Friday, August 26, 2016

Movie shot in La Gomera showing in Playa de Santiago

Filming a beach scene in 2013

The movie 'In the Heart of the Sea' directed by Ron Howard which was partially filmed in La Gomera's south will finally be screened for the first time on the island in the main film location in late 2015, the town of Playa de Santiago. The open-air screening will take place in the town's square on Sunday, August 28th 1015, at 9pm and the event is free of charge. Don't miss to see it exactly where lot's of 'Hollywood action' took place now almost three years ago. However, this screening will be of the Spanish language version called 'En el Corazon del Mar'.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Summer rock festival

A rock festival will take place in 'La Villa', as islanders call La Gomera's capital San Sebastian de La Gomera, this Saturday, August 27th 2016, from 8pm. The annual event will feature six bands headed by local rockers 'Tonelada' and the other bands are 'Doctor Yao' from Tenerife, 'Metalmorfosis' (Lanzarote), 'Leche Frita'  (Fuerteventura), 'The Last Drop' and 'Represion 24 Horas', both from Gran Canaria. The 'Villa Rock' festival is held near the 'Avenida Maritima' this year and entry is free of charge.