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Winter Markets in Mijas

27tammi

If you are staying at Hotel Florida Spa, and you really enjoy shopping in the Fuengirola Market on Tuesdays, you might like to know that the Mijas City Council has organised two fantastic Winter Markets, one in Mijas Pueblo and one in La Cala de Mijas.

Both Winter Markets are on every Friday, weather permitting, from 10:00 A.M to 2:00 P.M. The one in La Cala is opposite the Tourist Office of La Cala and the one in Mijas Pueblo is in Plaza Virgen de la Peña.

We hope you enjoy your holiday at Hotel Florida Spa, your hotel in Fuengirola, and have fun exploring some of the many great markets available in our area.

Beatriz Muñoz

Guest Relations

37th Edition of the Malaga Theatre Festival

20tammi

If you are currently on holiday with us at Hotel Florida Spa, your hotel en Fuengirola, and you love going to the theatre we bring you good news this week as last Wednesday, the 8th of January, the 37th edition of the Theatre Festival started in Malaga.

Malaga is a Cosmopolitan city that supports and promotes art, films and also theatre plays, for this reason until the 9th of February local theatres, and mainly Teatro Cervantes, will held 40 amazing plays, some of them with very famous Spanish actors as main stars.

Among the plays that participate in this festival the most recommended ones are the following:

’Bells & spells’: It was the opening play and it took place on the 8th of January at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

’Esperando a Godot’ (“Waiting for Godot”): It is an adaptation of the play by well-known Irish dramatist Samuel Beckett. Famous Spanish actor Pepe Viñuela is its main star and it was on the 9th of January at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

’El coronel no tiene quien le escriba…(“No one writes to the Colonel”): It is a classic play by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and it is one of the best plays of the festival. It is directed by famous director Carlos Saura and it has Imanol Arias, one of our best national actors, as its main star.  It was on the 11th and 12th of January at 8.00 y 7.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

’Mestiza’ (“Mixed Race”): This play has been nominated to the MAX Award given by Teatro Cervantes, and it was on the 13th of January, at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

’El Guardaespaldas’ (“The Bodyguard”). This is one of the most awaited plays. This famous musical took place in Teatro Cervantes from the 15th to the 19th of January.  

’Mrs. Dalloway’. This play by Virginia Wolf has famous Spanish actress Blanca Portillo as its main star and can be seen on the 21st of January at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

’La Golondrina’ (“The Swallow”): Its main star is super popular Spanish actress Carmen Maura and it will be on the 26th of January at 7.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

’El viaje de Ulises'(Ulysses’ Travels):  It is a play for children and the winner of the FETEN Award 2019 as best play. It will be on the 2nd of February at 6.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

’Hamlet’. It is a new adaptation by Portuguese company Companhia do Chapitô of the Shakespearean play. It will be on the 4 of February at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

If after reading this week’s post you are interested in seeing any of these plays you can buy your tickets online on the official website of Teatro Cervantes https://www.teatrocervantes.com/es/ciclos-y-festivales/37-festival-de-teatro/

Enjoy the great cultural offer of the city of Malaga!

Beatriz Muñoz

Guest Relations

Colour of Winter

13tammi

If you are passionate about arts and visiting more exhibitions is among your new year’s resolutions, you might find this week’s blog quite interesting.  

On the 12th of December a new exhibition called “Colour of Winter” opened in Mijas Pueblo.

“Colour of Winter” is a collective exhibition that includes the works of 13 national and international artists linked to the beautiful village of Mijas.

This exhibition is displayed in the Mijas Arts Center, located in Plaza Virgen de la Peña, and it can be visited until Thursday the 30th of January.

The Mijas Arts Center was founded in 1972 to encourage interest in the arts and to provide spaces for artists to work.

If you are currently on holiday with us at Hotel Florida Spa, your hotel in Fuengirola, and you had planned to go to the lovely village of Mijas, we recommend you visit this great exhibition.

Enjoy arts in Costa del Sol!

Beatriz Muñoz

Guest Relations