La Noche en Blanco de Laguna, with a week of activities scheduled for this edition of 2021, today develops its first experiences in different parts of the municipality. The day lasts for more than eleven hours and includes gastronomic samples, exhibitions, painting, concerts, children’s workshops and a craft fair, among many other actions.
The Silbo Gomero exhibition, which carried the message of the beginning of the celebration from the City Hall of La Laguna through one of the central streets of Aguere, served as the opening act and starting point of a program that already began in the early hours of the morning. made to feel in the streets of the center. Throughout the morning the sky gave a respite and the absence of rain allowed a great atmosphere to be experienced from the first hour.
The mayor of La Laguna, Luis Yeray Gutiérrez; the Councilor for Commerce, María José Roca, and part of the municipal Corporation visited several of the key points in operation during the day today, such as the gastronomic fair, located in the Plaza de Adelantado, and the live painting exhibition that takes place at the facilities of the Royal Economic Society of Friends of the Country of Tenerife.
In his initial assessment before the media, Luis Yeray Gutiérrez expressed his satisfaction for once again feeling in the city all the joy that a celebration of these characteristics holds. “We are delighted to kick off this week’s White Night,” said the mayor. “We needed to carry out activities as important as this, not only to energize the city center, but also to take the activity to the rest of the neighborhoods of the municipality, as we have done on this occasion,” he added.
“After a year,” he insisted, “we are very happy to experience the first hours of La Laguna’s White Week. The idea is that our neighbors, and whoever visits us, can do their Christmas shopping in our nearby stores, helping our freelancers and companies in La Laguna ”.
For her part, the Councilor for Commerce, María José Roca, affirmed that it is “the most important White Night of our life, being the first to be held in this pandemic situation.” “We respond to a request from the lagoons and the lagoons and also to this special situation that we are experiencing,” he added.
Roca also stressed that the 2021 edition has been structured in such a way that everyone can enjoy the programming complying with the standards required by the current health situation. “We have distributed the activities from Saturday to Saturday, giving everyone the opportunity to experience our offer without having to endure crowds. I hope everyone really enjoys these days. We invite you to come to Laguna so that you can participate in all the activities that we have prepared for you, always complying with the security measures, ”said the councilor.