news from the island

Friday August 26, 2011posted in News

Huge Turnout Expected for Los Dolores

The annual pilgrimage to Mancha Blanca to celebrate the Virgen de los Dolores looks set to be busier than ever in 2011, with up to 60,000 people expected in the town on 17th September.

Thursday August 25, 2011posted in News

Historians Hunt Lancelotto's Tower

Local historians are currently on the hunt for traces of the first European navigator known to have arrived on Lanzarote, Lancelotto Malocello.

Wednesday August 24, 2011posted in Events

Romantic and Classical Concert at Cueva de los Verdes

The next concert at the Cueva de los Verdes brings new interpretations of Romantic and Classical pieces of music.

Tuesday August 23, 2011posted in News

Earthquake off Gran Canaria

Following a large amount of seismic activity below El Hierro at the beginning of August, a small tremor was recorded yesterday just off the coast of Gran Canaria.

Monday August 22, 2011posted in Events

Skyband Concert at Caleta de Famara

The annual fiesta of the Sacred Heart of Maria in Caleta de Famara runs until 28th August and on Wednesday Skyband, an all girl group from Venezuela, will be playing live and for free at the harbour as part of the celebrations.