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I Urban Trail Malaga

Tomorrow the first edition of the Malaga Urban trail will be held in the historical center of the Costa del Sol capital city.

An inspiring place

In the heart of the Alpujarras, at an altitude of 1600 meters lies a unique and inspiring place, we are talking about O Sel Ling, a Buddhist retreat center founded back in 1980 by two important lamas, and blessed by the Dalai Lama himself in 1982. This is truly a magnificent place, far away from it all, where people from all over the world, buddhists and non buddhists, come to meditate in retreat or to attend courses.

Rockin Race Jamboree in Torremolinos

This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the long lived Rockin' Race Jamboree festival of Torremolinos, twenty years have passed since the first opening edition back in 1995, god time pass so fast!

The Jamboree festival is very, very vintage, starting from its gorgeous poster all the way down to its music, of course, which is a mix of rockabilly, soul and rock, all clearly influenced by what was going on in the US back in the 50's, and as always Torremolinos will be the host city of this colorful festival.

Festival of the 3 Cultures in Frigiliana

From the 22nd until August the 25th, Frigiliana, located near Nerja, celebrates the VIII Festival of the 3 Cultures.
It is a cultural event focused on food, music and drama, that brings to this pretty village of the Axarquia thousands of tourists every year.

Sherry Sound Festival in Jerez

On the 23rd and 24th of August, Jerez de la Frontera will host the second edition of the Sherry Sound Festival, a ska, r&b, soul and jazzy festival that is definitely inspired by early mod culture; without forgetting that this is a very cozy and relaxed event, suitable even for families.

Columbus Festival in Huelva

Until August the 3rd Huelva hosts the Fiestas Colombinas, a Festivals declared of Tourist Interest in Andalusia.

Since 1882 this festival has been held as a tribute to mariners and sailors who departed from the port of Palos, headed by Christopher Columbus, bound for the Indies.

The festivities take place at the fairground area, also known as Recinto Colombino.

Horse races on the beach

Horses that run like lightning on the beach, jockeys going crazy to finish first, and police cars chasing them.

It's not a movie about criminal surfer jockeys, but the horse race of San Lucar de Barrameda (Cádiz), a magnificent and spectacular equestrian event which is held every year during the month of August and is divided into two cycles of three days each.

Dry Martina: swing in Tarifa

Dry Martina, the Malaga quintet led by Laura Insausti, performs tomorrow July 26 at 9.30 pm at the BienStar Beach Club in Tarifa.

"Momento perfecto", their latest album has been published in 2012 and was named best album of contemporary jazz music by the Independent Music Awards 2013.

Dry Martina is already a reality in Spain, the group consists of Laura Insausti voice, Rafa Insausti guitar, Gerard Mases contrabass, Jaime Fernandez trombone and Nico Huguenin on drums.

Bryan Adams in Marbella

It has become the best music festival on the Costa del Sol, or at least the most famous one, we speak of Starlite Marbella Festival.

This night the stage of the Auditorium of Marbella (Cantera de Nagüeles) will host a global rock icon: Canadian rocker Bryan Adams.

Antequera "Moonlight"

Until September 16 Antequera opens its main monuments at night, in a new edition of the "Antequera Luz de Luna" summer event. It is a cultural route of the monuments of beautiful Antequera.

Also this year, joining the event are the dolmens of Antequera, a spectacular archaeological site, one of these unknown marvels of Spain.

For the more daring the "Antequera Luz de Luna" agenda offers appointments with caving, hiking, biking and kayaking.