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The Cabildo have confirmed plans to create a footpath linking the archaeological site of Fiquinineo situated in El Jable, the desert of Lanzarote.
The president of the Cabildo and Heritage Minister visited Fiquinineo in late November, the team of archaeologists at this dig have found traces of Aboriginal, Moorish, Portuguese and Castilian origin.
The Cabildo of Lanzarote continue to support the investigation work to research this archaeological site, which is considered one of the most emblematic in Lanzarote and representative of the El Jable culture. This is the sixth year that the team of specialists led by Efraim Marrero Salas and Ithaisa Abreu Hernández have been working at the site on El Jable de Arriba known as the Peña de las Cucharas within the municipality of Teguise. The intention is to allow the resident population and tourists to be able to visit as well as researchers, teachers and students.
The Fiquinineo funding only allows for a few weeks exploration and restoration per year. The focus of the this year’s project is read more »
British people living in Spain can now use two new social media channels to engage with fellow residents, as well as to find news and advice from the Embassy and its partners who support Britons abroad.
The launch by the Embassy of these social media channels coincides with the first official visits this week by the new British Ambassador Simon Manley to Malaga, Alicante and Barcelona - and ahead of visits to the Spanish islands in the coming weeks.
Mr Manley said: read more »
The Ayuntamiento of Tías have published details of their programme of events for Christmas, New Year and Kings which includes the holiday resort of Puerto del Carmen in Lanzarote.
The New Year’s Eve firework display has been confirmed as 1am on Playa Grande in Puerto del Carmen. Don’t miss the Santa Parade on the 23rd December at 6pm and Kings procession on the 5th January at 8.30pm.
Puerto del Carmen Christmas & Kings Programme 2013/14
Wednesday 4th December
19:30 Official opening of the Belén (nativity scene) and switch on of the lights in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento in Tías
From 4th December to 6th January there the Exposición de Escaparates Navideños is in the commercial zone of Tías
Thursday 5th December
20:00 II Festival de Percusión “Isla de Lanzarote 2013 in the municipal theatre. Tickets €5
Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th December
The Christmas Market will be open in the Plaza de las Naciones in Puerto del Carmen from 17:00 – 21:00 on Thursday, 16:30 – 21:00 Friday & Saturday and 16:00 – 18:00 on Sunday.
Friday 13th December
18:00 Eucharist and opening of the Belén in the Iglesia de La Candelaria read more »
It seems like last week's change of day was a one off as the English language cinema is back to Thursday next week.
These are the three films scheduled to be shown on the 12th of December:
Atlántida Cinemas in Arrecife are introducing at 19:45 The Counselor. read more »
It’s a fiesta bank holiday weekend in Lanzarote, tomorrow is the Día de la Constitución Española and there’s lots of events happening across the island to celebrate.
Venue: Estación de Guaguas (bus station), Playa Blanca, Lanzarote
Date: Friday 6th December 2013
Details: Navidad 40 Principales Concert. Soraya Rasel & DJ Ray Castellano will be performing at the 40 Principales event in the Bus Station at Playa Blanca. It’s free entry and a variety of artists will be performing live including Jadel, Mario Jefferson, Marea Club, Dj Javi Sánchez, JL Bausa, Ángel Pérez, Marcos Vilar, Game Over & Maldito Zurdo.
Venue: read more »
Hyundai Canarias continue to develop their dealership network and authorised agents in the Canary Islands, the latest addition is iLanza which was officially opened in November.
The new iLanza Hyundai dealership is situated on the main road to San Bartolomé in Arrecife, an area already popular with car dealerships, their after sales office can be found on Calle Canto del Jable in Playa Honda.
Óliver Guerra, the manager of the Hyundai Canarias network attended the inauguration with iLanza’s managing director José Falcón, who has extensive experience in read more »
The Mercado de Navidad opens tomorrow at 17:00 in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote.
Situated in the Plaza de las Naciones, next to Playa Los Pocillos in the holiday resort of Puerto del Carmen, the Christmas Market will be open each evening (17:00 – 21:00) from Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th of December.
Visitors can expect to find traditional crafts and festive goods for sale across the various stalls, as well as live entertainment. The social services department from Tías council will also be collecting donations of toys during the market to be distributed to children in need, within the municipality this Christmas.
Christmas Market 2013 Programme read more »