The nights of the museums - La Orotava, Tenerife

The nights of the museums - La Orotava, Tenerife

From June 5th until 3rd July 2015, the island Tenerife presents the sixth edition of the cultural event ‘Las noches del MAIT’ of the ‘Museo de Artesanía Iberoamericana de Tenerife'. These nights, that are dedicated to the museums of La Orotava, are meant to bring visitors closer to Tenerife’s art and culture.

This event, which was already very successful in previous years, is an initiative of the local museums to draw, in an entertaining way, the public's attention towards the cultural heritage of the island Tenerife. There are four nights planned for this year’s edition, including, among others, guided tours and gastronomic tastings.

The program for the ‘Las Noches del Mait 2015’:

Friday, 5th June: Fashion Night
The canarian designer Sedomir Rodríguez de la Sierra presents his collection 2016 in a fashion show in the Mait (Museo de Artesanía Iberoamericana de Tenerife). Free entrance, start at 9 pm.

Wednesday, 10th June: The Night of the carpets ‘Las Alfombras’
On this date, a guided tour for travel agents and representatives is already offered in the daytime. The tour will visit La Orotava, the museum ‘La Alfombra', and the Mait. Food tastings and canarian wines are included. The start is at 11am at the tourism office of La Orotava. The entrance fee will be 8 euros and for the first time the tour will also be available in english and german.

At night, from 6.30pm, there will be other tastings with canarian wines in the Mait, as well as a guided tour through ‘Las Alfombras’. The entrance fee is 5 euros.

Saturday , 20th June: La Noche del Mait presents: ‘The youth band of the Music group of La Orotava’
Together with the concert, the Mait offers the free visit of its exhibition rooms. Reception at 7pm, entrance free.

Friday, 3rd July: The Night of sacred music
As a closing event, the Mait offers from 7 pm the tasting of local confectioneries and wines, as well guided tours through the ‘Museo Sacro’. The concert of Sacred Music will finally complete the event. The entrance fee will be 5 euros.

Take advantage of this opportunity to get to know the museums of Tenerife and visit the events of the ‘Noches del Mait 2015’!

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