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Valencian Wine Triumphs in Brussels & Shanghai

Valencian Wine Triumphs in Brussels & Shanghai

The Valencian wine making cooperative Anecoop Bodegas triumphed at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, which was held in May 2015, as you might expect, in Jesolo, Italy. 5 of their…

The Valencian who Defied Napoleon.

The Valencian who Defied Napoleon.

A portrait of José Romeu y Parras hangs in the office of the Mayor of Sagunto, a town of Roman origin with an impressive castle just north of Valencia. José…

Valencia and George Clooney

Valencia and George Clooney

The Walt Disney film, starring George Clooney, called ‘Tomorrowland’, which was filmed partly  in Valencia in January 2014, received its Spanish premiere in Valencia on May 19th 2015 at the…

The Miracle of the Handkerchief

The Miracle of the Handkerchief

I tend to walk around Valencia looking upwards; which is probably why I bump into a lot of people. But the thing is that most interesting things begin on the…

Colegio Pio XII in the L’Iber Museum

Colegio Pio XII in the L’Iber Museum

On May 12th students from Colegio Pio XII, accompanied by their teachers Toni and Begoña, visted the L’Iber museum to discover our activity, Hollywood and History. After a guided tour…

Tinned paella! Is this the End of the World?

Tinned paella! Is this the End of the World?

To be fair, if a succulent British product like baked beans can be tinned and remain exquisite when served, then there is no reason why Valencia’s emblematic dish per se…

Valencian Olive Oil Exports

Valencian Olive Oil Exports

Valencia is not all beach, beach and beach; the Valencian mountains offer a fascinating range of scenery, idyllic villages where time seems to have stopped, exceptional gastronomy and natural, healthy…

554 Valencian “details” in Mauthausen

554 Valencian “details” in Mauthausen

554 Valencians, exiles from the defeated Spanish Republic, entered the gates of Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria. Only 217 took the return journey; and you don’t have to be an…

A NEW EXPERIENCE

A NEW EXPERIENCE

By Jordi Salort Ortolá Last 22nd March a group of German teenagers came to Oliva to spend an unforgettable week in Oliva. They stayed in the houses of the students…

China Closer to Valencia

China Closer to Valencia

UPV Valencia scientist and researcher José Capmany will no doubt be studying Chinese these days, as he has been distinguished by the Chinese Academy for Science (CAS) for his work…

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