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Fiesta bulls kill three men
Culture Thu, Aug 14, 2003

Fiesta bulls kill three men

Three men died last week at bull-running events on the Costa Blanca. A 27-year-old man was gored in the groin by a bull during fiestas in Xaló (Jalón) last Thursday evening and later died from his injuries. The young...

A second wind for La Marina mills
Culture Thu, Aug 14, 2003

A second wind for La Marina mills

From the Middle Ages until the beginning of the 20th century, windmills were essential to the local Valencian economy. All that is left nowadays are the stone towers, most of which are in ruins. These buildings are an...

Street Art
Culture Thu, Aug 14, 2003

Street Art

As exhibitions go this summer’s street art collection is about as good as it gets – it’s open to the public 24-hours a day until the end of September, it’s free and what’s more it’s on your own doorstep.This...

Tapas - a nibble or a feast
Culture Thu, Aug 14, 2003

Tapas - a nibble or a feast

The name of these dishes originates from the time when a slice of jamón serrano (cured ham) was served on a glass of sherry to keep the flies out. A tapa is actually a lid. Nowadays, with the event of fly spray and...

Castle life
Culture Thu, Aug 14, 2003

Castle life

Altea’s Palau is currently home to a fascinating exhibition explaining what life was like in Valencia’s castles between the 9th and 14th centuries. Over the last two years the exhibition on ‘Castle life’ has...

Till death do us part
Culture Thu, Aug 14, 2003

Till death do us part

Ever since photography became popular during the second half of the 19th century, it has immortalised the most important moments of our lives. Some of the most frequently recorded events have always been weddings,...

Iberian site discovered on El Campello development
Culture Thu, Aug 14, 2003

Iberian site discovered on El Campello development

Residents in El Campello’s Cala Piteres have discovered the remains of a rare coastal Iberian settlement from 300 BC, christened Aigües Baixes. The discovery was made on a hill undergoing excavation work as part of a...

Culture Thu, Jul 10, 2003

Just for the record

Pepa Chesa, president of la Safor Collective Authority and Carmen Álvarez, head of the Valencian regional government's archive department recently presented a volume entitled "El servei comarcal d'arxius de...

The cave of San Pascual Bailón
Culture Thu, Jul 10, 2003

The cave of San Pascual Bailón

According to the decree given by Pope Innocent XII San Pascual Bailón “dressed in a vile rough tunic full of patches, convinced that it was superfluous to look for pulchritude in a hair shirt, wearing the same used,...

Culture Thu, Jul 10, 2003

Works of art returned to Villalonga

Restoration of the two works of art belonging to the Parish Church of Villalonga has now finished. The work was done at the Arte Vecchio of Valencia studio and involved the long restoration process of two front altar...

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