Thursday, 30 January 2014


Every February 2 is celebrated around the world ‘Día Mundial de los Humedales’ (World Wetlands Day). commemorating the date chosen for the ‘Convención sobre los Humedales’  in 1971 . The theme chosen for this year  is " Wetlands and Agriculture : Together for Growth " , with the aim of raising awareness of the vital role wetlands plays in agricultural support and to publicize the great biodiversity of these ecosystems.

So this Sunday, 2 February , the Directorate General Environment of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia , through ' Grupo Generala' , has organized a special day in the wetlands of the Lagunas de las Moreras to celebrate ‘Día Mundial de los Humedales’  with the aim of publicizing the activities of the project ‘LIFE09 NAT/ES/000516 Conservación de la Malvasía Cabeciblanca en la Región de Murcia’.

The event has the support of the Department of Environment of the City of Mazarrón. Councillor of the area, David Fernandez , explained that "we also have the support of Asociación ‘ALCEDO’, el Centro de Buceo del Sureste ‘Bachisub’ and la asociación ‘Amigos de la Naturaleza’ , helping the conservation of the White-Headed Duck , a water bird that is threatened worldwide and whose only European population is in Spain . "

The day will start at the Estación Depuradora de Aguas Residuales (E.D.A.R.) in Mazarrón at 10:15 am to meet and greet participants . At 10:30 am there will be an introductory talk on wetlands and the actions of the ' Project LIFE Conservation of White-headed Duck ' at 11:30 am. To end the activity, distribution of gifts will be presented among the attendees.

The Mayor of Mazarrón, Ginés Campillo, encouraged the citizens of the Municipality " to participate in this activity , since in very few places in the world can you see the presence of the white-headed duck . It is our duty to help conserve and protect our flora and fauna as they are part of our rich heritage and ultimately , are also a key part of the benefits of the town that can be exploited in regards to nature tourism . "


Until 21 February the building of  Casas Consistoriales of Mazarrón, located in Town Hall square, gathers the exhibition ‘Identities’ whose authors are the young Pedro Alonso of Mazarrón and the artist Loles Gallego of Murcia. The inauguration of the exhibition, that took place last Friday, was led by the Councillor for Culture, María Celeste Soria, and the authors. Joining them, besides family, friends and neighbours; were Ángel Rodríguez and Isabel Hernández, organizers of the exhibition and representatives of the artistic collective ‘Pinco Palo’ to which Alonso and Gallego belong.
María Celeste Soria congratulated to both artists “as we face an exhibition fresh and full of energy and vitality” and invited the citizens “to know the work of these young artists, to who we receive with affection in this exhibition space”. By his part, Ángel Rodríguez qualified to the artists of “big promises of the art” highlighting “the ‘pop footprint’ of the works of Loles and the portraits and photos of Pedro, both being an example of the step and identity that the man leaves on earth”.
Loles Gallego thanked the “Town Hall of Mazarrón and to everybody who made possible this exhibition” and explained that “my part is based in the identity and in the way in which it is expressed, the identity that makes each thing different and special ”. Hence, the works of this young artist use the footprints and profiles of the ‘skylines’ of different cities as the focus of her work  and from which she creates new images full of strength and colour. Her works are shown in the basement and on the main floor of the building.
Meanwhile, Pedro Alonso explained that  “my part is divided into two spaces. On one hand, a comparative between 1913 and the present that that causes the passage of time and a photographic exhibition with a tour of the current mining scene. On the other hand, a part more focused to the human figure using, besides sculpture, the painting or the drawing; other techniques more innovative. His works are shown in the basement and in the main room of the ground floor of the building.

The exhibition can be visited Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Thursday and Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Entrance is free.

Tuesday, 28 January 2014


Cultural Programme - Aula de Cultura Obra Social Caja Mediterráneo (Cartagena) 

Every Thursday,  20.30 h.
Weekly film screenings in original version with Spanish subtitles.

