Anti Brexit March In Lanzarote

Reader Wayne Smith has organised an Anti Brexit march in Lanzarote, to coincide with the planned march in London, on Saturday 25th March.

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The event starts at 1100 outside Hotel San Antonio, and will proceed towards Centro Atlantico along The Strip.

Wayne told us:  read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote, 20th & 23rd March 2017

There are two newly introduced movies in English next week and both will be shown on Monday and Thursday:  

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"Moonlight " at Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife at 19:45h. 

Chiron (played by Ashton Sanders) is a young black man growing up in a rough neighborhood in Miami, a coming of age dealing with drugs, bullying and his sexuality. 

Based on a story by Tarell Alvin McCraney, the movie is directed by Barry Jenkins and it also stars Mahershala Ali, André Holland, Janelle Monáe & Naomie Harris.  read more »

Bacco Wine Bar - Restaurant & Tapas

Bacco is a new wine bar & restaurant that has recently opened in the old town area of Puerto del Carmen.

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The chef at Bacco is Abel del Rosario, who previously worked at Restaurante Altamar situated on the top floor of the 5* Arrecife Gran Hotel. 

 

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Bacco is open daily from 13:00 to 23:00 and situated on Calle Roque Nublo 22, and is a welcome addition to the Irish bars situated in that area of the old town harbour.

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You can enjoy a selection of tapas or a full menu at Bacco for lunch and dinner, the menu caters for everyone with meat, fish and vegan options. The restaurant is air conditioned and they offer free Wi-Fi. 

There are some interesting options on the menu, for example in the Nibbles / Tapas section we were intrigued about the black pig and beetroot, mini lamb burger with roast vegetables & honey, and rockfish ceviche priced from €2.10 a  portion. On the main course menu “From The Sea” there were mussels in green curry and fish & chips with ginger tartar sauce or “From The Land” Iberian pork cheeks and roast suckling pig with apple, priced from €10.50.   read more »

Jobs in Lanzarote, Waiting Staff & PR

A new restaurant situated in the old town area of Puerto del Carmen is currently recruiting for native speaking English waiter/waitress and PR staff.

Lanzarote Jobs

To apply for these positions, please email dariiia812@yahoo.com.

Lanzarote News In Brief, Week 10, 2017

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Tourism Department Seeking to curb “Fake sickness” claims from British tourists

The tourism department met with the hoteliers association ASOLAN and the confederation of employers if Lanzarote this week to discuss the issue to “Fake sickness claims” made by British tourists, which are having an impact on hotel’s costs. It has previously been reported that agents, acting for “No win, no fee” organisations in the UK have targeted tourists to seek compensation after returning from holiday on the island for various sickness bugs. A Tourist Attention Minister will be appointed, supported by Guardia Civil investigators to look at future claims. It’s an issue which affects all of Spain, not just The Canary Islands, and the tourism department are seeking talks with the British government to try to find a solution-  read more »

Father's Day Collection At Chevere JR

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Jewellers Chevere JR, who have been hand making jewellery on the island for over 25 years have a new collection for Father’s Day.

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Father’s Day here in Spain is Sunday 19th March - different to many northern European countries, who celebrate it in summer. Here, we call it “Dia del padre."  read more »

Cinematic Music Night

The Starlight Openair Cinema venue in Puerto del Carmen are holding a Cinematic Music Night on Saturday 25th March 2017.

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Become immersed in the best music from 3 decades. Enjoy 70's 80's and 90's hits via HD headsets beside the Starlight Openair Cinema screen and dance until you drop!  read more »

Whats on in Lanzarote: May 2017

Here’s our What’s On information for events taking place in Lanzarote during May 2017. This page will be updated daily as new events are announced.

Please visit our Facebook album for larger versions of the posters included below.  

1 - 19 May: Exhibition: "FROM" 

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A group of students, former students and friends of the Art School Pancho Lasso explore their origins and methamorphosis from student to artist expressing it trough pottery, painting, photography and more. The exhibition can be visited Monday to Friday from 16h to 20h at the Sala de exposiciones El Quirófano, Centro Sociocultural de La Vega in Arrecife.

