Archive for year: 2019
La Avenida de Puerto del Carmen acogerá el próximo 22 de diciembre a las 12:00h una gran carrera navideña para pequeños y adultos
Enlace directo para inscripciones –> Carrera Navideña Pto. del Carmen 2019
Llega la carrera más divertida de la Navidad, «Carrera Navideña Puerto del Carmen», el 22 de Diciembre en el municipio de Tías, disfrutando de la avenida de Puerto del Carmen sobre un circuito de 5km. También con carrera infantil.
03 DE DICIEMBRE 2019
- Apertura de inscripciones/ Registration open
19 DE DICIEMBRE 2019
- 23:59 h. Cierre de inscripciones/ Registration close
22 DE DICIEMBRE 2019:
- 11:00 h. Prebenjamín (menos 7 años)*: 200 mts.
- 11:10 h. Benjamín (8 – 9 años)*: 400 mts.
- 11:20 h. Infantil (10 – 12 años)*: 1.000 mts.
- 11:35 h. Cadete (13-15 años)* : 1.900 mts.
- 12:00 h. Carrera Adultos: 5000 mts. (a partir de 14 años)*
- 13:00 h. Cierre de carrera
- 13:10 h. Entrega de trofeos
Seventeenth edition where the frisbee was the main protagonist in the Great Beach of Puerto del Carmen during a weekend in November.
The Mubidisk Ultimate Lanzarote sports club organized, as it has been doing periodically since 2003, a new edition of its international CFC tournament, in collaboration with the City Council of Tías.
A tournament composed of 24 teams; More than 350 players from more than 20 different nationalities who gathered in Puerto del Carmen to play the Ultimate Beach Frisbee sport.
The City Council of Tías has been betting for years to promote this event, which thanks to the tenacity of the organizers has become the best European Ultimate Beach Frisbee tournament.
On the day of Sunday, the last rounds of the tournament were played, where there were two Spanish teams in the semifinals, as well as a Portuguese team and an American team; finally the victory was taken by the Spanish team to the San Francisco team in a very tight and entertaining final for the public.
A new success of the Mubidisk team as organizers, that thanks to their good work and the passion they feel for this sport, make the participants already eager to return to Lanzarote and dispute what will be the eighteenth edition of the tournament.
The final classification of the tournament was as follows:
1- La Mixta
2- Fog City
4- Wind´s Roses
5- Team Marmot
9- Jogo Bonito
11- Comic Sand
12- Fresh Lobster
14- Ultimate Lovers
15- Backpack Magnum
16- Move Up
17- High Maintenance
18- Flying dogs
19- La Familia
20- White Sands
22- No Limit
23- Northern Lights
24- Göttinger 7
On the 31st the terror arrives in the municipality with a complete program in the anchorage from 7:30 p.m.
The ‘Finaos’ Night is celebrated in the square of the church of San Antonio on Saturday from 7:30 p.m. with chestnut roasting
The municipality of Tías prepares to go out on Thursday and Saturday nights with the aim of celebrating the Night of Terror in Puerto del Carmen on October 31 and the Night of the ‘Finaos’ in Tías on November 2 , day of the Dead.
The government group of the City Council encourages the population to participate in the scheduled events, which provide an opportunity to have fun with both the new festive events and traditions linked to the popular culture of the archipelago.
The Department of Youth, managed by Christopher Notario, wishes to encourage the children and youth of the municipality to enjoy a night full of activities in the Civic Center El Fondeadero, in Puerto del Carmen, starting at 7:30 p.m. The program includes Circus of Terror, Passage of Fear, the Yoslan magician, mats and workshops.
The Department of Culture, managed by Pepa González, has organized the celebration of the ‘Finaos’ Night on Saturday, starting at 7:30 p.m., in the Plaza de la Iglesia de San Antonio, in Tías. Roasted chestnuts will be offered and there will be a tasting of nuts, sweet wine and spirits. In addition, about thirty members of the School of Music of Tías will perform and a documentary about this popular Canarian festival will be screened.