January 30th : ¡VIVAN LAS ANTÍPODAS! (¡Vivan las Antípodas!, 2011; Víctor Kossakovsky) Germany. 108’. Digital

Schedule to buy tickets: from 19.30 to 21.00 h.
Price: 2.50€

Wednesday, January 29th, 20.30 h.
Reading club in French with the collaboration of Alliance Française.
Free entrance limited to hall capacity.

Friday, january 31st , 20.00 h.

Piano concert by Juan Peñalver.
Free entrance limited to hall capacity.

C/MAYOR, 11.

Thursday, 16 January 2014

Mazarrón FC v Beniajan CF - Sunday, 19th January

Mazarron FC are away to second placed Beniajan CF this Sunday, 19th January, kick off 16.30.
Los Amigos de Mazarron FC will, as usual, be running a coach to the game and the coach will leave the Car park opposite Consum supermarket at 15.00. The journey time is approximately 60 minutes and we will not be stopping off for refreshments en route and will return immediately after the game. There are canteen and toilet facilities at the ground and adequate seating for spectators.
Coach fare is 7€ for members and 9€ for non-members. Tickets are on sale at today’s Social Meeting at the Club House, Camposol Club de Golf or either contact a committee member or email Barbara at before 12 noon on Saturday to book your seat.

Wednesday, 15 January 2014


This Friday, January 17th the feast of San Anton is celebrated and, as is traditional, the shrine of the saint, located in the garden Pepa 'La Galla' district of San Isidro de Puerto de Mazarrón, host, once again, the popular blessing of animals at the doors of that temple.

The event will begin at 5pm when the Parish Priest of San Jose, Justo José Sánchez, leads the faithful few words to explain the meaning of this celebration. Then the priest will bless the animals with holy water to keep them safe from  disease for the rest of the year.

In addition, the women of Asociación de vecinos del Barrio de San Isidro are already preparing traditional donuts of the saint which will also be blessed during the ceremony and  then distributed free of charge to the audience, so that they will  have good health this year.


Tuesday, 14 January 2014



The History Course of Mazarrón People's University ( UPM ) propose a visit on Sunday January 19 , to the town of Cieza . Departure will be at 8 am from the door of the old building of the UPM in Avda Constitución,  Mazarrón, and  all those wishing to participate in the activity can do so for 7€ which will include a guided visit to different places of historical and tourist interest of the Municipality.

We are due to arrive in Cieza at 9.30am and the start of the visit will begin with the Museum ' Molino de Teodoro ' , which is located in a 15th century flour mill and fully restored by the city of Cieza between 1998 and 1999 , in order to convert it into a museum. It houses an interesting collection of equipment and utensils used in the mills of the time to undertake cleaning processes , grinding and sifting wheat for flour. The name ' Molino de Teodoro ' was derived from the last owner and miller .

After this, at 10.30 am we will visit the Museum of Siyâsa located in the heart of the old town of Cieza. The museum consists of four levels nurturing a splendid sample of archaeological and ethnographic heritage found in the Ciezano territory that invites visitors to explore the history of the Town from the Paleolithic to the early twentieth century.

After visiting the museum, the group will head to the vicinity of la Cueva-Sima de La Serreta  whose visit will close the day . Located in the Canyon of Almadenes , between  Cieza and Calasparra, this enclave is located in the most representative expressions of Paleolithic rock art , Levantine and Schematic of the Region of Murcia and are well documented , all declared World Heritage by UNESCO since 1998. The Cueva-Sima de La Serreta on the left bank of said Canyon ,  in a magnificent landscape visually and virtually inaccessible from outside.

After this activity, participants may wish to attend a local restaurant . This visit is part of the activities being carried out throughout the year from the History Course of the UPM in Mazarrón . The initiative is open to all who may be interested in it. For more information you can go to the offices in the Cultural Centre (calle Entierro de la Sardina, 17) or telephone 968 591 766 .


