Classical music with Recrea Duo in Estepona

Recrea Duo will be performing a concert of classical music at the Padre Manuel Cultural Centre in Estepona on Friday 3 July from 8 pm.

The duo, comprising Saray Martinez on piano and Mirella Frei Serrano on cello, will present a number of pieces by the composer Chopin.

Entry is by way of “Pay After Show”. If you enjoy it pay what you like.

Recrea Duo

Great line up for Ojeando 2015 indie music festival

The lineup is complete for this year’s edition of indie pop/rock festival Ojeando, set to take place on Friday 3 and Saturday 4 July in the town of Ojen, just north of Marbella.

Celebrating its tenth edition this year this annual showcase of homegrown indie music talent has become one of the top music events of the year.

Programme

Friday 3 May

Patio Stage (Main stage)

9.30 pm – The Loud Residents
10.15 pm – Guadalupe Plata
11.10 pm – The New Raemon
12.15 am – Angel Stanich
1.30 am – Niños Mutantes
2.50 am – Perro
4 am – DJ Carlito Brigante

Plaza stage (Free entry)

9.30 pm – Dolorosa
10.45 pm – Glaciar
Midnight – Las Ventanas
1.15 am – Denyse y Los Histericos

Saturday 4 May

Patio Stage (Main stage)

9.30 pm – Stone Pillow
10.15 pm – Airbag
11.10 pm – Sr Chinarro
12.20 am – Xoel Lopez
1.35 am – Belako
2.45 am – El Columpio Asesino
4 am – We Are Not DJs

Plaza stage (Free entry)

10 pm – The Wives
23.15 pm – Hi Corea!
12.30 am – Negroazulado
1.45 am – Bud Spencer Band

There will be dj performances on the Molino Stage from midnight to 6 am on both nights.

Ojeando 2015

Estepona Feria 2015 – Programme

Estepona celebrates its Summer Fair from 7 to 12 July, 2015 with most of the action taking place at the fairground.

Programme

Tuesday 7 July
7 pm – Parade of ‘Giants and Bigheads’ through the town centre announces the start of this year’s Estepona Summer Fair.
9 pm – The coronation of the Queens and Ladies in Waiting will be held at the Estepona Orchid House followed by a performance of flamenco dance by Sheila Jimenez, and finally a firework spectacular to launch this year’s Estepona Feria.
Midnight – Official inauguration of the funfair by the Mayor accompanied by the Estepona Town Band.
12.30 am – Music and dancing into the early hours with the band Crucero in the main pavillion.

Wednesday 8 July – Children’s Day with 50% discount on fairground attractions
12.30 pm – Day Fair at the fairground.
6.30 pm – Children’s Party in the main pavillion with entertainment and chocolate fountain by Trompecocos.
9.30 pm – Performances of classical Spanish dancing by the Eva Alarcon Dance Group, and modern dance by the Laura Perea Dance Group.
10.30 pm – Music and dancing into the early hours with the band Crucero in the main pavillion.

Thursday 9 July
12.30 pm – Day Fair at the fairground.
6.30 pm – Seniors’ Party in the main pavillion.
9.30 pm – Performances of ballroom, cabaret and oriental dancing by the Marivi Rodriguez Dance Group, and modern and contemporary dance by the Claudia Ramírez Rodríguez Dance Group
10.30 pm – Music and dancing into the early hours with the band Crucero in the main pavillion.
12.30 am – Comedy with Manolo Sarria and Justo Gomez. Free Entry.

Friday 10 July
12.30 pm – Day Fair at the fairground.
9.30 pm Performances of classic Spanish and flamenco dancing by the Lourdes Barrientos Dance Group, and modern dance by the Lourdes Bazán Dance Group.
10.30 pm – Music and dancing into the early hours with the band Crucero in the main pavillion.
12.30 am – Grand Fiesta de las Sevillanas with the Cantores de Hispalis. Free entry.

Saturday 11 July
12.30 pm – Day Fair at the fairground.
8.30 pm – Grand Parade at the fairground. A procession of horse drawn carriages will carry the feria Queens and their entourages around the fairground, accompanied by floats and entertainers.
9.30 pm – Performances by the Ana Guerrero and Monica Peña Dance Academies.
10.30 pm – Music and dancing into the early hours with the band Crucero in the main pavillion.
12.30 am – Performance by the Spanish pop singer Melody. Free Entry.

Sunday 12 July
12.30 pm – Day Fair at the fairground.
7.30 pm – Bullfight at the Estepona Bullring.
9.30 pm – Performance of Latin dance by the Maribel García Dance Group and the La Milana Dance Studio.10.30 pm – Music and dancing into the early hours with the band Crucero in the main pavillion.

Estepona Fair 2015

Manilva’s Dance Schools performing this weekend

This weekend Manilva’s Municipal Dance Schools celebrate the end of their academic year with performances in the Manilva Wine Centre Theatre and in Parque del Duque in Sabinillas.

From 9 pm on Friday 3 July you can enjoy performances of Flamenco and Modern Dance by the Eva Cabrera School at the CIVIMA wine centre theatre next to the fire station in Manilva. There will also be performances by special guests.

On Sunday 5 July the action switches to Parque del Duque in Sabinillas from 9.30 pm it is the turn of the Cristina Seguín Dance School who will perform various dance styles including Bulerias and Fandangos, etc.

Entry is free to both events.

Flamenco in Manilva

The Skatalites among the artists performing at Benalmadena Suena, 2015

Benalmádena’s Municipal Auditorium is the venue for this year’s summer cycle of concerts under the banner Benalmádena Suena.

Kicking off on Sunday 12 July with ’60s Spanish pop/rock group Los Brincos and finishing on Friday 28 August with the Flamenco singer El Cabrero the programme features something for everyone with one of the highlights being ska legends The Skatalites on Monday 3 August.

The full programme is as follows:
Sunday, 12 July – Los Brincos + Lys Pardo
Saturday,, 18 July – Luís Eduardo Aute + Alberto Rodríguez Purroy
Sunday, 19 July – Musical: The Snow Queen
Thursday, 23 July – Diego el Cigala
Saturday, 25 July – Rozalén and Antílopez
Wednesday, 29 July – Ismael Serrano
Saturday, 1 August – Andrés Suárez
Monday, 3 August – The Skatalites & Mario Díaz
Friday, 21 August – Luar Na Lubre + artista invitado
Saturday, 22 August – Musical: The Snow Queen
Friday, 28 August – El Cabrero + Emiliano Domínguez “Zapata”

Tickets are available online from www.ticketea.com

Benalmadena Suena

St George Charity donates €700 to local handicapped association

St George Charity donation to Luisana

The Duquesa Charitable Society of St George is pleased to continue its support of local charities with a donation of €700 to Luisana, Manilva’s association for the physically and mentally handicapped.

The money is to pay for a trip on Saturday, 4 July, to Jimena’s ‘Little Africa’ animal reserve.

The presentation was made by St George Charity President and Councillor for Foreign Residents, Dean Tyler Shelton at the Luisana Centre in Sabinillas.

The Duquesa Charitable Society of St George wishes to thank all the generous donors and volunteers who make such donations possible.