Whats on in Lanzarote: August 2016

The Fiestas del Carmen usually take place from the end of July and first week of August in Puerto del Carmen, we’ll confirm this year’s dates when available.

7th August: Travesía Puerto del Carmen-Centro Deportivo Fariones

VII Copa Natación AA Lanzarote 2016

The open water swim race, Travesia Puerto del Carmen is on Playa Grande on the 7th August. This race is part of the VII Copa de Natación en Aguas Abiertas.  read more »

St George's Day Party 2016

The annual St. George’s Day Party will be held in Puerto del Carmen on Saturday 23rd April 2016.

St Georges Day Party 2016

The fun starts in C.C. Montaña Tropical at 15:00 with live music through to 21:00. The groups confirmed so far include:  read more »

Casa Ajei Classical Music Concerts

Lanzarote’s Classical Orchestra (OCL) will be performing a series of 4 concerts at the Casa Ajei in San Bartolomé.

The I Ciclo de Conciertos Casa Ajei will be held one a month during April, May, June and July.

The concerts are priced at €12 per adult, €10 for students and €5 for under children under 13 years old. There is also a discounted ticket to attend all four concerts priced at €30 adults and €25 students.

Tickets can be reserved by email to gerencia@orquestaclasicadelanzarote.com and bought in person directly from Casa Ajei and the Oficina Municipal in Playa Honda.

Saturday 23rd April 2016 at 17:30 “Los cuentos robados”

This children’s concert about the “Stolen Tales” covers several traditional story tales but with a different ending. The adaptation of test is by Roberto Fuentes, musical composition by Ayoze Rodríguez.  read more »

Stunning House For Private Sale In Charco del Palo

This is a truly stunning house, in the quiet village of Charco del Palo, on the coast of Lanzarote near Mala.

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Charco del Palo was originally a naturist village. There are many non-naturists living there now, but clothing is still optional there. The village has a bar, 3 restaurants, a small shop, and sheltered bays for sea swimming. The village of Mala is a short drive away, offering a larger supermarket and more restaurants, and the bustling resort of Costa Teguise is only 20 minutes drive.  read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote, 18th & 21st April 2016

There will be two movies in English in Lanzarote next week, shown on Monday and Thursday.

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At Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife remains unchanged at 18:45h: "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice".

Can you imagine Superman being the bad guy? Well, a lot of people, including Batman, seem to think so. It's a well-known fact that power corrupts and they seem to blame him for the state that Metropolis is in. The two rivals get entangled into a fierce war. Will the threat of a new common enemy unite them again to save the world?

Directed by Zack Snyder, starring Ben Affleck as Batman/Bruce Wayne, Henry Cavill as Superman/Clark Kent, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor as well as Diane Lane, Jeremy Irons and Holly Hunter among many others.

This movie has been described as "a beautiful disaster" by Forbes magazine.  read more »

UD Lanzarote 3 UD Telde 0

The Rojillos return to the league summit after a six week absence following an outstanding first half display against the eighth placed side UD Telde.

Prior to the match manager Adolfo Pérez had invited 10 of their foreign fans to join the squad for breakfast at the Sands Beach resort in Costa Teguise. A good touch from Lanzarote´s longest ever serving manager.

Lanzarote began the match with a spring in their step and were totally dominant from as soon as the ref whistled for the start of the match until he blew for half time. The Gran Canarian side just could not get out of their own half as the Rojillos midfield governed by Vladi and Javi Betancort were closing down their opponents, forcing errors and regaining possession the instant it was lost. Mauri and Toñito were a constant nightmare for the defenders on either flank whilst Rosmen was winning everything in the air and constantly making off the ball runs.

In the 16th minute Rosmen leapt towards the sky and perfectly angled his cushioned header into the path of Toñito, the veteran winger had one touch then struck the ball with venom into the left hand corner from 15 yards to send his side into a well deserved 1-0 lead.

Only two minutes later and Toñito was at it again. This time he cut inside his defender on the left wing and from just inside the box fired in a curling drive which the keeper did superbly well by getting his fingers onto it and tipping over for a corner.

The second goal was inevitable. In the 25th minute Toñito put a through ball down the middle and Rosmen left his defender for dead on a diagonal run and slipped the ball under the advancing keeper to give his side daylight with a 2-0 advantage.

Attacking midfielder Ayoze Pérez, built stocky with the bald head and wearing number seven rejoined Lanzarote in  read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 15 2016

Use Caution To Avoid Thefts From Your Holiday Home

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Reader Benno warned us about the MO of a group of thieves in Playa Blanca, who have been watching as tourists arrived at the holiday homes, dumping their cases and then heading out to get some shopping. At that point the thieves move in and take what they want.

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English Cinema in Lanzarote, 11th & 14th April 2016

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" is the movie in English that will be shown in Lanzarote next week on Monday and Thursday at Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife at 18:45h:

 

Can you imagine Superman being the bad guy?  read more »

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