Update 11 March: Just a reminder that the main parade of the Los Cristianos carnaval is today, starting from Paloma Beach at 5pm. Update 29 February: Arona carnaval is about to start, and the full programme of events is HERE. It’s a pdf file, and I find the text very small, so I’ve cut out and reproduced the English version of the programme below. Update 21 February: If anyone wants to watch the parade live, click HERE, and then click on the “televisión en directo” link in the box to the right of the screen. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nB90fRoRZr4&feature=related[/youtube]Update 20 February: Tomorrow is martes de carnaval (carnival TuesdayREAD MORE

The Wizard of Oz will be on stage at the Teatro Guimerá in Santa Cruz between 16 and 18 March. Performances will be at 7pm on Friday 16, 6pm on Saturday 17, and 12 noon and 5pm on Sunday 18. Tickets are available from the theatre box office or by phone to 902 364 603, and cost between €11.50 and €15.50 for adults, but given this is such a family musical, €9.50 for children under 14.  For anyone who has not been to the theatre before, it is very easy to find: from the tram terminus opposite the auditorium it’s the second stop, and theREAD MORE