The Starmus Festival finally arrives, and opportunities and events abound in June, from walking tours to popular celebrations. La Laguna is particularly alive this month, so put at least one day trip on your calendar.
1. Photo exhibit: “Limbo”, by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
27th of May – 11th of September
Fresnadillo, a Tenerife native whose film directing credits include Intruders, Linked and 28 Weeks Later, offers up his first photo exhibit at the Tenerife Art Space. The director, who was a photographer before turning his hand to moving pictures, captures an air of mystery in scenes of daily life.
TEA Tenerife Espacio De Las Artes
Avda. De San Sebastián, 10
38003 Santa Cruz De Tenerife
Tel.: +34 922 84 90 57
2. Starmus Festival
27th of June – 2nd of July
Finally the wait is over and this month the Starmus Festival lands in Tenerife. With a program that includes conferences, concerts and small-format events moderated by the scientific giants of our day, this gathering puts forth cutting-edge ideas in philosophy, astronomy, biology and more. Stephen Hawking and 12 Nobel Prize winners will make this an unforgettable experience.
Pirámide De Arona
Avenida De Las Américas
38650 Santa Cruz De Tenerife
3. Music Festival La Laguna
25th of June
The Fête de la Musique was born in 1982 and has become a day of international celebration spanning countries and communities. Tenerife’s celebration happens in La Laguna and this popular gathering will feature all types of outdoor music performances and street activities. Free entertainment and a chance for collective expression? It’s a celebration that can’t be beaten.
Tel.: +34 922 601 173
4. Guided walking tour in La Laguna
11th of June, 8h
For those who love to enjoy the outdoors and get in a bit of exercise, Tenerife offers myriad opportunities to hike through its beautiful landscapes. This guided walking tour will explore the vineyards of Vilaflor, the hiking trails of Monte Cho Pancho, and the historical districts of San Miguel de Abona before finishing in the Bodega Altos de Trevejos. You can reserve a spot by calling the contact number below.
La Fundación Tenerife Rural
Points of departure: Plaza del Adelantado, La Laguna (8h) and Intercambiador, Santa Cruz (8:30h)
Tel.: 922 531 013
5. Exhibit: Soviet Space Race Propaganda Posters
23rd of May – 30th of June
Tues-Sat, 9h-20h; Sun-Mon, 10h-17h
For a bit of light fun on a free afternoon, this month the Museum of Science and the Cosmos has an exhibit of Soviet Space Race propaganda posters. The posters take a bite out of time, flashing us back to some of the most important Soviet achievements of the era. Designed by some of the most important illustrators of their day, the posters are the emblems of a moment.
Museo de la Ciencia y el Cosmos
Calle Vía Láctea, s/n
38205 San Cristóbal de La Laguna
Municipality La Laguna
Tel.: 922 315 265