Argentine Tango Show with String Orchestra in Casares

On Saturday 8 August, from 10 pm, Casares Costa hosts a new show that integrates four Tango dancers, leading figures from the Argentine Ballet, accompanied by a String Chamber Orchestra consisting of violins, violas, cellos and double bass.

The show will be performed in the beautiful outdoor setting of the Jardines del Rosario.

The event is presented by the Arcos Company, Buenos Aires Tango Show organised in collaboration with the Department of Culture.

Tickets are priced at 10 euros. They can be booked by phone on 660 753 246, or purchased one hour before the show begins at the box office.

Los Arcos Tango

New triumphs for Fencing School at national and regional level

The School of Fencing based in the Castle in Castillo de la Duquesa has recently been in action at a couple of tournaments.

In the Polideportivo de Leganes in Madrid members participated in the National Fencing Criterium for Under 10s and Under 12s, equivalent to the Spanish Championships in this category.

It was a great sight to see some 800 youngsters setting an example of sportsmanship and camaraderie, with all the children enjoying a day of sport and meeting new friends from across Spain, all with a common interest – fencing.

In the Women’s Under 10 Catherine Deardon took the gold, whilst in the Under 11s Amelia Deardon missed out on a deserved medal by a single hit from one of the tournaments top ten fencers.

Meanwhile in the Andalucia Fencing Championships held in Almeria recently, Maria Maldonado took the bronze medal; and the Manilva women’s team comprising Maria Maldonado, Noelia Tejera and Joanna Kustra took the silver.

The Mayor of Manilva, Diego Jose Jimenez and the Councillor for Sports, Agustin Vargas, on behalf of the local council wish to congratulate both athletes and coaches on their success.

Fencing

Manilva to elect Santa Ana festival Queen

Manilva’s Nuestra Señora de los Dolores y Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno brotherhood has organised the election of the Queen and her attendants for this year’s Verbena Santa Ana, celebrating Manilva’s patron saint.

This is part of an initiative to restore some of the town’s old traditions and will take place on Saturday 25 July, on the eve of Dia Santa Ana on Sunday 26.

There are two categories: ‘Juvenil’ – girls born in 1996 or 1997; and ‘Infantil’ – girls born in 2006. Entrants must live in Manilva town and can register on the day of the election between 9 pm and 10 pm in the Plaza Martin Carpena by the football ground.

Manilva Feria Queens 2013

SIS – Summer Musical Evening

Sotogrande International School, The Kindred Project and the Kijani Kenya Trust, have the pleasure to announce, for the first time ever, a “Summer Musical Evening” to be held at Sotogrande International School on July 12th, 9.00 pm, featuring celebrity performances from Africa and Europe.

We have taken a unique opportunity to unite international and local music masters to bring our intercultural values to life and offer priceless opportunities for our students to develop mastery around their passions. And all for a good cause, as ticket sales will go towards supporting health, education and conservation projects led by the Kijani Kenya Trust.

The line up is simply spectacular, starring The Nairobi Chamber Chorus (NCC), Pippa Dames-Longworth – international Opera singer –, The Bridge Quartet from London performing with members of Malaga’s Symphonic Orchestra, Salvador Andrade’s flamenco group and our school’s finest soloists and musicians.

The headline act will be the Nairobi Chamber Chorus, the leading choral group in Kenya today. Its vision is a strong, well-trained musical community, which can use music to promote peace and cross-cultural understanding through quality performance of choral music. NCC, as seen representing Kenya at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in Windsor Castle, have travelled extensively in East Africa, the United States of America, and have performed with world-renowned musical companies.

A truly recommended concert for all ages with performers that are bound to send the audience asking for more!

Tickets are on sale on the door on the evening of the concert. Prices range from €5 to €20. For more information contact info@thekindredproject.gl or call +34 956 795 902.

SIS Summer Musical Evening

Estepona Summer Party 2015

The Playa de la Escollera beach next to the lighthouse in Estepona is the venue for the Estepona Summer Party being held on Friday and Saturday, 24 and 25 July.

