The poster and programme have been released by the Ayuntamiento’s Department of Celebrations for the carnivals within the Teguise municipality of Lanzarote for 2012.
Please note that this is the draft programme that has been released, there is a warning that there could be a change to the following information.
Sunday February 26th
Fancy dress costume competition with your pet
Thursday 1st March
Traditional Canarian carnival in La Villa de Teguise
Friday 2nd March
International carnival event in Costa Teguise
Cuban Concert in Costa Teguise read more »
The first of this year’s fiestas are about to start in Lanzarote with the fiesta in honour of Nuestra Señora de La Candelaria y San Blas from 26th January to 3rd February.
Marlene from Top Catz Dance contacted us to let everyone know that there is a free show on Sunday 29th January at 8pm in the Municipal Theatre, Tías where her students will be performing tap and flamenco dance routines along with Hanna Falkowska and her ballet students, plus Anmy Rodríquez and her latin dance students. Additional guest artists include Jimmy Dobro from the tribute show “Reach for the Stars” and Las Encantadas who are a ladies barbershop style harmony group in Lanzarote.
The full programme can be downloaded as an attachment to this article, other highlights include: read more »
The weekly nightlife guide as to what’s on in the pubs, clubs and other events this weekend across Lanzarote. We’ve already posted details of the fair in Arrecife and the Canary Islands Music Festival.
Venue: Casa Cultura, Yaiza, Lanzarote
Date: Friday 20th January 2012
Details: Classical Music Concert with Camilla Paulsson, Ekaterina Mihaylova Mihaylova. Tickets €20 available from the Bookswaps in Puerto del Carmen, Costa Teguise & Playa Blanca. Including music from Grieg, de Falla, Chopin and Opera Arias.
Puerto del Carmen:
Venue: read more »
The Promoferia fair has arrived in the capital of Lanzarote and will be available to visit each evening until the 29th January.
Aptly situated on the land known as Recinto Ferial, which means fairground, visitors can take a ride on a 36m Ferris wheel, a roller coaster and a Viking ship amongst other attractions. Expect shooting galleries, read more »
The weekly nightlife guide as to what’s on in the pubs, clubs and other events this weekend across Lanzarote.
Venue: Castillo San José, Arrecife, Lanzarote
Date: Friday 13th & Saturday 14th January 2012
Time: 21:15 & 23:00
Details: The gran finale to mark the end of the Bienal Arte Lanzarote events, a 15 minute laser light and music show will take place from the Internatiional Museum of Contemporary Art (MIAC) at the castle with two shows on both Friday and Saturday night.
Venue: read more »
This Friday SKIRLA, a well known band here in Lanzarote in the style of Green Day (punk rock), is celebrating their 3rd year anniversary together and would love you to join in too!
Gaston (vocal & guitar), Eric (bass) & Sebas (drums) have prepared a special show for the event, with new songs never heard before and also some other artists that will be joining them on the stage.
It will all be starting around 23:30 at “La Roca” (Calle La Porra, near IES Agustin Espinosa, Arrecife).
The guests to be joining the band are our lovely Matthew Cuddy (Zombie Love’s guitarist) and Gito (the bass player from Faktótum), who are great friends from other local bands on the island and also Martin Fërler, a singer from Barcelona who is visiting the island exclusively for the event.
There’ll be a piñata full of read more »
Most of us are familiar with the Sunday Market in Teguise offering a wide range of original, craft works and bargains alike that make it appealing to both presents for friends and family and the occasional treat for ourselves. In an effort to make the market even more appealing, this is the program of activities that will take place from this Sunday market during the month of January:
Sunday 8th 11:00 am. "Parrandiando". A folk group will be singing around the market.
Sunday 15th 12:00 pm. Exhibition of the traditional farm works and folk music from Lanzarote in Canary Square.
Sunday 22nd 12:00 pm. Opening of the exhibition from painter Pablo Nogueras and classical music concert in the Convent of Santo Domingo.
Sunday 29th 11:30 am. Traditional sports exhibition in the Canary Square.
There are also these regular activities offered every Sunday: read more »
In the final round of Christmas festivities for Lanzarote we have the Reyes / Kings processions this evening and a fiesta bank holiday tomorrow. Here’s a list of what’s on this three day weekend in Lanzarote……
Venue: Krazy Loop Lounge, Paseo Maritimo, Playa Las Cucharas, Costa Teguise, Lanzarote
Date: Sunday 8th January 2012
Time: From 19:00
Details: DJ Nova will be here from London with some fantastic ambient music, he’s well known for his outstanding compilations on Ultimae Records (France). Supported by DJ Nartak (Lemongrassmusic) and Alexandra Unger (Dance Performance).
Venue: Pisto Slow Bar, read more »