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Saint Patrick’s Day celebration

22/03/2013 Departamento de Extranjeros
Saint Patrick’s Day celebration

Saint Patrick’s festivities attracted almost 1,000 people. The main event took place in the parque de la Paloma where there was plenty of food and drink. The event was organized by the Irish Association and began with mass at the Carmen church. The Mayor Paloma García, accompanied at the event ...

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Saint David’s Day celebration.

11/03/2013 Departamento de Extranjeros
Saint David’s Day celebration.

The Welsh expats held their Saint David’s Day celebration in the Mezquita Square, Arroyo de la Miel. The event was opened by the Mayor of Benalmadena Paloma García Galvez, accompanied by the Councillor for Foreign Residents Adolfo Fernandez and the British Vice-Consul Dominic Jackson. The day ...

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The Mayor meetes with Finnish residents of Benalmadena

18/02/2013 Departamento de Extranjeros
The Mayor meetes with Finnish residents of Benalmadena

The Mayor Paloma García recently met with around a hundred Finnish residents of Benalmadena as a part of a round of contacts with the foreign-resident community organized by the Foreigners’ Department. One of the mayor’s most important messages for the foreign residents was the importance and ...

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10th Anniversary of Arroyo Bowlers Benalmadena

12/02/2013 Departamento de Extranjeros
10th Anniversary of Arroyo Bowlers Benalmadena

It was in February 2003 that Terry Ellis, a U.K. National bowls umpire, together with his wife Margaret, a former bowls champion in England, stumbled upon an artificial football pitch in Arroyo de la Miel. His passion for lawn green bowling made him wonder if it would be possible to attract ...

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Spanish Cookery Course

28/01/2013 Departamento de Extranjeros
Spanish Cookery Course

A group of almost 80 foreign residents from different countries participated in the Foreigners’ Department Spanish Cookery Course, last Tuesday. The Councilor for Foreign Residents Adolfo Fernandez describes this initiative as “another step in the integration of foreign residents in our ...

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