By: Ramón Pérez Niz On: 19/07/2015 In: Jameos del Agua

Tempo Lanzarote 1

Tempo Lanzarote is a “musical featuring actors, musicians and soloists”, chronicling the three decisive moments in the historical development of Lanzarote from the sixteenth century to the present day…”

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The first moment is the “Rapture”, which brings to life the sieges and pirate attacks the island suffered at the hands of pirates…

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…many islanders were enslaved during these attacks. Here they took one without him touching the floor

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The second moment is “Exodus”, a period between 1727 and 1736…

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…during this time, volcanic eruptions triggered a mass exodus from the island…

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…in search of a living.

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The third moment is “Tempo”. Lanzarote went through a boom period with the production of cochinilla and barrilla…

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…The farmer goes back to working the land and searches in the topsails, in the natural sanded area like La Geria, and the jable, for a new formula for agriculture to produce good harvests …

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…Fishing became an important source of income and tuna and sardine factories began to spring up…

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Beautiful lullaby.

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Lanzarote Classical Orchestra.

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Today, Benito Cabrera could not be here but we were pleasantly surprised with the performance of Victor Estarico.

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The show is accompanied by a photo slideshow.

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We continue with “Tempo”: With tourists pouring in, and artist César Manrique changes the physiognomy of the island…

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… with a space recovery project, taking advantage of nature as a support for creation, which becomes the Centers for Arts, Culture and Tourism “.

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A great audiovisual show of dance and music. Congratulations to all musicians, artists and organization.

 

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