NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION. IN AUGUST? SURE!

NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION. IN AUGUST? SURE! »

1 Aug, 2019
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There's nothing perfunctory about the celebration of the New Year's Eve right bang in the middle of summer The hilly village, home to a scarce 800 inhabitants, sees to it that it has at least all the basic trimmings indispensable to a true Nochevieja celebration in Spain: the essential Three Kings, the grapes for the New Year's Eve, Holiday Season delicacies. And fun in huge quantities!

A TALK WITH THE YOUNG & DEDICATED MAYOR OF BÉRCHULES, DON ISMAEL PADILLA GERVILLA

A TALK WITH THE YOUNG & DEDICATED MAYOR OF BÉRCHULES, DON ISMAEL PADILLA GERVILLA »

1 Aug, 2019
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"Nochevieja en Agosto is no flash in the pan. We're now on our 25th year. Because of  the proven continuity  of our fiesta, we've become eligible  for the dintinction of Fiesta de Interes Turistico. Not every initiative of every village gets to survive a quater of a century and generates so much interest. May our friends enjoy the fiesta immensely, the atmosphere be truly festive throughout the celebration, and cordiality and friendship reign."

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “OUT AND ABOUT IN MADRID — RING IN THE NEW,” 2 JANUARY 1987

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “OUT AND ABOUT IN MADRID — RING IN THE NEW,” 2 JANUARY 1987 »

28 Dec, 2017
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What the Madrileños were excited about in the New Year of 1987

IN A FIT OF POSITIVE THINKING SPAIN CELEBRATES DUBAI’S NEW YEAR WORLD RECORD

IN A FIT OF POSITIVE THINKING SPAIN CELEBRATES DUBAI’S NEW YEAR WORLD RECORD »

2 Jan, 2014
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The blogger tries positive thinking in place of lament as he takes stock of Spain’s chances of recovery during the New Year celebrations.