What's On

Clubbin' Lanzarote, 23rd - 26th December 2010

Here’s our guide to the Lanzarote nightlife events in the clubs and pubs around the island this weekend including Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day / St Stephen's Day.

Playa Blanca:

Wax

Venue: Wax Bar, C.C. Papagayo, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

Date: Friday 24th December 2010

Time: 16:00 til late

Details: Kid’s Christmas Party with Santa and free gift for children. 21:00 Christmas is coming party with the 1,000 Euro giveaway and karakoke

Rooftops

Venue: Rooftops,  read more »

Lanzarote Carnaval Dates 2011

If you’ve had to cancel your December holiday in Lanzarote due to the freezing snow in the UK, why not re book to fly over for carnaval in March 2011.Carnaval Puerto del Carmen 2011 Carnaval in Lanzarote is fabulous, it’s a time for celebrating the local traditions with lots of music, dancing and fancy dress.

The first carnaval will held in the capital, Arrecife from the 25th February to the 9th March 2011. The main parade will take place on Monday 7th March, Tuesday 8th is a bank holiday in most areas of Lanzarote. The Theme for the Arrecife Carnaval 2011 is Opera. Local artist Rufina Santana will be designing the poster for the event. Eleven groups of Murgas have already been confirmed as participating including Los Intoxicados, Las Intoxicadas, Los Gorfines, Las Inadaptadas, Los Desahuciados, Los Simplones, Las Mery-Ke, Los Titi-Roys, Las Pijoletas, Lady’s Golosinas and Las Revoltosas.

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Calendario Laboral de Lanzarote 2011

Below are the official holidays for the island of Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain during 2011.

Bank holiday dates (Calendario Laboral) for Lanzarote in 2011:

LanzaroteFiestas de la Comunidad Autónoma

Enero / January

Día 1  - Año nuevo (New Year’s Day)

Día 6 -  Epifanía del Señor (Epiphany)

Abril / April

Día 21 - Jueves Santo (Easter Thursday)

Día 22 - Viernes Santo (Good Friday)

Mayo / May

Día 30 - Día de Canarias (Canarian Day)

Agosto / August

Día 15 - Asunción de la Virgen

Octubre / October

Día 12 - Fiesta Nacional de España (National Day of Spain)  read more »

Christmas Church Services In Lanzarote 2010/11

Please find a list of church services available for all denominations in Lanzarote through Christmas and New Year of 2010 / 2011.

Candeleria Church 19th December

09.30 Holy Communion (Anglican Parish St. Lawrence) at Avecost Meeting Hall in Costa Teguise

10.00 Christingle Service (Anglican Parish St. Lawrence) at Nuestra Señora de Nazaret in Nazaret

11:00 Inter-denominational Sunday Worship at the Barceló Lanzarote in Costa Teguise with Rev Adrian Hallett

12:30 Holy Communion (Anglican Parish St. Lawrence) Nuestra Señora del Carmen in Puerto del Carmen

17.30 Carol Service (Anglican Parish St. Lawrence) Nuestra Señora del Carmen in Playa Blanca

21st December

20:00 Carol Singing (Sunday Worship Lanzarote) at the Piano Bar in the hotel Barceló Lanzarote, Costa Teguise

La Graciosa Church 23rd December

20:00 Carol Singing (Sunday Worship Lanzarote) at the Piano Bar in the hotel Barceló Lanzarote, Costa Teguise

20:30 Encuentro de Ranchos en el Teatro Municipal de Tías, Ranchos de Pascua de Tías, Mácher y Tinajo.

Friday 24th December

17.30 First Holy Communion of Christmas (Anglican Parish St. Lawrence) Nuestra Señora del Carmen in Playa Blanca

19:00 Mass service in the old town church of Puerto del Carmen

20:00 Misa de Nochebuena en Guatiza.

20:30 Celebración Eucarística de la "Noche de Navidad" con la actuación del Rancho de Pascua de Tías. Iglesia de San Antonio.

22:30 El siglo XVII vio cimentarse la tradicional Misa del Gallo de la Villa de Teguise. Desde entonces las Fiestas de Navidad es aquí sinónimo de tradición. Actúa el Rancho de Pascua, y se escenifica el Nacimiento. Iglesia de Ntra. Sra. de Guadalupe.  read more »

Navidad en Haría

The Lanzarote Programme for Fiestas de Navidad y Reyes 2010/11 is now complete with the events from the municipality of Haría below:

Christmas Tree in Haria Viernes 17 de diciembre/ Friday 17th December
19:00 Inauguración de la exposición de pintura y escultura “Arte Imaginable” de Carlos Matías en la sala El Aljibe.
20:30 Cantos a la Navidad con la Parranda de la Tercera Edad de Haría, la Escuela Municipal de Folclore y el Rancho de Pascua de Haría.
Sábado 18 de diciembre / Saturday 18th December
12:00 Inauguración del Portal de Belén en la Plaza de La Constitución y actuación de la Escuela Municipal de Folclore de Haría en el Mercadillo.
20:00 Inauguración de la exposición de pintura de Jaime Romero en el Centro Socio Cultural La Tegala.
20:30 “UNA NAVIDAD 10”, concierto del grupo “Acatife” acompañado por niños y niñas del Municipio.  read more »

Clubbin' Lanzarote 16th - 19th December 2010

Here’s our guide to the Lanzarote nightlife events in the clubs and pubs around the island this weekend.

Puerto del Carmen:

928 Danceclub 18 Dec

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

Date: Saturday 18th December 2010

Time: 23:30 – 06:30

Details: Party I.L.U.S.I.O.N with Dj's JAVI SANCHEZ (acid party), DJ PEDRO DIAZ (welcome to the club), JUANE VENTURA (beat house), JAVI VARGAS (south collective) & COCO GO LOCO (residente). Entry €10 including a free drink.

skatoons boat trip  read more »

Massimo Santalucia at V.I.P's in Puerto del Carmen, 17th December 2010

Massimo Santalucia is a a singer, songwriter and multi instrumentalist originally from Rome, Italy.

Massimo Santalucia He started playing the drum at the age of five years in the marching band of his hometown, then moved to clarinet, graduating from the conservatory "Licinio Refice of Frosinone" (Italy).

In the meantime he learned to sing and play many other instruments like sax, harmonica, guitar, bass, drums, and various wind instruments.

After playing in Italy for many years as a songwriter and multi instrumentalist with many groups, singers and even orchestras he lived in Ireland for five years and kept writing and playing, filling his musical baggage.

He played with some of the biggest names in Irish music including: Mundy, Damien Dempsey, Finbar Furey , Sharon Shannon, The Wolfe Tones, Wally Page ...

Massimo has lived in Lanzarote for the last 4 years  read more »

Christmas Carol Concerts, Acatife

Lanzarote group Acatife Acatife were formed at Christmas back in 1983 and are still going strong with a series of carol concerts planned for Christmas 2010 / 2011. The name Acatife was chosen as it is a native word and translates to the “great village” referring to La Villa de Teguise. In 1992 the group organised the Festival de Música Popular Acatife which has been held each year in mid July since.

The group has just under thirty members and includes traditional Canarian instruments like the timple and mandolin, as well as those from countries that have emigrated to Lanzarote such as the cuban sound of maracas and bongos.

The Festival de Villancicos (Carol Concerts) will be at the following locations in Lanzarote through December:

Saturday 18th December, Haría 20:30

Sunday 19th December, Plaza de Las Carpas, Puerto Calero 16:00  read more »

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