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Día de Canarias 2011 - Arrecife

The capital of Lanzarote is celebrating the Día de Canarias with a timple concert in Arrecife on Friday 27th May.

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Ironman Lanzarote 2011 Results

It’s all over for another year but what an incredible Ironman in Lanzarote for the 20th anniversary event.

Ironman Lanzarote Race Briefing Ironman Lanzarote 2011 swim start

The 3.8km swim was quick due to a favourable current on the return leg, prior to the race there had been talk of an age grouper beating the pros on this section and Christopher Menk (No 195) an age grouper (25-29) from Germany completed his two loops first in 46:27 with professional triathlete Konstantin Bachor from Germany following him out of the water at 46:31. Rachel Joyce, a professional from the UK took the lead for the ladies with a superb time of 49:05, in second place was age grouper (45-49) Melissa Dowell with a time of 53:19.

Ben Harper Ironman Lanzarote Supporters No 31 Rachel Joyce Swim bike transition

Ironman Lanzarote T1 Ironman Lanzarote cyclists

Puerto del Carmen fell quiet with  read more »

Día de Canarias 2011 - Haría

The Día de Canarias is officially on Monday 30th May this year but will be celebrated with a host of events over the weekend. Día de Canarias is a celebration of the first session of the Canarian Parliament held on 30th May 1983 and is a public holiday in the islands.

cartel dia de canaria haria 2011

Haría have a special programme of  read more »

Lanzarote Election Results 2011

    The votes have been provisionally counted in Lanzarote.

    Lanzarote Lanzarote Results

    Coalicion Canaria (CC) won the election to run the Cabildo de Lanzarote with 13,418 votes 31.26% followed by Partido Popular (PP) 9,592 votes 22.34% and Partido Socialista Obrero Español (PSOE) with 6,726 votes 15.67%.

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SARA, Cats Close To Double Capacity

The staff and volunteers do an amazing job at the SARA animal shelter in Lanzarote, right now they need your help.


There is a capacity for up to 60 cats at the shelter and at the moment there are 110 cats! They really can’t take any more, there are also a number of residents who foster cats until a permanent home can be secured for them. Can you  read more »

Teguise Launch New Tourist Information Website

The new official tourism website for the municipality of Teguise in Lanzarote has been launched.

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Cantos Canarios 25th May 2011

The municipal theatre in San Bartolomé will host an award winning children’s musical called Cantos Canarios on Wednesday 25th May at 7pm.

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Ironman Lanzarote 2011 Race Day Updates

The athletes have done all they can do to prepare for Ironman Lanzarote 2011 which takes place tomorrow on Saturday 21st May.

Today they will check their kit into the start/finish line in Puerto del Carmen from 3-6pm and then wait until the start at 7am in the morning. The only place you will be able to see official live race updates is on www.ironmanlive.com look for the link to the Lanzarote event where you will be able to:  read more »


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