ATTENTION: POSTPONED DUE TO FOREST FIRE REACTIVATION

Located in the midlands of the Orotava Valley, the Pinolere Fair has been illuminating Tenerife for more than 35 years. This weekend, 170 artisans from the archipelago invite you to a world full of bright colours, joyful melodies and delicious flavours. This year, the focus is on the timple, the iconic Canarian instrument!

At the fair, talented local artisans will show you their creations. From finely crafted knives to unique ceramics, embroidery and dazzling jewellery, each piece tells a fascinating story that will transport you into the depths of Canarian traditions.

But the fair is not only a feast for the eyes, it's also a culinary paradise! Try local delicacies, from papas arrugadas con mojo to artisan cheeses and traditional wines.

Are you new to the world of handicrafts? No problem, at the Pinolere Fair there are exciting workshops where you can learn the ancient techniques. In addition, this year we are paying tribute to the timple, the iconic instrument of the Canary Islands, with numerous workshops so you can learn more about this cultural treasure. For beer lovers, there will be a beer tasting that will take you on an unforgettable sensory journey.

But that's not all! The fair is filled with folk music from the parrandas and traditional dances that will immerse you in the vibrant energy of Canarian culture.

This weekend, come and join us at the Pinolere Fair. It's more than an event, it's an adventure that awakens your senses and connects you with the wonderful culture of Tenerife.

  • Address:  Museum and Ethnographic Park of Pinolere. Calle Alzados Guanches, s/n, 38310 Pinolere. La Orotava.
  • How to get there: To get to the Pinolere Fair, follow the signs to La Orotava. Once there, follow the signs to the Feria. The site will be clearly signposted and easily accessible from several nearby locations.
  • The organisers will provide a free bus service, which will leave every hour from the centre of La Orotava, Avenida Sor Soledad Cobián.
  • Parking: Convenient parking areas will be available near the event venue. Follow the directions of the attendees to park in an organised manner.
  • Timetable: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10h00 to 20h00.
  • Entrance Fee: Advance sale is 2€ at TASCA VENTA EL GOMERO in La Orotava.

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS



FRIDAY 6 OCTOBER 2023


10 a.m. Opening of the fairgrounds.


11h Opening of the ANCESTRAS Exhibition, by Agael León.


11h30 Timple workshop for youngsters by the timple player Francisco Rodríguez Hernández and the timple player Saul Camacho González (La Palma) Free of charge with prior registration at the information point of the Fair.


12.30 p.m. OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE XXXVIII PINOLERE 2023 CRAFTS AND CRAFTS FAIR, with the main local, island and regional authorities.
AWARDING OF THE CHO FERIANTES DE HONOR 2023 BY THE PINOLERE CULTURAL ASSOCIATION.
PRESENTATION OF THE 20TH "VILLA DE LA OROTAVA" CRAFTS AND HERITAGE AWARD.


13h30 Opening and inauguration of the exhibitions "Timple Chronicles" and "Timple builders".
"Timple of Lanzarote" by researcher Daniel Morales. Presentation of Pedro Izquierdo's private collection of timples.


14h The luthier David Sánchez León presents his project "El Imaginario" with a small
representation. The pages will be brought to life through the instruments on display.


17h Timple workshop for youngsters by the timple player Francisco Rodríguez Hernández.
and the timplist Saul Camacho González (La Palma). Free of charge with prior registration at the information point of the fair.


18h Opening of the exhibition ANCESTRAS, by Agael León.
A recognition of them, a reflection, a cultural bridge between prehistoric times and the present day.
through his work, preserving the legacy of the ancestral techniques of traditional Canarian pottery.
Presented by Rita Calero, editor and director of Más Mujer magazine.
EDICRA Multiplier Event, Erasmus+ KA210 Project Funded by the European Union
Presented by the Pinolere Cultural Association "Proyecto Cultural".


20h Closing of the fairgrounds.



SATURDAY 7 OCTOBER 2023


"DAY OF THE TRADITIONS OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF TEGUISE - LANZAROTE".
10 a.m. Opening of the fairgrounds


11am Timple workshop for youngsters by timple player Francisco Rodríguez Hernández.
and the timplist Saul Camacho González (La Palma). Free of charge with prior registration at the information point of the fair.


12h Presentation of the book "El Timple en Tenerife: Constructores y Timplistas" by José Luis Hernández.


13h Presentation with commented tasting of the craft beer "Tierra de Perros, spontaneous fermentation". A line of sour beers, barrel-aged, with local fruit and fermented with its own yeast by Craft Beers TIERRA DE PERROS.


13h30 Tribute to the traditions of the municipality of TEGUISE (LANZAROTE) for its work in
preserving traditions with the recognition of LOS DIABLETES DE TEGUISE, EL RANCHO DE TEGUISE, EL RANCHO DE TEGUISE and LOS DIABLETES DE TEGUISE.
PASCUADE TEGUISE and the timple maker Alberto Chirino.


14h OPEN TIMPLE PARANDERO WORKSHOP, led by timple player Pedro Izquierdo.
Come with your timple between 1pm and 2pm to this workshop and you will get free entry to the Fair.


17h Folkloric twinning between the PARRANDA CHABOCO from Pinolere (La Orotava-Tenerife) and the A.F. AMIGOS DE PUNTARASCA (Las Galletas. Arona- Tenerife).


17h30 Timple workshop for youngsters by timple player Francisco Rodríguez Hernández.
and the timplist Saul Camacho González (La Palma). Free of charge with prior registration at the information point of the fair.


18h Josele del Pino presents the show ENCONTRADOS. A performance based on the Contra (variant of the timple). A musical journey with his own compositions and adaptations of various genres using new technologies, without forgetting the roots of this instrument. Josele is accompanied by Josué Rodríguez on vocals and a few surprises.


20h Closing of the fairgrounds



SUNDAY 8 OCTOBER 2023


10 a.m. Opening of the fairgrounds


11am Timple workshop for youngsters by timple player Francisco Rodríguez Hernández.
and the timplist Saul Camacho González (La Palma). Free of charge with prior registration at the information point of the fair.


12h Performance on the central stage of José Luis Estévez "Güicho" with the shows "EL
TAMBOR DE LAS ISLAS" and "Güicho canta y cuenta a La Flora y Fauna de Canarias".


18h30 Performance on the central stage of José Luis Estévez "Güicho" with the shows "EL
TAMBOR DE LAS ISLAS" and "Güicho canta y cuenta a La Flora y Fauna de Canarias".


OFFICIAL CLOSING OF THE XXXVIII PINOLERE 2023 CRAFTS FAIR.


20h Closing of the fairgrounds


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