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24th International Clown Festival

24th International Clown Festival

Just as the town of Sueca is synonymous with mime and Albaida with puppetry, so the town of Chirivella, on the outskirts of the city of Valencia is where you…

They Shoot Dragons, Don’t They?

They Shoot Dragons, Don’t They?

The Marques de Campo was an industrious chap, according to his statue which dominates the Plaza Canovas. He was Mayor of Valencia and the owner of the city’s gasworks, and…

Saint Vincent’s Jail: Valencia’s Oldest Chill-out?

Saint Vincent’s Jail: Valencia’s Oldest Chill-out?

From the outside it looks like a faceless, modern building, even though it’s located in an attractive square in the historic centre of Valencia, just behind the cathedral. However, when…

Claudia Montero; Double Grammy Winner in Valencia

Claudia Montero; Double Grammy Winner in Valencia

Valencia attracts all sorts of talent, including Claudia Montero, who was born in Buenos Aires, and started her musical education at the Alberto Ginastera Conservatory in Buenos Aires, graduating in…

Fallas, a corpse, and corrupt politicians

Fallas, a corpse, and corrupt politicians

The Valencian writer, Juan Ballester, is back with his third novel, “Ese otro que hay en ti” (Cuanto te quiero editions) -translated to English as “What we are made of”-, in…

Cricket Comes to Valencia!

Cricket Comes to Valencia!

Valencia Smash! T20 Thursday 19 – Sunday 22 October Campo de Beisbol y Softball or VCG! Match Times Thursday 19 October 16:00 – Freshfields CC vs West Hagley CC 19:00…

III Watercolourists Encounter “Ciutat de València”

III Watercolourists Encounter “Ciutat de València”

The third annual edition of the Encounter organised by the Valencian Watercolourists Group (Agrupación de Aquarelistas Valencianos) took place on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd October. The encounter was open…

The Cabina; a Festival Half Full

The Cabina; a Festival Half Full

La Cabina is Valencia’s international for those films and documentaries that find themselves stuck in the middle between shorts and features (from 30 to 60 minutes). 2017 marks the 10th…

Is This the Tree of the Year?

Is This the Tree of the Year?

If you have read Lord of the Rings you will probably agree that trees are more intelligent than humans and definitely more tan politicians. For those who would never vote…

Valencia Dragon Exhibition

Valencia Dragon Exhibition

As part of the project: Valencia Here Be Dragons, a photographic exhibition was held at the Biblioteca Sant Marcel Lí-Camí Real -Clara Santiró i Font, Carrer Pio IX, 2 (Centre…