The ‘Festival 24M’ is celebrated on Saturday, March 23, from 17:00 to 24:00 pm in the Ramírez Cerdá Arrecife Park.
They would like to invite and encourage everyone to participate in this fun-protest event where activities will be conducted for all audiences and ages: informational booth, live radio, exhibitions, sporting and cultural activities for children and adults, skating exhibitions, performance, shoreline cleanup, hiking, recycling workshops and soap making, audiovisual, children’s entertainment, traditional music concerts and pop-rock.
The Festival, organized by groups of Insular Commission against oil exploration, has the support of the Cabildo de Lanzarote and municipalities.
Events take place in two time slots. From 17:00 to 20:00 pm, seven sports football, basketball, skating exhibition, among others, to take place in this avenida del parque José Ramírez Cerdá will be closed to traffic for their development. And cultural, with information booths, exhibits and activities will be located in the park itself Ramírez Cerdá, with craft workshops, soap making, recycling workshops and entertainment for children, with performance, theater, audiovisual, and other.
As of 20:00 pm, there will be performances of traditional music and concerts with groups of various types that altruistic and have also voluntarily agreed to collaborate with this commemorative event.
Idoya Cabrera, Insular Commission representative in the César Manrique Foundation, Esther Vazquez theater group ‘Somos’, Ignacio Romero of ‘Senderismo Lanzarote’; Rafael Mesa, chairman of underwater activities ‘Pastinaca’; Simone Rüssli, as a citizen and member of the cultural ‘Las Conejeras’??, and Paula Pérez Cáceres citizen and voluntary movement of WWF Adena, presented (along with other members of the Commission present) Insular program activities to be held to mark the first anniversary of the macro-demonstration that took place on March 24, 2012 (24M), “an unprecedented milestone in the history of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura where all institutions and civil society in weight, so we joined to pronounce unusual forcefully against deepwater oil exploration in the Canaries, and in favor of renewable energy” they explained.