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Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 24

Traffic Accidents Increase Of 35% Traffic accidents on the island have increased 35% so far this year, compared to 2017. There have been 164 so far in 2018. There have been 5 deaths so far this year on the roads, the same number as last year and the number of seriously injured people has fallen…

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Lanzarote Karting

Lanzarote Karting Special Offer

Lanzarote Karting have an offer running through until the end of June: All Day Bundle This set consists of tickets for ten races, normally priced at €135, for €100. Half Day Bundle This set is for 5 races, normally €68, for €50. To get these prices, just quote “QR4” when buying your tickets on arrival…

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King Arthur & The Lanzarote Gospel Choir Reviewed

Norman Warwick recently attended a performance of Purcell’s King Arthur and then went along to see the Lanzarote Gospel choir perform. Here are his thoughts: KING ARTHUR by Henry Purcell Casa de la Cultura Augustin de la Hoz, Yaiza. 10th June 2018 If, initially, only to lend support to a couple of friends and acquaintances…

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Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 23

Two Band Members Die In a tragedy for Lanzarote’s music scene, two members of the same band lost their lives over the weekend. Marco Antonio Murica, drummer with the band Tribu was killed when he was run over in Tiagua. The driver who fled the scene was later arrested.  The following day, the death was…

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Lanzarote Quiz

The Big Lanzarote Quiz

How well do you know your favourite island? This is a fun quiz you can do to test your knowledge about everything to do with Lanzarote. 1/ Which village on the island has the shortest place name? 2/ Where did César Manrique live prior to his death in 1992? 3/ How many rivers are there…

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News

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 22

Mayors Reject New Holiday Letting Law The Canaries Federation of Municipalities has criticised the proposed new letting law currently being discussed in The Canarian Government. They have urged the executive to withdraw the draft and redraw it. They feel the proposed law does not address the issue of upward pressure on long term rental prices,…

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A Proud Island on Dia de Canarias

Norman Warwick visited Haria on Dia de Canarias, and enjoyed the village and the concert put on in celebration of the day the islands held their first autonomous parliamentary session in 1983. Lanzarote, in its modest, low–key way, strutted its stuff on Dia de Canarias or Canaries Day, which is  on 30th May. Most towns…

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Tourism Figures

Lanzarote Tourism Figures

This article on Lanzarote Tourism Figures is based on 2017 numbers, and we’ll update it each year with the latest information. Tourism Figures Overview Lanzarote, despite it’s small size and a population of only 148,000, receives 3.1 million tourists per year who come here on holiday and a further 400,000 visitors who arrive for the…

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News

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 21

Papagayo Campsite Re-Opening The campsite at Payagayo will re-open on 22nd June. The large plots will be €9 per day, and the smaller plots €6. As with last year, to book, you will need to telephone 3 days ahead of arrival and you will then have to make the payment into a local bank account.…

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Cuarteto De Cuerdas

Norman Warwick attended another concert in the series during April and here’s his review of the Cuarteto de Cuerdas (String quartet) Con Aires de Mujer, held at  Casa de la Cultura Augustin De La Hoz. This was the final performance in a series of four free concerts, and we had been lucky enough to claim…

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