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Fiesta de Nuestra Señora del Carmen, Arrieta 15th - 31st July 2010

Fiestas de Nuestra Señora del Carmen Arrieta 2010 The little seaside village of Arrieta comes to life for the Fiesta de Nuestra Señora del Carmen during the last two weeks of July. There’s lots of traditional events planned and the streets are decked in Canarian flags. The flotilla of boats on Sunday the 25th is amazing to watch sailing in convoy between the beach of Arrieta and the muelle of Punta Mujeres, everyone takes to the water to celebrate.

Thursday 15th July 2010

18.00 Engalanamiento del pueblo.

Friday 16th July 2010

20.00 Sorteo y comienzo de los “Campeonatos Masculinos y Femeninos de Bolas”.

21.00 Proyección de cine en el Centro Socio Cultural El Marinero de Arrieta.

Saturday 17th July 2010

16.00 Continuación del “Campeonato de Bolas”.

21.00 “IV Open de Fotosub Nocturno”.

21.00 Guateque para adulto años 60 y 70. Premio al mejor vestuario.

Sunday 18th July 2010

12.30 Verbena del Agua en el muelle de Arrieta.

18.30 Sorteo y comienzo del “Campeonato Femenino de Ronda”.  read more »

Clubbin' Lanzarote, 15th - 18th July 2010

Here’s the Lanzarote Information guide to what’s happening in the clubs around the island this weekend.



Venue: Carpa de la Villa de Teguise, Teguise, Lanzarote

Date: 17th July 2010

Time: 21:00 - late

Entry: €4 including a raffle ticket

Details: Concert in aid of SARA with Maiensy, Africa Yeah, Cumbia Ebria, Sur, Tanaycia, Simulacro and more.

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Mojo  read more »

Fiestas Nuestra Señora del Carmen, Playa Blanca, 14th - 25th July 2010

24 hours swim Playa Blanca Now it’s Playa Blanca’s turn for the celebration in honour of Nuestra Señora del Carmen. Below is the official programme of events issued by the Concejalía de Festejos del Ayuntamiento de Yaiza.

The procession (Función solemne) through the town will be on Friday 16th at 7pm and the one to the sea (Procesión marítima) on Sunday 18th at 7pm. The verbena’s are always good fun, normally starting just before midnight and partying into the early hours, one for the kids is the fiesta de la espuma (foam party) on Sunday afternoon.

    Wednesday 14th July 2010

    Playa Blanca Lighthouses 17:00 Concurso de postres, con premios para los tres mejores.

    19:00 Charla “Meteorología en Canarias”, en la AA.VV. La Aurora.

    21:00 Actuación de la Escuela de Óscar Bailes Caribeños, en el Recinto Ferial del Muelle.

    Thursday 15th July 2010

    17:00 Juegos para mayores, en la AA.VV. La Aurora.

    19:00 Exhibición de Jiu-Jitsu, en el Recinto Ferial del Muelle.

    21:00 Play Back Los Peques de Uga, en el Recinto Ferial.

    Playa Flamingo Friday 16th July 2010

    De 08:00 a 13:00 Mercadillo agrícola y artesanal, en la AA.VV. La Aurora, organizado por la Asociación de Vecinos.

    11:00 Juegos infantiles en la playa.

    19:00 Función solemne, con la participación de la Coral de Yaiza, y salida de la procesión terrestre de la Virgen del Carmen, acompañada por la Banda Municipal y recibimiento a la Virgen en la Plaza del Carmen por la Agrupación Folklórica Rubicón y Parranda Los Encontrados.

    Seguidamente, Play Back-Teatro de Playa Blanca, en el Recinto Ferial.

    A continuación, verbena con DJ Pedro Morales e Izan Dj y Kuarta Potencia, en el Recinto Ferial.  read more »

Pride Festival Lanzarote, 12th - 17th July 2010


The Pride Festival Lanzarote 2010 inauguration will be held in Puerto del Carmen on Monday 12th July. There will be a film shown each evening leading up to Friday night and then the main event and parade is on Saturday 17th. For more  information about gay life in Lanzarote visit the Lánzate and Gay Lanza websites.

Lanzate Monday 12th July 2010

20:00 Fondeadero Puerto del Carmen - Inauguration of  Festival. Presentation of the exhibition "Educate to transform."

