Wednesday, 20 February 2013


Universidad Popular de Mazarrón (UPM)  in Mazarrón hosts the exhibition "Argenta", which was inaugurated on 11 February by the Mayor of Mazarrón, Ginés Campillo, the Director of the UPM, Jose Maria Lopez, and Photographer Francisco Garcia Jorquera, who has provided most of the photographs for this exhibition.

As explained by the Director of the UPM, "this show was created as a tribute to Mazarrón photographers who have allowed us to enjoy graphically the history of the municipality." Nearly 200 photographs between 1900-1999 from Federico Guirao Guirada, Salvador Zamora Fernández, Manuel Rodríguez García, Felipe Rodríguez, Alfonso Mora, Juanita Zamora, Juan Segura y el propio Francisco García Jorquera are being exhibited.

The Mayor of Mazarrón, Ginés Campillo, has invited "everyone in Mazarrón to enjoy this magnificent exhibition. Magnificent because it portrays the history of our people, which I consider essential to learn because only then can we, in turn, make known our land, our traditions and our culture. In addition, the exhibition is also charged with emotion that's sure to please both adults and young people. " The exhibition will be open until March 15, Monday through Friday from 10am to 1pm and from 6pm to 10pm.

Wednesday, 13 February 2013


The Club House, Camposol C

ACAM will be celebrating their 2nd AGM this year and tying it in with a Valentines dinner and dance. There will be a public AGM at 5.30pm followed by Dinner and Entertainment from 7pm. 

We will be entertained by Kieran Entertainer and his Robbie Williams Tribute, Phil Rushen DJ and Trudy Anne Compere. 

There will also be a presentation for all volunteers who supported ACAM projects Murcia Dance and Mazarron Festival de Baile throughout 2012. 

Tickets 10e Adults and 5e children.

For more information please email or telephone Louise on 655 421 120


RETIREES CLUB AND PENSIONERS OF MAZARRÓN offers its members a new activity.

Next Friday 15th of February they will launch a workshop on "positive thinking, the power of self healing".
This workshop is aimed at positive thinking partners and associates who want to improve their physical health, self-esteem, relationships with others and with oneself through positive thinking techniques.

This workshop will be taught every Friday from 5pm to 6:30pm, and is free for those club members who wish to attend.

At this first meeting, the Board of Pensioners and Retirees Club invites all people struggling with depression, health, loneliness or who want to improve their relationships with others and need to make a change for the better in their lives to attend.

Thursday, 7 February 2013


Residents are informed that on Sunday February 10, during the 2013 Carnival parade that will travel the entire Avda Constitucion, the bus service will be moving to the parallel road known as La Via. The bus stops will be located at approximately the same durations as those at Avda Constitucion.  Also drivers are also asked to use La Via as the main access road rather than Avda Constitucion


The Department of Culture of the City of Mazarrón has announced the Contest for Love Poetry "Te Declaration", for the second year, which this year is also open to seniors with a specific call for them. This competition falls within the campaign to encourage reading that promotes municipal libraries.

In the announcement to schools, this is open to all students enrolled in ESO and Baccalaureate schools in the municipality. The poems, which must be original, unpublished and not previously awarded, should be a maximum of one page on one side, preferably from a computer with Times New Roman font 12. The works, should be accompanied with information about that student to the Spanish language teachers of each school.

In regard to adults, those may participate that are registered in the municipality. They may submit a single poem, be original, unpublished and not previously awarded, nor pending in any other contest. The work, with a title should be no longer than 30 lines, and from a computer with Arial font 12. The poem should be sent, along with other personal data about the author to

The deadline for submitting works ends on Tuesday 12 February and the jury will announce its decision on February 14, Valentine's Day. For schoolchildren, the first prize will be a mini laptop and a diploma, the second will be rewarded with an e-book and diploma, and third prize with Mp3 and diploma. For adults, the first prize is two tickets to the Teatro Romea plus a pen and diploma, the second prize will be a pen, a gift certificate for books valued at 50€ and diploma, and third prize will be a pen and diploma .

Councillor for Culture, Maria Celeste Soria, has encouraged all Mazarrón to participate because "it is an activity that last year was well received among students and hope that this year we will see the same enthusiasm ". The Councillor pointed out that "many older reading fans have asked us to also encourage this habit among adults."