ARA Libertad Frigate arrives in Tenerife

The capital of Tenerife becomes the first European destination for the Argentine navy school ship, that docked on Tuesday after setting sail from Buenos Aires a month ago. It will stay in the Port of Santa Cruz until 21st September.

The commander, Juan Carlos Romanay, said that in this XLVIII training trip and includes 47 candidates, 9 of whom are women, who carry out their internship after completing their studies at the Training Institute Argentine Navy for four years. The journey is expected to last between five to six months.

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Man in critical condition after being hit by car

The event occurred around 11:36 p.m. yesterday,  in the Avenida de los Pueblos, in the municipality of Adeje, when the injured person from Estonia was hit by a car and suffered head and leg trauma.

The staff of the Canarian Emergency Service who went to the scene of the accident assisted the man and transferred him to Hospiten Sur, where he was stabilized before being transferred in critical condition to the University Hospital Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria.

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The autumn brings four film events to the Island

From September to November, four events specialising in different areas of the film industry are taking place in Tenerife: two film festivals, a market and a film music festival.

The season starts with Tenerife International Film Music Festival (FIMUCITÉ). It opens on 20 September with the concert Cinema Morricone and closes on 28 September dedicated to the iconic film Dracula by Francis Ford Coppola.

Next comes Canary Islands International Film Market (CIFFMarket) from 8 to 12 October at Hotel Mencey in Santa Cruz. The market offers a place for films that have either not previously been screened and those at the development stage, including fiction and documentary features, tv movies and series. They can all seek funding at this event.

From 8 to 10 November, DocuRock (International Documentary Festival) will be screening a selection of the best documentaries focusing on the recent international scene of the world of music. The event takes place at TEA, Tenerife Espacio de las Artes in Santa Cruz and starts with the premiere in the Canary Islands of Ara Malikian. Una vida entre las cuerdas, directed by Nata Moreno.

And last, but not least, from 23 to 30 November enjoy Isla Calavera, Canary Islands Fantastic Film Festival. The call to submit feature films and short films is open until 10 October. Productions from every nation, both animation and real image are included in the fantasy genre and can take part in the event (horror, sci-fi, fantasy, thriller…).

Tenerife Film Commission collaborates in all these events.

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