1 May: Worker's Day at the Aquapark Costa Teguise

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Special flate rate of 5€ for Canarian residents.  

1 May: Ultrabike Lanzarote

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Second day of the IV Ultrabike Lanzarote mtb event.

2-9 May: Lanzarote Retreat - Surf life with purpose & presence

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Design your own way to surf life plus months coaching with Jana Mitzoda. For more information email mitzoda@gmail.com.

2-5 May: L.A.B. Instructor Course

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Learn how to teach Legs, Abs and Buttocks  workouts. Organised by the Ayuntamiento de San Bartolomé.

3 May: Club de Cata

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Tasting Club sampling wines from Bodega La Geria at CIC El Almacén in Arrecife at 19h. Tickets: €10. 

3 May: Conference: "Dependencia extrema del petróleo: nuestra mayor vulverabilidad"

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Chat by industrial engineer Jorge C. Morales de Labra about our dependency on petrol at the Aula Maga of the UNED Lanzarote in Arrecife at 20:30h. 

3 - 6 May: XXII Feria del Libro

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Book Fair, special edition celebrating the work of Canarian writer Rafael Arozarena . The fair will be located in Charco de San Ginés in Arrecife.

4 May: Cinema in English with Spanish subtitles

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"Going in Style" at Cinemas Atlántida in Arrecife at 19:45h. More information on  http://www.lanzaroteinformation.com/content/english-cinema-lanzarote-4th-may-2017. 

4-6 May: Keroxen Lanzarote

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Festival with music from Canarian and international bands, exhibitions and visuals at CIC El Almacén in Arrecife.

4 May at 20h: Music with Actung Painting, Nicolas Hernández, Rafael Pinillos & Simone Marin

Exhibitions by Pura Márquez and Juan Carlos Batista

5 May at 20h: Satélite

21h: Group A

22h: Fiera

23h: Los Ganglios

24h: Brent Arnold Visuals by Alba G. Corral, Lasal and Simone Marin

5 & 6 May: AfterKeroxen

The afters of the Keroxen Festival are held at the Noise Club in Arrecife, from 2 to 6 am. Tickets are €8 (in advance) and €10 at the door. 

5 May: Moody Boyz and D. WattsRiot 

6 May: D. WattsRiot and Postman And Ulive as redisent DJ. 

6 May at 18h: Yuri Fontes

19h: Ovejas Negras

20h: Postman+Jorganes

21h: Tupperwear

22h: Conjunto Podenco

Programe and more information about the artist on http://www.keroxen.com/programacion_lanzarote

5 May: Star gazing 

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At the Castillo de San Gabriel with Astronomia Lanzarote  at 21h. Free entrance. 

5 May: Mother's Day at JUNGLA GYM 

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In Arrecife  at 17th. Playtime for the smallest and free "merienda" (afternoon snack) for the mums. 

5 May: RevolveR in Concert 

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At Teatro Cine Atlántida in Arrecife at 21h. Tickets €20. 

5 May: Cheese Tasting Initiation Course

At the Centro Socio Cultural in Uga. 

5 May: Astronomy: Moons of the Solar System 

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At the Escuela de Pesca in Arrecife at 18:15 & 19:30h. Free entrance by registering on www.Kosmos-Lanzarote.com. 

6 May: Life Love Balance - Open Day 

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Tickets €6. Morning at Pole Dance Academy Lanzarote in Arrecife: 

11h: Pole Dance

12h: Calisthenics

12:50h: Tai-Chi/Chi-Kung

14h: Break with detox juice and vegan lunch. 

And afternoon at Amisi Lanzarote also in Arrecife: 

15h: Body & Mind

15:45h: Slow Funtional Training

16:30h: Flexibility

17:15h: Classic18h: Yoga

6 May: 7th International Beach Rugby Tournament Lanzarote

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At Playa Grande in Puerto del Carmen at 14h.

