1st Mannequin Contest

The Biosfera Plaza Shopping Centre in Puerto del Carmen, is currently holding the first Concurso de Maniquíes that fusions fashion and art by painting mannequins.

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Eleven students from the Pancho Lasso School of Art have each been assigned a shop, which in turn sponsors the artists creation´s cost.  The goal for the artist is to capture the essence of their sponsor´s brand, which in this first edition are:

Bodybell, Cafetería Colisseum, Guess

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Häagen-Dazs, Joyería Txao, Levi´s  read more »

New Menu From Barstro

Barstro in Nazaret have announced their new menu and some changes to their opening times. They are now open from 1800 until 2300 from Tuesday until Friday, from 1300 until 2300 on Saturday and closed on Sundays and Mondays.

The new menu looks enticing – we love the sound of the smoky mussels and seaweed starter, the shoulder of lamb with garlic and leeks and the rice strudel with cinnamon glaze!

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Arrivals & Occupancy Figures March 2015

Arrival figures are up for Lanzarote, we received 195,055 foreign passengers in March, an increase of 1.82% compared to March 2014. In the first three months of this year the island has received 527,727 foreign passengers at Arrecife airport, which is 14,242 (2.77%) more than the first quarter of 2014.

St Patricks Day Parade Puerto del Carmen

The Canary Islands as a whole received 1,108,667 foreign passengers during March which was a drop of 1.72% visitors compared to the same month the previous year, which amounted to 19,376 less passengers according to AENA. However the total number of foreign passengers to the seven islands during the period January to March 2015 was a record breaking 3,156,574 in the first quarter of this year, which is an increase of 0.92% or 28,810 more passengers than in 2014.

Ricardo Fernández de la Puente Armas, the Deputy Minister of Tourism for the Canary Islands commented “ this was the second best month of March in history, after the record March of last year.” He reiterated that “Canaries, without a doubt, are experiencing a good tourism moment, maintaining positive figures, despite the slight decrease in March, the accumulation of the first three months of 2015 broke historical record”.

According to a  read more »

Animal Weekend 24th & 25th April 2015

Next weekend there will be three activities in Arrecife for and on behalf of the animals:

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BOOK FAIR - Starting on Friday afternoon from 17:00 to 20:00h and continuing on Saturday morning from 10:00 to 14:00h approximately, there will books of all types and in all languages, including English of course, for sale at unbeatable prices.

VEGANCHEF - On Saturday the 25th at noon, the 1st Vegan Food Contest.

Inscriptions are free and will take place on the day itself. All you have to do is bring your best vegan food already made, enough for the jury to taste and some more samples for the rest of the people attending. Entrance is also free event but donations will be welcome.

There are 3 prizes for the winners:  read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 16

Here’s the brief news for this week from Lanzarote.

Cabildo Announces 3 New Electric Vehicle Charging Points

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The new charging points will be located in Monumento al Campesino, the village of Arrieta and in front of the bus station in Playa Blanca. The total investment of €135,000 is part of Lanzarote’s “Strategy 2020” with the aims of reducing  read more »

Arrecife, Lanzarote - The Video

Lanzarote’s capital, Arrecife, has changed a great deal over the last few years, but hasn’t lost it’s bustling charm and heart. If you haven’t visited the town, we’d highly recommend it, for a taste of the real Canarian culture.

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This video from our Friend Jalle F, shot earlier this month, will give you a flavour of what to expect. It takes in Charco San Ginés, the new marina, the castles,  read more »

Lanzarote Weather: March 2015

Our weather returned to a more typical winter pattern during the month of March in Lanzarote.

Costa Teguise in March

March was off to a beautiful start in Lanzarote, it was generally a couple of degrees warmer than recently and much sunnier. We experienced a calima with some dust in the air and lots of ladybirds during the second week and an oddity of hailstones & thunder in the third week of the month.

You can find a daily weather forecast for Lanzarote during the weekdays on our Facebook page LanzaroteInformation.

march weather forecast Lanzarote 2015Check out the previous years weather reports during March:

March 2014 weather in Lanzarote

March 2013 weather in Lanzarote

March 2012 weather in Lanzarote

March 2011 weather in Lanzarote

March 2010 weather in Lanzarote

March 2009 weather in Lanzarote

2/3 A cloudy start for Monday morning in Lanzarote, the sun should make an appearance by 11:00 for a sunny afternoon in most parts of the island.The wind's dropped to 15-20 km/h from the north east. 21 degrees.  read more »

Festival de Los Pueblos

The Cabildo, Ayuntamiento of Arrecife, Asociación Colombolanzaroteña and the Federación de Asociaciones de Inmigrantes have organised a special weekend to bring together the different nationalities of residents in Lanzarote.

Festival de los Pueblos

The Festival de Los Pueblos will be held in the Parque Ramírez Cerdá in Arrecife on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th April.

The programme includes cultural events from Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Netherlands, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Middle East and Africa amongst other countries. The aim of the weekend is to strengthen cultural ties and improve the coexistence between people of different background.

You could combine this event with a visit to the capital, the park is situated on the front in the centre of Arrecife, close to the main shopping area Leon y Castillo, Saturday market, Charco de San Gines and Marina Lanzarote.

Festival de Los Pueblos Programme

Saturday 18th April

10:00 –16:00 Music, games and various activities for children

12:00 Opening of the festival with dignitaries from the Cabildo de Lanzarote, Ayuntamiento de Arrecife and representatives of the different countries included in the event. Poet Elvira Rodríguez Meso  reading “Mi Bandera”

13:00 Typical international dances from Colombia, Bolivia and Chile with Animaciones Nailyth and dancers Karen Tatiana Molina & Juan Camilo Ortiz Salsa Caleña  read more »

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