Category Archives: Culture

A cool stroll through Gran Canaria´s beautiful and historic Finca Condal

Looking to cool off in the midsummer heat?  Did you know that the traditional old houses of the past on Gran Canaria were designed specifically to be cool inside?  If you are looking for some real cultural history, rustic elegance or simply a change from the pool side buffets and…

The Canary San Juan Weekend tips 23-25 June’17

A scorching hot weekend ahead with bonfires across the island from Friday celebrating the midsummer, the longest day of the year, exactly six months before Christmas. San Juan, the summer solstice , and midsummer days are celebrated here with fires on the hillsides and huge gatherings across the islands. Pretty…

Events: Foundation of Las Palmas festivities

June 24, 1478 an army, commanded by Captain Juan Rejón sent by the Crown of Castile

TUI Holland chooses the Port of Mogán

The largest Dutch tour operator, TUI Holland, has chosen the picturesque village of Puerto de Mogán

Maspalomas ‘Minute of silence’ for #London

The town hall of San Bartolomé de Tirajana stood in mourning over the murderous attack

F18s over Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The Canary Islands have an appointment this Saturday with the F-18 aircraft of the Spanish

San Fernando night of Wine & Tapas

The Fiestas de San Fernando de Maspalomas will celebrate a Night of Wines

The Canary Weekend Tips 2-4 June’17

First weekend of June and its looking marvellous on Gran Canaria. The summer

Events: San Fernando fiestas 25 May-4 June

The festivities in honour of San Fernando de Maspalomas will start on Thursday 25th of May

Canaries’ Government study Tuno plants

The Government of the Canary Islands have started studying the use of tuno fruit in juice

The Canary Weekend Tips 19-21 May’17

The hot weather this week looks set to continue in to the weekend, and there are lots

Events: Motor Grande & Puerto Rico Fiestas

Motor Grande & Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria, in the municipality of Mogán, are having

The Neptune of Melenara whole again

One of the most identifiable symbols of the Telde coast has been restored to its original 

The Canary Awards – May 6th, Puerto Rico

60 Businesses, Community Organisations and Individuals were shortlisted by English speakers

The Canary Weekend Tips 28-30 April’17

Long weekend ahead … again, with Monday May 1st being a day off.  Labour Day

The Canary Weekend Tips 21-23 April 2017

A busy April weekend ahead with many big events going on. In Las Palmas

More human remains found from civil war

Archaeologists have found human remains in the Tenoya Well on Gran Canaria

155 wines vie for Best Canarian Wine Awards

A total of 155 wines from across the Archipelago will compete for the Best Canarian Wine Award

Risco Caído and the Sacred Mountains

The Spanish National Heritage Council have decided after meeting in the capital

Events: Spring Handicrafts Fair at Faro de Maspalomas

The seventh Faro de Maspalomas Spring Time Handcraft Fair

The Canary Weekend Tips 17-19 March’17

Another busy weekend ahead with many Carnival events going on around the island

New cultural offering in Las Palmas

The City Council of Las Palmas and the Tourist Board presented “a new culture proposal”