Fiesta del Cine & English Cinema in Lanzarote 31st March & 3rd April 2014

Earlier on this week we told you about this year's Lanzarote International Film Festival which is currently in full swing.

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Also, next week the "Fiesta del cine", or Cinema Party, finally arrives to our shores. To our dismay, in 2013 the Lanzarote cinemas didn't take part the extremely successful initiative to bring people back into the cinemas.

But this year it's a different story. For 3 days, from Monday 31st of March to Wednesday 2nd of April, tickets will be reduced to an incredible €2.90!!! No wonder it was such a great results in mainland Spain last year. 

To benefit from this amazing price you need to register online previously. It only takes a minute or so.

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Lanzarote Nightlife 27th to 30th March 2014

It’s the last weekend of carnival in Lanzarote, the biggest celebration will be in Playa Blanca (carnival programme), then La Graciosa (carnival programme) and smaller events in Máguez and Famara.

It’s also a weekend of classical concerts, find out what else is happening around the island of Lanzarote this weekend.

La Villa de Teguise:

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Venue; Concento de Santo Domingo, La Villa de Teguise, Lanzarote

Date: Saturday 29th March 2014

Time: 20:45

Details: Tribute concert to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Classical music concert with the quartet Bergamo Música Festival with flute, viola, violin and cello. Tickets for sale at various venues listed on the poster, €15 in advance and €18 on the door.

The quartet ”Bergamo Music Festival-Gaetano Donizetti” is constituted by the best soloists of the orchestra which was formed in 2006. The orchestra toured Japan playing in  Osaka (Festival Hall), Tokyo (Bunka Kaikan), Ohtsu (Biwako Hall) and Yokoama (Kanagawa Kenmin Kaikan) in 2007. In 2008 they toured Sweden and have performed across Europe including theNetherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Hungary, Romania and Luxemburg.

Mr Paradise 30 Mar La Palmera

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Charity Bike Ride For Kennel Klub

Steve Hall has been a friend of this website for many years – he runs www.thisisspain.info and he’s spending some time on the island over the next few months.

Steve is a keen cyclist and has an epic trip planned riding across Norway later this year. But while he’s here, he’s decided to take a few days to ride around the island, dropping in on local businesses, sharing his trip and pictures on social media, and doing it all to raise some money for the Kennel Klub.

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Free car hire offer with villa holidays at Natural Retreats

Book a week’s holiday at the fabulous Natural Retreats villas in Playa Blanca and get 7 days car hire absolutely free!

Natural Retreats

The offer is limited to the first 20 bookings, you need to book a minimum 7 night stay and it’s open to anytime during 2014. It’s a great deal, and they’re beautiful villas situated at the foot of the stunning Montaña Roja within easy reach of the popular beach Playa Flamingo and waterpark Aqualava.

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Lanzarote Football, UD Lanzarote 1 Tenerife B 1

The Rojillos fought bravely against a youthful second placed Tenerife B team on a roasting Sunday afternoon and were worthy to earn a point.

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Despite the heat the game began at a good pace and just six minutes into the match the Conejeros (locals) took a surprise lead over one of the leagues promotion favourites.

A good run and cross from right back Camacho was met at an awkward height for Rojillos striker Rosmen but Lanzarote´s leading scorer wrapped his foot around the ball and fired home from eight yards.

The Tenerife side immediately went in search of an equaliser. Winger Jairo was causing the Lanzarote defence nightmares, his blistering pace left the defenders trailing as he  read more »

Motorbike Hire In Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote

Lanzarote is pretty much paradise for motorcycle riding – the roads are smooth, with interesting corners and the weather is almost always perfect! And of course, you can park a bike pretty much anywhere.

Our friends at Motorides Canarias have a new shop in Puerto del Carmen, and they have a fantastic range of bikes you can rent for a day, or for a few days.

They have low rider Honda Shadows of 600 and 750 CC

Honda Shadow 750

The cracking mid range Kawasaki KLE 500 Trail bike  read more »

Lanzarote International Film Festival 2014

The Festival Internacional de Cine de Lanzarote (FICL) commenced today and will continue until the 5th April 2014.

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The FICL includes 13 feature films and 95 short films which will be screened at the Teatro Insular in Arrecife. FICL2014 is organised by  read more »

Bodega Hopping Tour For Residents

It’s a bit short notice but some of you may be interested to participate in a series of Bodega Hopping Tours aimed at residents, the first of which takes place this Wednesday 26th March.

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Lanzarote Active Club run something similar for visitors to the island. This is a special initiative with the wineries specifically for English speaking residents living in Lanzarote, who would like to get to know the local bodegas and their wines. During each tour, participants will visit four bodegas and taste 12 to 14 wines and for that reason, transport is included!

The wineries are looking forward to meeting the English speaking community, they want residents to get to know their bodegas, meet their enologists and taste the latest wines produced in Lanzarote.

The first tour will visit  read more »

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