Lanzarote Football, Conquense 2 Lanzarote 0

The Rojillos are not good travellers. Lanzarote’s daytime temperatures rarely fall below 20 degrees, so to be greeted on a cold Sunday morning with rain and a howling gale with pockets of snow dotted around the pitch did not particularly suit the Conejeros.

Enough excuses. Since the January transfer wheeling and dealing Lanzarote now have a squad capable of living in Spain’s third tier of football. They were simply outplayed by a side pushing for promotion, and indeed with this win Conquense have moved within one place and one point from the play offs.

Ayoze From the first minute the home side took control of the match and the Lanzarote goalkeeper Vilches knew he was in for a busy morning. In the seventh minute Lanzarote’s defence frailties rose to the surface once more. A corner swung in from the left bobbled around the six yard box and the Rojillos had three opportunities to clear the ball but Conquense didn’t hang around for the fourth, as midfielder Cubillo blasted home from close range to put his side at ease with an early 1-0 lead.  read more »

Congratulations to Lanzarote Bodega Stratvs

The prestigious Lanzarote bodega Stratvs won not one but two more awards recently.

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Their beautifully designed bottles won the Silver Pentaward 2009 in the Luxury Fine wines & champagne category. The Pentawards is a worldwide competition searching out those innovative designs for all different forms of packaging.  read more »

Ducati Launch the new Multistrada 1200 in Lanzarote

Ducati-logo More than 40 Ducati motorcycles will be cruising the roads of Lanzarote from the 25th February through to the 4th March 2010. Ducati selected Lanzarote as the venue to road test their new 2010 Multistrada 1200 and move than 120 motor industry press journalists have been invited to the island to review the motorbike. The launch was welcomed by the Lanzarote Tourist Board, Ducati are a great Italian brand and ambassador to help promote the island of Lanzarote in Italy.

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The press launch was organised in colaboration with the Patronato de Turismo y la Sociedad de Promoción de Lanzarote, the venue was selected as the Tourist Centre at Timanfaya and will bring International press from around the world.

The schedule for the week is:

Thursday 25th February: Italian & Japanese

Friday 26th February : English & French

Saturday 27th February: Northern Europe

Tuesday 2nd March: USA, Brazil, Switzerland, Greece, India, Malaysia, Taiwan and Portugal

Wednesday 3rd March: Spanish, Canary Islands & Lanzarote

Thursday 4th March: Australia, Czech Republic, Russia, Denmark, Finland, Israel, Turkey, Norway, Sweden, Austria, Korea & Thailand  read more »

Direct Flights, Lanzarote to Paris

Transavia When we booked a holiday in France, little did we know how difficult it was going to be to get there from Lanzarote! We ended up flying to the UK, taking a train to the coast and then a ferry over to France, the flight was delayed by one hour, the boat left without us and we were left stranded at the docks wondering what to do the night before Christmas!

Good news! There is now a weekly direct flight service with a Boeing 737/800 with 189 seats from Lanzarote to Paris Orly with airline Transavia. The flights are scheduled each Friday and looking at the monthly overview the cheapest connection is €76.40 but generally under €100. The outgoing flight makes a stop in Gran Canaria but the returning flight is direct from Paris Orly South.

Additionally airline Excel will operate from Paris to Lanzarote during the months of July and August with twice weekly flights. Luis Arraez the Councillor for Tourism said that the Tourist Board of Lanzarote had been looking to consolidate air travel between France and the island and the agreement was part of their Marketing Plan for 2010.

Flights to and from Lanzarote

Car hire in Lanzarote  read more »

England World Cup Song, The Fans Won't Let You Down

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This is the title of the Nauty Boyz brilliant England world cup song.

The Nauty Boyz are a young punk band who got together in October 2008. They are aged between 12-15 years old and all live in Lanzarote. Jordan is the youngest and the lead singer, Michael plays bass, Jake plays guitar and Jordi is on the drums.

Their first gig was only six weeks after forming as a support act for The Skatoons in December 2008 when they had three songs and repeated one as an encore!

They have really come on since then and practice at least once a week. Their set now runs to about 1 and half hours with around 25 songs, three of which are original numbers: We’re the kids, How much does that suck?? And The fans won’t let you down.  read more »

Mission Lanzarote in Vogue

The landscapes of Lanzarote are featured in the March 2010 edition of the fashion magazine Vogue Paris.

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Photographer Cédric Buchet captured model Eniko Mihalik posing in allied forces themed clothing and a jeep in various locations on the island.

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The shoot “Mission Lanzarote” was styled by Anastasia Barbieri. Thanks to Elsa Sky Walker in Rouen for scanning the article!

Mission Lanzarote - Casual coalition des vacances. Forces Alliées du bien-être, les bruns et kaki explorent toutes les formes de la détente la plus estivale.  read more »

Escuela de Danza, Mácher

Escuela de Danza

Anmy Rodriguez in collaboration with the Ayuntamiento de Tías is offering dance lessons to both adults and children at the Escuela de Danza y Bailes Latinos held at the C.S.C in Mácher. Inscriptions are now open and lessons cost €20 per month with courses for beginners, intermediates and advanced. For more information please contact:

Telephone: 690 653 664 or 665 076 804

Email: info@anmyespectaculos.com

Web: www.anmyespectaculos.com  read more »

Tinajo Carnaval Programme 2010

Carnaval Tinajo 2010 Friday 26th February

21:30 En el Salón Social, comienzo del Carnaval en Tinajo con la participación de la Escuela de Baile Municipal de Tinajo a cargo del

coreógrafo Ruimán, Las Comparsas “Los Timanfeiros” y “Sur Caliente”.

A continuación Gala Grag Queen.

A continuación Verbena Popular amenizada por la orquesta SUSO Y FAMILIA, y el TRÍO DORAMAS. En el transcurso de la misma se llevará a cabo el concurso de disfraces de la SÁBANA (Individual, pareja y grupo).

Saturday 27th February

17:00 Gran Cabalgata de Carnaval con desfile de comparsas, Murgas, Carrozas, Mascaritas, Batucadas....  read more »

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