Feb 21, 2014 | Events, Special events
Sea views from Cumbre del Sol
Today we would like to comment in our category “Something Special” the new videos of the Costa Blanca on the Provincial Tourism Office and the County Council of Alicante websites which definitely worth checking out. The images are spectacular and show some of the most beautiful sights that you can find in the Mediterranean area. (more…)
Feb 15, 2013 | Events, Special events
Lions Club Spain
Grupo VAPF is gladly collaborating with the eyeglass collection charity organized by the Lions Club. VAPF has located in its offices a collector case where local people can place their old or disused glasses to be sent to the Club.
The glasses received by Lions Club and other volunteers will be recycled in Spain, one of the club’s ten collection centers in the world. The used eyeglasses are cleaned, repaired and classified by prescription. Later, Lions volunteers -and other organizations aiming to protect the eyes of people in developing countries- distribute the glasses to the needy.
Mar 10, 2012 | Events, festivals, Special events
The Fallas 2012 side events
From Saturday 10 March to Saint Joseph day (19 March), Bullfighting fans can assist to exhibitions of this practice in the framework of Valencia Fallas 2012 festival.
Bullfighting Program at Valencia Fallas Festival 2012
– Saturday 10 March: Adolfo Martin Bulls. Bullfighters: José Calvo, Javier Castaño y David Esteve.
– Sunday 11 March: Jandilla bulls. Bullfighters: Manuel Díaz ‘El Cordobés’, Francisco Rivera ‘Paquirri’ y David Fandila ‘El Fandi’.
Mar 8, 2012 | Events, festivals, Other towns, Special events
Fallas in Valencia 2012
The 2012 Fallas Festival of Valencia has already begun and mascletaes lovers have enjoyed for several days the smell of gunpowder and its harmonic noise at the Town Hall Square. The “mascletaes” are held every day from 1 to 19 March at 14:00 h. at the Town Hall Square in Valencia.
The mascletaes, fireworks and the night of the fire along with the offering and the visit to the Fallas monuments, are the most anticipated events of the Fallas Festival in Valencia and, year after year, surprise and excite all who have the opportunity to enjoy this magnificent show.
Jun 15, 2011 | Events, Special events
San Juan Bonfires
The San Juan fiestas are well known by anyone who lives or just spends holidays in Costa Blanca, where towns like Jávea and Calpe celebrate with enthusiasm the San Juan Bonfires.
See below the schedule for the events in the week from 15 to 21 June in the town of San Juan de Alicante, famous for its enthusiastic celebration of this fiesta:
Wednesday, 15 June
00:00 h: Mascletades (firecrackers) contest on Santa Maria Mazzarello st.
Jun 13, 2011 | Events, Special events
Valencia Formula 1 street circuit
The city of Valencia is preparing the last details to bring the Grand Prix of Europe of Formula 1 for the fourth consecutive year, to be held this time on the weekend of 24 to 26 June.
Once again, Valencia is pleased to be a national reference in organising not only cultural and traditional events,but also sporting ones, as the Tennis ATP Open 500 and the Global Champions Tour horse race.