The Tourism area presented its strategic plan today at an event that was also attended by the counselor of the CACT, Juan Félix Eugenio, the director of the SPEL, Héctor Fernández, and the president of the Tourist Federation of Lanzarote, Susana Pérez
The mayor of Tías, José Juan Cruz, and the Councilor for Tourism and Beaches, Mame Fernández, said that “all together, government and business sector, we will reposition our destiny in the market
The Tourism team of the City of Tías today starred in the official presentation of its department before the business sector of Lanzarote with an explanation of the strategic plan for the coming years based on four axes: Sustainability, Accessibility, Gastronomy and Sports, and with the presentation of the new design of the website www.puertodelcarmen.com
The event, which was held at the Lava Beach Hotel, was chaired by the Mayor, José Juan Cruz, and by the first Deputy Mayor and Councilor for Tourism and Beaches, Mame Fernández, who excused the second Deputy Mayor, Nicolás Saavedra. The government group thanked the work of the Tourism technical team: Ani Ruiz, Pedro Rodríguez and Domingo Lorenzo.
The event was attended by a broad representation of the Tourist Federation of Lanzarote, headed by Susana Pérez, as well as the counselor of the Centers of Art, Culture and Tourism (CACT) of the Island Council of Lanzarote, Juan Félix Eugenio and the director of the Society of Lanzarote Foreign Promotion (SPEL), Héctor Fernández, among others.
José Juan Cruz stressed in his speech that this act “is a declaration of intentions, affectionate and close, to continue working hand in hand with the tourism sector and increase the quality of life of all citizens.” He also referred to the necessary coexistence of the tourism industry and the protection of the territory.
The Councilor for Tourism and Beaches, Mame Fernández, said for his part that “we want to put nice Puerto del Carmen.” “We are already working on everything that takes the view, on the pavement and in the street lamps, but we want to go further, we want to do a face lift to reposition the Puerto del Carmen tourist destination and the municipality of Tías. The doors of the City Council are open to collaborate and help us, ”he added.
José Juan Cruz and Mame Fernández stressed that “all together, government and business sector, we will reposition our destiny in the market.”
Strategic plan.- From the Tourism area, Domingo Lorenzo explained the strategic plan of the corporation for the next four years by inviting the different actors in the sector to transfer their own proposals to the City Council with the aim of achieving a joint and consensual work.
The four lines of work of the aforementioned plan are Sustainable Development, Accessibility, Gastronomy and Sports. According to Lorenzo, “these initiatives and proposals that I detail are not of mouthpiece, they represent a real signal to the markets that Puerto del Carmen and the municipality of Tías is a destination that compensates for the carbon footprint that has led to its transfer to the island” . “We will take concrete measures to make this issue less and less,” he added.
Among the numerous measures mentioned, the III Modernization Plan of Puerto del Carmen stands out under sustainable criteria, the Mobility Plan of the municipality of Tías as a strategic document for collective displacements, Tías as a tourist destination without single-use plastics and Tías, headquarters of the Canary Observatory of Climate Change.
In addition, the City Council is already working on an Accessibility Plan to eliminate architectural barriers, is driving the reopening of the School Restaurant in El Fondeadero with activation of the primary sector and local production, preferably ecological; and is making efforts that provide Puerto del Carmen with sports facilities to train at the highest level, among other actions.
Everyone thanked the management of the Hibiscus group for their availability to make this presentation at the Lava Beach hotel, which, in the words of Mame Fernández, “has new and modern facilities and is a clear example of how to face the future.” The councilor thanked in turn the presence in the act of representatives of Civil Protection and Local Police of Tías.
Next Saturday, October 26th, at 09:00 hours, the tenth edition of the Ocean Lava triathlon will start from Playa Grande. 664 athletes from 46 countries will participate in this international event that unites sports with sea and volcano.
The mayor of Tías, José Juan Cruz, and the Councilor for Tourism and Sports, Mame Fernández, today presented the race with the founder of Ocean Lava, Kenneth Gasque – recently arrived from being awarded in Hawaii – and the technical director of the competition Cristian Caleri The City Council of Tías, co-organizer of the event, announced that it will continue betting on major sports events such as the Ocean Lava Win4Youth Lanzarote Triathlon Festival. In the event, the work and collaboration of volunteers, Civil Protection and security forces was especially appreciated.
