Events  Events 2010



YEAR 2010

7 – 11 September : Maro Fair

Maro feria poster

Tuesday September 7th
6.00 pm - Street Procession – Los Tropicales Group.
7.30 pm - Floral Offering to the patroness of Maro, the Virgin of Wonders, with the Peña Mareña Choir.
9.00 pm - Firecrackers to start the Fair
10.00 pm - Inauguration with “Pregón” by Amalia Gálvez with music by “Nunca es tarde”.
10.30 pm- Election of the Juvenile Fair Queen and Fair Queen with her Ladies of Honour. Entertainment by Cristian Academy.
12.00 – Midnight - Concert: Music of the “La La La” Trio

Wednesday September 8th - Day of the Virgin of Wonders
9.00 am - Street Procesión – Los Tropicales Group.
12.00 midday- Holy Mass in honour of the patroness of Maro, the Virgin of Wonders, officiated by D. Jose and Father Luis Viñolo with music by Peña Mareña choir.
1.00 pm Concert – Los Tropicales Group, at the door of the church.
2.00 pm - Festive Route through Maro bars.
9.30 pm- Procession of the Virgin of Wonders followed by a fireworks spectacular. Upon the return of our Patroness to the church - music is provided by Rumba Dos Mil and dance from the Maro Choir and Dance Group.
11.00 pm - Dance Music Al Alba – Official Tent

Thursday September 9
11,00 am - Procession – Los Tropicales Group.
1.00 pm – Festive Route through Maro bars.
5.00 pm – 2010 Maro Urban Race.
6.30 pm - Homage to Maro senior citizens – Official Tent. Entertainment by Macarena
11.00 pm - Dance Music Al Alba – Official Tent.

Nerja Cultural Outings to Lorca y Granada Festival


Residents of Nerja and its surrounding area will be able to enjoy the ninth edition of "Lorca y Granada en los Jardines del Generalife", a unique Granada cultural event.

This year’s Cristina Hoyos, a legendary Flamenco interpreter, along with the Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía, present “Poema del Cante Jondo en el Café de Chinitas de Federico García Lorca".

This August, coach trips will be offered on two separate dates - Saturday August 14th and Monday August 30th.
The Nerja coach trips include the Lorca y Granada event ticket and return coach transportation from Nerja.

Coaches leave the Verano Azul Parking at 18.00.Tickets are 25€ and are available at La Tienda,
or "Jimmy's" immediately across from the Nerja Post Office and Clinica Santa Cecilia, Calle Los Huertos, 46.

The Lorca y Granada outing is another offering in an ongoing cultural collaboration between the Nerja Cultural Centre and RSA 99.1fm.


CANTILENA - Saturday 29th May 2010, at 20h
Capella la Ermita in Nerja

The programme features songs from the Cantigas de Santa Maria of Alfonso el Sabio, the 13th century musician king of Castilla and Leon, and the Libre Vermell de Montserrat, as well as other Marian music from Europe.

The resored 16th century Chapel la Ermita is a perfect venue for the programme of early music from 12th to 18th century form Spain, Frande, Italy and Germany.

Cantilena will be joined by Voces entre Voces and will feature instrumentalists, including musicologist Molly Johnston playing the viola de Gamba.

+Cantilena Ermita800


Friday 16th April 2010- 21h30 -C/Carabeo 80- Nerja

cervantes day


(attention, due to bad weather, the event date has been changed from April 18th to April 25th)

11:30h Nerja Municipal Band.
12:00h Opening by Mayor, José Alberto Armijo and Foreign Residents
Councillor, Emma Hall.
12:15h Scottish Country Dancing Club – in area in front of stage
12:35h Juani Spanish Dancing School.
13:00h Hommage – presented by Emma Hall - Foreign Residents Councillor
13:10h Nerja Theatre Workshop
13:40h Grupo Musical Cantilena (see photos below)
14:10h Radio Sol de Almijara - String Trio.
14:30h Nerja Dance Club Ballroom Dancing – in area in front of stage.
15:00h Shanty Chor - Singing.
15:30h Bailes de Bolivia - Themis
15:45h Charity Presentation - American International Club of Nerja
16:00h Bailes de Marruecos - Themis
16:20h Pensioners Club Regional Dancing
16:50h Elena Spanish Dancing School.
17:20h Black Sheep Productions Music featuring LUXAKA through 19:30h

Photo Galley by Günter Wimmer on Flickr
watch a short slideshow below.

resday 2010

More photos of the event can be seen on Nerjatoday's web site
Courtesy of Nerjatoday - a short montage of the entertainment


Residents Day - 25 th April 2010

LUXAKA on stage