The Carnival of Mijas

10Feb

This week here on the blog of Hotel Yaramar, your hotel in Fuengirola, we recommend you another great plan in the beautiful town of Mijas.

The plan we are talking about is the Carnival of Mijas 2020, one of the most awaited events of the year, not only by children but also by adults who really love this kind of celebration.  

The Carnival events will start this Saturday, the 15th of February  at 4:00 P.M. when there will be a costume competition for children in Parque de Andalucía in Las Lagunas.

On Sunday the 16th in La Cala de Mijas from 11:30 A.M. there will be a parade, as well as a costume competition.  

On Saturday, the 22nd, the parade and competition will be in Las Lagunas at 4:00 P.M y on Sunday the 23rd they will be in Mijas Pueblo from 11:30 A.M.  

If you are currently staying with us and you either love carnival, or you have never had the chance to experience it, we certainly recommend you not to miss the great activities that our neighbouring town has organised for both locals and visitors.

Have fun in Mijas!

Beatriz Muñoz
Guest Relations

Colour of Winter

27Jan

If you are passionate about arts and visiting more exhibitions is among your new year’s resolutions, you might find this week’s blog quite interesting.

On the 12th of December a new exhibition called “Colour of Winter” opened in Mijas Pueblo.

“Colour of Winter” is a collective exhibition that includes the works of 13 national and international artists linked to the beautiful village of Mijas.

This exhibition is displayed in the Mijas Arts Center, located in Plaza Virgen de la Peña, and it can be visited until Thursday the 30th of January.

The Mijas Arts Center was founded in 1972 to encourage interest in the arts and to provide spaces for artists to work.

If you are currently on holiday with us at Hotel Yaramar, your hotel in Fuengirola, and you had planned to go to the lovely village of Mijas, we recommend you visit this great exhibition.

Enjoy arts in Costa del Sol!

Beatriz Muñoz
Guest Relations

37th Edition of the Malaga Theatre Festival

13Jan

If you are currently on holiday with us at Hotel Yaramar, your hotel en Fuengirola, and you love going to the theatre we bring you good news this week as last Wednesday, the 8th of January, the 37th edition of the Theatre Festival started in Malaga.

Malaga is a Cosmopolitan city that supports and promotes art, films and also theatre plays, for this reason until the 9th of February local theatres, and mainly Teatro Cervantes, will held 40 amazing plays, some of them with very famous Spanish actors as main stars.

Among the plays that participate in this festival the most recommended ones are the following:

‘Bells & spells’: It was the opening play and it took place on the 8th of January at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

‘Esperando a Godot’ (“Waiting for Godot”): It is an adaptation of the play by well-known Irish dramatist Samuel Beckett. Famous Spanish actor Pepe Viñuela is its main star and it was on the 9th of January at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

‘El coronel no tiene quien le escriba…(“No one writes to the Colonel”): It is a classic play by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and it is one of the best plays of the festival. It is directed by famous director Carlos Saura and it has Imanol Arias, one of our best national actors, as its main star.  It was on the 11th and 12th of January at 8.00 y 7.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

‘Mestiza’ (“Mixed Race”): This play has been nominated to the MAX Award given by Teatro Cervantes, and it is on tonight, the 13th of January, at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

‘El Guardaespaldas’ (“The Bodyguard”). This is one of the most awaited plays. This famous musical will take place in Teatro Cervantes from the 15th to the 19th of January at different times

‘Mrs. Dalloway’. This play by Virginia Wolf has famous Spanish actress Blanca Portillo as its main star and can be seen on the 21st of January at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

‘La Golondrina’ (“The Swallow”): Its main star is super popular Spanish actress Carmen Maura and it will be on the 26th of January at 7.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

‘El viaje de Ulises'(Ulysses’ Travels):  It is a play for children and the winner of the FETEN Award 2019 as best play. It will be on the 2nd of February at 6.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

‘Hamlet’. It is a new adaptation by Portuguese company Companhia do Chapitô of the Shakespearean play. It will be on the 4 of February at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

If after reading this week’s post you are interested in seeing any of these plays you can buy your tickets online on the official website of Teatro Cervantes https://www.teatrocervantes.com/es/ciclos-y-festivales/37-festival-de-teatro/

Enjoy the great cultural offer of the city of Malaga!

Beatriz Muñoz
Guest Relations