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MULTICULTURAL NIGHT OF MUSIC AND DANCE

As part of its Cultural week, the Ayuntamiento of Canillas de Albaida proudly presents the third Night of Multi-cultural Music and Dance to be held in the Plaza (main square) in Canillas de Albaida on Sunday 5th October. Admission to the event is free but there will be opportunities to donate to local charities.
The event will be hosted by Inez Leniere and Roger Sparks in Spanish and English and they will open the concert at 7.30pm.

WALKING FESTIVAL 2014

The walks will be guided by experienced guides. Each day you will have a choice between an easy walk of 2,5 to 4 hours or a moderate walk of 4,5 to 6,5 hours.

Cómpeta is part of the new 'GR 249 Gran Senda de Malaga' long distance walking route.
To celebrate this project we have included 2 stages of this walk in this years Festival. Only the walks on the 2nd and 3rd day will go, for a smaller part, through the area affected by the forest fire of last 29 June.

COMPETA ROCKS AGAIN 2014

A huge thank you! Your generosity and support is unwaivering as we raised an amazing 2824€ to be shared equally between cudeca and axarquia animal rescue.

In its second year and back by popular demand, 'Cómpeta Rocks On' and the Drums of Africa welcomed 179 audience members and performers on a steamy August 8th night with a colourful and vibrant performance setting the bench mark for those who were to follow and we were not disappointed. 14 year old ELLA wowed with her very mature, delightfully melodic and entertaining performance, please come back and visit us again soon ELLA!

AMAZING ARTEMISIAS

´m a bad driver in August, I admit, so perhaps I´m lucky to still be here in September. The problem with August is that we go away on holiday then; one eye is on the road and one is roaming through everyone's gardens. After all, it´s new turf and you have to see what´s growing there. This year we went to the beautiful Cantabrian coastline where the weather can be – and was – very changeable, often with strong salt-laden winds. Plantings were fairly predictable and there were four absolute stalwarts of coastal gardens – Pittosporum, Hortensia, Tamariscus and Artemisia. The first three fairly shout at you but Artemisia is a little more sneaky; not always instantly seen but almost always there.

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