Latest news in brief collected across the Costa del Sol



Ham, one of the great Spanish specialties Credit: Pixabay

Latest news in brief collected across the Costa del Sol and prepared especially for readers by Euro Weekly News.

fist ham

THIS Sunday, September 26, Estepona will host the Andalusian final of the ‘No home without food’ ham cutting competition, sponsored by ‘Sabor a Malaga’ and the Provincial Council of Malaga. There will be eight participants representing each of the provinces and the final will take place from noon to 4 p.m. outside the Auditorium Felipe VI with limited capacity and tickets can be obtained by calling 629 198 145.

General public

As the Marenostrum concert season in Fuengirola draws to a close, it has been confirmed that some 90,000 people attended no less than 68 evenings of entertainment hosted by 109 different artists or groups, seven of whom came from outside of Spain.

Nazis on the Costa

The author of BENALMADENA, José Manuel Portero, has just published a new historical work Nazis on the Costa del Sol which follows the flight of many Nazi personalities who, after the defeat of Germany, managed to make their way and to settle on the Costa del Sol.

Solar energy

MALAGA city council plans to quadruple its solar power production by 2023 with subsequent savings in CO2 emissions by introducing 24 additional solar panels creating electricity in council buildings. These will join the 44 already in operation, for a total of 68 installations.

New school

AFTER years of campaigning by the Council, the Junta de Andalucia agreed to undertake a complete reconstruction of the CEIP Pablo Ruiz Picasso school in Fuengirola and launched a call for tenders worth € 278,000 for the preparation of architectural plans of the new building.

Emerald Visitors

THE Costa del Sol Tourist Office continues to work to encourage visitors from all over Europe and its latest endeavor was to host a group of seven Irish travel agents from Knock, Dublin and Cork to see for themselves what the province of Malaga and the city have to offer.

Bisexual visibility

THE Equality and Diversity delegation of the Marbella Council joins the commemoration of the International Bisexual Visibility Day on Thursday 23 September, continuing its commitment to sexual, body and gender diversity with a special podcast on Radio Televisión Marbella presented by two experts.

Space tourism

THE prestigious Les Roches institute, specializing in the teaching of global hospitality and with campuses in Crans-Montana in Switzerland, in Shanghai in China and in Marbella, hosted the Sutus Summit here on the Costa del Sol. The Summit hosted around 40 professionals from around the world to discuss the growing interest in space and underwater tourism and a number of speakers shared the most recent developments.

Autumn Diabetics Show

WITH just three months before Christmas, the La Cala Lions Diabetic The support group is holding their fall bazaar on Saturday, September 25 from 11 a.m.

There will be a number of stalls featuring crafts, gingerbread, cupcakes, hand painted cards, Avon cosmetics, jewelry, art, fashion and more on the terraces outside the Tuta bar and Snack Attack at Jardines Botanico, La Cala de Mijas.

Enjoy live music and Costa Soul Singers, plus fun activities for the kids, as well as the Diabetes Support Group with their usual blood sugar checks and the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Support Group suggesting coping strategies for caregivers.

There is really something for everyone including a sponsored lunch with quiz for only € 7 thanks to Snack Attack.

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