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Rubbish As Art Exhibition & Guided Tour Of Zonzamas

It is an open week at the Complejo Ambiental de Zonzamas in Arrecife until Saturday 12th March 2011.Complejo Zonzamas courtesy Cabildo de Lanzarote 

During the week there is an exhibition in Lanzarote called "Arte como Basura, Basura como Arte" which translates to Art as Rubbish, Rubbish as Art.

The art exhibition is open from 09:00 to 14:00, this was inaugurated at the weekend and runs until Saturday 12th March 2011. The art on display is part of a collection from 17 artists honoured by the MIAC (International Museum of Contemporary Art) who created the pieces from their recycled rubbish.

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Exhibition: Eva Tunkel, 21st March - 21st April 2011

Eva Tunkel was born in Vienna and developed her passion for photography whilst working in the travel industry. Eva Tunkel Lanzarote Exhibition

Eva’s first digital camera was an Olympus C-2000 Zoom which she bought back in 2000, this was replaced with newer Olympus models before switching in 2004 to a Nikon Coolpix which had all the qualities she wanted from a camera. Eva has remained loyal to Nikon, she is still using her Coolpix but alongside a Nikon D40 which was purchased in 2008.

For Eva, her camera must always be ready to capture that shot, it needs to be portable, without the need to change lenses and a long battery life.

Eva has travelled  read more »

The Cabildo Pays Up

The Cabildo of Lanzarote signed an agreement with EPEL (Ente Público Empresarial Local) on Monday 7th March for a loan which will allow them to pay off a significant amount of outstanding debt to the municipalities of Haría, Yaiza and Tinajo.

Cabildo de Lanzarote Ayuntamiento de Haria

You may have noticed the public yellow ribbon campaign (La Cueva y Los Jameos son de Haría) started by José Torres Stinga the Alcalde of Haría Ayuntamiento (President of Haria Council), protest banners have adorned the council offices and vehicles for several months to highlight the situation.

The Cabildo pay a fee to  read more »

Disabled Access in Lanzarote

We’ve received a few requests for information regarding places to visit with good disabled access in Lanzarote.

wheelchair friendly lanzarote We’ve now added a page to our website called Lanzarote Accessibility. Please, if you are in a wheelchair or someone in your family / friend is and you live or visit the island of Lanzarote, we’d like to hear from you.

We are looking for recommendations for great places around Lanzarote that are wheelchair friendly, we want to know……

Which beach has the best access?

Which restaurant has the best layout and toilet facilities for a wheelchair user?

What taxi service offers a ride on service?  read more »

Lanzarote Accessibility

On this page we will aim to bring you details of local companies and places in Lanzarote who are considered wheelchair friendly.

As abled bodied people, we can sometimes take for granted the access we have to our beaches, swimming pools, transport and tourist attractions.

Please let us know if you need to hire any mobility aids for your visit to Lanzarote Mobility Aids HIre Request and we'll ask our recommended companies to give you a quote.  read more »

Lanzarote Writing From Stella Kaye

Lanzarote seems to inspire the best in writers. I was once told that the island’s situation on “ley lines” is the reason – I don’t know if there’s any truth in that, but there’s certainly something about the place that enhances the art in all of us.

Stella  read more »

Batucada

Batucada is the sound of carnival in Lanzarote, you just can’t help but move your feet to the beat!

Batucada Puerto del Carmen Carnival Woman Batuca

The rhythm of batucada originates from the Brazilian sound of samba. A large group is required to play the wide variety of percussion instruments which include some or all of the following:

Apito – whistle, usually played by the leader to instruct the group  read more »

Drive Through Lanzarote - Videos

For those of you who want to see Lanzarote in the winter sunshine, we recently filmed a short drive through Puerto del Carmen and Costa Teguise:

Costa Teguise:


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