Granada Inland

News from inland Granada: Alpujarra, Lecrin Valley,Alti-plano & Poniente

The Soportújar Witch Festival

Sunday, August 13, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
The Soportújar Witch Festival

Soportújar now has a new monument that will probably scare your socks off; it’s at the entrance to the village in front of the Fuente de San Antonio. »

Who’s Juana Rivas?

Thursday, August 10, 2017
By Martin Myall
Who’s Juana Rivas?

She was nobody until a couple of weeks ago. Now, she is seemingly the victim of a soulless judicial system that has forced her into hiding in order to keep her kids. »

Know The Province

Saturday, August 5, 2017
By Louise Powell
Know The Province

The Provincial Council has made a 6-minute promotional video covering just about all the province, using drones and other technology, which is really quite interesting. »

Earth Tremor Felt in Nigüelas

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Earth Tremor Felt in Nigüelas

The good folk of Nigüelas were a bit ruffled last night after an earth tremor that registered 3.9 on the Richter Scale. »

Alpujarra Jazz & Blues

Thursday, July 27, 2017
By Louise Powell
Alpujarra Jazz & Blues

The beginning of August will see the annual Jazz & Blues Festival in Busquístar, in the Alpujarra: the 3rd, 4th and 5th. »

Hammer and Slammer

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Hammer and Slammer

The Policía Nacional in Granada arrested a 62-year-old man after catching him red handed with a hammer in his possession near several cars with broken windows. »

Drugs & Driving Licences

Monday, July 24, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Drugs & Driving Licences

Did you know that more drivers have lost their licence in the province for being under the influence of drugs than for alcohol? »

Parapanda Folk Festival

Sunday, July 23, 2017
By Louise Powell
Parapanda Folk Festival

Tired of Flamenco and Jazz? Yes? Go wash your mouth out with soap! But hey, why not pop up to Illora in the east of Granada to see a Folk Music Festival? »

Heart Attack in Lanjarón

Friday, July 21, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Heart Attack in Lanjarón

A 65-year-old woman died in the municipal swimming pool in Lanjarón from a heart attack - he had had a history of heart problems. »

Art in the Alpujarra

Sunday, July 9, 2017
By Louise Powell
Art in the Alpujarra

The Soportújar municipal exhibitions hall is hosting the collective works Alpujarra residents, which will run until the 24th of this month. »