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ENDED: MANGA FESTIVAL, CADIZ

ENDED: MANGA FESTIVAL, CADIZ

October 2-4. Doubtful whether the builders of the Castillo de San Sebastián in Cádiz could have anticipated that it would be the venue for the city’s first Manga Festival. The festival offers a brief dip into Japanese culture, with video games, cosplay, workshops, martial art…

Peña Flamenca Juanito Villar

Peña Flamenca Juanito Villar

Old, venerated Cadiz flamenco venue, and an enchanting setting for authentic, high quality performances. As an added bonus it enjoys a splendid location right on the edge of Playa Caleta. Some events are advertised through their facebook page, but if you are passing anytime after 9pm, it’s worth…

ENDED: FLAMENCO, CADIZ

ENDED: FLAMENCO, CADIZ

Until October 30. A series of performances celebrating Cadiz women in flamenco. This, the 9th cycle, is dedicated to the gaditana singer, Carmen de la Jara. Regarded by the experts as the great leader of the Cadiz cantes, she has also had enormous success  interpreting other forms, such as saetas…

LATIN AMERICAN ART

LATIN AMERICAN ART

There’s no real rush to catch Colección José Félix Llopis Horizontes del Arte, Sueños de Ultramar given that it’s a permanent exhibition, but when you are next in Cadiz and after an infusion of taste, make sure you do. Llopis was a discerning…

EASY EATING, CADIZ

EASY EATING, CADIZ

September 23-27.  Although there is nothing better than strolling through Cadiz grazing at every bar and restaurant, an event that brings the best food and drink into one space has a lot of appeal for the lazy glutton. To be honest it’s a great opportunity to learn…

ENDED: BEACH BARBECUES

CADIZ Aug 15. Now in its 61st year, this pre-season football match – the Ramón de Carranza Trophy – has evolved into a major and unmissable celebration of football, summer, beach, and barbecued meat. The football match, organised by Cadiz Football Club and named for its former chairman…

FLAMENCO THURSDAYS,

FLAMENCO THURSDAYS,

CADIZ Until August 20.One of the annual highlights of the summer: catch flamenco in the delightful setting of Baluarte de la Candelaria, Bay of Cadiz, one (late) Thursday night – or make a habit of it. For aficionados, here’s what to expect and when: Thursday, July 30…

COSTA DE LA LUZ | THE GUARDIAN

It”s almost that time again: beach time. Read this useful starter guide to the many attractions of the Costa de la Luz at The Guardian at Cádiz and the Costa de la Luz: where to stay, eat, drink and more | Travel | The Guardian…