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Buches y Diabletes. The traditional Carnival from Lanzarote and the Canary Islands.

29-01-2019 | 10:00 @ 06-04-2019 | 20:00



29-01-2019 | 10:00
06-04-2019 | 20:00
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La Casa Amarilla
35500España+ Google Map
901 200 300

The exhibition BUCHES Y DIABLETES, is a tribute to the traditional Carnival from Lanzarote and the Canary Islands. The exhibition shows many aspects of rural, historical and patrimonial Carnival as it used to be, and continues to be celebrated on the islands (Buches y Diabletes in Lanzarote, Carneros in El Hierro, Mataculebra in Tenerife, Empolvados in La Palma, Entierro de la Sardina, etc.).  In addition, there are also carnival displays and traditions from all over the world, many of them have symbolic parallelisms with carnivals held on the islands in ancient times.

Also, there is a set of pictures showing the Carnival in the capital of Lanzarote, Arrecife, at the beginning of the 20th Century, including studio portraits as well as photographs taken outdoors.


Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 to 20:00. Saturdays 10:00 to 14:00.

Date: the exhibition will remain open until 6th April

Price: from €1 (residents) | €2 (non residents)

Curator:  Benito Cabrera

Photography: Nico Melián and Joaquín Vera

Audiovisual pieces and documentary film: David GP

Display and graphic design: Carmen Corujo



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