News from Sunny Fuerteventura.

Noticias de Fuerteventura en español.

This weeks events on Fuerteventura.


Fuerteventura en Música 2016

Fuerteventura en Música

Fuerteventura music festival will be held on the weekend of the 1st and 2nd of July from 8 until late.

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Improvements to the beach in Caleta soon to be completed

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El Castillo Beach regeneration is not progressing at the rate written into the contract for the work, because of the difficulties of obtaining sand.

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Christmas and Three kings day in Costa Caleta

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On 5 January In Fuerteventura and the whole of Spain the end of Christmas is marked with a party.

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Fuerteventura ended 2015 with the best result in its history regarding tourism

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Managing to get numbers above expectations, by seeing 2,970,145 visitors this year.

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The mini tourist train 'El Castillo', is again running through the streets of Caleta

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The City Council awarded the service to a company for an annual fee of 10,000 euros.

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The ship American Star, which ran aground off Playa de Garcey beach in Pajara, more than 20 years ago, is to become a source of inspiration for the 'Gray ghost'

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A book written by Professor Justo Martin intended for Primary and Secondary level students

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Eight islands linked with eight cribs

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A group of friends this Christmas has had an original initiative: to unite the eight Canary Islands with eight Nativity Scenes.

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'Fuerteventura to golpito' promotes hiking among secondary students throughout the island

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A total of 665 students from all secondary schools in Fuerteventura have participated in the program to promote hiking,

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Three turtles hatched in Fuerteventura, to be released on Cofete beach

 turtle release

The Ministry of Environment of the Cabildo de Fuerteventura plans to release three loggerhead urtles on Saturday March 21

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A new pedestrian bridge over the ravine of Los Pozos, in Puerto del Rosario, has been installed

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The old route that was in service until the 70's, was used as the template

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Corralejo to host the luxury cruise ship 'Harmony V'

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‘Variety Cruises’, have included Fuerteventura in their 'The Canary Islands Discovery' cruise package, next winter

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Fuerteventura is the fifth 'getaway' destination with British Airways, after only two months of operating on the island

British-Airways

The British flag carrier has been operating regular flights, since December 2014, from London Gatwick

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Puerto del Rosario students, returns Turtle 'Conchita' to the sea

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1st and 2nd year students of IES Puerto del Rosario, participated at the release of a loggerhead turtle

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First edition of the 'topoguide' of "Fuerteventura's GR- 131 Hikes Network completed"

hiking-document

A document of immense tourist and environmental interest that contains all the information in order to use and enjoy the network of roads on the island , that represents a total of 255 kilometers divided into 21 different paths .

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TripAdvisor votes Fuerteventura as the most popular Island in Spain.

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Fuerteventura is the most popular island of Spain according to the users of TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site.

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Mystery of 'Fuerteventura' cat found in Muchalls garage in Aberdeenshire

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Mystery surrounds the discovery of a cat in an Aberdeenshire garage which has been traced via its identity chip to Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands.

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2,400 euros raised for charities

Following the resounding success of their Christmas Charity Pantomime, Leisure Island, Caleta Repertory Amateur Productions are pleased to announce that they have raised 2,400 euros, which will once again be divided equally, between four charities

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Happy to find a job

job creation program

A job creation program has seen the recruitment of 128 young people under 30 years and long-term unemployed to be given work.

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The remodeling of the Castillo Beach Resort, Caleta has almost been completed

beach at Caleta de Fuste from-harbour

The Castillo Beach Resort, in Caleta has been remodeled and now has a four-star category with almost all facilities renovated.

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Ridley Scot to start filming Exodus in November in various locations.

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Ridley Scott has chosen more than a dozen locations to shoot his movie Exodus in Fuerteventura.

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Ridley Scott is to make a new film called Exodus, which begins shooting next month on Fuerteventura.

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The filming on Fuerteventura should take around three months, and the team, composed of more than 300 people.

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Celebration of the pilgrimage and offering in honor of Our Lady of La Antigua

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Hundreds of people participated in the main acts of the first holiday weekend

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The 22th edition of Rally Canarias Antigua and Dance festival events expected to bring in bigger audiences

22th edition of Rally Canarias Antigua

The Local Security Board met to prepare for the holiday celebration in honor of Our Lady of La Antigua, which will take place from August 29 until 8 September, and to address any safety issues.

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Some work finally starts to improve the beach at Caleta de Fuste.

beach at Caleta de Fuste

After more than twenty years of waiting, finally something is being done to improve the beach of Caleta de Fuste

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Making Cochineal on Fuerteventura

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Clad in traditional dress, and accompanied by two donkeys,some of the residents of Antigua began to prepare once more for the collection and treatment of cochineal in the finca de El Obispo.

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New Flights To Fuerteventura

New Flights To Fuerteventura

At the World Travel Market in November, a number of deals were finalised to ensure an extra 136,000 seats will be provided by a number of airlines during 2013.

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Improvements in Caleta de Fuste

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The whole approach into Caleta is going to be improved with landscaping.

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Antigua Summer Events 2012

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A range of free activities have been planned by the local council
(Ayuntamiento de Antigua) for the summer months.

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Car Rallies 2012

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Windsurfing & Kiteboarding World Cup - July/August 2012

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British Consulate- Major Operational Changes

British Consulate

The Britsh Consulate in the Canaries has announced major operational changes, effective of 1 July.

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Aer Lingus confirms that there will be two flights connecting Dublin and Fuerteventura in the coming winter season, from 30 October – 30 March 2013.

Aer Lingus

The flights arealready on sale through Aer Lingus and Amadeus sales systems.

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Fuerteventura en Música

Fuerteventura en Música

We now have the dates for one of the most important musical and cultural events of the Canary Islands, FEM, Fuerteventura en Música. The 6th and 7th of July

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Council delivers new Security and Emergency equipment to Civil Protection bodies worth 30,000 euros

emergency-equipment

This included 20 'Tetra' communications devices and 21 first aid kits distributed to all municipalities

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90 young players from the island come together this Saturday 31st March for the 'Chess School Championship 2012'

chess competition 2012

The Casino of Puerto del Rosario is to host this competition organized by the Island Delegation and the Ministry of Sports of the Cabildo

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Antigua, Pearl of the Caribbean Carnival

Pearl of the Caribbean Carnival

Hundreds of people, including participants and spectators, enjoyed a fun and colorful cavalcade set in tropical paradise

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Fuerteventura is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country via the internet

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From the major online travel agency in Spain, the island is the fourth place of preference for customers in 2011

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The new Centre for the Disability Service has already completed its first units

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The City Council welcomed the work already completed on a visit that included the president of the Cabildo, the Minister of Social Welfare and Infrastructure and the heads of companies who manage and carry out the work

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Tourists from the first cruise ship of the season recieve free discount passes

cruise ship season

The card offers discounts at 105 shops and eateries throughout the island

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On Saturday 24th September Corralejo will host the "Fiesta del Mar", (Festival of the Sea) which will take place at the harbour of Corralejo.

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The event is designed to serves to showcase the many water sports available in Fuerteventura which tourists of all ages flock to Fuerteventura to enjoy.

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