The native sports practised in Lanzarote are Canarian lateen sailing, Canarian wrestling, the juego del palo (literally, “game of the stick”), Canarian bowling, and handball. Lucha canaria (Canarian wrestling) is perhaps the sport with the biggest following here in Teguise. It is a noble sport, combining strength with technique, and it is very popular all over the Canary Islands. Two
Chinijo Archipelago includes the islands of La Graciosa, Alegranza, Montaña Clara, Roque del Este and Roque del Oeste or del Infierno, it is located to the north of the island of Lanzarote, and belongs to the town of Teguise. Chinijo is synonym for small, and in the Canary Islands it is a loving word for children. La Graciosa is the
Saturday, March 12 at 17.00 h. Grand Carnival Parade from the Avenida Islas Canarias to Pueblo Marinero in Costa Teguise, with the participation of Diabletes, Murgas, Comparsas, Batucadas, Queens, Mascaritas, etc. Come and join us!
Teguise bet a year for the sport as a tourist attraction and claim thousands of people around the world who attend its annual meeting with sporting events of the highest level such as the International Marathon, which hosts Costa Teguise end of the year. Just as the world championships and European surf (Franito Pro Junior) and windsurfing (European FreeStyle Protour