La Laguna contributes to the dissemination of local history with the publication of a book dedicated to the Institute of the Canary Islands

The area of Historical Heritage divulges the work of Álvaro Díaz Torres, in which he unravels the evolution of the teaching of Physics and Chemistry in the educational center between 1846 and 1946 The Department of Historical Heritage of La Laguna City Council, directed by Elvira Jorge, has decided to publish the book Un siglo de Física y Química en el Instituto de Canarias de La Laguna (1846-1946), by professor and researcher Álvaro Díaz Torres, to contribute to the rescue and dissemination of local history. “This is a work, the result of several years of study, which enriches the set

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Acknowledgement from Councillor Elvira Jorge for Heritage Night

The Councillor for Historical Heritage of the City of La Laguna, Elvira Jorge, wants to thank all the people who from 6 pm until 12 pm yesterday participated and enjoyed the III edition of “The Night of Heritage” in San Cristobal de La Laguna. “I believe that La Laguna has once again become an example of how the prevention of Coronavirus infections can be combined with civic-mindedness and personal responsibility, as well as knowledge, enjoyment of our heritage, accessibility, inclusion and commercial dynamism,” said Councillor Elvira Jorge. “I would like to express my gratitude to all the people, owners of

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La Laguna formalizes the award of consolidation works of the ruins of San Agustin for 845,209 euros

This is one of the final acts of the administrative procedure to initiate the work, with a deadline of 10 months and which will allow the space to be visited The City Council of La Laguna has formalized the decree awarding the work of consolidating the structure of the old church of San Agustin, a building with great heritage value that in 1964 was devoured by a fire and that the Consistory wants to recover through a comprehensive rehabilitation project.The councilman of Works and Infrastructure, Andres Raya, explains that the signing of the award decree is one of the final

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Cartel de la noche del Patrimonio 2020

La Laguna will expand its international reach with the live broadcast of Heritage Night

The cultural event, to be held on 12 September, will be promoted by UNESCO and the World Heritage associations of France, the United Kingdom, Italy and Germany. The City Council of La Laguna is preparing a new edition of Heritage Night with the Group of World Heritage Cities, a celebration that this year will expand its international reach with its live broadcast through various online channels. The Councillor for Historical Heritage, Elvira Jorge, attended the telematic meeting held this week by the Group’s Culture Committee to advance the programming of this year’s event, which will take place on September 12

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Presentación de la nueva web de Patrimonio

La Laguna launches a website to disseminate its World Heritage City in an accessible way

The council headed by Elvira Jorge has created a page, open to public input, to publicize the property inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The City Council of La Laguna, through the Department of Historical Heritage, has launched a website through which it will publicize its precious property inscribed since 1999 on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the cultural site of San Cristobal de La Laguna. In addition, the most emblematic properties of the city are included through various tools that facilitate accessibility. The mayor responsible for the area, Elvira Jorge, has been responsible for presenting this morning this

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Comision Ejecutiva Ciudades Patrimonio

La Laguna participates in the first General Assembly of Heritage Cities after the confinement

Luis Yeray Gutiérrez stresses the importance of this meeting, held in Baeza, “at a time when we must guarantee together our status as safe and close destinations”. The mayor of La Laguna, Luis Yeray Gutiérrez, attended the General Assembly of the Group of World Heritage Cities of Spain this Saturday in Baeza, the first to be held after the state of alarm decreed by the covid-19, and which was originally scheduled for March. The mayor also participated in the meeting of the Group’s Executive Committee, to which La Laguna belongs along with Ibiza, Mérida, Salamanca and Cuenca. “This face-to-face meeting

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