Mojácar

Noticias

15/10/2019

Mojácar takes on the “Dona vida al planeta” Environmental Campaign

Mojácar has joined a regional “save the Planet” campaign that will run over the next two months, promoting the reuse and recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment and, raising awareness on the its importance to society and the planet.

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15/10/2019

Mojaquero athlete Pedro Valdivia wins Bronze Medal in European Championship

The Mojaquero athlete, Pedro Valdivia, recently won a bronze medal at the XXI European Athletics Master 50 Championship in Venice, an event organized by the International Athletics Federation.

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12/10/2019

Granada university archaeologists report on Mojácar La Vieja latest excavation

The preliminary results of this summer’s archaeological dig on Mojácar la Vieja were recently presented at the town’s Centro de Usos Múltiples. 

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11/10/2019

Painting, Sculpture and Photography on show at Mojácar’s “La Fuente” Gallery

Mojácar’s municipal art gallery recently inaugurated a new exhibition of painting, photography and sculpture by the artists Vara Tartalo and Pedro Barranco

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11/10/2019

Rosa Maria Cano reappointed as President of the Levante Firefighting Consortium

Mojácar’s Mayor, Rosa María Cano, has been unanimously reappointed as President of the Levante Firefighting and Rescue Consortium at their recent General Meeting, with Bédar’s Mayor, Ángel Collado, appointed as Vice President.

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10/10/2019

Mojácar Council Holds Annual Lunch Party for their senior residents

One of the final events organised by Mojácar Council in honour of their Patron Saint, Virgen del Rosario, was the meal to celebrate the town’s senior residents.

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05/10/2019

Mojácar Council and the Valparaíso Foundation host international artists Valparaíso y el Ayuntamiento

Mojácar Council and the Valparaíso Foundation continue their work in promoting creativity and research in the field of fine arts by offering scholarships to artists from all over the world. 

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03/10/2019

Mojácar celebrates the Day of the Most Beautiful Towns in Spain

On October 1st the Association of the Most Beautiful Towns in Spain annually celebrates its foundation in 2011. As usual, Mojácar, one of the original members, held its own commemorative event.

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02/10/2019

Mojácar Council reward the Town Band

Mojácar Council once again thanked their Town Band by means of the annual mini holiday, organised through the Culture Department in recognition for the hard work these young musicians do throughout the year.

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30/09/2019

Mojácar Holds Events to celebrate World Tourism Day and the most beautiful towns in Spain

Mojácar celebrated World Tourism Day on September 27th by giving free guided visits to the historic Old Town, which will continue October until 1st. This special day is focused on to raising international awareness about the social, cultural and economic value of tourism, with the aim of achieving sustainable development.

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28/09/2019

The Valparaíso Foundation announces Paul Beckett prize

The Valparaíso Foundation has announced the 21st "Paul Beckett" poetry award with a prize of 4,000 Euros for either an original, unpublished book or collection of poems. 

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26/09/2019

Mojácar hosts Modern Art Collective with paintings, photography and sculpture on show

On September 29th, one of the most interesting exhibitions held so far at Mojácar’s "La Fuente" Art Gallery will end, after a successful collective show of painting, sculpture and photography. Works from the town archives by leading artists who took part in a series of art courses organized by the local Council in the 1990s have been included. These were sponsored at the time by the Andalucían Government, the Almerían Institute of Studies and various local companies, along with the collaboration of the Arteleku Circle of Fine Arts and the Provincial Council of Navarra.

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26/09/2019

Mojácar reports an excellent summer season with almost 100% occupation

The Directors of Mojácar’s hotel chains unanimously reported a very successful summer, at a recent meeting with Tourism Councillor, Emmanuel Agüero, which was also attended by the new Director of the Marina de la Torre Golf Course. Following on from last year’s exceptionally busy high season, these increased numbers have seen Mojácar fare extremely well compared to other destinations, bringing economic stability despite the global tourism recession forecasts at the start of the year.

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19/09/2019

Memory workshops and other activities for Mojácar´s Seniors

Mojácar Council, in conjunction with Almeria Provincial Council and the Community Social Services, is running an Active Aging programme for residents who are aged 60 and above.

