Alpujarra

News from La Alpujarra

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. »

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. »

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. »

Cheese Against Cancer

Monday, June 19, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Cheese Against Cancer

Master Cheesemaker, Isabel Orantes, together with a Junta bigwig and the Vice Chairman of the Mancomunidad for the Alpujarra, presented a scheme to help in the fight against cancer. »

Acompalia in Castell Event

Thursday, June 8, 2017
By Acompalia
Acompalia in Castell Event

Accompalia invites you all to join them on June 9th from 19.00h till 23.00h at the Castell de Ferro Town Hall for an evening of entertainement! »

Brit Toddler Dies in Orgiva

Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Brit Toddler Dies in Orgiva

A 4-year-old British child died in Órgiva after falling into an open water deposit (alberca) in an area of the municipality known as Los Cigarrones yesterday, the 19th. »

The Alpujarra Aids Syria

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
The Alpujarra Aids Syria

The Alpujarra charity, Lanjarón-Mira al Mundo, has managed to collect, 12,000 kilos of aid for the people of Syria, says Organization chairwoman, Lidia Rivas. »

Snowboard World Cup

Thursday, February 16, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Snowboard World Cup

The World Snowboarding and Freestyle-Ski Championships will be held between the 7th and the 19th of March at the Sierra Nevada ski station. »

Excursionist Group Rescued

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Excursionist Group Rescued

A total of eleven adults and four minors had to be rescued in the Alpujarra after they became lost in the snow. »