II Tinajo Bocata Tour

After the success of the first edition of this contest last year, the "II Tinajo Bocata Tour 2016" is here. 

II Bocata Tour Tinajo 2016

Between the 15th of December and the 5 of January you can sample a "bocata" at the participating establishments with a very reasonable cost between €3.50 and €5, including a drink. The only requirement is that the "bocata" (short for "bocadillo") offered includes at least a locally sourced ingredient. These are marked with an asterisk (*) on the list below. 

To enter the draw you need to hand in your stamped voting card, having tried at least 5 "bocatas", at the Casa de la Cultura on Calle Avenida de los Volcanes, 21 in Tinajo. This year's draw prize is a trip to Fuerteventura for two people, including the tickets for the ferry with a car and two night stay in Fuerteventura.

The draw and counting of the votes will take place on January 9th at 9am. 

And these are the participating establishments and their "bocatas":   read more »

New Year's Eve Gala Dinner At Amura

Amura are having a New Year’s Eve gala dinner. Starting at 8PM with a welcome cocktail, the dinner consists of several courses, with top quality wine to accompany them, as well as the traditional 12 grapes at midnight.

Amura dmm dec16  read more »

New Jewellery Collections From Chevere JR

Chevere JR, the long established jewellers in Puerto del Carmen are showcasing their latest collections for people looking for Lanzarote inspired Christmas gifts.

Cactus Collection


The Cactus collection consists of pendants and bracelets featuring jewelled cactus plants and lava stone.  read more »

Christmas Programme Arrecife 2016-17

Arrecife's Townhall have published the agenda of events for Christmas, New Year and Kings (Reyes) in Arrecife, the capital of Lanzarote.

Arrecife navidad 1 Programa navidad Arrecife 2

Monday 12th December

9:00 Inauguration of the Nativity Scene. Recova Municipal.

Friday 16th December

17:00 Cascanueces (Rainier School). Followed by activities of the Cabildo.

Saturday 17th December

From 9:00 to 16:00 Charity Market in La Plazuela. 

From 10:00 to 14:00. Collection of toys in the Parque Ramírez Cerdá.

10:30 Tinajo's Rancho de Pascuas. 

17:30 Emisora Clandestina's Concert. 

Sunday 18th December

19:00 Performance of the Estrella de los Mares Choir and Alborada Group.   read more »

Christmas Programme Tinajo 2016-17

Tinajo's Townhall have published the agenda of events for Christmas, New Year and Kings (Reyes) in the municipality.

Tinajo Navidad 1 Tinajo Navidad 2

From the 5th December to 4th January

"“1st Contest of Homemade Nativity Scenes of Tinajo” 

Any families living in the municipality of Tinajo will be able to participate. There is no restriction in size. Creativity and materials will be taken into consideration. More information on the web page of Tinajo’s Townhall www.tinajo.es or by calling 606293478.

From 12th December to 15th December

Decoration and several workshops at the Centros Socio-Culturales of the municipality. 

From 15th December to 5th January

“2nd Tinajo Bocata Tour 2016”  read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 51, 2016

Book Launch by Cabildo - Teguise, The Footprint of History

Teguise la huella de la historia

A new illustrated book has been released depicting the important history of Teguise from the first population of the island to the present day. The book aims to capture the history and architectural beauty of the island’s original capital. Several artists and photographers collaborated in the production, which will soon be on sale in bookshops on the island.  read more »

Another Complex Refurbishment In Puerto del Carmen

English Cinema in Lanzarote, 19th & 22nd December 2016

Next week there is a new movie in English, shown at Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife on Monday and Thursday:

VO Cine

At 19:25h, the newly introduced "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them":

Based on the book by J.K. Rowling and taking place seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school, it narrates the adventures of writer Newt Scamander (played by Eddie Redmayne) in the 1920s in New York's secret community of witches and wizards.

Directed by David Yates, also starring Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Dan Fogler, Jon Voight & Johnny Depp.   read more »

Christmas Programme Haria 2016-17

Haría Ayuntamiento have published the agenda of events for Christmas, New Year and Kings (Reyes) in the municipality of Haría.  

Haria Navidad Haria Navidad

Friday 16th December

17:00 Workshops and decoration of the Square for Christmas, we will have some hot chocolate when we finish. 

18:30 Switching on of the Christmas lights.  

Saturday 17th December

12:30 Inauguration of the Nativity Scence, located on the Plaza de la Constitución in front of the Ayuntamiento, with the performance of Haría's Rancho de Pascuas.

20:00 Concert of the Municipal Music School, at C.S.C. La Tegala.   read more »

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