6 May: Bienestar Festival. 

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Wellbeing Festival organised yb Bienestar y Crecimiento.com at Calle Ildefonso Valls de la Torre, 7 in Arrecife  Free entrance, confirm assitance by sending a whatsapp to 622925659.  

6 May: The Kennel Klub Monthly Sale

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Bargains from as little as €1 to raise funds for this animal charity. At the Concord Terrace in Playa Honda from 10 to 13h. 

 

6 & 20 May: Cinematic Music Night

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Experience a silent disco with a night of music at the open air cinema in Puerto del Carmen on Saturdays the 6th and 20th May. Entry €10 from 9pm to midnight. Tel 928 511 690 to book your headset!

6 & 7 May: III Cata Insular de Quesos

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3rd Island Cheese Tasting Contest in the Recinto Ferial in Uga. 

6 & 7 May: Intensive Acroyoga Course 

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With Eva López from Yoga Art at YOGA Integral AMBA in Playa Honda. No experience required and no need to attend with a partner. 

6-7 May: Campeonato de España 2017 de Ultimate Frisbee

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Frisbee Spanish Championship in Campo Piscina in San Francisco Javier on the 6th and Ciudad Deportiva in Arrecife on the 7th.  

6, 13, 20 & 27 May: Cine Seishun Eiga

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Japanese Cinema every Saturday during May and June in Centro Cívico in Teguise at 18h. For over 16s. 

6 May: Trinity Seven Movie- Eternity Library to Alchemic Girl

13 May: Boruto- Naruto the Movie

20 May: One Piece - Heart of Gold

27 May: Chain Chronicle - The Light of Haecceitas

7 May: Disco Night Urban Race

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The annual Disco Night Urban Race with distances of 5-10km and children’s races takes place in Arrecife at 21:00 on the evening of the 7th May. Registration and more information http://www.disconighturbanrace.com/

7 May: Mother's Day

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Special menu at Museo del Campesino on the 7th of May. Tickets €24. More information & bookings by emailing info@centrosturistico.com or by calling 901 200 310.

Free entrance for mums to Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park in Puerto del Carmen. 

7 May: Wine walk 

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Visit to Bodegas Vulcano including tasting of their wines. Tickets 12€. More information on http://www.lanzaroteinformation.com/content/6-wine-walks-lanzarote-during-2017. 

7 May: Farmer’s Market San Bartolomé

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Opening of this new small market with only ten stalls of crafts and land produce. 

11-13h: Children's workshops

12h: Live music with Calicanto

Also mums will receive a small little gift to celebrate Mother's Day. 

8-10 May: Fiesta del Cine

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The Cine Party is back with cinema tickets reduced at only €2.90 for 3 days.  Registration required at www.fiestadelcine.com/acreditacion. 

8-10 May: Aqua Aerobics Instructor Course

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Learn how to teach Aqua Aerobics. Organised by the Ayuntamiento de San Bartolomé.

8,10,15, 17, 22, 24, 29 & 31 May: Cinema Acting Workshop

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Every Monday and Wednesday from the 8th to the 31st of May at the Sociedad in Teguise. Cost €50. Registration by calling 639 73 47 01 or by emailing produccionestenike@gmail.com. 

9 May: Conference: "Marketing Digital para PYMES ¿Cómo invertir para crecer" 

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Talk about how small and medium companies can invest in Digital Marketing to grow. With Rubén Medina from HubSpot and Pedro García from Mínima Compañía at Cámara Comercio in Arrecife at 9h. 

9-11 May: X Canarias: Una ventana volcánica en el Atlántico

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Free conferences about the risks of living in a volcanic island. At the Centro Cívico in Teguise at 19h. 

 

10 May: Classical Concert: String Quartet Series of five concerts by the Orquesta Clásica de Lanzarote

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At 12h in La Plazuela - Petit concert, outdoor free concert as a teaser for the concert in the evening.

And 20:30h the concert itself in Sala José Saramago FCM in Arrecife. 

Single ticket €15. Voucher for all five concerts €60. For members, prices are €12 and €45 respectively.