This year opens up to the Open category, for which world elite athletes will compete. In addition, in this edition the number of women participants is doubled
The City Council of Tías presented the III Spanish Apnea Outdoor Championship that is held for the second consecutive year in the waters of Puerto del Carmen. The championship will take place two hundred meters from the coast of Playa Chica on October 19 and 20 from approximately 8 to 13 hours and will host the best athletes in the Spanish territory and some of the world elite.
The XXIII La Tiñosa Fishing Tournament 2019 it is on this weekend
The port of La Tiñosa and all fans of deep-sea fishing are preparing for the great departure of boats that will participate these days in the XXIII La Tiñosa Height Fishing Tournament 2019. The tournament is held on 17, 18 and 19 of October, but it will be Friday, October 18, at 9 am, when the starting craft of the participating vessels will be given.
The government group wishes luck to the crew of the more than thirty vessels from different ports of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura participating in the tournament.
The City of Tías, through the Department of Fisheries managed by Nicolás Saavedra, collaborates in this competition, which is organized by the La Tiñosa Fishing Club and will end on Saturday, starting at 9 pm, with the delivery of trophies in the tent of Varadero, Puerto del Carmen.
According to information provided by the La Tiñosa Fishing Club, “once given the exit and wishing everyone luck in fishing and good bow to the sea, they are ready to fish the most precious piece of deep sea fishing, the marlin blue, and if not, at least, the white marlin, a breastplate, a tuna or a gold; the most hipster who do not have one, try to repeat. But the most important thing after the capture mark and release, in the case of the marlin, is that if they are lucky and release three blue marlins, they will opt for the star prize, which will be a vehicle ”.
The machines installed on the promenade, next to the beach, allow the practice of activities from wheelchairs
The center of Tías will have a special one for people with reduced mobility that will go inside the Ecopark, next to the Residence for the Elderly
The municipality of Tías becomes the island of Lanzarote the first to have an outdoor gym where the facilities are entirely suitable for people with disabilities. Since last weekend the main tourist area of Lanzarote, Puerto del Carmen, has an ideal machinery circuit and adapted for people in wheelchairs.
The mayor of Tías, Pancho Hernández, stressed that this initiative is part of making Puerto del Carmen an accessible tourist destination. Next to the recent adaptation of the Playa Grande de Puerto del Carmen in accessible, with ramps, adapted showers and even a solarium for people with disabilities, with an investment of 250,000 euros, now the Town Hall of Tías has installed in the area of the Beach de los Pocillos, next to the Plaza de las Naciones this biosaludables circuit where people with disabilities can practice outdoor sports activities and exercises.
Disabled people can practice a large number of outdoor sports and other specific activities, both physical and mental, or that combine both outdoor aspects, thus benefiting from all the positive things involved in the practice of these adapted to their level and degree of disability.
The outdoor circuit is located on the Paseo Marítimo, on the beach of Los Pocillos, in Puerto del Carmen. In the area, the Park and Gardens area of the City of Tías has also recently set up another biosaludable park for people without physical limitations. The parking area closest to this outdoor gym for people with disabilities, on Avenida de las Playas, includes spaces for vehicles of people with reduced mobility or the parking card for motor vehicles for people who have officially recognized the condition of Person with Disability.
Aunts bet on facilities that break barriers to disability
The popular mayor of Tías, Pancho Hernández, stressed that the planning of these facilities with the new sports park that has machinery and facilities adapted to people in wheelchairs or other physical disabilities, the City Council seeks to break the ‘barriers’ that until now they have on the island of Lanzarote, both residents and visitors, for the practice of physical exercises people with disabilities. Having the same opportunities to practice sports means making a municipality and an island without barriers possible, said Pancho Hernández.
In addition to this outdoor gym in Puerto del Carmen, the City Council of Tías plans to provide similar facilities with an area of the new Urban Ecopark that will be built in Lanzarote, next to the Tías Institute, which will be put out to tender this summer. These recreational facilities will be built on a large municipally owned urban plot next to the Tías Secondary Education Institute and the Amma Residence Hall. Among the different parks and sports facilities, one of the areas will be dedicated to people with reduced mobility.