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New 24-hour study room at Gran Tarajal's Library
The Culture Council of Fuerteventura's Cabildo has created a 24-hour study room in the Manuel Velásquez Cabrera Library of Gran Tarajal, in the Municipality of Tuineje. This initiative comes as an answer to the demands of local students who need a space where they can study for their exams and improve their training. It also aims at providing the necessary library services in the south of the island. The study room which started being used in May, is located on the first floor of the building and has a capacity of 60 students. The study room will remain open 24hours a day, every day of the year, enabling students to have access to this study room at anytime.
Start of the work on Tesejerague's Cultural Centre
The Ayuntamiento has announced the beginning of renovation work on Tesejerague's Cultural Centre. The initiative will last 10 months, and the Ayuntamiento is apologising in advance for any inconvenience the renovation work may cause to the population.
Gran Tarajal's House of Culture hosts an exhibition from the art students from the IES Vigán school
The exhibition created by students from secondary education in Arts at the IES Vigán school will last until June 23rd. The opening hours are Monday to Thursday, from 9 am until 10 pm and from 9 am until 8 pm, on Fridays. The inauguration of the exhibition took place, in May, with the participation of the teachers and students who worked on the exhibition which consists of 51 pictures, 17 polyhedron statues and 37 ceramics.
Gran Tarajal's beach gets awarded the Blue Flag again for the 2023 season
The beach of Gran Tarajal will fly its Blue Flag once again this year, which was awarded by the Health Council of the Canarian Government, through the General Public Health Department of the Canarian Health Service. This award confirms that the beach of Gran Tarajal complies with the essential criteria that Ayuntamientos are asked for to obtain the Blue Flag, which is based on four main parameters: Information and Environmental Education, Water Quality, Environmental management as well as safety and Services. The Blue Flag has become a world standard in touristic eco-quality, and this puts Gran Tarajal amongst the best urban beaches and harbours. One of the main criteria to obtain the Blue Flag is the quality of bathing water, which must be excellent, in every sampled area. Furthermore, it is essential to have boards with information about the beach, the coastal ecosystems and, if applicable, about natural protected spaces nearby, as well as the code of conduct in those spaces, and Ayuntamientos must organise a minimum of five environmental education activities. It is indispensable to fit the beaches with easy and safe access for people with reduced mobility. Furthermore, the beach must have first aid equipment, lifeguards and adequate rescue equipment. The Ayuntamiento must provide beach users with adequate waste management, including selective bins, and public toilets, including accessible toilets.