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Sports related death in the Canaries

Over the weekend there have been two sports related incidents in the Canary Islands. The first one, in Tenerife, occurred when a 62 year old man died while playing golf at La Caleta, Adeje, Tenerife. The man suffered a heart attack on the green at approximately 9.30 on Sunday the 25/01/2010. A medic on the grounds attended

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Traditional Pilgrimage at La Florida

From 23 to 31 January the La Florida neighborhood in La Orotava hosts the festivities of San Antonio Abad. This celebration will end with the traditional pilgrimage. See the official website here: http://www.villadelaorotava.org/fiestas.php?mod=agenda&id=1227 or download the brochure here http://www.villadelaorotava.org/xst/Fiestas_Florida_2010.pdf

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Minor earthquake in Gran Canaria

The National Geographic Institute has confirmed that a minor earthquake which measured 2.6 on the Richter scale had been detected off the coast of Gran Canaria, between Gran Canaria and Tenerife. Some towns in the north of the island such as Agaete have said to have felt the earthquake.

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OST at Paraninfo, La Laguna 22nd January

The newly opened Paraninfo in La Laguna, Tenerife, will host a special concert within the OST season on 22nd January 2010. It will be an ideal chance to test the prestigious acoustics of this space. The programme will begin with the Overture by Così Fan Tutte, the Concerto for Oboe and Small Orchestra by Zimmermann,

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Works of Hossein Ghavaedy in Fleming 4, Tenerife

The works of Hossien Ghavaedy is to be displayed in the ‘Sala Fleming 4’ in Puerto de la Cruz from the 18th Jan to the 5th February 2010. Hossein emigrated to Europe from his native Iran. After completing his training in the United States as a military pilot, the Iran-Iraq conflict begins, then he becomes

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