What's On

Lanzarote Nightlife 20th - 23rd September 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.

We’ve already mentioned the Sunset Cruise from Puerto Calero which is raising money for the local charity Calor y Café and the food event Saborea Lanzarote del Atún y el Vino.

Playa Honda:

Hondarock 2012

Venue: Explanada de Guasimeta, Playa Honda, Lanzarote

Date: Saturday 22nd September 2012

Time: 22:00

Details: 5th edition of the concert Hondarock with groups Maldito Zurdo, Cadáver Depot and Blackened.

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Costa Teguise:

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Gilbert & Sullivan Festival 2012

Following the successful debut of last year’s Gilbert & Sullivan event, the festival returns to Lanzarote with a broader programme from the 9th to 20th November 2012.

lanzarote poster 2012

Artistic Director Ian Smith is excited at the broader programme which will be presented in the Municipal Theatre in San Bartolomé with two “sing-a-long” events scheduled for La Casa de la Cultura in Yaiza.

“We were very encouraged at the reception we received in 2011 and this year we are widening the programme to include an Old Time Music Hall which will include contributions from ex-pats and islanders; we have a full production of the wonderful Lehar operetta “The Merry Widow” and an afternoon in the company of Flanders of Swann,” he said.

Smith is the founder and organiser or the world’s biggest celebration of Gilbert and Sullivan which takes place every August in the magnificent Buxton Opera House in Derbyshire, attracting more than 20,000 visitors from around the world. This year he launched a new CLASSICfest event in Harrogate which is primarily presenting operetta.

Some of Britain’s major stars from the professional Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company will be taking part in this Lanzarote programme performing in  read more »

Lanzarote Ocean Film & Art Festival

The Lanzarote Ocean Film & Art Festival will take place from the 4th to 7th October 2012, mainly centred in Puerto del Carmen with some events taking place in Puerto Calero, Tías and Famara.

Lanzarote_Ocean_Film_&_Art_Festival_2012Ocean_Film_Festival_Photography_Competition

The idea behind the festival was to combine a series of varied events including theatre, dance, music, art, sport, food and drink all linked with the common theme of the ocean. Organisers, Lanzarote Ocean Art (LOA) have worked tirelessly to co-ordinate the event with the local authorities, artists and local companies to produce the festival on a non profit basis and with free entry.

Centred on the Paseo de la Barilla which is the promenade at the beach more commonly known as Playa Chica in the old harbour area of Puerto del Carmen, Each morning from Friday to Sunday, a limited number of places are available for a free activity to Discover Lanzarote, these include:

Diving from Muelle Chico in Puerto del Carmen

Kite surf & surf on Playa Famara

Ocean Yoga on Playa de la Barilla (Playa Chica) in Puerto del Carmen

Stand up Paddle (SUP) from the Muelle Chico in Puerto del Carmen

Wine tasting and visit to the Museum at Bodega El Grifo

Registration for these hour long activities is open from the 17th September to the 3rd October, please email alessandro@lanzaroteoceanfilmfestival.eu to confirm your place.

Lanzarote Ocean Film & Art Festival Programme

Thursday 4th October

10:00 Inauguration of texts from José Saramago dedicated to Lanzarote and the Ocean in the library at the Casa Museo Saramago in Tías

12:00 Press conference and inauguration of the exhibitions: Trazados de Barcos y Carpintería by Ribera por Agustín Jordán Romero & “Esperando la Ola” by Michele Bruno in the Recinto Ferial on the Paseo de la Barrilla in Puerto del Carmen

14:00 Welcome cocktail in  read more »

Astronomy in Lanzarote: Solar System, 20th September 2012

The third astronomy evening entitled Jornada de Astronomía " El Sistema Solar " will be held on Thursday 20th September in the auditorium at Puerto Calero, Lanzarote.

III Jornada de Astronomia

Previous astronomy lectures have been very popular, although this one too will also be delivered in Spanish. A bi-lingual astronomy lecture with an English version will be held on the 20th October. This time César Piret and Gustavo Muler will talk about the Solar System, including details of  read more »

Exhibition Opening: Long Play Reciclaje by Dora Prehn

Dora Prehn is originally from Germany where she trained as a jewellery maker working with silver and precious stones.

Dora Prehn Exhibition Los Aljibes

Dora has lived in Lanzarote since 1990, she opened a silver workshop, selling her pieces on the Teguise Sunday market, eventually opening two shops in the town. This artist also made a living from selling fruit jams, mojos and mustard in the markets. However this changed when 4 years ago Dora was diagnosed with lupus, which makes it difficult for her to have exposure to the sun. Since then, she has been developing more her artistic side.

Over the years this multidisciplinary artist has experimented with materials, shapes and colours finding inspiration in her travels and always experimenting.

David shadow sculpture Dora Prehn

Amongst many other things, she creates amazing and colourful sculptures with  read more »

Lanzarote Nightlife 13th - 16th September 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 biggest event by far this weekend will be the annual pilgrimage to Mancha Blanca for the Fiestas de Los Dolores.

Teguise:

Beselch In Differente

Venue: Casa Museo del Timple, La Villa de Teguise, Lanzarote

Date: Sunday 16th September 2012

Time: 12:00

Details: Beselch Rodríguez y Grupo in Concert. Tickets €5.

Flamenco Ikarus

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Tourism Week in Costa Teguise

The resort of Costa Teguise in Lanzarote is in the middle of preparing for a special week of events from the 24th to 30th September to celebrate World Tourism Day.

Costa Teguise Rock & Blues Festival

Events planned include an open air screening of the film Broken Embraces which was filmed in Lanzarote, as well as a 2 day Rock & Blues Festival. We’ve already published details of the photography contest which is also included. The events are centred around the area of Pueblo Marinero in Costa Teguise,  other than the book presentation in La Villa de Teguise. Bands performing in the Rock & Blues Festival include Medio almud, África United, No limit, Treintaytantos, Meat Shampoo, Dieguito Bluesman, Arsénico, Franquis Team, & Dave Hanssen.  read more »

Programme of Activities

Exhibition: Knocking On Heavens Door by Romana G Brunnauer

A new exhibition opened in the Aljibe of Haría in Lanzarote at the weekend, entitled Knocking On Heavens Door , inspirations from a song by Bob Dylan.

Knocking on heavens door

The artist, Romana G. Brunnauer was born in Salzburg and lived in Munich for many years as a writer before relocating to Lanzarote in 2005. Bob Dylan wrote and sang the song Knockin’ On Heaven´s Door for the  read more »


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