Tuesday 13th July 2010

20:00 Fondeadero Puerto del Carmen - Film Screening: "20 centimetors"

Wednesday 14th July 2010

20:00 Fondeadero Puerto del Carmen - Film Screening: "I can not think straight"

Thursday 15th July 2010

20:00 Fondeadero Puerto del Carmen - Film Screening: "Gohato"  read more »

Fiestas del Carmen, La Graciosa, 9th - 25th July 2010

fiestas_carmen_la graciosa The island of La Graciosa on the Northern tip of Lanzarote are celebrating two fiestas, the first is the Fiestas del Carmen from 9th to the 18th July 2010 and secondly the Fiestas de San Felipe from the 19th to the 25th July 2010.

They’re making a weekend of it from Thursday 15th to Saturday 17th each evening there will be a verbena (party) starting at midnight! A great time to take your tent and stay free at the local campsite to enjoy the festivities. The Fiesta del Carmen is important to island life, this fiesta is homeage to Nuestra Señora del Carmen who gives safe passage to local fishing men.

Friday 9th July 2010

10 Engalanamiento del pueblo.

11 Música ambiental.

16 Campeonato de Fútbol Sala en las Instalaciones Deportivas de La Graciosa.

17 Campeonato de Cinquillo en el Centro Sociocultural Inocencia Páez.

18 Campeonato de Billar en Rosa’s Net.

20 Inauguración de la Exposición de Pintura “Jaime Romero y sus alumnas” en el CEO Ignacio Aldecoa (Esta exposición permanecerá abierta durante el transcurso de las Fiestas, ver horarios en el mismo lugar).

Saturday 10th July 2010

11 Música ambiental.

16 Carreras de Carretillas, Sacos, Bicicletas y Atletismo frente a las antiguas Oficinas Municipales.

18 Campeonato de Bola Femenina frente al Bar El Marinero.

19 Campeonato de Truco en el Centro Sociocultural Inocencia Páez.  read more »

Feria de Artesanía El Timple, Costa Teguise, 8th - 10th July 2010

Feria de Artesanía There’s a three day craft fair in Costa Teguise from the 8th to 10th July 2010. The Feria de Artesanía “El Timple” will be situated in the car park on Islas Canarias in front of the H10 Lanzarote Gardens hotel near Playa Las Cucharas. The traditional fair will open from 5pm until 10pm from Thursday to Saturday and have 36 craftsmen with stalls.

There will be entertainment each evening from:

8th July 19:00 Antonio Corujo

9th July 20:30 A. F. La Gran Aldea

10th July 20:30 Parranda El Golpito

There are some wonderful tapas bars along the Avenida Islas Canarias towards Pueblo Marinero such as El Bocadito, La Picada de Kerman, Txapela and La RepiKada if you get a bit peckish and fancy trying some traditional food too.  read more »

Clubbin' Lanzarote, 8th - 11th July 2010

Here’s the Lanzarote Information guide to what’s happening in the clubs around the island this weekend.

Costa Teguise:

Pisto Slow Bar

Bar: Pisto Slow Bar, C.C. Nautical 6, Costa Teguise, Lanzarote

Date: 9th July 2010

Time: 19:00 – 03:00

Entry: Free

Details: Chill out music with a special atmosphere from 19:00 to 23:00 then upping the pace with electronic music for dancing through to 03:00 Dj.surfer (Natura Electric Party - Magic Moon Collective)

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Carpa House  read more »

Where are you watching the Spain v Germany match?

Spain_Paraguay_Arrecife_Ayuntamiento Can you think of a cooler place in Lanzarote to watch the European Champions take on the young guns from Germany who have been the only team to have set this World Cup alight?

The beach at Playa el Reducto turned red "Quedada Roja" for the World Cup South Africa quarter final football match of Spain v Paraguay. More than 4,000 people turned out to watch the game on a huge 20m screen erected on the city centre beach.

This Wednesday, wear red and head into Arrecife to join with the locals and support Spain in the semi final match against Germany, it’ll be a fantastic atmosphere! The game starts at 19:30, if driving park under the Gran Hotel and there are buses to the capital from all resorts, its only a few stops from Puerto del Carmen or Costa Teguise.

¡Viva España!  read more »

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