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Haria Carnival Programme 2011

Haría Carnaval 2011 The Ayuntamiento of Haría have released their carnival programme for 2011, this year’s theme is witches.

The events run from Friday 18th through to Sunday the 20th March, the carnival procession is always a popular one in Haria with many of the main groups from Arrecife attending. The procession will leave the cemetery at 18:30 on Saturday 19th making it’s way along Calle San Juan where it turns left into Calle de Encarnación Rodríguez and left again where the floats will settle around the Plaza Leon y Castillo and Plaza de la Constitución for the party.

Friday 18th March (Viernes 18 de marzo)

18:00 Masquerade party for pensioners  read more »

Lanzarote Horse Racing Season Starts 2011

The horse racing dates in Lanzarote have been announced for 2011.

Carrera de Caballos Teguise

The first carrera de caballos race will be tomorrow, Sunday 13th March with a date most months through to November. The racing will take place at  read more »

Jobs In Lanzarote, Airport Promoter

Employment website, Canarias Jobs have a position for a Promotor/a Tabaco advertised at the airport in Lanzarote. Departures Lanzarote Airport

The role involves promoting sales of an international brand of tobacco at the Airport in Arrecife, supervise the product in the shop & the preparation of weekly and monthly reports.

The candidate must speak and write English fluently and be computer literate  read more »

Spanish Strike Action Dates

The following twenty two dates starting from Easter have been confirmed for strike action (huelga de AENA) in relation to the privatisation of some Spanish airport services. The strike action is being called for by the CCOO, UGT and USO unions. Huelga Arrecife

Airports within Spain are scheduled for strike on these dates through from April to August 2011:

April 20, 21, 24, 25 & 30

May 2, 14, 15, 19 & 20

June 13, 23 & 30

July 1, 2, 3, 4, 15 & 31

August 1, 15 & 31

The president of the Canary Islands, Paulino Rivero has already started a plan to put a minimum services agreement in place  read more »

Nightlife, 11th - 13th March 2011

The weekly nightlife guide as to what’s on in the pubs, clubs and other events this weekend across Lanzarote. This weekend is carnival in Puerto del Carmen with events down in the old harbour on both Friday and Saturday night, the carnival programme: Puerto del Carmen Carnival 2011

Puerto del Carmen:

Karnaval 2011 11 Mar

Venue: 928 Dance Club, Avenida de Las Playas, Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote

Date: Friday 11th March 2011

Time: 23:30 – 06:30

Details: Super Hero Party at 928. NATURAelectricparty with DJ Sinkro, DJ Surfer and DJ Raven in the cabin. Prizes for the best superhero or villain from the DC & Marvel comics.

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La Geria:

Los Trovadores

Venue: El Chupadero  read more »

Burial Of The Sardine 2011

The weather was just perfect for the Entierra de la Sardina to mark the end of carnival in Arrecife, it was warm, dry and there was no wind.


The celebration was due to start at 6pm with a procession along the sea front of Arrecife. The first three prize winning floats led the way, before the funeral cortege arrived and the Sardine made it’s way down on to the Playa El Reducto beach close to 8pm. The crowd was huge  read more »

Best February In The Last 15 Years!

The Canary Islands received 932,699 foreign passengers to the islands during the month of February which is the best result in the past 15 years!

Lanzarote Airport The figures are up 22.42% against last year with 170,800 more passengers recorded by Aena (Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea), which is fantastic news for the Canary Islands tourism industry.

The breakdown of four larger islands arrivals figures for the month of February and year to date with a comparison % compared to 2010 showed:  read more »

Social Media Training

We have a few places left on our social media training next week on the 16th at Hotel San Antonio in Puerto del Carmen.

facebook-wood  twitter  read more »

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