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22.07.2018 - On Sunday, the Travesia Museo Atlántico will make its debut in Lanzarote. Five kilometres from Playa de Papagayo to Playa Blanco, via the famous underwater museum on the seabed off the coast. The competition is one of the Canary Islands championships in swimming in the open Atlantic. The starting shot will be fired at 11am for the swim between the Playa de Papaguayo and Playa Blanca. more...
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22.07.2018 - On Sunday, the Travesia Museo Atlántico will make its debut in Lanzarote. Five kilometres from Playa de Papagayo to Playa Blanco, via the famous underwater museum on the seabed off the coast. The competition is one of the Canary Islands championships in swimming in the open Atlantic. The starting shot will be fired at 11am for the swim between the Playa de Papaguayo and Playa Blanca. more...
21.07.2018 - The Latonius Gospel Choir will be in concert on Saturday evening, for the benefit of the Asociación Española Contra el Cancer (AECC). The concert at Orfeón La Paz in La Laguna begins at 8pm. Only a few tickets remaining at €7. more...
21.07.2018 - On Saturday evening visitors to the Plaza de San Agustín in Los Realejos will be taken to Habana for the sunset. Sunset in La Habana is indeed the name of the event, which starts at 8pm as part of the Fiesta del Carmen. There will be Caribbean music with the band La Mecánica and later a DJ. The Cuban flag and mojitos with and without alcohol will determine the events and provide for the best party atmosphere. By the way, white clothing is requested in the spirit of Cuban tradition. more...
20.07.2018 - This weekend, the Hindu community in Tenerife invites everyone to celebrate the Ratha Yatra Festival with them, with yoga, music, films, traditional prayers and Indian cuisine. At the end of the 19th century, the first Hindu people arrived in the Canary Islands and today they are an example of good integration, active entrepreneurship and great social commitment. The Hindu community in the Canary Islands is one of the largest in Spain, after Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia. more...
20.07.2018 - The Lo+Cool fashion show takes place in Candelaria this evening for the ninth time. At 7.30pm, the Calle Condes de Santa María de Abona will become a catwalk where the local fashion, footwear and accessories boutiques present their highlights. The town's hairdressers will also be presenting the latest trends. more...
20.07.2018 - The professional fire brigade from La Laguna was called out at 12.14pm on Wednesday to a burning garage in Calle San Eulogio in the district of La Hornera. A person who happened to pass by the garage saw smoke coming out of the gate and immediately called 112. He knew that several cars were parked inside and the fire also threatened the apartments above. The fire brigade was able to extinguish the fire quickly and also supervised the proper cooling of the apartments, but vehicles and equipment inside burned out completely. The Local Police recorded the incident. more...
 News Features ::
Arona - 02.06.2018 - Don’t miss Fenáutica! Last year’s event brought together over 12,500 people and this year’s celebrations are sure to top that.

Today and tomorrow, June 2 and 3, this is a nautical event in the Marina del Sur, Las Galletas, that will be showcasing all that’s special about the sea-related activities in the Islands. There’s adapted diving for the physically challenged, the Guanche's Cup regatta (Optimist, Laser and cruising categories), the 20th Canary Islands Underwater Video Championship and the exhibition of the 50th anniversary of the Canary Islands Federation of Underwater Activities are some of the novelties of this edition.
Most of the activities are completely free of charge, like the stunning photographic exhibition that has already been a major hit in cities such as Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca.
Parallel to the competitions, the Canary Islands Boat Show will organise a wide range of activities such as diving, snorkelling, kayaking, paddle surfing, sailing, jet skis, surfing, kite surfing, boat trips and whale watching. Workshops, talks, exhibitions, concerts and a wide range of gastronomic activities will also make these days memorable. There are over 40 activities on offer, ideal for residents and visitors.
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17.08.2017 - Yesterday evening at around 9.15pm, a 52-year-old woman from La Laguna died in an accident in the borough of Los Realejos. She lost control of her vehicle which broke through the crash barrier and fell from the 100 metre high cliffs. The car overturned several times, plundered through the bushes, until it finally crashed through the railings and came to rest on the beach. The driver who was alone in the car, died. No-one else was injured in the accident. more...
24.06.2016 - Jazzing it up
The second Vijazz event starts today in the Liceo del Taoro, La Orotava, and continues tomorrow as part of the celebrations of International Jazz Day.
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 Archive News ::
Playa San Juan's sumptuous sands proved too much for the emergency vehicles
Tenerife27.06.2016 - Fun and games over the weekend as an ambulance rushed to the aid of a man on the beach at San Juan in Guía de Isora. more...
Tenerife16.06.2016 - This Saturday, June 18, sees the Miss and Mister Summer competition in the Aguere Cultural Space, La Laguna. more...
Tenerife24.05.2016 - Activate Sports Club is a fabulous, original and dynamic centre, situated opposite the five star Baobab Suites Hotel in Costa Adeje and for Canaries Day, they have prepared a unique, fun day full of Canarian specialities to celebrate the region’s holiday. more...
The parakeet feeds on fruit
Canary Islands20.12.2015 - The Environmental Protection Agency of La Palma is out to capture exotic birds which have escaped from captivity, especially the ring-necked parakeets on the island. more...
The registration of newborns is now faster and direct from the hosptial
Gran Canaria20.12.2015 - Parents of children born at the main maternity hospital in Las Palmas received an early Christmas present in the form of the news that they no longer need to take their infant to the Civil Register to have its birth recorded officially. more...
Former President Nicolás Maduro had to recognise the landslide victory of the centre-right coalition Mesa de La Unidad Democratica
Canary Islands19.12.2015 - Thousands of Venezuelans in the Canaries have given a warm welcome to the regime change in their home country, where the elections on December 6 saw the controversial Maduro regime lose power. more...
The famous Yumbo shopping centre in Maspalomas was in the sights of Islamic terrorists
Gran Canaria19.12.2015 - A trial in Madrid which led to the conviction of a Gran Canaria resident for extolling jihadist terrorism produced the startling revelation that one of the island’s most famous gay spots was a possible bomb target several years ago. more...
Canary Islands18.12.2015 - Your events and exhibition guide for Tenerife and Gran Canaria. more...
SUP representatives say that budget cuts prevent the police from protecting themselves and the public
Canary Islands17.12.2015 - “We feel truly sorry that this government does not value us”, said the Spanish Police Union (SUP) in a recently published manifesto released amid a series of demonstrations that heavily criticised the budget cuts and conditions placed upon them by the current Madrid administration. more...
Hotel complex manager, Álvaro de la Bárcena
Canary Islands14.12.2015 - Over the last decade, travel agencies have fought a losing battle to hold their ground against the practice of do-it-yourself online booking, as we've become our own travel agents. more...
Tenerife13.12.2015 - The decision by Santa Cruz to spend hundreds of thousands of euros buying back taxi licences to reduce the number of taxis on the city roads has raised eyebrows, particularly among those who feel the money should be spent on more urgent needs. more...
Academic disrespect is treated as a serious issue by the University
Tenerife12.12.2015 - On the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Domestic Violence, attention was centred on the University of La Laguna (ULL) when an act of mindless vandalism brought the message home to roost. more...
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