10, 11 & 12 May: César Manrique's Day - Documentaries

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To celebrate the artist's birthday, three documentaries will be shown at CIC El Almacén at 20h:-Taro. El Eco de Manrique- Maestro de Obra- Las Manos by Miguel Morales

10-15 May: Fiestas de San Isidro Labrador

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Fiestas in Uga. 

10-21 May: Fiestas de Fátima y San Isibro Labrador

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Fiestas in Muñique. 

11 May: Boxing VIP Dinner Event Expo 

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At Hotel Costa Calero in Puerto Calero on the 11th.Barry Mc Guigan, “the Clones Cyclone”,  will be the guest of honour. The legendary former WBA featherweight champion will be joined by other fighters, including Robin Reid, Ryan Rhodes, Charles Shepherd and Dean Francis, for an unforgettable evening with a four course dinner, live music, auctions, Q&A sessions and much much more. Tickets are available from Thunderbolt Champions Gym at Centro Atlántico in Puerto del Carmen, by calling 618975536 or email thunderbolt1obrien@yahoo.ie. 

11 May: Presentation of the book "Isla de Lobos, naturaleza  e historia"

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Book about the nature and history of the neighbouring island of Isla de Lobos. Written by Ignacio Romero from Senderismo Lanzarote at the Casa Benito Pérez Armas at 20:30h. 

11 May: Cinema in English with Spanish subtitles

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"Fast & Furious 8" at Cinemas Atlántida in Arrecife at 19:45h. More information on http://www.lanzaroteinformation.com/content/english-cinema-lanzarote-11th-may-2017. 

 

12 May: Guided tour of Cerveza NAO 

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The tour starts at 19:30h and it costs €10 per person. Bookings by emailing hola@naobeer.com. 

12 & 26 May: Paseos para mayores de 60 años

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Walks aimed at the over 60. Free by registering. For more information and registration, please contact the Área de Mayores of your municipality. 

12 May at 16:30h. Walk of approximately 4,5Km to explore Uga's surroundings.

28 May at 10:30h. Walk of approximately 4Km from the "Virgen de la Regla" Church in La Vegueta to the "Los Dolores" Church in Mancha Blanca. 

12 May: V Running CEIP Costa Teguise

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Popular race for students, their families & former students, departing from Playa Bastián in Costa Teguise at 18h. 

12 May: Mods & Rockers 

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Live music with Los Contratiempos and The Skatoons in Doblón Gran Hotel in Arrecife at 19:30h. Tickets €8 in advance, €10 at the door. 

12 May: Barro y Vinoceramic Experience

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Opening of the exhibition from Carlos Martínez Arrocha at La Vinoteca del Charco in Arrecife at 20:00.

12 May: Flamenco

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Live flamenco at Restauranta Itálica in Puerto del Carmen on Friday 12th May at 21:30.

13 May: PFC Puerto del Carmen vs Tahiche 

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Football play off at the Sport Grounds in Puerto del Carmenat 18:30h. Tickets €5, under 16s free. 

13 May: "Catana"

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Documentary and concert at CIC El Almacén in Arrecife at 20h. 

13 May: "A tres fuelles" Concert

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Accordion concert  in the Teatro Municipal de Tías  at 20:30h. Tickets €10. 

13 May: Theatre: "Carbono 14" 

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With SomoS Grupo Teatral at the Theatre in Tinajo  at 21h. Tickets €5. 

13 May: Special show with Dayana Luis & Jessie Luck 

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At Punto Lanzarote in Puerto del Carmen, opening at 22:30h. 

13 May : Empty the Tanks Demonstration 

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The "No to the Dolphinarium" group will protest again coinciding with the International Empty the Tanks Day at Rancho Texas Park in Puerto del Carmen on the 13th at 10h. 