The Party starts on Friday 24 from 7.30 pm with the XV Reggae Night, featuring an evening of classical reggae sounds by Mufayah Sound System with Oscar Selectah and Pablillo MC Gismo, plus performances by Obuntu and Leroy Onestone & Wisehouse Crew who will be presenting their latest album ‘Positivity’. Entry is free.

The Party continues on Saturday 25 from 7.30 pm with Spetto Fest, an evening of music and fun on the beach including an exhibition of Ultimate Frisbee; grilled sardine espetos, as well as music by the bands Seeking Soul Band, and Malpaso. Again, entrance is free.

Estepona Summer Party

Danii’s Beach BBQ

On Monday 6th July at Chambao Beach Bar, Torreguadiaro from 6.30 pm for one night only the Costa Del Sol’s Top Artists will put on a show to remember to support Danii’s Children’s Cancer Charity at this family event.

Performing will be: Tony Watson, Danceworks Sotogrande and performers from The Sotogrande International School, Echoes Of The 60’s, Jersey Boys, TRIXX, The Bluze Brutherz Band, Voulez Vous.

There will also be the Bucking Bronko, Beach BBQ, Kids Face Painting, Bouncy Castle, Cocktails, Kids Entertainers and special Guest appearances from your favourite cartoon characters compliments of ‘My Party Perfect’

All proceeds go to Danii’s Charity (Helping kids with cancer) see www.daniicharity.com for more information on this worthy cause.

Danii Charity

Starlite Festival – Marbella 2015

Marbella’s Starlite Festival kicks off this years season of performances with a concert by Lenny Kravitz on July 22. This opens a season of concerts running through to the final concert by pop opera star Andrea Bocelli.

Now in its fourth year the Starlite Festival goes from strength to strength with a host of parallel activities as well as the concerts all of which in the purpose built Starlite Village in the Cantera de Nagüeles, in Marbella.

Programme of events – July

22 – Lenny Kravitz
24 – Sinatra & Friends
25 – Placido Domingo
29 – Lionel Richie
31 – Village People

August

03 – Melendi
04 – Julieta Venegas
05 – Julio Iglesias
06 – Roger Hodgson
07 – Laura Pausin
08 – Ana Belén & Victor Manuel
10 – Mago Pop
11 – Sara Baras
12 – India Martinez & Pitingo
13 – Enrique Iglesias
14 – Amaia Montero
15 – Noche Movida
16 – Vivancos
18 – Anastasia
19 – Symphonic Rhapsody of Queen
20 – Alejandro Sanz
22 – Andrea Bocelli

Tickets are available online from www.starlitemarbella.com

Starlite Festival Marbella 2015

XXX Manilva 24-Hour Sports tournament

This weekend Manilva celebrates the thirtieth edition of its annual 24-Hour Sports tournament, kicking off at 8 pm on Friday 26 June until 8 pm the following evening.

The tournament will feature a wide range of sporting disciplines including 3×3 basketball, handball, indoor football, 7-a-side football, padel and tennis. There will also be cycling hill climb event.

Entries are invited an hour before each activity for sports such as climbing, beach volleyball, climbing, chess, etc., which are free to enter.

Indoor football and padel tennis have an entry fee of 60 euros per team for football and 10 euro per player for the padel, with cash prizes for the winners and runners up.

For more information or to register, visit the sports department, next to the football ground in Manilva, or call 952 891 532 or 619 742 432.

XXX Manilva 24 hour sports

New Council team meets with municipal workers

The newly elected councillors recently held a meeting with council workers with the aim of introducing themselves and outlining their plans for the coming months.

The Mayor, Diego José Jiménez, made a point of the cooperation and good relations between all the councillors from both participating parties and called on all council staff to pull together to provide the best service for the benefit of the people of Manilva.

One of the priorities for the summer was the strengthening of the cleaning and beaches departments given the importance of Manilva’s image with its many visitors.

Meeting with municipal workers