The traditional Romería de Los Dolores will be celebrated on Saturday 12th September. This is the day when the conejeros make the annual pilgrimage from their home to the ermita de Los Dolores in Mancha Blanca.
Jésus Machín, Major of Tinajo had confirmed that Inés Roja will launch the start of the fiestas de Los Dolores on Wednesday 9th September, she was selected for dedicating the best part of her life to politics. The Mayor also hoped to have a good collaboration with Óscar Pérez, the new Minister of Culture at the Cabildo de Lanzarote to “lend a hand” in organising the celebrations.
Each year at the Feria Insular de Artesanía, special recognition is given to one of the island’s artisans, for 2015 it has been announced that Aquilino Rodríguez Santana, the 52 year old potter based in Haría will be recognised for more than 30 years of working with ceramics in the traditional way, without a wheel, using mud and volcanic sand. read more »