news from the island

Friday August 19, 2011posted in Events

A Night of Zarzuela at the Cueva de los Verdes

A recital of Zarzuela, the traditional light opera style of music developed in Spain in the seventeenth century, is taking place at the Cueva de los Verdes tomorrow night, 20th August.

Thursday August 18, 2011posted in News

Circunvalacion Work to Start in September

The project to double the circunvalacion or ring road that runs around Arrecife will begin in the first week of September, according to the councillor for Public Works at the Lanzarote Government, Sergio Machin.

Wednesday August 17, 2011posted in Events

Arrecife Eyes Costa de Musicas Sponsorship

The annual free music festival Costa de Musicas looks likely to get funding for 2012 from the Ayuntamiento of Arrecife. This three day music festival ran into sponsorship difficulties last year as a result of the economic crisis.

Tuesday August 16, 2011posted in News

Families Pay Double in School Summer Holidays

Families taking holidays in Lanzarote and other popular destinations during the school summer break can expect to pay double the price versus other times of the year, according to research recently released by Spanish bank Santander.

Monday August 15, 2011posted in News

New Agreements with European Tour Operators

The Society for the External Promotion of Lanzarote (SPEL) is on the point of signing eight new agreements with tour operators across Europe which will cover the remaining holiday season of 2011.

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