the 20th and 21st of October. As one would expect, there are conferences...Read More
Torrevieja celebrated World Mental Health Day with a reading which included English, and talk of inclusive education and positive mental health In recognition of World Mental Health Day, Torrevieja’s Centre for Rehabilitation and Social Integration, CRIS, or Centro de Rehabilitación e Integración Social, was the location for the reading of the proclamation, “Inclusive education, positive mental health”, in collaboration with ADIEM, in which the mayor of the town, José Manuel Dolón and the councilor of the Presidency and Government, Domingo Soler took part. The Mayor began by thanking the associations, relatives and patients who took part and encouraged all...Read More
Despite fewer seats serving airports like Alicante-Elche in Spain, there have been four times as many flights affected by delays or cancellations this summer! Throughout this year’s summer season, more than 9,300 flights have been delayed or cancelled, almost 4 times more than last year, despite Monarch no longer serving Spain and there being 26,210 fewer airline seats for Alicante-Elche airport. With industrial disputes making the headlines, it’s no surprise that Ryanair is one of the most affected companies, along with Vueling. Barcelona, Madrid and London Gatwick are the destinations most affected, with the worse day of the summer...Read More
For its first concert of the new 2018-19 season, the Torrevieja Symphonic Orchestra just happens to be celebrating its tenth anniversary. For this reason, the local orchestra will perform a special concert at the Auditorium next Saturday 27 October. On the programme for the evening is Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, with the accompanying performance of Austrian violinist Elena Tanski, and Dvorak’s 9th Symphony in e minor, Op. 95 (the “New World” Symphony). Tchakovsky wrote his violin concerto in March 1878, while he was on holiday in Switzerland, after his failed marriage with Antonina Miliukova (a marriage he used to try...Read More
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