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Fiestas Nuestra Señora de Los Remedios 2012

Friday marks the start of the celebrations for the Fiestas de Nuestra Señora de Los Remedios in Yaiza, Lanzarote which continue until the 9th September.


The programme is varied and interesting including the muddy fun run K10 Xtreme Yaiza and an evening of folklore music and dancing at the Rubicón Festival. The traditional romeria procession will be held on Saturday 1st September at 19:00 leaving from the football ground for the Plaza de Los Remedios and the solemn procession the following Saturday with a firework display in the evening.

Fiestas de Nuestra Señora de Los Remedios 2012 Programme

Friday 31st August

20.30 Official opening of the fiestas by D. Francisco Padrón Viñas, in the Casa de la Cultura Benito Pérez Armas. Followed by the inauguration of the exhibition “ Costumbres y Tradiciones” en  la Casa de la Cultura Benito Pérez Armas

22.00 Noche de Baile y Parrandas with performances from Raíces, El Golpito y El Geito, in the Plaza de Ntra. Sra. de Los Remedios

Saturday 1st September

10.00 Market next to the church Nuestra Señora de Los Remedio organised by the Concejalía de Dinamización Social

11.00 Children’s bike race on dirt tracks in the village leaving from the Torrero zone

19.00 Mass

19.00 Romeria in honour of  read more »

#twitterlanz, 1st September 2012

The 4th edition of the #twitterlanz event has been organised for Saturday the 1st of September in Los Aljibes de Tahíche.


This event has been organised for the twitter community of Lanzarote but don't feel the need to be a geek to attend. I am, for one, still trying to grasp Twitter but that didn't stop me from enjoying past editions of this event.

To make it more interesting, the organisers, apart from choosing a breath-taking venue, have chosen a theme:  read more »

Lanzarote Nightlife 23rd - 26th August 2012

Here’s our weekly nightlife guide as to what’s on in the pubs, clubs and other events this weekend across the island of Lanzarote.

The Fiestas de San Bartolomé have a late night procession on Thursday and finish on Friday, Arrecife’s Fiestas de San Ginés will finish on Saturday with a firework display in the evening, Famara’s Fiestas del Sagrado Corazón de María begin on Saturday although the big celebration will be next weekend.

Playa Honda:


Venue: Explanada Guacimeta, Playa Honda, Lanzarote

Date: Friday 24th August 2012

Time: 21:00

Details: Juan Magán in concert. Dubbed the King of Dance, Juan Magán González is an internationally recognised Spanish producer, DJ and singer of Electro Latino music. More accustomed to playing in big cities around the world he will be live from the seafront in Playa Honda on Friday along with 4n1, David Navarro, Orquestra Rika Banda, Ivan Travieso, 5 sentidos, Carlos Chauvaud & Bosi Rodríguez.. Advance tickets available from the Sam Perfumerias and Jack Jones shops in Lanzarote priced at €15 for the first 1,000 then €20 and €25 on the door as well as €40 VIP.

More Information: www.JuanMagan.es 


La Villa de Teguise:

Pavel Urquiza 26 Aug

Venue:  read more »

Fiestas del Sagrado Corazón de María 2012

The celebration gets underway in La Caleta de Famara at the weekend for the Fiestas in honor of Nuestro Sagrado Corazón de María.


The fiestas in Famara are popular, this small village on the west coast will be visited by around 20,000 people during the coming week. A skateboard competition has been organised for the first time, there’s a double session of entertainment during each night of the final weekend with a special bus service to and from the event, linking Arrecife and various stops along the way. The beach run on Sunday evening is a lovely event, it’s a free 5km run for adults with smaller distances for children, simply wear white and turn up an hour before to register. The fiesta ends on Sunday 2nd September with the traditional maritime procession and mass, followed by water, beer and foam parties.

Fiestas del Sagrado Corazón de María Programme

Saturday 25th August

18.00 Latest matches and finals of the football tournaments for children & adults in the Centro Socio Cultural

Sunday 26th August

203499_277782222325680_1673936511_nCarrera Playa de Famara

17.00 First mini ramp championship. Free Practice from  read more »

Exhibition: 100 Views at the International Museum of Contemporary Art

The 100 Miradas exhibition has been open for a few weeks and will be on display at the MIAC situated in the Castillo de San José in Arrecife until the 15th September 2012.


This exhibition of 100 different views from the islands of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura was curated by journalist Concha de Ganzo. These images are the result of an interesting project, a mixture of 100 residents were asked to  read more »

Lanzarote Nightlife 16th-19th August 2012

Here’s our weekly nightlife guide as to what’s on in the pubs, clubs and other events this weekend across the island of Lanzarote.

Arrecife are celebrating the Fiestas de San Ginés over the next two weekends.

Puerto del Carmen:

Lanzarote_In_Support_Of_Heroes 18 Aug

Venue: Plaza de Las Naciones, Playa Los Pocillos, Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote

Date: Saturday 18th August 2012

Time: 15:00 – late

Details: Lanzarote In Support Of Heroes fun day. More information: Lanzarote In Support Of Heroes 2012


Costa Teguise:

Costa Teguise Rock & Blues Festival

Venue:  read more »

Fiesta de la Vendimia

Bodega La Geria are hosting a day of activities to celebrate the Fiesta de la Vendimia on Wednesday 15th August. Enjoy a brunch at one of three bodegas, watch the camels get loaded and transport the grapes from the fincas and join in the treading of the grapes followed by a live performance of traditional folk music.


The event has been organised in collaboration with Saborea Lanzarote, Consejo Regulador de la Denominación de Origen (D.O.) Vinos de Lanzarote and the Ayuntamiento of Yaiza as well as the bodegas Stratvs & Rubicón.

Fiesta de la Vendimia Programme:

09:00 – 10:30 Brunch at  read more »

Fiestas de La Caridad 2012

Each year the wine harvest is celebrated with the Fiestas de La Caridad in La Geria, the 15th August is also a public holiday in Lanzarote for the Asunción de la Virgen.


The Consejo Regulador de la Denominaciónde Origen “Vinos de Lanzarote” announced the start of the vendimia on the 1st of August, which is a bit earlier than normal due to the heat waves and lack of rain this year.

Tuesday 14th August

19:30 On the eve of  Nuestra Señora de La Caridad a traditional barbecue is held in La Geria. Parranda Janubio will be providing the entertainment with a selection of the best folklore songs.

Wednesday 15th August

19:00 Every 15th August the tiny church called the Ermita de La Geria opens  read more »


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