Home » Archives by category » Featured (Page 3)

A Valencian at the Albert Hall

A Valencian at the Albert Hall

The Valencian composer Francisco Coll premiered his composition Mural at London’s Albert Hall in August 2017 with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Coll studied at the Valencia and…

Holiday pictures of almost 17 years ago

Holiday pictures of almost 17 years ago

Valencia International received this letter from Holland: Dear Editor, Today I was scanning some pictures we took almost 17 years ago in the area of Valencia. On leaving the city…

Electrosplash Among the Best

Electrosplash Among the Best

Flightnetwork, Canada’s largest online travel website contacted Valencia International because they had carefully selected and ranked the best Electronic and Pop music festivals in Europe and Valencia’s ElectroSplash was chosen. Article: http://www.flightnetwork.com/blog/26-of-europes-best-electronic-and-pop-music-festivals/…

Sergio López, Silver Medalist 2017 Global Music Awards

Sergio López, Silver Medalist  2017 Global Music Awards

The Valencian composer Sergio López López has been awarded a silver medal at the Global Music Awards of California in the form of “Composition / Composer and Creativity / Originality”…

Valencia: Paella, Sun, Sand, Holy Grail, More Sun and……What?

Valencia: Paella, Sun, Sand, Holy Grail, More Sun and……What?

Forget all the Indiana Jones and King Arthur nonsense; the Holy Grail is real and on view in Valencia. I’ve seen it and the chapel where it’s held is called…

Peter BB Davis Exhibits in Oliva

Peter BB Davis Exhibits in Oliva

British musician/composer and painter Peter Davis considers himself  “most fortunate (I know!) to live a major part of my life in a villa in Oliva”. He has an exhibition of…

Little Tin Soldiers: Ten Years After

Little Tin Soldiers: Ten Years After

The number of museums in Valencia has grown considerably in recent years, and one outstanding one is the L’Iber, which houses the largest collection of toy soldiers in the world,…

Jacarandas: Valencia’s Purple Haze

Jacarandas: Valencia’s Purple Haze

Jimi Hendrix would have enjoyed Valencia at this time of year, for in May the jacarandas bloom. There are 49 species of the Jacaranda tree, which is native to tropical…

Ibán Ramón Fallas Poster Award

Ibán Ramón Fallas Poster Award

Ibán Ramón’s poster for the Fallas Festival of 2016 has been selected as one of the finalists of the European Design Awards (ED-Awards), which will be held in Oporto (Portugal)…

Into Africa

Into Africa

One thing that Africa has a lot of is sun, although fridges are harder to find. It is logical therefore that dehydration using solar power is a good option for…