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Thursday, 9 January 2014


Every Tuesday until May 2014
Reading Activity: Story Time with Carmen Navarro
Hours: 6-7pm
Aimed at children aged 4 to 7 years
Location: Biblioteca de San Pedro del Pinatar (C/ Alcalde Julio Albaladejo, 16)
Más información: Tel. 968 182 575
Further information from Tourist Information Office. Avenida de las Salinas, 55 (CIT Building). 30740 San Pedro del Pinatar (Murcia). Tel 968 182 301. Fax. 968 183 706.

Saturday January 11, 2014, 6pm
Charity Concert by Santi Campillo. "Ahora Mas que Nunca "
Location: Sala de Arqueología del Museo Palacio Barón de Benifayó
Donation: 1 litre of milk
Organizers: Spanish Red Cross. Northern Regional Assembly Mar Menor
Collaboration: Ayuntamiento of San Pedro del Pinatar

Wednesday January 15 and 22nd, 2014 at 10am
 "Entre Nosotras" Laughter Therapy Workshop with D. Antonio Martinez Sanchez. Bachelor of Arts
Laughter therapy helps dramatize the situations of life and developing competitive and optimistic spirit. In this workshop we explain the mental and emotional benefits that this technique of psychotherapy has on our health.
Location: First Floor of the Centro de Servicios Sociales (C/ Dr. Mirón de Castro, 12 A (next to Edificio de Usos Múltiples).

More information: Tel: 968 185 393 Ext 112

Wednesday January 29, 2014 at 10am
Practical Workshop: "Cognitive stimulation I: Memory” with Ms Pilar Martínez Invernón, Psychologist Social Services of the City of San Pedro del Pinatar.
Location: First Floor of the Centro de Servicios Sociales (C/ Dr. Mirón de Castro, 12 A (next to Edificio de Usos Múltiples).
More information: Tel: 968 185 393


The Department of Trade of the City of Mazarrón and Regional Multiple Crafts Guild will present their  January “Artisan Market of Pto de Mazarrón”  on Saturday 11th. The market will take place on the promenade of the Paseo de las Comunidades Autónomos, located at the beginning of the promenade of the seaside resort , between 10am and 2pm.

The purpose of this market is to offer both residents of the Municipality and foreign citizens living in or visiting the coast, the most authentic craftsmanship that takes place in the Region of Murcia. During the market , thirty artisans will demonstrate their crafts as well as display their work for sale.

The Regional Guild of Various Handicraft  takes to the streets every Saturday and Sunday , each time in a different location in the region with various markets giving a chance to show of the skills of its Artisans Association .

Wednesday, 8 January 2014


" Programme : Walking Together "
Rambla de Rio Seco -Pinar de Campoverde

These routes will be held the last Thursday of each month and they are designed with a very low level of difficulty and progression in terms of distance and time on the road, making them accessible to virtually everyone .
Duration : 1½ hours approx, walking 6 km on average.
Departure time: 9:30 am from the Social Services Centre . Please arrive before 9.20am to meet the schedule.
The duration of activity of each day depending on the distance but trying to be back in the Town between 12.30 and 1pm.
Registration required  3 days before departure
Provided by Building Equality and Human Services , 1st floor . Phone: 968 18 53 93
Recommendations :
- Use socks and sneakers designed for running, walking, hiking ...
- Bring a small backpack with water and some lunch.
- It is advisable to bring hat , sunglasses , sunscreen ....
- Important also is to watch the weather forecast so there are no surprises, such as raincoat , etc
More information on the full programme : Tel : 968 185 393

* The Department of Women and Equality, reserves the right to make changes to their schedule.

Thursday, 2 January 2014


On 2, 3 and 4 January, the Postman for the 3 Kings will be available to receive letters from children to pass to Their Majesties. The Royal Postman will be in the Market of the Cresta del Gallo in Mazarrón and Plaza Toneleros of Pto de Mazarrón during business hours.

In addition, on Sunday January 5, in the City of Mazarrón in the morning between 10:00 to 14:00 and in the afternoon between 17:00 to 19:00, there will be someone collecting gifts to be delivered by the 3 Kings, after the traditional parade.


11 January 2014

10am and 2pm 

el Paseo de las Comunidades Automanus, Puerto de Mazarrón