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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Three months without illegal immigrants

It was three months ago since the last ‘cayuco’ boat arrived on the Islands, in fact the last arrival was on the 9th of October 2009 when four cayuco boats arrived on the coasts, three in Lanzarote and a fourth on La Graciosa (Lanzarote), previous to this a cayuco arrived with 90 immigrants (10 of

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Foreign population in the Canaries

According to recent figures released, at the 1st January 2009, over 14% of the Canary Island population was made up of foreigners. By Islands, Tenerifes population has a foreign population of 14%, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura 29.3%, Lanzarote 27.3%, La Palma 9.7%, La Gomera 15.9% and El Hierro 11.9%. By nationality, the highest level is British,

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Tenerife at Fitur 2010

Tenerife will once again be attending Fitur in Madrid this year (2010) in a bid to increase tourism for the island. Fitur will be open from 20th to 24th January 2010. The aim is to promote the island to the National market.

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