MAY 2017

BENIDORM MEDIEVAL - 4th - 7th MAY
Medieval market and much much more, consisting of more than 90 stalls in which we can find nuts, sugared, scented candles, essential oils, cheeses and sausages, plants, sweets, heating pads, leather craft, silver handicrafts, wooden boxes, spices and dried fruits, Indian handicrafts, Indonesian decorations, handmade handbags, children's paintings, decorated tiles, wooden dolls, leather goods, dream catchers, incense, crafts with minerals, lanterns and air fresheners, soaps and essential oils and various workshops.
 
Medieval gastronomy in bars and restaurants c / Santo Domingo
 
Musical parades, medieval concerts, parades, fights between medieval knights and a great tournament are some of the activities 
 
ATTRACTIONS FOR CHILDREN: There will be different activities and attractions for children both medieval Elche Park and Calle Gambo, with the intention to delight the little ones. FOR THE FULL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THE GRAN BALI HOTEL TOWER RUN - MAY 13th

 

Feeling fit and think you can run up 924 steps (52 floors) of the Gran Bali Hotel in less then 4 minutes 20 seconds, which is the record currently held by Christian Rieid (German)

 

This event takes place on May 13th at 17.00

 

Prizes for this event are

1-Classified Men 300 €
2-Classified Men 200 €
3-Classified Male 100 €
1-Woman Qualified € 300
2-Woman Qualification 200 €
3-Woman Qualification 100 €
1 night Hotel (2 pax) for the first three of the Open category
1 night Hotel (2 pax) for the first three of the Open category
€ 150 for the men's record
€ 150 for women's record
TROPHIES
Trophy for the first 3 Male and 3 first Elite Females
Trophy for the first 3 Men's and 3 Women's first Open
Trophy for the veteran
Trophy for the veteran

 

You have until 10th of May to register for this event which can be done HERE

SPANISH MOTHERS DAY - MAY 7th

 

Know as Dia de la Madre always falls on the first Sunday of the month of May so that's Sunday 7th this year. Spanish Mothers will receive gifts such as flowers and chocolates and the giving of cards is growing more popular.  A lot of Spanish families celebrate this special day by taking mummy out for a meal.

BENIDORM PINK WEEKEND - 25th - 27th MAY

 

This is now an annual event here in Benidorm and is a 72 hour non stop party.  Most of the action is held in the Old Town.  Although there is no street parade as during the big September Pride event there will be street performers, live DJ´s and plenty of chances to dress up, in PINK of course.

11th APRIL 2017 - DEMARIA LEYTON, RETIRES

 

Demaria Leyton is retiring definitely. "We would like to thank everybody for so many years of visits to our show, we wish the best for all our fans of the show and of the Legend Sticky Vicky, thankyou.." This is from their Facebook Page

 

You can read more about Sticky Vicky 

HERE

THE ORIGINAL JOHN AND JOSEPHS IS RENAMED JJ´S.

 

After years and years of confusion over two venues both being called John and Josephs, the original is now being re-branded as JJ´s which everyone has affectionately called it for years anyway.  

 

So remember the original one (staff wear red t-shirts) which is the one positioned on the right if your standing with your back to the Ambassador hotel is now known as JJ´s.  You will find the story of the two venues here.

 

 

 

 

BENIDORM SERIOUSLY are delighted to announce we have now received a recommendation from

HOLIDAY HYPERMARKET

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BUILDING WORK TO HOPEFULLY RESUME ON THE ABANDONED CULTURAL CENTRE BUILDING

If nothing unexpected prevents it, this year will hopefully see work resuming after the summer on the unfinished Cultural Centre, work on this building completely stopped in 2011, leaving the building a unsightly blot in the area. The Town Council of Benidorm and the Society Thematic Projects of the Valencian Community (SPTCV) have already cleared the way to sign the agreement that allows construction to resume of this infrastructure, after the technicians of the public company of the government have given their "ok" to all requests made by the Consistory to include in the draft agreement. Continue reading HERE

NEW S.A.T.E OFFICE UNDER CONSTRUCTION.

  

This new office, which will replace the one located at present in the Old Town will be located next to the tourist office of Rincon de Loix, where Calle Gerona and Derramador meet, it is scheduled to be completed during 2017.

  

The new S.A.T.E office and the Tourist Office will both have separate entrances, but will be connected for better internal operations and provide better service for overseas user. The current tourist office will continue to operate on the same plot until construction of the new office is complete.

  

Facilities in the new office will include a waiting room reserved for the translation services; there will also be a checkpoint for the local police, toilets, meeting room and telecommunications room. For details of what services SATE office provide click here

Benidorm Seriously on COOL FM

  

Tracy and Lisa part of the admin team of the Benidorm Seriously Group had an interview with Ashley Price at the Cool FM studios in Benidorm on 11th February discussing the background of Benidorm Seriously etc, to watch the full interview click here.

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