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La Oliva presents in Fitur the calendar of tourist events of 2019
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La Oliva presents in Fitur the Calendar of tourist Events of 2019


The City of La Oliva today announced the dates of the International Comets and Blues festivals, the ½ International Marathon Dunes, Fuertebike, Cotilleando and the La Tapa Route
»January 23, 2019

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La Oliva, on January 23, 2019. The municipality of La Oliva continues to grow to offer leisure alternatives to the hundreds of thousands of tourists who choose the north of Fuerteventura to enjoy their vacations, and this was announced today by the mayor of La Oliva, Isaí Blanco, and the Councilor for Tourism, Sandra González. They were accompanied by the president of the Cabildo, Marcial Morales, Blas Acosta, tourism counselor, and Antonio Hormiga, president of the employer's association. 

In the framework of Fitur, the great national fair of the sector, the City Council of La Oliva presented this morning its Calendar of Events of tourist interest for this 2019, a program that includes cultural, sporting, gastronomic and leisure Events for all types of public . 

"Everyone recognizes our climate and our beaches among the best in Spain, but also the tourist demands more and more leisure alternatives, activities to spend their holidays in an active way, enjoying in nature, knowing the local culture, or enjoying our gastronomy, and it is in that line that the City Council has been working on, "said Isaí Blanco. 

Sandra González explained that "from the area of Tourism we work to articulate a coherent and attractive program, with Events promoted from this council, but also those that drive other departments of the municipality or entities and clubs that co-organize some of the activities, especially competitions sports ".

In this way, the mayor and councilor advanced dates and details of Events that have already closed their date and poster, such as the XXXII International Kite Festival, one of the two most important in Europe of its kind, and "a promotional symbol of Fuerteventura and the municipality thanks to the unrepeatable images offered by hundreds of creations through the sky, "said Sandra González. The Kite Festival is held from November 7 to 10.

In the cultural sphere, October hosts two distinctive Events for the municipality, the International Blues Festival, and Cotilleando. The Festival of Blues is undoubtedly a reason to visit Corralejo on October 25 and 26 for lovers of the genre, while a cast of circus artists, also international, will meet in Cotilleando on the 12th and 13th in El Cotillo, a multidisciplinary festival that has been very strong in the cultural programming of the Island.

Sports tourism is another of the segments that has been experiencing a greater international boom. In this sense, two Events stand out in La Oliva for its ability to gather thousands of athletes who travel to the municipality with their companions to compete and enjoy physical activity in nature. The XI Alltours Half Marathon International Dunes of Fuerteventura will take place on November 3, 2019, and the VI Fuertebike, on September 7, 2019. 

Finally, within the gastronomic field, recently has reappeared an initiative with a very interesting projection. The La Tapa Route has returned to La Oliva and celebrates its second edition at the island level, from April 4 to 13, 2019. 

XII International Blues Festival 

October 25 and 26, 2019

The International Blues Festival reaches its twelfth edition with the same objectives that it was born with, offering a unique event of its kind, with a clear vocation for outdoor promotion, and a remarkable ability to call among blues lovers. In addition to attractive concerts by the best international bands and artists, the festival offers activities and surprises every year, from workshops and master classes, to small concerts like the Blues on the street, or for example, the gastronomic fair Gastroblues held by first time in the last edition. 

XXXII International Kite Festival 

From November 7 to 10, 2019

The International Kite Festival exceeds thirty years of life as one of the two most important in Europe. From its beginnings in 1987 until today, it has become one of the most important tourist Events in Fuerteventura. Its tourist component is undeniable, both for its ability to produce beautiful images that travel the world, and for its power to call hundreds of comers from across the continent who move to the island to participate in the festival. 

XI Alltours International Half Marathon Dunes of Fuerteventura 

November 3, 2019

A unique race in Europe, for its route along a dune landscape such as the Natural Park of the Dunes of Corralejo, and for developing in a semi-desert climate, such as the majorero. The Alltours ½ International Marathon Dunas Fuerteventura has reached a decade of life, and returns on November 3 offering the same attractions with which it was born, a first level organization, spectacular tours along the sea and the dunes, and all the comforts of a destination eminently touristic as is the municipality of La Oliva. 

VI Fuertebike 

September 7, 2019

La Oliva hosts the largest mountain bike race held in the Canary Islands in a single municipality. Fuertebkie continues to grow in each new edition to consolidate itself as a benchmark in mountain biking. Its great attractions are to offer a mountain bike competition that runs 97% on dirt tracks, crossing unparalleled natural landscapes such as the volcanoes of Las Calderas, the jable areas of Lajares, the cliffs of Tindaya, the interior landscapes of El Roque , or the coast of El Cotillo and Majanicho ..., and a firm commitment to the environment and respect for the territory. 

Gossiping 

12 and October 13, 2019

A different and unique festival, that changes the scenarios by the direct interaction between the public and the artists, who offer their shows in the streets of El Cotillo. Cotilleando presents a multidisciplinary program of great richness, with music and theater, dance and acrobatics, circus arts and clown ... All this, with an incomparable setting of El Muellito de El Cotillo as the main stage. 

Ruta de la Tapa (Second Edition of the Route of the Tapas of Fuerteventura) 

April 4-13, 2019

This is a very important event to boost local economies and provide an additional attraction to the island's tourist offer, making the municipal cuisine an added attraction for visitors to La Oliva. The La Tapa Route has returned to La Oliva, from April 4 to 13, 2019, and celebrates its second edition at the island level.
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It's odd that they can announce these Events so far in advance, yet people have been wanting to know for months when this year's Carnival is taking place - the dates were only announced last week!
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You're absolutely right, Captain!

They want the tourists to be there as well as the locals. But to buy the flight tickets now (only a few weeks ahead of the Corralejo Carnival), the tourists have to spend much more Money if they want to attend. And spend less on the island to compensate for the tickets.

Same with the Kite Festival, announced in Summer every single year. Why? Everyone knows it takes place (usually) the second weekend in November but they wait months to release the info. It's much better to know about the Events this far ahead. Kite Festival 2019 info, BTW.

Let's hope they finally realised that people are not going to wait around (for any event) and book the holiday elsewhere. Fingers Crossed
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Problem is, they can still change the dates. Classic examples being Windsurf World Cup and Arena Negra. Both changed dates after loads of people commited to come on holiday! Not good PR.
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