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A 72-year-old woman is in hospital this afternoon after suffering a cardiac arrest in the sea at El Médano beach this morning. Emergency services say that they were called out shortly before half past eleven with reports that lifeguards were trying to resuscitate the woman who had been pulled unconscious from the sea. Paramedics determined that she was in cardiac arrest and transferred her to Candelaria Hospital where she is said to be in critical condition. Cardiac arrest in the sea is a known symptom of cold water shock, and since the sea in Tenerife does not get above 24º even at the height of summer, itREAD MORE

Opera Tenerife is casting extras for its performances of Doña Francisquita, an operetta (zarzuela) which will be performed on 24 June in the Santa Cruz auditorium. The casting is looking for 10 young people – 5 male and 5 female – who are actors and/or dancers, whether in training or professional, and who have a talent for bodily and facial expressive performance. Ideally, they will have training in classical or Spanish dance. Auditions will take place on Thursday, 1 June, in the auditorium, and will involve physical tests and dance. To apply, send an email before midday on Monday, 29 May, to produccion1@operadetenerife.com clearly stating your fullREAD MORE

A 69-year-old woman died just after 9pm last evening after collapsing in the Rambla de Santa Cruz and being run over by a bus. Emergency services say that they were called out with reports that the woman had been badly injured, and paramedics found her in cardiac arrest and with multiple injuries from the accident. She was resuscitated at the scene and transferred in critical condition to Candelaria Hospital but sadly she died shortly after admission.READ MORE

Updated 26 May: Just a reminder of this concert today in Adeje’s Las Torres Pabellón. Yesterday, Clio O’Flynn said on English Time on Radio Sur Adeje that there were still a few tickets left. The concert starts at 9pm but doors open at 7, Original post 10 January: We have Aerosmith in July, and before then Richard Clayderman in March, and now we have Gloria Gaynor! It will be on 26 May, in the Pabellón Las Torres in Adeje, and tickets, from €49, are available online HERE. Further information on the Gloria Gaynor website HERE. The original I Will Survive diva. In Tenerife!READ MORE

Guía de Isora Ayuntamiento has announced a series of open air Spring music concerts throughout the municipality for May and June. The four concerts, performed by the two municipal groups, Agrupación Musical Isorana and Virgen de la Luz, will start this Sunday, 28 May, on Playa de San Juan’s promenade near the beach Kiosko from 7.30pm. The second and third concerts will both take place on Sunday, 4 June, in Chio and Alcalá plazas at 12.45pm and 1pm respectively. The final concert will be on Saturday, 17 June, in Guía de Isora’s plaza at 7.30pm.    READ MORE

Photo: Granadilla Ayuntamiento. The annual El Médano triathlon takes place this Sunday, 28 May. The event, now in its 22nd year, starts at 8.30am in Playa Leocadio Machado, in front of El Médano’s plaza with hundreds again expected to take part. As usual, many more are likely to be lining the routes to watch the competitors swim, then cycle, and finally end with a 10 km foot race. Gruelling is not the word! As usual the TF643 El Médano to Los Abrigos will be closed in the morning for what is a big day locally, and a fun day out for all those watching.READ MORE