Richard Clayderman to perform in Tenerife

Photo: Tenerife Cabildo. World-famous pianist Richard Clayderman will give a concert in the Santa Cruz Auditorio Adán Martín on 26 March, the Cabildo has announced. The concert is part of Clayderman’s Tour Romantique, and will include cinematic music and classic melodies, as well as a collection of pieces accompanied by violins, violas and cellos. The performance will start at 8.30pm, and tickets, costing between €33 and €70 can be bought online from…

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Meteor showers in the Canaries in 2017

Here is the full list of this year’s meteor showers, starting tonight with the Quadrantids. These often don’t seem to produce much of a spectacle, and particularly not for those who aren’t in the far north, but there’s a chance to see something tonight, and possibly tomorrow night too, between midnight and dawn. January 2-3 Quadrantids April 22-23 Lyrids May 5-6 Eta Aquarids July 28-29 Delta Aquarids August 12-13 Perseids…

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Water cut in Puerto de la Cruz tomorrow for maintenance works

Puerto de la Cruz Ayuntamiento has announced a temporary cut in drinking water supplies tomorrow, 3 January, from 8am. The cut is for repairs and improvements to be made in the general supply network, and will affect C/. Pérez Zamora (between C/. Doctor Ingram and C/. Cupido). The council hopes that works will be completed within ten hours, and so that water will be back on by 6pm. The council apologises for…

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33rd International Music Festival of the Canaries

Updated 2 January 2017; The 33rd Festival de Música de Canarias starts this Saturday, 7 January, and will be held throughout the Canaries until 5 February. FIMC is organized by the Canarian Government in collaboration with the island Cabildos and sponsors, and in Tenerife, concerts will be performed all over the island: in Santa Cruz there will be performances in the Auditorio de Tenerife Adán Martín and the Teatro Guimerá, and…

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Reyes arts and crafts fair in Santa Cruz and La Laguna 2-5 January

The Cabildo has announced an arts and crafts fair for Reyes which will be held from today until 5 January in both the Plaza del Príncipe in Santa Cruz and the Plaza del Adelantado in La Laguna. Both venues for the fair will be open between 11am and 10pm each day and will count on some 79 artisans’ stalls – 48 in Santa Cruz and 31 in La Laguna. Evidently, this is a chance…

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Drownings in Tenerife in 2016

Updated 2 January 2017: At the beginning of August, I posted that the Canaries held the dubious honour of being in second place nationally for drownings with 43. Of those, 11 were in Tenerife. At some points in the year, the figures were running at double those of 2015, but in the final analysis, 21 died by drowning in Tenerife’s waters in 2016. The figures for the Canaries as a whole, released by…

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