Upcoming Entertainment for the week ahead

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CANARIAS FOLK FEST & MARKET. Thursday evenings starting 7th November from 4 pm AT Plaza del Pescadora, Los Cristianos. Food and crafts, with live Canarian music from 8.30 pm. CHRISTMAS MARKET. At the same setting, the food and craft market changes to a nightly Christmas Market from 19th December to 4th January (excluding 24, 25 and 31 Dec, and 1st January). Still at 4 pm.

To 30th November XIV Festival of Alternative Canarian Music, various locations. More information HERE

Fotonoviembre opens on 7th November until 15th March at TEA Tenerife Space of the Arts, Santa Cruz.

STACEY KENT- is one of the voices that puts more effort in renewing jazz of today with her new show. The New Yorker has numerous Gold and Platinum Records and her style is heavily influenced by Brazilian, French or even Japanese music. November 14 at Pyramid de Arona (Playa de Las Américas) 8:30 p.m. Price: €40-120 from BOX OFFICE

The “LOS PANCHOS Trio” is much more than the sum of three voices they are the best Ambassadors of our cultural roots. Auditorio Infanta Leonor, Los Cristianos.

One of the great references of Spanish music will perform at the Arona Pyramid Auditorium. With a very extensive musical career, the singer will entertain with her wonderful voice interpreting some of her greatest hits. On November 15 at 8:30 p.m. Price: From €43

 

One of the most didactic events of all time arrives on the island. This is Gospeliando, a Góspel Music workshop that is already in its eleventh edition. For three days, participants will learn everything related to music, from voice technique to styles and different rhythms that exist, all under the direction of the Gospel Shine Voices choir. November 15-17 at El Sauzal Cultural Center  more information

U2 tribute at the Buho Club, La Laguna

About thirty artisans from Tenerife will participate in the new edition of the Insular Craft Fair. Participants will offer a wide range of crafts are within the repertoire such as leather goods, glassware, jewellery, openwork, fabric decoration, ceramics, woodturning, miniaturist, basketry, binding, modelling, metal engraving, soap and cigar making, among others. November 15-17 Troya Beaches (Costa Adeje)  08:00 – 17:00 More information:

Arnau Griso – After the double sell out at La Riviera in Madrid and an extensive tour of the country, tickets fly where Arnau Griso is presented. Epic banana parties that go far beyond the direct classic. 15th at 9:00 p.m. Aguere Cultural Space, La Laguna

15th Luis Chataing returns with “NuevaMente” the fourth stand up comedy show of his career.

16th Miguel Poveda – Flamenco singer and interpreter of other musical genres comes to Pavilion Santiago Martin La Laguna.

LONDON Community GOSPEL CHOIR -16th and 17th November Vulcan Hall Auditorium – Arona Pyramid Since its inception the LGC has become the leading gospel group in Europe. LGC is an eclectic combination of different nationalities, ages and experiences that in turn encompass a very special mix of talent, voices and personalities.

CONCERT OF THE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF THE CANARY ISLANDS November 17, 12:00 tickets €28 various discounts. Teatro Guimera.

Gospel Shine Voices presented in November 2008 their first gospel show in Tenerife.

La Noche en Blanco will take place on Saturday, November 16 in La Laguna this year’s edition will focus on a theme and will feature “more street art, more theatre and dance

ELIANE ELIAS 19th at 20:30 Vulcan Hall Auditorium – Arona Pyramid

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Tenerife News in Brief

⭕ The ‘White Night’ of La Laguna is traditional on Christmas Eve and is an initiative that aims to promote local commerce and serves to attract visitors from different municipalities of the island to enjoy exclusive offers and promotions and a multitude of leisure and cultural activities. This year it will be held on 16th November

⭕ At the World Travel Market 2019 of the five award-winning hotels in Spain, three of them are in Costa Adeje. These are the Hotel Bahía del Duque, awarded for having the Best Customer Service; the Royal Hideaway Corales Resort, for being the best hotel for families; and GF Victoria, as the one that best treats accessible tourism.

⭕ Recently, a citizen initiative took place in La Caleta that highlights the commitment that exists for the environment. The cleaning began at eleven o’clock in the morning and it gathered more than one hundred people who, for about an hour and a half, proceeded to collect the waste that was located in the coastal area of ​​La Caleta.

⭕ Members from the Canary Islands attend in Los Angeles a work meeting with the main producers of the American film industry. The meeting at HBO headquarters will bring together about twenty Spanish producers responsible for the most powerful studios, including Paramount, Sony, Disney, Warner Bross, Fox, Netflix or Amazon.

⭕ The monumental traffic jams that occur almost daily in the Port of Los Cristianos with the arrival of ferries reveal a tricky logistical and road mobility problem. Traffic jams in Los Cristianos are expected to increase and creates citizen unrest, a negative image for tourists and a slowdown in business productivity. Until the long-awaited Puerto de Fonsalía is built, we cannot expect improvements.

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Spectacular Sunsets

Tenerife’s unique sunsets turn places that are already special into something truly wonderful. Here are just some Tenerife sunsets that look like works of art.

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Sunset over Playa de Las Vistas. If a day in the sunshine on this popular beach sounds good, then wait until the magic hour and experience one of the best sunsets in south Tenerife. This purple sunset is caused by an atmospheric anomaly but every sunset at Las Vistas is the cherry on the cake of a perfect beach day.

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In the north a beach made famous by photographers; Benijo beach. This hidden spot in remote Anaga has some of the best and most photogenic sunsets in all of Tenerife.

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Bajamar is where locals and visitors go swimming in the natural pools or walk along the pretty shore towards the iconic lighthouse. The lighthouse is also the focal point that allows you to make your sunset photos a little different.

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Puerto de la Cruz has a few aces hidden up its sleeve and sunsets are a big part of its appeal. For a beach sunset like the one above head to Playa Jardín.

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The Buenavista Golf course offers unmatchable views out over the rugged northwest coast of Tenerife. From here you can watch the sun drop behind the horizon while you listen to the waves washing against La Arena beach.

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There is no other place to end this list of Tenerife sunset spots than at the Teide National Park with the island at your feet as the sun sets behind Spain’s highest mountain this view will make memories that will stay with you forever.

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