Semilla Jazz Festival

La Palma’s first independant jazz festival starts tonight in the H10 Taburiente Playa Hotel in Los Cancajos. The festival will be officially opened on Thursday at 9 pm, followed by music from Manolo Brito Trío. On Friday 21st at 4pm El Jazz en Canarias will play, followed by Raúl Bermúdez and Carlos Martín at 7:30, and Bitter Biscuits with Kike Perdomo will play at 9pm. On Saturday 22nd at 6pm…

February 20, 2014
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Folk Dancing at the Silk Museum

Yesterday the silk museum in El Paso held an open day, with a performance by the folk group Cumbre Nueva I’m having a technical problem with editing the video, but here’s some photos of the performance. .

April 1, 2012
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Free Live Music in Santa Cruz de la Palma

La Palma’s first winter mini-festival will be sponsored by Ruido fanzine (to present issue 15 of Ruido) and the cultural association Mareando (to present the association’s activities.) It will take place in the Plaza de España de S/C de La Palma on Saturday 8th January starting at 10 pm. The local groups, Soulamente Soulo and Mojo Blues will perform, and they’ll be various cultural stands, tapas, activities for children and…

January 7, 2011
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Bajada activities, Tuesday – Friday

SPORT Children’s sport in the sport area, just outside the port of Santa Cruz, Tues, Wed, and Fri from 10 am – 2 pm Canoeing in the port, 9 am Thurs and Fri Aerobics in the Plaza España, 9 am Thurs and Fri Basketball in the sport area, just outside the port of Santa Cruz, 9 am Thurs and Fri Skatingin the sea front car park, 9 am Thurs and…

July 5, 2010
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Folk Music for Canary Day

Like everywhere else, the Canaries have their own folk music, and no, it’s not “The Birdie Song.” The group Alfaguara will be performing folk music and dancing in traditional costumes on Saturday night, the 29th of May, in the car park in Cancajos.  (Presumably, this means the big one at the north end of the village, opposite the Centro Cancajos.) And  Barlovento has a fiesta, also this weekend.  I haven’t…

May 28, 2010
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