Costa Press Club celebrates its 20th anniversary

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Costa Press Club celebrated its 20th anniversary with a gala dinner in Play Restaurant in Mijas. The Club is a foreign media association and the place to find foreign media experts on the Costa del Sol. 

On Tuesday, September 20 members of the Costa Press Club gathered at the Play Mijas Restaurant.  In the early evening, guests received a welcome drink and mingled on the spacious terrace with spectacular sea views. Here they enjoyed live music provided by Rocío Starry.

Dinner was served inside the venue and the atmosphere was very animated. For later on the evening the Club organized a raffle with great prizes donated by local companies and organisations. Among the guests were Elena Blanco, President of the Asociación de la Prensa de Málaga (APM), and staff from the Faculty of Journalism at Málaga University.

Jesper Sander Pedersen, President of the Costa Press Club, spoke after the dinner about the history of the club. The members represent all the foreign-language media on the coast. Furthermore, he thanked all those who had contributed to the club over the years. The event was a real tribute to the diversity of foreign communities on the Costa del Sol and the media organisations that serve them.

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Book presentation 

Laura López and Juan Antonio García Galindo presented the CPC with a copy of their book entitled “Los medios en lengua extranjera: Diversidad Cultural e Integración


Raffle prizes were generously donated by the following: Nikki Beach, Gómez & Molina Joyeros,, Casa Rural Serranía de Ronda, Nobu Hotel Marbella, Puente Romano, Visual Spain 360, The Bobby Bear, Helle Hollis, El Corte Inglés, Restaurante Vegetalia, Joan Fallon, Patrick Meehan, Georgina Oliver and Costa Women

Costa Press Club

The Costa Press Club was founded in 2002. The Club is fully recognised and accredited as an association by Spanish law. The Club is providing members, among which also, with a unique social and professional forum. Anyone can contact the Club at any time for media research. For example, if they want to get in touch with one of the members or find out more about international media. Furthermore, these media are experts in international communities on the Costa del Sol. 

Club members are from different nationalities and different backgrounds. They work or have worked in journalism or media-content provision. These include print newspapers and magazines, online digital, photography, television, radio, multimedia and social media.

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