Every year festivities held in Ibiza town to celebrate two saints' days are grouped together under the collective title of Fiesta de la Tierra or Earth Festival. This year we have advance news of the free concerts which will be held during the shindig, and there's a distinctly local flavour about them.
Because of swingeing budget cuts, the amount of cash available has dropped by 70% from €191 k to a mere €69 k so the big name bands of the past - Maldita Nerea and Alaska for example appeared last year – have had to move over in favour of our local boys.
So, at 22.00 on 4th August Projecte Mut will play in The Reina Sofia Park under the walls of the old town and on the 7th there'll be a night featuring bands who sing in Catalan - Ses Sopris, Rels and Mishima.
We can also reveal that one thing that has not been affected by the cuts is the big fireworks display in Ibiza Marina on the 8th August. The council has managed to get enough private funding from local business to pay for the display which starts at midnight. Hooray for that!
Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza has been the talk of the town and now we've not just got the details but you can book it too!
A "must do" on our recommended list is visit the San Juan Sunday Market throughout the winter.
Budget friendly and open for the winter, perfectly situated in Ibiza Town, Hostel La Marina is an excellent option
LILY'S Massage treatment - possibly the healthiest way to get rid of the cellulite from seasonal over-indulgence?