13 May: Percuday

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Dance Party Music At Los Aljibes de Tahiche from 8pm to 1am. Tickets €10.20:30h Mbira With Santiago Vázquez, founder of the ensemble "La Bomba del Tiempo"21:30h Sign Language Percussion

13 May: Iniciación a la fotografía digital

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Course for beginners about digital photobraby by Atodafoto in the Centro Cultural La Tegala in Haría at 9h. 

13 May: Ceramic workshop

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By Agustín Alemán in the Biosfera Shopping Center at 19:30h. 

13 May: Lanzarote 24h Beach Clean Up 

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Starting in Arrieta at 20h, finishing up the following day in Famara. Organised by Famara Limpia & COUP-Cleaner Ocean Upcycling Productions.

13 May: Sailfish Lanzarote Open Water 

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Open water swimming competition in Playa Grande in Puerto del Carmen. 

13 May: II Campeonato Scooter

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Scooter Championship at Extreme Center in Playa Honda at 14h. Free for San Bartolomé residents, otherwise €3 registration fee. 

13 & 17 May: Aqua Zumba 

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Free sessions at the pool in Marina Rubicón at 10h. 

14 May: Family excursion: Energy and wind.

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Family excursion in Arrecife at 10h. Free but registration required with Senderismo Lanzarote by calling 690 053282 or by email senderismolanzarote@gmail.com.

14 & 21 May: Live music at El Chupadero 

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In La Geria at 20h. 

14 May: Otenami

21 May: Arrímate ar querré

15-27 May: Fiestas de María Auxiliadora

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Fiestas in Montaña Blanca. 

15 & 18 May: Cinema in English with Spanish subtitles

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"Fast & Furious 8" at Cinemas Atlántida in Arrecife at 19:25h

"The Lost City of Z" at Cinemas Deiland in Playa Honda at 19:25h

More information on http://www.lanzaroteinformation.com/content/english-cinema-lanzarote-15th-18th-may-2017. 

16 May: Links for Business - The Opening Meeting

A 90 minutes session of like-minded women who have already been through the very different challenges of building their business on the island. You'll gain ideas, support and encouragement and fun is always on the menu. For more info Whatsapp Janet on 699575178. 

17, 24 & 31 May: Educar en familia

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Family Education chats from 17h to 19h. Free entrance. 17 May: "How to prevent, detect and address bullyin in school" by Milagros Armas Arraez, psycologist. At CEIP Costa Teguise.24 May: "No, because I love you" by Isabel Tejera Tejera, psychologist. At CEIP César Manrique Cabrera. 31 May: "Let's make social media a save place for our children" by Baldomero Cabera Pérez, Telecommunications Engineer. At CEO Ignacio Aldecoa.

18 May: Día Internacional de los Museos 

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Open Doors Day at MIAC-Castillo de San José in Arrecife on International Museum Day. 

18-20 May: Dinner Tasting Menu 

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Also to celebrate at International Museum Day, a special menu at Qué Muac Restaurante, Castillo de San José in Arrecife. €48 per person with wine pairing, €40 without it. 

18 May: Recorrido poético: Canarias, poesía y música. 

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Canarian poetry and music by the students of CEIP El Quintero and Luz María Duque Dorta at the Biblioteca Municipal in Teguise at 19h. 

18 May: "Anturios en el Salón"

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Presentation of the book by Juan Ramón Tramunt at the Biblioteca Municipal in Teguise at 20h. 

19 May: Ironkids 

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For kids aged 7 to 17 at 16:30h in Playa Grande in Puerto del Carmen. 

 

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With Domingo el Colorao and guests soloists at Casa Museo del Timple in Teguise.  Tickets €10. 

19 May: Superfight

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Kick Boxking, BJJ, Grappling and MMA fights - I'm hoping that makes sense to those in the know! - on the 19th of May at Latitud 28 in Arrecife. Free registration for the fighters of each discipline by emailing admonlatitud28@gmail.com. 

19 Mayo: Las 6 millas nocturnas

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First edition of this Stand Up Paddle competition that will take place on the waters of the Charco de San Ginés at 15h. 

19-27 May: Fiestas de Santa Rita

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Fiestas in Tao.   read more »

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