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The feminine gaze

A new generation of young women creators leads the Mallorcan art scene.

Amparo Sard (Son Servera, 1973). She trained in Barcelona and New York, and has been distinguished with awards like the Deutsche Bank International award and the Gold Medal of the Italian government.

Puerto Portals supports once more local products with its Farmers’ Market

The market will take place every Sunday during May from 10am to 16pm at the marina’s boulevard.

The fashion industry in the Balearic islands generates a 572 million euros turnover

Mallorca Design Day is supported by the Business Innovation Institute of the Balearic Islands

Devota & Lomba will go down the catwalk at #mallorcadesignday

This will be Modesto Lomba’s first fashion show in Spain this 2019.

Delicious oysters

These molluscs which are held in such high esteem were enthusiastically consumed as far back as in prehistoric times.

'It was a bold first man that first ate an oyster’, wrote the Irish satirical novelist Jonathan Swift.

Extreme challenges

Adventurers and sportspeople put the limits of human beings to the test, taking up seemingly impossible challenges.

Crossing the Sahara on foot: The ‘Marathon des Sables’ is a demanding trial consisting of covering around 250 kilometres in 6 days, the approximate equivalent of one marathon a day.

100% natural beauty

Sustainable, aware cosmetics free from synthetic products is better both for our skin and the planet.

Cosmetics free from chemical compounds and made using raw materials extracted from nature are increasingly becoming the order of the day.

Argentina, Madrid and Majorca, winners of the #mallorcadesignday 2019 by Prêt-à-Portals

121 collections by designers from all over the world have been presented

Rosenberger victorious in Majorca’s XV Classic Rally

The Austrian pilot wins for second year in a row in the Speed category, after a tight dispute with the British pilot, Seb Pérez, throughout the competition

Dani Clos and Bea González, riding the classics in Puerto Portals

The former Formula 1 and the hostess of the TV show Centímetros Cúbicos participate as ambassadors of this XV Classic Rally

Sa Calobra and Formentor, core stages at Majorca’s XV Classic Rally

• The former Formula 1 pilot and Automotive Professional, Dani Clos, along with the journalist and test driver, Beatriz González Eguiraun, will run the race as ambassadors of this edition.

Mallorcan eco wines

The island has organic wineries with products that are meeting with an increasingly good reception.

Galmés i Ribot (Ctra. Santa Margalida - Petra, P.K. 2,400. Santa Margalida) is a prestigious winery which produces organic wines and employs no pesticides or synthetic fertilisers, utilising the organic fertiliser from the sheep that graze on their lands.

“Bunker Prince“ conquers Puerto Portals’ III Mediterranean Cup

The German team Khaleesi managed to obtain the second position followed by the Spanish team Gunter, who accomplished the podium’s third place.

Pepe “El Mallorquín”

The last pirate of the Caribbean was born in Mallorca and posed a threat to the Spanish and the English in Cuban waters.

José Rives (or Ribes, the exact spelling is not known) was born in Mallorca in the second half of the 18th century. Like many of his contemporaries, as soon as he was old enough he decided to set sail to Cuba.

The improvements continue

The results of restructuring work being carried out on Puerto Portals are increasingly visible.

The pace of the restructuring work on Puerto Portals which began this winter and will carry on over the next three winters continues

Learning as you sail

The Fundació Joves Navegants transmits values to young people with problems through sailing.

Alejandro B. M. and Alejandro C. S. are very excited. They have been learning the rudiments of sailing for three weeks. They know where port and starboard are, and what a mizzen or a genoa sail are.

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