From November 19 to 21, the House of Culture hosts the III Conference of the Canary Timple Association

The Timple House Museum will host a new edition of a program that will bring together virtuosos, scholars, artisans and lovers of the timple during this weekend. The III Timpleando Conference will be held from November 19 to 21 in Villa de Teguise.


“We are delighted to rescue this fair around the Canarian instrument par excellence, which occupies a privileged place in the Real Villa de Teguise, which houses the only museum in the world dedicated to timple,” said the mayor of Teguise, Oswaldo Betancort, who It presented the new conferences and the agenda of events designed by the Culture area, coordinated by Nori Machín.


The conference, which will open on Friday, November 19, at 6.30 p.m. at the Timple House-Museum, has the close collaboration of its curator, Benito Cabrera, and the Canary Timple Association, as well as the sponsorship de Binter, Cicar and the Canarian Institute for Rural Development.


“We thank Benito Cabrera and the Timple Association for organizing a program that will bring to Teguise those who know the most about timple history, music and crafts,” said Nori Machín, inviting the public to enjoy some of the proposals that include concerts, photo exhibitions and conferences.


Timpleando 2021 Program

Friday, November 19

6.30 p.m. Welcome to the participants and presentation of the program of events.


19:00 h. Inauguration of the photo exhibition. (Coordinator: Daniel Morales Pérez) 20: 00 h. Concert by the timplist from the island of La Palma Saúl Camacho.


Saturday 20 November

12:00 h. Master class by the timplist David Rodríguez Santana.

17:30 h. Awards ceremony: Timplista: Don Ramón Gil Martel. Craftsman: Don Honorio Pulido Sánchez. Next, luther lecture by luthier Honorio Pulido Sánchez.

18:45 h. Lecture by Benito Cabrera: “A World of Guitarrillos”.


20:00 h. Concert by the timplist David Rodríguez, El Majorero, with Contraventura.


Sunday, November 21

11.00 h. Sample of David Rodríguez, El Majorero and his group, with child students of timple and / or participants of the master classes.


12:00 h. Closing of the conference and farewell to participants.


 Solidarity calendar “Teguise with La Palma”


The mayor of Teguise and the Councilor for Culture took the opportunity to present at the Timple House Museum the charity calendar designed by the City Council to support the residents of La Palma, the proceeds of which will go to those affected by the volcano.


Each 2022 almanac is priced at 5 euros. Anyone who wishes to purchase it can do so at the Teguise City Council graphic printing press, at the Casa de la Cultura, at the Timple House Museum, in Paleo Teguise, at the Teguise Hardware Store, at the Sandra Barber Shop, in La Tahona, in the Cejas Cafeteria and in the Tiagua teleclub.

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