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13/09/2019

Félix Clemente presents works by his Mojacarte Art Group

At the Mojácar´s Centro de Usos Múltiples

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11/09/2019

Over 400 students start their studies at Mojácar´s Bartolomé Flores School.

Bartolomé Flores School opened its doors this week to over 400 pupils, all ready for the new academic year ahead. 

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09/09/2019

Mojácar’s Infants start their school year

As the holidays come to an end, school starts once again and, in Mojácar the little ones were the first to return as the “Garabato” School opened its doors on September 2nd to 53 children. Although the School takes in little ones from four months to three years, the smaller babies of working parents are often taken in.

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06/09/2019

Young mojaquera sportswoman Osaïa Reding Wins French KiteSurf Championship.

Osaïa Reding, the international young Mojaquera, recently became French Junior KiteSurf Champion at Leucate in the 15 to 20 Year Old Freestyle category, following a year of triumphs that has also included a World Championship.

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06/09/2019

Anushree Krementz art show “10 Years in Mojácar”

The artist Anushree Krementz is currently exhibiting a retrospective of some of her best works from the last decade at the town’s ‘La Fuente’ Centro de Arte, entitled “10 Years in Mojácar.”

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30/08/2019

Mojácar´s sporting summer.

Mojácar is not only about the beach and chilling out, with a continuous programme of sporting events throughout the year put together by the local Council’s Sports Department.

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30/08/2019

An all round success for Mojácar’s Patron Saint Fiesta

Mojácar’s San Agustín Fiesta proved to be a great success once again, especially for the hotels and businesses, after drawing in thousands of visitors as well as locals to the five full days of events. The extensive programme put together by the Council’s Festivities Department was a hit with all ages, with crowds turning out in large numbers to join in all the events.

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27/08/2019

Mojácar holds the traditional carrying of water and floral offerings in honour of San Agustín

  Mojácar’s Fiesta continued yesterday with the traditional carrying of water and floral offerings in honour of the town’s Patron Saint, San Agustín, with all those taking part gathering at the Fuente to begin the ascent to the Santa María Parish Church in the historic Old Town, accompanied by the Municipal Band.

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26/08/2019

Music, fun and lots more at Mojácar’s San Agustín Fiesta.

The weekend saw the start of Mojácar’s San Agustín Fiesta which goes on until Wednesday, August 28th, filling ‘one of the most beautiful towns in Spain’ with colour, traditions and fun.

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16/08/2019

International Artist Myriam Vela Blanca on show in Mojácar

On Friday, August 16th, Mojácar’s ¨La Fuente¨ Art Gallery will open its doors to another exhibition by Myriam Vela Blanca that will be on show to the public until the end of the month. Myriam is always welcome in Mojácar, the town of so many artists and, this summer she is presenting a new collection full of her usual light and sensitivity.

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14/08/2019

Andalucían Government´s agriculture Minister and provincial director visit Mojácar.

The Andalucían Government’s Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Sustainable Development, Carmen Crespo, along with Almería’s Provincial Director Aránzazu Marín, recently visited the Mojácar wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) with the town’s Mayor, Rosmari Cano and the Councillor attached to her Office, Francisco García.

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14/08/2019

Local players come to the Fore at the IV golf Villa de Mojácar-Bridgestone

The annual ‘IV Torneo de Golf Villa de Mojácar’ was recently held at the Marina Golf Course at Marina de la Torre, with over sixty local and holidaying players enjoying a full day of competitive sport.

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11/08/2019

Art Group "Amigos de la Pintura" exhibits work in Mojácar.

Until August 15th, the painting exhibition by Garrucha’s Amigos de la Pintura will be on show at the Municipal Art Centre, "La Fuente de Mojácar.

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10/08/2019

Mojácar council to transfer land to the ports authority for a maritime lighthouse.

Mojácar Council will assign a piece of land to the Almeria’s Port Authority (APA) for the construction of a maritime signal lighthouse.

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10/08/2019

Mojácar prepares for the possible nesting of loggerhead turtles on its beaches.

The Caretta Project recently came to Mojácar, whose beaches could become a nesting place for these gentle sea turtles.

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09/08/2019

Patron Saint fiesta in Mojácar’s Hamlet of Sopalmo

The little Mojaquera hamlet of Sopalmo begins its traditional Cristo Rey Patron Saint Fiesta on Friday, August 9th, with a full weekend of events and parties.

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